James Fok

Head of Group Strategy, HKEX

James Fok is Head of Group Strategy & Project Management for Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing Limited. In this role, Mr. Fok supports the Chief Executive in formulating and executing key strategic plans for the Group, and oversees execution of major projects and business initiatives. Among the initiatives with which Mr. Fok has been closely involved were the acquisition of the London Metal Exchange in 2012 and the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect scheme, which commenced operations in 2014.

Prior to joining HKEx in 2012, Mr. Fok was an investment banker specialising in the financial services sector, based in London from 2000-08 and in Hong Kong since 2008. Mr. Fok is a Hong Kong native and holds a degree in Law and Chinese in School of Oriental & African Studies, University of London.