The Association of International Accountants (AIA), the global body for professional accountants would like to express its congratulations to the Financial Secretary of The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Mr Paul Chan Mo-po on his Honorary Fellow Membership to the Chartered Institute of Managament Accountants (CIMA).

On 19 April 2018, a senior delegation from bodies including the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and CIMA visited Hong Kong Government Financal Secretary, discussed and exchanged opinions on global economic hot topics. Under the witness of the delegation, the president of The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, David Stanford awarded Mr Paul Chan Mo-po the certificate of the Honored Fellow Chartered Management Accountant.

Mr Chan worked in the accounting and finance field for more than 30 years before he joined the government in 2012. Later he was appointed as the Financial Secretary of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government in January 2017. He is a former president of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and has served as an accounting profession member of the Legislative Council.

Commenting on the award Mr Stanford, said: "The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) is honoured to present the honorary member certificate to Mr Paul Chan Mo-po who is commited to service the accounting profesion for many years and has made an outstanding contribution in the development of accounting standards, professional ethics, education and training.”

Mr Paul Chan Mo-po, said:” The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) has continued to promote and develop management accounting in Hong Kong and around the world, spreading the value and advantage of management accountants to the world. I am very honored to be recognised and obtain the Honored Fellow Charted Management Accountant.”