Dr AU King Lun is Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) of Value Partners Group, responsible for the Group’s business and corporate affairs. He joined Value Partners in December 2016, bringing decades of asset management industry experience to his role.
Previously, Dr AU was CEO of Eastspring Investments (Hong Kong) Limited and BOCHK Asset Management Limited. He also held various senior management positions at other financial institutions including HSBC Global Asset Management (Hong Kong) Limited. Dr AU was named CEO of the Year in Hong Kong by Asia Asset Management in 2012 and 2014. He was awarded the Medal of Honour (“MH”) by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (“Hong Kong SAR”) for his valuable contributions to the securities and asset management industry in 2008.
Currently, Dr AU is an Index Advisory Committee Member of the Shanghai Stock Exchange as well as the China Securities Index Co., Ltd. He also sits on the Advisory Committee of Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission and the Market Development Committee of the Financial Services Development Council (“FSDC”). In addition, he was the Chairman of the Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute from 2006 to 2008 and the Chairman of the Hong Kong Investment Funds Association in 2004/2005.
Dr AU holds a CFA, and he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Physics from the University of Oxford and a PhD in Theoretical Particle Physics from Durham University.