Meet NiQ Lai, Co-Owner and CEO of HKBN Group
Meet NiQ, Co-Owner and CEO of HKBN Group. Former Credit Suisse Director & Head of Asia Telecom Research. Named as "Best CFO" by FinanceAsia of Asia's Best Companies in 2016. HK Board Member of Cambodian Children's Fund.
NiQ joined HKBN in May 2004 and leads according to the “3P” formula of “Purpose + Passion = Profit”. His prior roles in HKBN include CFO, CT&FO (Chief Talent & Financial Officer), COO before becoming CEO in 2018. Prior to joining HKBN, NiQ was an analyst and the Director and Head of Asia Telecom Research for Credit Suisse, where he was involved in numerous global fund-raising initiatives for Asian telecom carriers. NiQ holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Western Australia and an eMBA from Kellogg-HKUST. He is a Fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA) and CPA Australia. Early on his career, NiQ aspired to become a professional tennis player, but he was not very good, so he become an accountant instead.
Group HKBN Group (HKBN) is an integrated provider of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) solutions for the residential and enterprise segments. Via rapid organic growth and a sequence of acquisitions including ICG, WTT and JOS, HKBN has become, by far, the leading alternative fixed-line carrier in HK. HKBN’s core purpose is to “Make our Hong Kong a Better Place to Live”. It takes great pride in developing its 6,000 Talents into its Legal Unfair Competitive Advantage (LUCA) and is managed by over 300 Co-Owners who have invested their own family savings to buy into HKBN, representing the majority of supervisory and management level Talents in the Group. HKBN is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (SEHK Stock Code: 1310).
Cost per person is HK$150 (Full-time students aged 25 or below)/ HK$250 (General Participants) to support the running costs of our charity and our mission to make volunteerism mainstream.
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Special thanks to Stephen Wong, Co-Founder and CEO of Dory Technology, for nominating NiQ!