January 2023



The HKIRA Annual Symposium on "ESG and Beyond" was held with great success on 13 December 2022 physically at the HKEX again this year.  About 150 professionals (full-house) from the IR industry, investment community, as well as C-levels and senior management representatives of listed companies attended the annual symposium, where inspiring discussions about the best practices of corporate governance and latest trends of IR practice took place. Many experts from the industry shared their knowledge and thoughts on these topics:
  • ESG Trends to Watch in 2023
  • Trends in Investor Engagement
  • How to diversify and optimize shareholder base, ESG investors
  • ESG Risks - Why ESG Risks are important for senior management and the board to identify and manage
  • Know more about corporate access
Special thanks to our Guest of Honour, Dr. Kelvin Wong, Chairman of AFRC.

We wish to express our gratitude to MSCI, Morrow Sodali and Tricor for sponsoring the Symposium, HKEX for the venue, Edico for publication and irasia for IT support.
Thank you everyone for your enthusiastic support! We look forward to seeing you at our future events!




Special Membership Privileges
Offered by HKIRA Partners

Not only are HKIRA members able to join HKIRA professional seminars and social networking events at a discounted members rate and exclusively access event presentation materials and industry information, but also privileged to enjoy special deals offered by HKIRA Partners.
HKIRA Members can enjoy up to 10% special discount plus free design services for compliance works, as well as to receive our selective financial reports on regular and free basis – Just reach out to HKIRA for details.


HKIRA members can enjoy a three-month free trial for EQS IR COCKPIT with investor data, CRM, mailing and newswire modules.


HKIRA listed company members can enjoy a complimentary offer, to participate in the Biannual "Scaling New Heights Asia Investment Forum 2022" hosted by Financial PR.

HKIRA members can enjoy a complimentary messaging clinic on a first-come-first-served basis, a three-hour interactive session with the member company’s C-suite and IRO, to discuss compelling storytelling for better preparation of the mid-year announcement, as well as to define the company’s story in the wake of COVID-19

Futu I&E to set up an Enterprise Account for HKIRA listed corporate members as a complimentary offer, providing a platform to do live streaming to 1500+ users HKIRA members can enjoy a special discount on Futu I&E IR services, assisting listed company to increase its retail investors base HKIRA members can enjoy a special discount on Futu I&E ESOP solutions
HKIRA members can enjoy a free online roadshow service from Gelonghui.

HKIRA members can enjoy a 5% Newcomer Discount on irasia.com’s IR subscription services.


Morrow Sodali provides corporate boards and executives with strategic advice and services relating to corporate governance, shareholder and bondholder communication and engagement, capital markets intelligence, proxy solicitation, board evaluation, ESG advisory, shareholder activism and mergers and acquisitions. HKIRA members can enjoy an exclusive discount for capital markets intelligence, proxy solicitation and corporate governance related services in Hong Kong and Mainland China.
Benefits to HKIRA Members will be updated soon.
HKIRA members can enjoy up to 10% special discount for investors communications services, including interactive meetings, webinars, Investor Days, as well as earnings presentations.


HKIRA members will enjoy a special discount for both Investor Relations and Share Registry services in Hong Kong.       

HKIRA members can enjoy a special discount and one-month free trial on S&P’s flagship IR digital platform, BD Corporate – digital tool built for IR for ownership monitoring, investor profiles, IR CRM and Event Management.               

HKIRA members can enjoy a 50% discount for the Boardfolio service.

HKRA member can enjoy a free trial from Visible Alpha
HKIRA listed company members can enjoy a free online institutional investor and analyst docking service through audio and video live broadcast, and enjoy a list of information after the meeting to facilitate investor relationship management in the future.
HKIRA Members can enjoy a free press release distribution to one of the three markets - US, Mainland China and Hong Kong for their financial disclosure, product launch, corporate announcement, key partnership, ESG report, etc.



Are you interested in the most-updated knowledge and trend in the industry?
Visit the IR Library now for the valuable sharings.




SenseTime Group Inc.
Geely Automobile Holdings Limited
3D Medicines Inc.
Tian Lun Gas Holdings Limited
Kanzhun Limited
Sinohealth Holdings Limited
Tianqi Lithium Corporation
eCargo Holdings Limited (Listed on the Australian Securities Exchange)
*Arranged in sequence of stock code.




