Hong Kong Investor Relations Association

Paul Kennedy

Group Chief Financial Officer
Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing Limited

Paul Kennedy is Group Chief Financial Officer of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited. Mr. Kennedy has over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry in Asia. This has included over 15 years as a financial services partner with KPMG both in Hong Kong and as Managing Partner of KPMG's Shanghai office from 2000 until 2005. From 2006 until 2010, Mr Kennedy served as Chief Operating Officer of the Securities and Futures Commission, Hong Kong’s securities regulator, and subsequently worked as a Managing Director within HSBC Hong Kong’s Global Banking Division. From November 2012, Mr Kennedy served as a Special Adviser to the Chief Executive of HKEX with a focus on financial matters, including the integration of London Metal Exchange and was appointed Group Chief Financial Officer in May 2013. In addition to the Group’s financial affairs he is responsible for Corporate Services and Investor Relations and has oversight roles for the LME, Hong Kong regulatory relationships and the Group’s overall project portfolio.