Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) announced on 18 April 2024 the appointment of Ms Lilian Cheng as Group Chief Compliance Officer. Ms Cheng joins the Group on 1 May 2024 and succeeds Adam Singer, who will be leaving HKEX in May 2024 to explore opportunities outside the Group. In her new role, Ms Cheng will have responsibility for the Compliance function across the HKEX Group in Hong Kong, Mainland China and internationally, and for continuing to advance the Group's compliance practices.

She will report to HKEX Chief Executive Officer, Bonnie Y Chan. Ms Cheng joins HKEX from HSBC, where for the past decade she has held senior roles in the bank's Global Compliance and Risk Management teams in Hong Kong and the UK, most recently as Global Head of Capital and Behaviours, Enterprise Risk Management. She previously held various compliance, consulting and audit roles at Goldman Sachs, EY and PwC.

Currently based in the UK, Ms Cheng will relocate to Hong Kong in late April 2024. Ms Cheng holds a Bachelor's Degree in Economics from Zhong Shan (Sun Yat-sen) University in China, and is a Certified Internal Auditor and a Certified Fraud Examiner.