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David Graham

David Graham

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited
Chief Regulatory Officer and Head of Listing
Central, Hong Kong, HKG

David Graham took up the role of Chief Regulatory Officer and Head of Listing at the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited in early 2013.

Mr. Graham has over 30 years of experience in legal and financial services.  He started his career with Freshfields (now Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer) in the UK in 1982, was promoted to Partner in 1991 and moved to Hong Kong at the beginning of 1999.  Mr. Graham joined Morgan Stanley as General Counsel (Asia ex-Japan) in 2001 and has been working in the financial services sector since then.  He has held several senior roles within UBS, both in Asia and in the UK, including Global General Counsel of UBS Investment Bank.  Prior to taking up his current role, he was Global Head of Legal and General Counsel of the Wholesale Division at Nomura.

Mr. Graham has been a member of a number of committees of the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission, including serving as a member, and then as a Deputy Chairman, of the Hong Kong Takeovers Panel from 2001 to 2012.  He was also a member of the Code Committee of the UK Takeover Panel from 2012 to 2015.  He is currently a member of the Securities and Futures Commission Advisory Committee and the Standing Committee on Company Law Reform.

Mr. Graham graduated from Oxford University in 1981.  He is admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales and in Hong Kong.


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