Raymond Cheng has been working in the Hong Kong IT sector for over 30 years. He specializes in applying Information Technology to support banking products/services and banking internal operations. Currently, Mr. Cheng is a Group General Manager and Chief Operating Officer for HSBC in the Asia Pacific region. He is an Executive Committee member of HSBC Asia Pacific, assuming overall responsibility for Information Technology, Back Office Operations, Transformation, Corporate Real Estate and Procurement covering 20 countries in the Asia Pacific region. Mr. Cheng is the Chairman of HSBC Technology and Services (China) Limited, HSBC Electronic Data Processing (Guangdong) Limited and HSBC Global Services (Hong Kong) Limited. He is also a Director of HSBC Bank (Vietnam) Limited, Hong Kong Notes Printing Limited, Hong Kong Interbank Clearing Limited, HKICL Services Limited, Hong Kong Trade Finance Platform Company Limited, Hong Kong Science & Technology Parks Corporation and Hong Kong Institute for IT Professional Certification. In addition, he is the Independent Manager on School Board for Shun Tak Fraternal Association Yung Yau College.
Mr. Cheng has strong connections with IT professional bodies and the IT community in Hong Kong. Mr. Cheng has been active in promoting IT in Hong Kong. He has served as an Executive Committee members in IT professional organisations, led several major international IT conferences, and participated in an advisory roles for strategic IT agenda (including data centre, eCommerce, FinTech, IT training and certification, etc). Mr. Cheng graduated from the University of Hong Kong and has undertaken research work in the Netherlands.