Mr. Esmond LEE Kin Ying (李建英) is now employed by Euroclear as CEO, Hong Kong Branch.
Before joining Euroclear on 1 November 2017, Mr. Lee was the Senior Advisor of the Financial Services Development Council (FSDC) between 22 August 2016 and 21 August 2017. FSDC was set up by the Hong Kong Government to develop financial services.
Before joining the FSDC, Mr. Lee served as the Executive Director in charge of the Financial Infrastructure Department at the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) from 1 February 2008 to 7 August 2016. Mr. Lee has played a key role in the development and operation of the financial infrastructure, especially clearing and settlement systems, in Hong Kong since joining the HKMA in 1993. He served as Chief Representative in the HKMA's New York Office from 1998 to 2000.
Before joining the HKMA, Mr. Lee was working in the Hong Kong Government as Principal Economist.
Mr. Lee got a Master of Arts in Comparative Asian Studies in 1991 and a Bachelor of Social Sciences in Economics and Management Studies in 1978, both from University of Hong Kong; and a Master of Laws in Arbitration and Dispute Resolution from City University of Hong Kong in 2017.