Organization Structure

To maintain the professional corporate governance, the MTR Academy is to report to the Council at regular basis.

Council Members

Professor Frederick Ma Si-hang

Professor Frederick Ma Si-hang, 64, was appointed as Non-executive Chairman since 1 January 2016. He was previously the Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury and the Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development of the HKSAR Government, Professor Ma is also a Non-executive Director of the MTR Corporation. on 30 November 2015. Professor Ma has extensive experience and connections in banking and financial sector. He was awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star medal in 2009 and was appointed a Justice of the Peace in 2010.

Dr Dorothy Chan Yuen Tak-fai

Dr Dorothy Chan Yuen Tak-fai, 66, joined the Board of the MTR Corporation as an Independent Non-executive Director since July 2013. Previously the Deputy Commissioner for Transport of Government from 1995 to 2002, Dr Chan is currently the Head of Centre for Logistics and Transport., and the Deputy Director of the University of Hong Kong (HKU) School of Professional and Continuing Education.

Dr Eddy Fong Ching

Dr Eddy Fong Ching, 69, joined the Board of the MTR Corporation as an Independent Non-executive Director since January 2015. He is currently the chairman of the Council of The Open University of Hong Kong, and an independent non-executive director of Standard Chartered Bank (Hong Kong) Limited and Standard Chartered Bank (China) Limited. He was appointed as a Justice of the Peace in 1996 and was awarded Gold Bauhinia Star medal in 2008.

Lau Ping-cheung, Kaizer

Lau Ping-cheung, Kaizer, 64, joined the Board of the MTR Corporation as an Independent Non-executive Director on 11 August 2015. He is a chartered surveyor and has substantial experience and involvements in construction, real estate and infrastructure projects both in Hong Kong and Mainland China. He is currently a Project Director at SOCAM Asset Management (HK) Limited of the Shui On group of companies. A former legislator, Mr Lau is a member of the Economic Development Commission cum Convenor of the Working Group on Professional Services, and a member of the Council of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He is also a member of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference of Shanghai.

Dr Allan Wong Chi-yun

Dr Allan Wong Chi-yun, 65, joined the Board of the MTR Corporation as an Independent Non-executive Director on 11 August 2015. He is the chairman and group chief executive officer of VTech Holdings Limited, the deputy chairman and an independent non-executive director of The Bank of East Asia Limited, as we as an independent non-executive director of Li & Fung Limited. Dr Wong was appointed as a Justice of the Peace in 1995, and awarded a member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in 1997. He was awarded the Silver Bauhinia Star medal and the Gold Bauhinia Star medal in 2003 and 2008 respectively.

Lincoln Leong Kwok-kuen

Lincoln Leong Kwok-kuen, 55, has been the Chief Executive Officer (‘CEO’) and a Member of the Board of Directors of the MTR Corporation since March 2015 and a Member of the Executive Directorate of the MTR Corporation since 2002. Mr Leong first joined the MTR Corporation in February 2002 as the Finance Director. He had previously, worked in the accountancy and investment banking industries in London, Vancouver and Hong Kong.

Margaret Cheng Wai-ching

Margaret Cheng Wai-ching, 51, has been the Human Resources Director and a Member of the Executive Directorate since 1 June 2016. Ms Cheng is a seasoned human resources practitioner with rich senior management experience. She took up different human resources roles in Citibank, N.A. between 1993 and 1997, and was with JP Morgan as Vice President, Human Resources between 1997 and 2001. From 2001 to 2013, Ms Cheng was with The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited ('HSBC') and was Head of Human Resources, Hong Kong and Global Business, Asia Pacific when she left HSBC. Before joining the Company, she was Group Head of Human Resources of the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited. Ms Cheng is currently a vice president of the Executive Council and a fellow member, of the Hong Kong Institute of Human Resource Management, and the chairman of the Personnel Management Committee and a council member of The Hong Kong Management Association. She is also serving as the vice chairman of the Cross-Industry Training Advisory Committee for the Human Resource Management sector under the Qualifications Framework, Education Bureau, and a member of the Manpower Development Committee of the Labour and Welfare Bureau and The Standing Committee on Disciplined Services Salaries and Conditions of Service of the HKSAR Government. Ms Cheng obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from The California State University, the United States of America, in 1989 and completed the Kellogg-HKUST Executive MBA program in 2001.

Morris Cheung Siu-wa

Morris Cheung Siu-wa, 55, has been the President of MTR Academy since 1 July 2016 and a Member of the Executive Directorate since July 2012. He is responsible for spearheading and overseeing the development of the MTR Academy, with an objective to develop competent railway professionals and raise the quality of local and regional rail services through offering programmes related to railway management, operations, engineering and customer service, and undertaking rail-related research. Mr Cheung joined the Company in 1983 as a Graduate Engineer, and has progressed over the years to senior management positions in Operations and Projects Divisions. He was seconded to Ngong Ping 360 Limited as its Managing Director from 2007 to 2009. In July 2009, Mr Cheung was appointed Chief of Operating and in January 2011, he took up the position of Chief of Operations Engineering. Mr Cheung was the Human Resources Director between July 2012 and June 2015 and the European Business Director between June 2015 and June 2016. He has a wide range of management experience and deep knowledge of the Company. Mr Cheung graduated from The University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering and a Master of Science degree in Engineering. He was further awarded a Master of Business Administration degree by the City Polytechnic of Hong Kong (now called City University of Hong Kong) and a Master of Science degree in Financial Analysis by The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Mr Cheung also completed the Advanced Management Programme at the Harvard Business School. He is a Fellow of The Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, The Institution of Engineering and Technology and The Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport in Hong Kong, and the Chairman of the Asia Pacific Division of the International Association of Public Transport (UITP). Mr Cheung is also a director of some of the members of the Company's group.

Dr Peter Ronald Ewen

Dr Peter Ronald Ewen, 57, has been the Engineering Director and a Member of the Executive Directorate since 22 February 2016. He is responsible for driving excellence in the Company’s engineering functions and strengthening its control and check and balance processes, and overseeing the procurement and contract administration function. Dr Ewen started his career in the Royal Air Force of the United Kingdom in 1976 and attained the rank of Air Vice-Marshal. He served in different capacities, including Chief of Staff Support, Executive Officer and Chief Engineer (Air). In his last role as Director Air Support, Dr Ewen was responsible for the procurement, in-service support and airworthiness of the fleets of large aircraft of the Royal Air Force, including Strategic and Tactical Airlift, Air-to-Air Refuelling, Maritime Patrol, and Air Intelligence Surveillance Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance capabilities. Before joining the Company, he was a Procurement Advisor for Rail Franchising in the Department for Transport – Rail, United Kingdom and the Head of Air for Airbus Defence and Space, United Kingdom respectively. Dr Ewen obtained a Bachelor of Science (First Class Honours) degree in Engineering Management from the University of Lincoln, United Kingdom, in 2004 and a Doctor of Philosophy degree from International Management Centres Association, United Kingdom, in 2008. He completed the Major Projects Leadership Academy Programme offered by University of Oxford’s Said Business School, United Kingdom, in 2015. Dr Ewen is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society. He was awarded Companion of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath in 2015.