Calvin Choi is the Chairman and CEO of AMTD Group, and the Founder and Chairman of AMTD Foundation. He is a seasoned banker with over 20 years of experience in the investment banking, international capital markets, and professional auditing sectors.
In 2017, Calvin was selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. He was also selected by the Institutional Investor magazine as one of the global ‘‘Fintech Finance 35’’ in 2016.
Calvin currently serves as a board director of Bank of Qingdao Co., Ltd. (SEHK: 3866 and SZSE: 002948). He also serves as the director of ASEAN Financial Innovation Network (AFIN), which was founded by World Bank, Monetary Authority of Singapore, and ASEAN Bankers Association. Calvin is also appointed as the Vice Chairman of Greater Bay Area Homeland Youth Community Foundation, Honourable President of Hong Kong Army Cadets Association, and Vice President of Hong Kong Federation of Professions.
Calvin is the Founder and Chairman of “Regional Banks+ Strategic Cooperation Alliance”, an association which was initiated by Calvin, with a number of leading Hong Kong-listed regional banks of China as members, including Bank of Qingdao, Guangzhou Rural Commercial Bank, Jiangxi Bank and Zhongyuan Bank; and the Founder and Chairman of “Greater Bay Young Entrepreneurs Association”, an organisation comprising a group of leading innovative enterprises in Greater Bay Area where its inauguration ceremony was officiated by Paul Chan, the Financial Secretary of Hong Kong SAR.
Before joining AMTD Group, Calvin was formerly a Managing Director at the Investment Banking Division and a member of the Global Family Office Committee of UBS Asia. He also served as the China Chief Specialist, Asia Strategic Alliance under the Corporate and Investment Banking Division of Citigroup.
Calvin is currently a certified bank auditor and a certified public accountant in the United States. He graduated from the University of Waterloo in Canada with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree, in Chartered Accountancy Studies. He also studied in Saïd Business School, University of Oxford for Executive Education-Transformational Leadership.