Finance (constituency)

The Finance functional constituency, formerly called the Financial functional constituency, is a functional constituency in the elections for the Legislative Council of Hong Kong first created in 1985. It was one of the 12 original functional constituency seats created for the first ever Legislative Council election in 1985 and was divided into Finance and Financial Services in 1991. It has the fewest electorates among all constituencies, composing of 121 banks and deposit-taking companies as corporate electors.[2]

Finance
金融界
Functional Constituency
for the Legislative Council of Hong Kong
Country Hong Kong
Electorate121 (2020)[1]
Current constituency
Created1985
Number of membersOne
Member(s)Chan Chun-ying (Nonpartisan)
Finance
Traditional Chinese金融界功能界別

Since its creation, it had held by David Li, chairman of the Bank of East Asia, uncontestedly with the exception of 2000 Legislative Council election which was the only election held in the constituency. Li retired from the office in 2012 and was replaced by Ng Leung-sing. Since 2016, it has been represented by Chan Chun-ying, the former board secretary of the state-owned Bank of China (Hong Kong).[3]