The Honourable Sir Michael Kadoorie

Non-executive Director

The Honourable Sir Michael Kadoorie

Chairman of the Board and Member of Nomination Committee

Aged 82
Appointed on 19 January 1967*
Father of Philip Lawrence Kadoorie
Father-in-law of Diego Alejandro González Morales


  • Board / board committees leadership
  • CLP market experience
  • Global market experience
  • Other industries
  • Other listed board roles
  • Related industry experience (Infrastructure / Power / Property / Retail)

Titles, Qualifications and Education

  • Gold Bauhinia Star
  • Commandeur de la Légion d’Honneur
  • Commandeur de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres
  • Commandeur de l’Ordre de la Couronne
  • Commandeur de l’Ordre de Leopold II
  • Honorary Doctor of Laws
  • Honorary Doctor of Science

Other Major Offices

  • The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Ltd.# (Non-executive Chairman, and Chairman of Nomination Committee and Executive Committee)  
  • Sir Elly Kadoorie & Sons Ltd.^ (Director)  
  • Heliservices (Hong Kong) Ltd. (Chairman)

Past Experience

The Hon Sir Michael Kadoorie was an Independent Non-executive Director of CK Hutchison Holdings Ltd.# (until December 2022).

*The date given is that of appointment to the Board of China Light & Power Company, Ltd., the holding company of the CLP Group prior to the Group Reorganisation in 1998.  The Hon Sir Michael Kadoorie was appointed Chairman to the Board of CLP Holdings on 31 October 1997.

#The securities of these companies are currently listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange or overseas stock exchange(s).


^Sir Elly Kadoorie & Sons Ltd. oversees a number of Kadoorie Family interests in Hong Kong and overseas and, as such, is associated with the substantial shareholders of CLP Holdings as disclosed in the Directors’ Report of the Annual Report as well as the Shareholding Structure section of this website.

Latest update: 1 April 2024

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