PAUL JEREMY BROUGH
Independent Non-Executive Director
Member, Audit and Risk Management Committee
Chairman, Remuneration Committee and Nominating Committee
Mr Brough was appointed to the Board on 1 July 2012 and was re-elected as a Director at the Company’s Annual General Meeting held on 19 October 2017.
Mr Brough was Chairman of Noble Group Limited, a company listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange, from 11 May 2017 and became Chairman of its successor company, Noble Group Holdings Limited, which is not listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange, on 21 December 2018.
Mr Brough joined the board of Vitasoy International Holdings Limited, a company listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited, as a non-executive director, and assumed the chair of its audit committee in September 2016. He is also a non-executive director of Habib Bank Zurich (Hong Kong) Limited, a Hong Kong based restricted-licence bank, and chair of its audit and risk committee, and a non-executive director of The Executive Centre Limited, a privately owned Hong Kong company, and chair of its audit committee.
On 24 June 2019, Mr Brough joined the board of Toshiba Corporation, a company listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, as a non-executive director.
Mr Brough joined KPMG Hong Kong in 1983 and held appointments as its Head of Consulting in 1995 and as Head of Financial Advisory Services in 1997. In 1999, he was appointed the Asia Pacific Head of KPMG’s Financial Advisory Services and a member of its global advisory steering group. He held the position of Regional Senior Partner of KPMG Hong Kong from 2009 before retiring in March 2012.
Mr Brough is an associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, an associate of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and an associate of the Hong Kong Securities Institute.