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Executive Director - Enforcement


Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and as a board member of the Commission, the key responsibilities of the Executive Director, Enforcement are:

a) To take full management responsibility for the work of the Enforcement Division.

b) To participate in policy formation and collective decision making as a member of the SFC’s Executive Committee and the Board.

c) To plan and develop people, resources, and processes for the Division.

d) To maintain and enhance effective communication within the SFC as well as with the key external stakeholders, including relevant Government Departments and agencies in the Hong Kong SAR and Mainland China, overseas regulatory bodies, and market participants.


a) Tertiary education or professional qualification in Law.

b) In-depth knowledge of the operation and regulation of the securities and futures markets.

c) A minimum of 15 years’ litigation or other relevant regulatory experience with a law firm, law enforcement agency, a regulatory or professional body, or private sector institutions in the banking or securities sector.

d) Ability to articulate, promote and implement regulatory decisions in a multi-stakeholder environment.

e) Proven resources management, people development and leadership skills.

f) Proven legal and strategic skills to direct and make judgement calls in complex, high profile and high impact cases.

g) Excellent conceptual, analytical, interpersonal, communication, negotiation and presentation skills.


Please quote the reference DHSFC and apply by 31 December 2021 with details of qualifications, previous experience, current and expected salary to:

Mr Robert Speers, Heidrick & Struggles,
Suite 3005, One Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Hong Kong 
or by email to: sfc@heidrick.com

All applications will be handled in strict confidence by authorised personnel and will only be used for recruitment related purposes. Applicants who do not hear from us within six months from the application deadline may consider their applications as unsuccessful. All information on unsuccessful candidates will be destroyed after six months.


Last update: 10 Dec 2021

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