Aged 58Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Titles, Qualifications and EducationBachelor of Engineering in electrical engineering, the University of New South Wales
Major positions held with the GroupMr Lancaster is the CEO and is responsible for overall group performance of CLP. He is also a Director of various subsidiary companies** and an affiliated company^ of the CLP Group.
Public serviceBusiness Environment Council (Chairman) World Business Council for Sustainable Development (Council Member) (member of the Climate and Energy Cluster Board) Hong Kong Management Association (Fellow)The Australian Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong & Macau (Founding member of the Advisory Council) UNSW Hong Kong Foundation (Board Member) World Energy Council (Hong Kong Member Committee) (Chairman)
Past experiencePrior to assuming his role of CEO in September 2013, Mr Lancaster was the Managing Director of CLP Power Hong Kong for three years, responsible for its electricity generation, transmission and distribution business and service to its customers in Hong Kong. He began his career with the Electricity Commission of New South Wales in Australia and has more than 30 years of experience in the power industry and in other industrial operations in Australia, UK and Hong Kong. Mr Lancaster joined CLP in 1992 and has held a variety of managerial positions in CLP. His experience covers project management, power plant operations, commercial, finance, legal and corporate functions. Earlier in his career, he worked in the electricity supply industry in his home country Australia and later in an international brewing company in the UK.
Latest update : 24 February 2020
Aged 56Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Titles, Qualifications and EducationKnight in the Order of King Leopold Chartered Engineer (Belgium)International Certified Professional Accountant Executive business training, INSEAD Paris, France Master of Science in electro mechanical engineering (hons. RUG Gent, Belgium) Postgraduate degree in business and IT administration (HEC Brussels, Belgium)
Major positions held with the GroupMr Peeters is a Director of various subsidiary companies** of the CLP Group.
Public serviceCNBC Global CFO Council (Member)Hong Kong Belgium-Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce (Member of Executive Committee)
Past experiencePrior to Mr Peeters' appointment as an Executive Director and CFO of CLP Holdings in January 2016, he was the Group Director & CFO (since 1 April 2014).
He has over 25 years of experience in the energy industry. Prior to joining CLP, he was the Deputy CFO of GDF SUEZ (now known as ENGIE) Group based in Paris and Executive Director and CFO of International Power plc, a ENGIE subsidiary formerly listed on the London Stock Exchange and part of the FTSE 100. Mr Peeters was with GDF SUEZ from 1997 to 2013, gaining extensive experience in senior financial and operational roles in Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and North America.
Mr Peeters also served on the boards of several other listed energy companies including E-CL (listed in Chile) and Glow Energy (listed in Thailand).
Before joining GDF SUEZ, Mr Peeters worked for KBC Bank in Brussels and New York and for Tractebel Energy Engineering at the Doel Nuclear Power Plant in Antwerp (Belgium). He has served as a Reserve Officer in the Belgian Air Force.
Aged 52Chief Operating Officer
Titles, Qualifications and EducationGraduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company DirectorsFellow of the Institution of Engineers AustraliaMaster of Business Administration, the University of Warwick, UKBachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Sheffield Hallam University, UK
Major responsibilities held with the GroupMr Smales joined CLP as the Group’s Chief Operating Officer in 2019 and is responsible for leading the Group’s technical and commercial operations. His portfolio of strategic and operational responsibilities includes leading the Group’s health, safety and environment, security, fleet asset management, procurement, and project management, development, engineering and construction functions.
Mr Smales is also a Director of various subsidiary companies** and an affiliated company^ of the CLP Group.
Past experiencePrior to joining CLP, Mr Smales was the inaugural Chief Executive Officer of Energy Queensland Ltd. in Australia, responsible for the merger and transformation of its group of electricity networks, retail and energy services businesses.
He began his career with the Central Electricity Generating Board in the UK and has more than thirty-five years of experience in the power industry. Mr Smales has served in technical, operational, corporate and senior executive roles working for a number of large UK and Australian-based energy companies, and has successfully led the development and growth of portfolio electricity businesses.
Mr Smales also served on the boards of industry associations in Australia.
Latest update : 9 April 2020
Aged 62 Member of Finance & General Committee Group Director & Vice Chairman – CLP Power Hong Kong
Titles, Qualifications and Education JP, B.Comm., CPA
Major responsibilities held with the Group Mrs Yuen was appointed as the Vice Chairman of CLP Power Hong Kong in 2010, with a primary focus on the strategic direction of the Group’s electricity business in Hong Kong and China. She is also responsible for CLP’s investments in Guangdong Daya Bay and Yangjiang nuclear projects as well as further development of CLP’s nuclear business on the Mainland.
Mrs Yuen is also a Director of various subsidiary companies** and affiliated companies^ of the CLP Group.
Past experience A qualified accountant by training, Mrs Yuen began her career in public accounting in Canada and worked for ExxonMobil for 13 years before joining CLP in 1999. She was the Managing Director of CLP Power Hong Kong Ltd. between 2002 and 2009, with overall responsibility for the operations of the Hong Kong business.
