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  Joseph Phi


Joseph Phi

Group CEO
Li & Fung

Joseph Phi is Group Chief Executive Officer of Li & Fung. He leads Li & Fung’s Supply Chain Solutions, Onshore Wholesale and global freight services businesses to bring a unique, end-to-end, supply chain offering to its brand and retail customers

Joseph has 22 years’ experience at Li & Fung and a strong track record having organically grown its logistics business over the past two decades. Most recently, Joseph was appointed Group President and Executive Director in 2019.

Joseph joined Li & Fung in 1999. He was President and Executive Director of Integrated Distribution Services (IDS) Group Limited from 2004 until its merger with Li & Fung in 2011. He is a director of GS1 Management Board and was Chairman of GS1 Hong Kong between December 2008 and December 2019. He was a former director of Macy’s China Limited from August 2015 to January 2019.

Joseph is an honorary advisor of the Asian Logistics and Maritime Conference and was an advisory member of Hong Kong Trade Development Council’s Logistics Services Committee. He also served as an advisory committee member of Eye Fund, a charitable institution in Hong Kong.

Joseph graduated magna cum laude from the University of The Philippines (UP) with a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering and attained a Master of Business Administration degree with top honours also from the same university.

He is a 2011 recipient of UP College of Business Administration Distinguished Alumnus Award and 2013 recipient of UP Industrial Engineering Alumni Award and UP Alumni Engineers Global Achievement Award for Logistics. Between 2013 and 2018, he was an Adjunct Professor in the School of Business and Management at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.



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Rob Pinker

Chair, Emerging Markets
Brunswick Group

Rob is Chair, Emerging Markets for the Brunswick Group and heads up the region of India, Middle East and Africa (IMEA).

He was previously Group Chief Operating Officer for the firm.

He is responsible for leading Brunswick’s business development in emerging markets and is the global relationship partner for some of the firm's largest clients, advising Boards and Executive Management teams.

He has 28 years of experience in the communications industry and specializes in advising clients on critical board issues, mergers and acquisitions and crisis situations across multiple sectors and geographies.

Rob began his career in the world of public affairs and political advocacy, working in Westminster and Brussels, running issue campaigns for corporates, NGO's and charities. He is a dual citizen of Canada and the United Kingdom and holds permanent residency for South Africa.



  Steven Gregg

Steven Gregg

Chairman and Independent
Non-executive Director of Ampol Limited

Steven has over 30 years’ experience in investment banking and management consulting in Europe and Australia. He brings to the Board extensive executive, corporate finance and strategic experience. He is Chairman of Tabcorp Holdings Limited and a director of Challenger Limited, Challenger Life Company Limited, and William Inglis & Son Limited. He is also the Chairman of Unisson Disability Limited and a trustee of the Australian Museum. He has previously served as Chairman of Goodman Fielder Limited and Austock Group Limited.

Steven has extensive Australian and international executive experience, with ABN Amro (as Senior Executive Vice President and Global Head of Investment Banking), Chase Manhattan, Lehman Brothers and AMP Morgan Grenfell. His most recent executive role was as a Partner at McKinsey & Company. Steven holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of New South Wales.