Certificate in Investor Relations (CIR) of the IR Society of UK


Revision Class
Date: 4 March 2023 (Saturday)

Time: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Venue: Online via Zoom

Date: 13 March 2023 (Monday)

Time: 9:30 am to 10:30 am

11/F, China United Plaza,
1008 Tai Nan West Street,
Lai Chi Kok, Kowloon, Hong Kong


To stay committed to our highest-quality supports to you in the CIR Program, we will be raising our pricing as of 1 January 2023. 

Effective on 1 January 2023

Price (HKD) HKIRA member HKIRA non-member
Standard Price $13,000 $16,000
Early-bird Discount Price $11,000 $13,500
* Early bird discount will expire on 30 January 2023.
Find out for more details.

NIRI IRC Program On Demand Now!

NIRI's Certification Program - Investor Relations Charter (IRC®) – USA
Hong Kong Investor Relations Association (HKIRA) is pleased to continue our collaboration with NIRI – National Investor Relations Institute to bring the Investor Relations Charter (IRC®) Certification Program to IR practitioners in Hong Kong and Mainland China. 

NIRI has announced that from March 1, 2022, they will go live with the IRC exam on demand and online with live remote proctoring. Approved candidates can sit for the exam at the time of their choosing and in their preferred location as long they meet the security and system requirements.

NIRI has also added some tools for the convenience of the test takers including an on-screen notepad, an on-screen calculator, and an optional 10-minute break.
Attendees who pass the examination and meet all the necessary requirements by NIRI, will receive a certification welcome package from NIRI to confirm their success. IRC designation can be used to denote certificate on the corporate collaterals of the successfully completed attendees.
The course is now open for registration, for details please visit here !







Executive Committee

  • Dr. Eva Chan (Chairman)
  • Mr. Randy Hung (Vice-Chairman)
  • Ms. Winnie Fan (Treasurer)
  • Mr. Aldous Chiu
  • Ms. Lisa Lai
  • Mr. Eric Yau
  • Ms. Venus Zhao


Hong Kong Investor Relations Association (HKIRA) is a professional non-profit association comprising IR practitioners and corporate executives responsible for communications between corporate management and the investment community. Established in 2008, HKIRA advocates the setting of international standards in IR education, promotes best IR practices and strives to meet the professional development needs of those interested in pursuing the investor relations profession. HKIRA is dedicated to advancing the practice of IR as well as the professional competency and status of our members. To date, HKIRA has about 1200 members and most of them are working for companies primarily listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. HKIRA's membership profile covers a wide spectrum of professions from IR, finance, accounting, company secretarial to corporate investment roles. It consists of executives at various stages of their career, including the top executives from the IR professional and also the C-level management of listed companies.

Advisory Board

Prof. Louis Cheng (Chairman), Dr S H Ho Professor of Banking and Finance, Director of Research Institute for Business, The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong
Mr. Osbert Kho, CEO, irasia .com Limited
Dr. George Lam, BBS Chairman, Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Limited
Dr. Guy Look, CFO and Executive Director, Sa Sa International Holdings Limited
Mr. Andrew Weir, Regional Senior Partner, Hong Kong,  KPMG
Dr. Kelvin Wong, SBS JP Executive Director & Deputy Managing Director , COSCO Shipping Ports Ltd

Chairman of Sub-Committee

Education Dr. Eva Chan
Event Ms. Venus Zhao
Marketing & Communications Ms. Winnie Fan
Membership Ms. Lisa Lai
Professional Development Mr. Randy Hung

Program Leaders

HKIRA Partner Program      Mr. Aldous Chiu

IR Panel Member List
Mr. Ricky Choi   Hong Kong Exchanges and
  Clearing Limited
Ms. Luna Fong   Shui On Land Limited
Ms. Silvia Fun   Link Asset Management
Ms. Sophie Huang   BOC Hong Kong (Holdings
Ms. Lisa Lai   China Telecom Corporation
Ms. Christy Lam   New World Development
  Company Limited
Ms. Feon Lee    AIA Group Limited
Ms. Selina Li   UMP Healthcare Holdings Limited
Ms. Amy Luk   Champion REIT
Ms. Anna Luk   Emperor Group
Ms. Danita On    Chow Tai Fook Jeweller
   Group Limited
Mr. Mark Phin    HSBC Holdings plc
Ms. Marissa Wong    CLP Holdings Limited
Mr. Ben Wong    NWS Holdings Limited
Mr. Benny Yeung    Hysan Development Company Limited
Ms. Jane Yip    Tencent Holdings Limited
Hong Kong Investor Relations Association
11/F, China United Plaza,1008 Tai Nan West Street, Lai Chi Kok, Kowloon, Hong Kong 
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