Latest update : 24 February 2020
Aged 53Managing Director – CLP Power Hong Kong
Titles, Qualifications and Education BSc(Eng.), MSc, MBA, FHKIE, CEng, MIET
Mr Chiang holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from the University of Hong Kong, a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and a Master of Business Administration from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Major responsibilities held with the Group Mr Chiang is the Managing Director of CLP Power Hong Kong and holds overall responsibility for the operations of CLP's Hong Kong regulated business, which includes a vertically integrated electricity utility serving 2.64 million customers in Kowloon, the New Territories and Lantau Island.
Mr Chiang is also a Director of various subsidiary companies** and affiliated companies^ of the CLP Group.
Past experience Mr Chiang joined CLP Power Hong Kong as a Graduate Trainee in 1988. He has extensive experience in generation, transmission and distribution systems as well as regulatory strategy. He has held various posts in different areas including power system asset management, planning, design, operation and maintenance, power quality, and corporate and regulatory strategy. Mr Chiang was the Chief Operating Officer – CLP Power Hong Kong before taking up his current position in June 2017.
Latest update : 24 February 2020
Aged 61Managing Director - China
Titles, Qualifications and EducationJP, BSc(Eng.), MSc, CEng, HonFEI, MIET, MHKIE
Mr Chan holds an MSc degree in Electricity Industry Management and Technology from the University of Strathclyde, and a BSc degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Hong Kong.
Mr Chan has been appointed as the Justice of the Peace by the HKSAR Government since 2012, and was conferred as an Honorary Fellow of the Energy Institute in UK in 2016. He was awarded Outstanding Alumnus of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2015, and is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Outstanding PolyU Alumni Association.
Major responsibilities held with the GroupMr Chan is responsible for CLP’s China business with projects encompassing a wide range of energy technologies from nuclear, coal-fired, hydro, wind and solar power.
Mr Chan is also a Director of over 20 subsidiary companies** and affiliated companies^ of the CLP Group.
Public serviceMr Chan is currently a member of the Election Committee for the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and a member of the Hong Kong Advisory Council on AIDS. In the Mainland, Mr Chan is appointed as a member of the 11th and 12th Guangdong Provincial Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference.
Mr Chan is currently the Past President of the Hong Kong Professionals and Senior Executives Association and the Chairman of the association’s Membership Development Committee. He is a council member of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers, an advisor of the Our Hong Kong Foundation, the Vice Chairman of the China Committee of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Infrastructure Development Advisory Committee of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, and a member of the Council for the Promotion of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Cooperation.
Mr Chan has assumed the position of Chairman of the Advisory Committee of the Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering of the Chinese University of Hong Kong since 2009. He is an Adjunct Professor of the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the City University of Hong Kong since 2012, and serves as a member of the university’s Court since 2015.
Past experienceMr Chan joined CLP Power Hong Kong in 1981, and has held management positions in various functional areas in the power supply industry.
Mr Chan was the Convener of the Risk Communication Advisory Group of the Centre for Health Protection under the HKSAR Government’s Department of Health between 2010 and 2016, a member of the Construction Industry Council between 2010 and 2016, a member of the Council for Sustainable Development between 2009 and 2015, a member of the Expert Advisory Panel on the Review of Daya Bay Contingency Plan between 2011 and 2012, a member of the Pan-Pearl River Delta Panel of the Central Policy Unit (CPU) between 2008 and 2010, a member of the Advisory Panel on the Review of Hong Kong’s Air Quality Objectives between 2007 and 2009, a member of Commission on Strategic Development between 2005 and 2007, and a part-time member of the CPU between 2002 and 2004.
Aged 54 Managing Director – India
Titles, Qualifications and EducationMr Mishra holds a Bachelor degree in Chemical Engineering (first class distinction) from BIT, Sindri and an MBA degree from the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow, and is an Advanced Management Program Graduate from the Harvard Business School, Boston.
Major responsibilities held with the GroupMr Mishra is responsible for running CLP's business in India. He joined the CLP Group in 2002 and has over 20 years of experience in the power industry, both in India and internationally, mostly involved in project financing, investment appraisal, finance and accounting and general management.
Mr Mishra is a Director of various subsidiary companies** of the CLP Group.
Public serviceMr Mishra is the Chairman of Association of Power Producers (APP) and is the Co-Chairman for the CII National Committee on Power. Through these, he plays an active role in making representations on issues concerning companies in the Power Sector in India.
Past experienceBefore assuming the role of Managing Director of CLP India Private Ltd., Rajiv has held a variety of senior positions in the Power Industry viz. Deputy Managing Director/Chief Financial Officer of BLCP Power in Thailand, Finance Director of PowerGen India and Finance Director of LG Energy in Seoul, South Korea.
Aged 58Managing Director - EnergyAustralia
Titles, Qualifications and EducationMs Tanna studied at the University of Queensland and holds a Bachelor of Laws degree and Doctor of Business honoris causa.
