5th Annual Hong Kong Financial Planners of the Year Award


Award2007_37Steps into “5th Annual Hong Kong Financial Planner of the Year Award”, HKRFP is to encourage the development of financial planning, enhances the public recognition on financial planning service together the value, and in accordance with the missions of the Award, devotes to commend the outstanding performance of financial planner with their professional sprit pays for the client, now this year Award separately increases “the Certificate of Merit” both in the China group and Hong Kong group. The number of certificate of merit in Hong Kong group is increased by last year of two to this year of five; and the number of certificate of merit in China group is increased by last year of five to this year of seven. HKRFP is pleased to announce that CITIC Ka Wah Bank Limited is the Gold Sponsor of the competition for the third year, while American International Assurance Company (Bermuda) Limited has also is the Silver Sponsor for the second year and Taifook Securities Group Limited joint the sponsors’ list to be the Silver Sponsor this year.

The Guests of Honour at The Award Presentation Ceremony and Dinner were:

Award2007_2Sir David Akers-Jones, Parton of Society of Registered Financial Planners (HKRFP), commented, “Academic qualification and years of experience are crucial elements for one to gain the relevant knowledge to join the profession. But more importantly, integrity, ethics, professional qualifications, and continuous upgrading are what make the individual stand out and be a reliable and trusted financial planner for his clients. And HKRFP stands for all that – to promote a self-regulating industry by emphasizing continuous education, examination and the enforcement of a code of ethics and professional responsibilities.”


Award2007_3Prof. Joseph Sin, Chairman of The 5th Annual Hong Kong Financial Planner of the Year Award and Past President ofSociety of Registered Financial Planners (HKRFP) said “We are pleased that the participants of Hong Kong group compared to goes large rise than last year and they comes from the different finance field, like insurance, banking, investment securities, wealth management and this Award is supported by industries vigorously. On the other hand, the participants of China Group are same as last year, the participative area came from places separately such as Shanghai, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Guangxi, Beijing, reflect that this Award specialty to be vigorous and popular in inland development.”


Award2007_4Dr.Sidney Sze, President of HKRFP said “Each person needs to make the arrangement and the preparation in advance in its finance, not only but the specialized financial planners to need to listen the need of client respectfully and carefully, provides the specialized opinion, but they also needs to have multi-talented abilities, has certain cognition to each category, for example insurance, investment, finance, accounting, taxation, estate, real estate, retirement pension, the education and so on specialized knowledge. As a result, they may deal with the complicated and diversified market requirement nowadays and formulate the long-term financial plan for client to achieve the goal; Otherwise, the financial planners lack comprehensive knowledge and the experience on finance, accounting, taxation , they can’t provide the thorough financial analysis really for the client with difficulties. As the financial planners do not solely provide the opinion to give each client, assists their choice on investment or the purchase of life insurance products, most importantly it is actually an one item with long-term and the comprehensive financial plan.”

Award2007_5Gold Sponsor – CITIC Ka Wah Bank Limited
Mr. Felix Lau, Senior Vice President and Head of Sales & Distribution of CITIC Ka Wah Banksaid, “Sustained economic development in China and Hong Kong and the further opening up of the Mainland’s financial markets led to growing affluence in the region. An increasing number of the high networth individuals has created a strong demand for Hong Kong’s financial planning and management services. Financial planning experts can help customers achieve their financial goals at different life stages by tailor-making suitable financial solutions according to their personal risk tolerance level as well as their expectations and requirements on wealth accumulation or protection.”


Award2007_6Silver Sponsor – American International Assurance Company (Bermuda) Limited
Mr. Charles Kwong, Vice President and Director of Agency of Agency Administration Department of American International Assurance Company (Bermuda) Limited, said, “Financial planners do not only sell products and provide after sales service, they have to understand their clients’ financial needs and assist them in achieving their goals with good planning. The Society of Registered Financial Planners (HKRFP) not only recognizes the achievements of financial planners, but also makes enormous contribution in enhancing service standards of the financial services industry.”



