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Andrew Weir web

Global Chair of Asset Management and Real Estate, KPMG, China

Andrew is the Global Chair of Asset Management and Real Estate for KPMG. He has over 30 years’ experience servicing listed companies, public bodies, investment funds and MNCs in Hong Kong, China, Asia and internationally. He has a keen interest in corporate governance, board leadership and business in the community and leads the quarterly KPMG Independent Non-Executive Directors Forum. Andrew is a Fellow of ICAEW and HKICPA and is a Fellow and Council Member of the Institute of Directors. He is currently Regional Senior Partner of KPMG in Hong Kong and Vice-Chairman of KPMG China, and ASPAC Chairman of Infrastructure, Government and Healthcare, which also includes the real estate, hospitality and transport sectors. Andrew previously was Head of Capital Markets at KPMG China and Asset Management in Asia Pacific. Andrew was appointed by the HKSAR Government as a council member of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and to sit on the Greater Bay Belt and Road Committee and Chair the Global Belt and Road Forum. Andrew was appointed by the HKSAR Government as a Director of the Financial Services Development Council (FSDC) and chairs its Governance Committee and sits on the FSDC Policy Research Committee. He previously chaired the Listing Committee of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and sits on the advisory panels of the Securities Institute, Hong Kong Investor Relations Association and Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). He is a Director of Asia Pacific Real Estate Association, ANREV and Community Business. Andrew was made an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2017 for his contribution to trade and investment links between Hong Kong, China and the UK and was awarded Director of the Year by the Institute of Directors for his services to the NGO sector. He has an Honours degree in Economics and a Master’s degree in Economic Development.