Major responsibilities held with the GroupAppointed as Managing Director of EnergyAustralia on 1 July 2014, Ms Tanna holds overall responsibility for the asset management and business development of CLP’s investments in Australia. EnergyAustralia is a customer-focused energy business serving 2.47 million accounts across southeast Australia supported by a generation portfolio comprising coal, gas, wind and solar assets.
Public serviceMs Tanna is also a Director on the Boards of the Reserve Bank of Australia and the Business Council of Australia, and is a member of Chief Executive Women.
Past experiencePrior to joining EnergyAustralia, Ms Tanna was the Chairman, BG Australia. She joined BG Group in 2009 as Managing Director of QGC and Executive Vice President for Australia and China. She led the development of Queensland’s first LNG Project before being elevated to the position of Chairman, BG Australia in 2012.
Prior to commencing with BG Group, Ms Tanna had a long career with Shell and BHP Billiton. At Shell, she was Executive Vice President of Shell Gas & Power with responsibility for Shell’s LNG, gas transmission and power generation interests across Africa. She also held similar roles covering North Asia, Russia, North America and Latin America.
In the 1990s, she worked for BHP Petroleum in Melbourne and London.
Ms Tanna was formerly a Director on the Board of the 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation and served as a member of the Australian G20 business body (B20), the Lowy Institute’s G20 Advisory Committee and the Catholic Foundation Board.
Latest update : 24 February 2020
Aged 49Group General Counsel & Chief Administrative OfficerCompany Secretary
Titles, Qualifications and EducationMr Simmonds holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Melbourne.
Mr Simmonds is a Fellow of The Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators in England, a Fellow of The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries.
Major responsibilities held with the GroupAs Group General Counsel, Mr Simmonds is responsible for the provision of legal and insurance services across the CLP Group and leads a team of lawyers and insurance specialists who provide strategic advice and counsel to CLP Holdings and its subsidiaries. He has extensive infrastructure experience advising on strategic acquisitions and divestments, projects and construction, corporate structuring, regulatory issues and competition laws.
As Chief Administrative Officer, Mr Simmonds is responsible for the Group’s property development and management activities, special projects of the CEO, and a range of commercial and administrative matters of significance to the Group.
Mr Simmonds was appointed the Company Secretary of CLP Holdings on 1 January 2016 and he is responsible for the corporate secretarial affairs of CLP Holdings and its subsidiaries.
Mr Simmonds is a Director of various subsidiary companies** of the CLP Group.
Public serviceMr Simmonds is a current Vice President of The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries Council, a director of the Australian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong and Macau and a member of the Asia Society.
Past experienceMr Simmonds joined the CLP Group in August 2007 as General Counsel and Company Secretary of EnergyAustralia (previously known as TRUenergy) and was appointed Director – Group Legal Affairs of CLP Holdings from 1 January 2009. He became the Group General Counsel & Chief Administrative Officer on 30 September 2013. Mr Simmonds joined CLP from Telstra Corporation Ltd. in Australia, where he held a number of senior legal positions including General Counsel Technology, Innovation & Product and General Counsel Telstra Asia/Telstra Mergers and Acquisitions.
Latest update : 10 March 2020
Aged 56Member of Sustainability CommitteeChief Corporate Development Officer
Titles, Qualifications and EducationJP, BSSc
Major responsibilities held with the GroupMs Chong joined CLP Power Hong Kong on 1 September 2012 as Chief Corporate Development Officer and is a Director of CLP Power Hong Kong Ltd. She is also a director of Smart Charge (HK) Ltd., an affiliated company of the CLP Group. At CLP Power Hong Kong, she leads the functions of customer and business development, public affairs and community relations. Her role helps drive customer service excellence and strengthen ties with customers and the community as a whole. She is also responsible for all public affairs and sustainability development matters of the CLP Group.
Public serviceMs Chong is currently a member of the Citizens Advisory Committee on Community Relations of the Independent Commission Against Corruption, a Non-Official Member of the Correctional Services Department Complaints Appeal Board (CSDCAB), a member of The Standing Committee on Disciplined Services Salaries and Conditions of Service, a member of Vocational Training Council and a member of Environmental Campaign Committee. She is also a member of the 12th Hunan Provincial Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference.
Past experienceMs Chong has over 30 years of experience in corporate communications and customer services after having held various senior management positions in the tourism, hotel and aviation industries. Before joining CLP, Ms Chong was Director Corporate Affairs of Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd. and has worked at the Hong Kong Tourism Board (formerly the Hong Kong Tourist Association).
Aged 51Chief Human Resources Officer
Titles, Qualifications and EducationMaster of Business Administration, the University of MelbourneMaster of Engineering, the University of Strathclyde
Major responsibilities held with the GroupMs Burnett-Kant joined CLP Holdings and was appointed as Chief Human Resources Officer in September 2019. She is responsible for all human resources related matters across the Group.
Past experienceBefore joining CLP, Ms Burnett-Kant was Group Executive, Human Resources at Orica, an ASX-listed Australian company. Prior to this she held a number of senior human resources and general management roles in the airlines, chemical / agricultural and retail sectors, and was a management consultant with McKinsey & Company serving industrial companies.
Latest update : 24 February 2020