Ms. Samantha Suen

Ms Samantha Suen is the Chief Executive of The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries (HKICS) since 1 July 2013. She has over 30 years of experience in the corporate secretarial departments of international accounting firms, law firm and multinational corporation. Samantha joined KPMG’s corporate secretarial department in 1993 and was a Principal between 1997 and 2003. She subsequently became a Managing Director of KCS Limited until 2007 when she left the company to pursue her other interests.

Samantha has a very long association with the HKICS and The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA). She was elected an Associate in 1982 and a Fellow in 1998. Throughout the years, in addition to being a Council member and Honorary Treasurer of HKICS, she was also a member of several committees and panels. Samantha was elected President of HKICS and the China Division’s International Representative on the ICSA Council in 2003.

Samantha was a member of the Sub-Committee of the Law Reform Committee for reviewing Part XI of the Hong Kong Companies Ordinance. She also served on the Hong Kong Companies Registry Customer Liaison Group, IRD Users’ Committee and Official Receiver’s Office Services Advisory Committee. She has been appointed by Hang Seng Management College (HSMC) as Chairman of the Advisory Committee of the Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) in Corporate Governance of HSMC since 2014 for three years. Samantha is an Executive Committee Member of Corporate Secretaries International Association Limited of which HKICS is a founder member.

Samantha also holds a Master of Business Administration from Kellogg School of Management of Northwestern University, USA and School of Business and Management of Hong Kong University of Science & Technology