Tony Fung, Chairman
Tony Fung is the Chairman of Aquis Entertainment. He has more than 40 years experience in global financial services and investment, including more than 15 years as an active investor in Australia. The Fung family founded Sun Hung Kai Securities and Sun Hung Kai Bank, the first Hong Kong bank to receive a full banking license. He was CEO of the group until it was sold in 1996. Mr Fung then established his own private investment business and has since become a leading investor across a range of categories in the Asia, the US and Australia.
Raymond Or Ching-Fai, Deputy Chairman & Non-Executive Director
Raymond Or is chairman and chief executive of China Strategic Holdings Limited. He has had a long career in banking and insurance including as the Chairman of HSBC Insurance Limited, Vice-Chairman and Chief Executive of Hang Seng Bank, Chairman of Hang Seng Insurance Co Limited and currently he is a director of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited. Other previous board roles include Cathay Pacific Airways Limited and Hutchison Whampoa Limited.
Mr Or holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and psychology from the University of Hong Kong.
Justin Fung, Non-Executive Director
Justin Fung represents the Fung family’s interests in Australia. He plays a lead role in management and strategic decisions of the Aquis Group. He has significant leadership experience working across the groups’ property and development businesses.
Mr Fung holds an arts degree from Duke University, North Carolina and law degree from Loyola University, Los Angeles.
Alex Chow Yu Chun, Non-Executive Director
Alex Chow has more than 35 years of experience in commercial, financial and investment management in Hong Kong and Mainland China. He has served as an lndependent Non-executive Director of Top Form International Limited since February 1993 and is a Certified Public Accountant of the Hong Kong lnstitute of Certified Public Accountants.
Mr Chow is also currently an independent non-executive director of Playmates Toys Limited, China Strategic Holdings Limited and Symphony Holdings Ltd, each of which are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
Russell Shields, Non-Executive Director
Russell Shields is a senior non-executive director with more than 35 years’ experience in the financial services industry. He was Chairman Queensland and Northern Territory of ANZ Bank for 6 years. Prior to joining ANZ, Mr Shields held senior executive roles with HSBC including Managing Director Asia Pacific - Transport, Construction and Infrastructure and State Manager Queensland, HSBC Bank Australia. He is currently also a non-executive director of ASX-listed Eclipx Group.
Jessica Mellor, Executive Director & CEO
Jessica is a seasoned project director with experience spanning major infrastructure projects, residential and commercial development and funds management.
She was involved in major infrastructure projects with Leighton Contractors in Queensland before moving into residential development and later funds management. Jessica joined the greater Aquis group in 2013, when she played a key leadership role in the groups’ ambitious Yorkeys Knob project in Cairns, and following the acquisition of Casino Canberra, was appointed as Executive Director, Strategy and Project Development with responsibility for new projects, strategy and growth.
Jessica was appointed as Chief Executive Officer on 3 October 2016.
Louise Sheppard, Company Secretary
Louise is an experienced company secretary whose professional experience spans three decades. Louise’s commercial career began at AMP where she worked both in Australia and the UK across several financial services finance and project roles. Thereafter she worked for ABN AMRO in what would be recognised as an AML/CTF equivalent compliance officer role today.
Louise has also held compliance and company secretarial roles at Babcock & Brown. Most recently, Louise was the Secretarial Governance Manager at Origin Energy Limited.