The West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCDA) announced the appointment of Board members to the newly established Hong Kong Palace Museum Limited (HKPM Ltd). HKPM Ltd is a wholly-owned subsidiary company of WKCDA. The Board of HKPM Ltd is appointed by the Board of the WKCDA, and will be responsible for formulating the vision and mission, as well as strategies, policies and guidelines in relation to curatorial matters, professional standards and operation of the HKPM.

The Board of HKPM Ltd consists of 14 members. Unless otherwise stated, the term of appointment of the directors of the Board is from 1 March 2018 to 31 December 2019:

Chairman
The Honourable Bernard Charnwut CHAN, GBS, JP

Vice Chairman
Professor LEE Chack-fan, GBS, JP

Members
Mr Raymond FUNG Wing-kee, JP
Ms Florence HUI Hiu-fai, SBS
Mr Chris IP Ngo-tung, JP*
Dr KAN Tai-keung, SBS*
Professor Peter LAM Yip-keung, MH
Mrs Nancy Maria LEE CHANG, JP
Ms Nisa Bernice LEUNG Wing-yu, JP
Professor Harold MOK Kar-leung
Professor Joseph TING Sun-pao           
Permanent Secretary for Home Affairs (PSHA)#
(Alternate:        Deputy Secretary for Home Affairs (2))
Director of Leisure and Cultural Services
(Alternate:        Deputy Director of Leisure and Cultural Services (Culture))
Chief Executive Officer, WKCDA (CEO/WKCDA)#

* The term of appointment of the two WKCDA Board members to the Board of the HKPM Ltd aligns with their current term of WKCDA board membership.

# The term of appointment of the post holders of PSHA and CEO/WKCDA has commenced on 30 November 2017 and will expire on 29 November 2020.

WKCDA is now building a professional team to support the planning and operation of the HKPM. Recruitment of the Executive Director of HKPM is underway.

Remarks

West Kowloon Cultural District

Located on Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour, West Kowloon Cultural District is one of the largest cultural projects in the world. The vision of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority is to create a vibrant new cultural quarter for Hong Kong. With a complex of theatres, performance spaces and museums, West Kowloon Cultural District will produce and host world-class exhibitions, performances and cultural events, as well as provide 23 hectares of public open space, including a two-kilometre waterfront promenade.