Award2007_7Silver Sponsor – Taifook Securities Group Limited

Mr. Y.H. Wong, Group Chief Financial Officer of Taifook Securities Group Limited, said, “We are very pleased to be the Silver Sponsor of the event this year. Taifook always believes professionalism is the undisputable way to maintain the competitive edge of financial planners in the market, and hence we are dedicated to support initiatives that aim to foster exchange of best practices and strengthen professional standards in the finance services industry. HKRFP is one premier professional body that works in line with our goal and we are delighted to give our greatest support.”
Mr. Kelvin W.K. Wong
Director of Taifook Lexton Wealth Management Limited




Winner List

Winners of Hong Kong Group

Winners of China Group

Hong Kong Group

Gold Award
Ms Lee Wai Ling, Rachel
CITIC Ka Wah Bank Limited

Silver Award
Ms. Chu Chung Man Rebecca
CITIC Ka Wah Bank Ltd

Silver Award
Ms. Fong Sophia
American International Assurance Company (Bermuda) Ltd
Bronze Award
Mr. Calvin Leung
Midland Wealth Management

Winner list of “Certificate of Merits” in alphabetical of their name as follows:

Ms. Chan Suk Man
DBS Bank (HK) Limited

Ms.Chan Yuk Kwai
Foris Insurance Company (Asia) Limited

Mr. Cheng Kim Wa Jimmy
The Prudential Assurance Company Ltd

Ms. Leung Yee Wan Nicole
Convoy Financial Services Limited

Ms.Wong Suk Man, Cathy
General International Agency Limited

Ms. Tsang Tsz Kam Carrie
Centaline Wealth Management Limited

China Group

Gold Award
Mr.Li Jian
AXA Minmetals Assurance Co., Ltd (Guangdong Branch)

Silver Award
Ms. Xu Xiaolian
Jiangmen Pengjiang Consruction Group Co., Limited

Bronze Award

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Ms.Chen Muxian
American International Assurance Company Limited
Guangdong Privincial Branch

Winner list of “Certificate of Merits” in alphabetical of their name as follows:

Mr.Cui Hongwei
Price Waterhouse Coopers

Mr. Deng Changqing
Shenzhen Cereals Groups Co., Limited

Military Provisions Supply Center Ms. Fang Hua
Dong Guan Chun Wo Tong Foodstuff Co., Ltd

Mr. Hang Yujun
American International Assurance Company Limited Guangdong Privincial Branch

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Ms. Hu Ruoxi
China Mobile Group Guangxi Company Limited, Liuzhou Branch

Ms. Li Biyan
China Construction Bank Jianmen Branch

Mr. Li Xingxi
China Merchants Bank


HKRFP Scholarship to outstanding students of City University of Hong Kong

Our Presidnet, Dr Sidney Sze represnted HKRFP to presented Certificate of Recognition to three students from City University of Hong Kong who achieved for Outstanding Academic Perfomance and Active Participation in Professional Mentoring Scheme on 2007. Congraulations to Ms. Chu Shuk Ling Angie (Left Two), Mr. Wong Yiu On Khris (Middle) and Mr. Li Kwan Ho Sam (Right Two). Awarded students were pleased to explore and understand market trends of financial planning from professional mentors with this program.

Gold Sponsor

Silver Sponsors

Online Media Partner

Printed Media Partner

Panel List (In alphabetical order)
Name Title
Mr. Andrew Y.M. CHOW President, The Insurance Institute of Hong Kong Limited
Mr. James T.W. KONG, MH Hon President, Institute of Financial Accountants in Hong Kong
Dr. Andy S.W. LAM, JP Chairman, Hong Kong Accounting Professionals Associations
Mr. Tenny M.K. LEUNG President, The Society of Chinese Accountants and Auditors
Dr. Vincent K.L. LI General Manager, Productivity Training Institute, Hong Kong Productivity Council

Prof. Simon S.M.HO
Dean, School of Business,
Hong Kong Baptist University

Dr. Anthony C.W. TAM
President, The Chinsee University of Hong Kong – Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Community College

Dr. Clement Y.P. WONG
Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Economics & Finance, City University of Hong Kong

Prof. Joseph W.C. SIN
Past President of Society of Registered Financial Planners

Mr. Joseph Y.K. YAU
Past Presidnet, The Certified Management Accountants of Canada, Hong Kong Branch

Supporting Organizations / Associations (In alphabetical order)
Association of Women Accountants (Hong Kong) Limited
Centre for Corporate Governance and Financial Policy, School of Business, Hong Kong Baptist University
Hong Kong Accounting Professional Association
Hong Kong Community Colleage
Hong Kong Producitivity Council
Hong Kong Securities Institute
Independent Financial Advisors Association Limited
Institute of Financial Accountants in Hong Kong
International Association of CFOs and Corporate Treasurers (China)
ITAAcountants Association
The Certified Management Accountants of Canada, Hong Kong Branch
The Hong Kong Federation of Insurers
The Hong Kong Management Association
The Institute of Crisis and Risk Management
The Institute of Securities Dealers Limited
The Society of Chinese Accountants and Auditors
Victoria Junior Chamber
Tung Wah Group of Hospitals – Healthy Budgeting Family Debt Counselling Centre