Katherine Cheung is Vice Chairman of CrossGate Advisors, an independent non-executive director at L&A International Holdings (stock code: 8195), and an advisor to Standard Life Investments. Katherine was previously a Managing Director at BlackRock (NYSE: BLK) in Asia, joined (via acquisition of Merrill Lynch Investment Managers) in 1999 and held various positions until 2012. Katherine led the firm’s Marketing function (1999-2010) in Asia, charged up the firm’s HK Retail business (2004-2009) and started up a regional Corporate Communications function for the Asia Pacific region (2010-2012).
Katherine holds a B.A. degree in Economics and Psychology from University of British Columbia. Katherine is active in serving the HK community through a variety of governmental appointments: she was a member of the Securities and Futures Commission Advisory Committee (2011-2013), a member of the Hong Kong Independent Commission Against Corruption’s Community Relations Advisory Committee, a Community Member of the HK Government Central Policy Unit, a member of the Grantham Scholarships Fund Committee, a member of Hong Kong Agriculture and Fisheries Scholarships Fund Committee, a council and court member of the Lingnan University. Katherine is a founding Vice Chairman of the Golden Bauhinia Women Entrepreneur Association, an Honorary Chairman of the Hong Kong Youth Association (Wanchai Chapter), an executive director of The Chiu Chow Chamber of Commerce, and the president of its Women Committee.