Andrew Weir

Senior Partner, Hong Kong / Vice Chairman, KPMG China / Global Chairman of Real Estate and Construction

KPMG in China

Andrew is the Regional Senior Partner of KPMG’s Hong Kong office. He has over 25 years' experience servicing listed companies, public bodies, investment funds and MNCs in Hong Kong, Asia and internationally. He has considerable experience working with a number of major audit committees and boards in Hong Kong and internationally. He has a keen interest in corporate governance and leads the quarterly KPMG Independent Non-Executive Directors Forum.

Andrew sits on the Listing Committee of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and the advisory panels of the Securities Institute, Hong Kong Investor Relations Association and Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). He was appointed by the HKSAR Government as a council member of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), and a member of the Financial Services Development Council (FSDC) and FSDC Policy Research Committee.

Andrew has had a number of global and regional roles with KPMG. He is the Global Chairman of Real Estate and Construction, and ASPAC Chairman of Infrastructure, Government and Healthcare, which also includes the real estate, hospitality and transport sectors. He is also a board member of the Asia Pacific Real Estate Association (APREA) and the Asian Association for Investors in Non-listed Real Estate Vehicles (ANREV).

In the community, Andrew has served as Chairman of the British Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, and is also the Chairman of Plan International Hong Kong and Community Business, as well as a Trustee of Outward Bound. In addition, he is Chairman of the Pacific Basin Economic Council, and a member of the World Economic Forum B20 Trade and Investment Taskforce, International Business Council, Small Entrepreneur Research Assistance Programme (SERAP) of the Innovation and Technology Commission HKSAR, and the Hong Kong Business Ethics Development Advisory Committee of the Independent Commission Against Corruption.

Andrew was made an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2017 for his contribution to trade and investment links between Hong Kong and the UK.

Areas of expertise

Building and Construction Capital Markets Financial Services Real Estate

Education and qualifications

  • MA in Development Economics

  • BA (Hons) in Economics

Accreditation

  • Fellow of ICAEW

  • Fellow of HKICPA

  • Fellow of the Institute of Directors

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