The President

Ms Margaret Cheng Wai-ching, JP, F.I.H.R.M. (HK)


President, Hong Kong Institute of Human Resource Management (HKIHRM)


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Ms Margaret Cheng, JP is a seasoned HR professional with extensive experience across geographies and industries.  She is currently the HR Director of MTR Corporation Limited.  Before MTR, Margaret worked for the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited as Group Head of HR and had held senior positions at major financial institutions such as HSBC, J.P. Morgan and Citi.


Margaret is an active supporter for the development of HR professionalism in Hong Kong. She is a Fellow Member and the Chairperson of HKMA’s People Management Committee. 


On the education front, Margaret serves on career advisory boards and mentoring programmes of various tertiary institutions in Hong Kong.  She also chairs the Drafting Sub-committee and sits on the Cross-industry Training Advisory Committee for HRM under Qualifications Framework as Vice Chairperson, and is a Member of the Standing Committee on Language Education and Research of the Education Bureau.  In addition, Margaret is a Council Member of the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications (HKCAAVQ).  On the public service front, Margaret is a member of the Hospital Authority. She also sits on the Standing Committee on Disciplined Services Salaries and Condition of Services and is the Chairperson of its Police Sub-Committee.


Margaret received her BA in Business Management from California State University in the US and holds an MBA from Kellogg Business School, Northwestern University in the US and HKUST.


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