Ms. Vicky Xu was appointed Executive Chairman of Global Group International Holdings Limited in September 2020, stepping up from her previous role as Vice-chairman and bringing a wealth of business experience over a dynamic range of industries. In addition to her role as Executive Chairman for Global Group, Ms. Xu is also the Founder and CEO of Areteos Family Office, an exclusive independent consultancy firm that provides a full range of business, professional and life-style services for high-net-worth individuals.
As a connoisseur of modern and contemporary art, Ms. Xu regularly advises high-net-worth clients from China and elsewhere on art collection and investment. She is also a specialist in the acquisition of rare art and masterpieces from the international market place. In combining her unique skills and passion, Ms. Xu established Areteos Art, a private art club aimed at enhancing the art collecting culture in Hong Kong and promoting the works of talented international artists to Chinese and Asian collectors.
Ms. Xu holds both a master’s and bachelor’s degree and she also graduated from Harvard Business School’s world-renowned Owner/President Management program.
Michael is a senior regulator who, amongst other things, was a member of the team that formed the single financial services regulator (now the FCA). After retiring from the London Stock Exchange he set up a small discreet consultancy and advisory service relating to all aspects of corporate and financial services both domestically and internationally. As a Non-Executive Director, Michael not only ensures corporate governance compliance, but also industry best practice.