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Chief Executive Officer

  • Richard Kendall Lancaster
    Richard Kendall Lancaster

    BE, aged 56, Chairman of Sustainability Committee and Member of Finance & General Committee
    (Appointed on 3 June 2013)​

    Mr Lancaster holds a bachelor degree in electrical engineering from the University of New South Wales.  He is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and is responsible for overall group performance of CLP.  Prior to assuming his role of CEO in September 2013, he was the Managing Director of CLP Power for three years, responsible for its electricity generation, transmission and distribution business and service to its customers in Hong Kong.

    Mr Lancaster 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, the 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.

    Mr Lancaster is a Director of various subsidiary companies* and an affiliated company# of the CLP Group.   Besides serving in various subsidiary companies and an affiliated company of the CLP Group as Director, Mr Lancaster is the Chairman of Business Environment Council and a founding member of the Advisory Council of The Australian Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong & Macau.  He is a Fellow of the Hong Kong Management Association and a Council Member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development and a member of its Climate and Energy Cluster Board.  He is also Chairman of the Hong Kong Member Committee of the World Energy Council and a Board Member of UNSW Hong Kong Foundation. 

    * Subsidiary companies:-
       Castle Peak Power Company Limited (a joint venture between CLP (70%) and China Southern Power Grid (30%))
       CLP Energy Infrastructure Limited
       CLP India Private Limited (Chairman)
       CLP Innovation Enterprises Limited
       CLP Innovation Ventures Limited
       CLP Nuclear Investment Company Limited
       CLP Power Asia Limited (Chairman and Executive Director)
       CLP Power Hong Kong Limited
       CLP Properties Limited (Deputy Chairman and Executive Director)
       CLP Property Investment Limited (Deputy Chairman)
       CLP Research Institute Limited (Chairman) 
       CLP Smart Solutions Limited
       CLP Treasury Services Limited
       EnergyAustralia Holdings Limited (Deputy Chairman)
       Hong Kong Pumped Storage Development Company, Limited​​​​
    # Affiliated company:-
       Smart Charge (HK) Limited (Chairperson)

    Latest update : 6 August 2018