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ACCA Hong Kong Celebrates its 70th Anniversary


06 Jan 2020



Entering the year 2020, ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is proud to celebrate the 70th anniversary of its presence in Hong Kong.

Since ACCA Hong Kong’s establishment in 1950, ACCA has been growing along with Hong Kong on its journey in becoming the world’s financial centre.

Throughout the past seven decades, thanks to the effort of many generations, the ACCA brand has been widely recognised by the community across industries. With the strong endorsement from members, employers, business leaders and the public, ACCA remains a leading global accountancy body in Hong Kong.

Kenneth Wong, Chairman of ACCA Hong Kong, said: ‘I am very honoured to be elected as the Chairman of ACCA Hong Kong for the term 2019-2020. I am especially excited as the year 2020 marks the 70th anniversary of ACCA Hong Kong. Over the last seven decades, ACCA-qualified members are one of the crucial communities in contributing to the soaring development of Hong Kong’s economy. We have built and fostered great relationships with the business community and the government, thereby amplifying the voice of the profession. Looking forward, ACCA will continue to offer tremendous opportunities for members and future members to achieve their career aspirations around the world.’

Kenneth Wong continued: ‘In today’s digital age where revolutionary changes are taking place constantly, ACCA will dedicate its best effort to nurture our next generation as future-ready talents through its market-leading qualification. Together we will all be at the forefront of shaping the future of the global accounting profession.’

Jane Cheng, Head of ACCA Hong Kongsaid: ‘As we celebrate this milestone anniversary of ACCA, there’s one thing that will never change over time – that is our commitment to our members. During the past 70 years, we have been putting our members at the core of our strategy, creating more value to the ACCA membership.

‘As the world’s most forward-thinking accountancy body, we’re committed to developing dynamic and strategic accounting professionals who thrive in a world of constant change and increasing global inter-connectedness. Through our reputation and influence across the Greater China and all our markets across the globe, we will continue our commitment in enabling ACCA members to deliver their best, and developing different professional communities for our members and strategic partners, keeping them abreast of forward-looking trends and the latest market insights, helping them to stay ahead of the competition.’

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Throughout the year 2020, ACCA will be hosting a series of celebration activities involving its most valued members, future members, and partners from academics, business and public sector. Visit to learn more.

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For more information, please contact

Jacqueline Lam
+852 2973 1106

Winnie Pang
+852 2973 1112

Notes to Editors

About ACCA

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the global body for professional accountants, offering business-relevant, first-choice qualifications to people of application, ability and ambition around the world who seek a rewarding career in accountancy, finance and management. ACCA now has 26,000 members and 133,000 students (including affiliates) in Greater China, with 11 offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Chengdu, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Shenyang, Qingdao, Wuhan, Changsha, Hong Kong SAR and Macau SAR.

The year 2020 marks the 70th anniversary of ACCA Hong Kong. ACCA will continue its commitment in enabling ACCA members to deliver their best, and developing the accounting profession the world needs.

Globally, ACCA supports its 219,000 members and 527,000 students (including affiliates) in 179 countries, helping them to develop successful careers in accounting and business, with the skills required by employers. ACCA works through a network of 110 offices and centres and 7,571 Approved Employers worldwide and 328 approved learning providers who provide high standards of learning and development.

Through its public interest remit, ACCA promotes appropriate regulation of accounting and conducts relevant research to ensure accountancy continues to grow in reputation and influence.

ACCA has introduced major innovations to its flagship qualification to ensure its members and future members continue to be the most valued, up to date and sought-after accountancy professionals globally.

Founded in 1904, ACCA has consistently held unique core values: opportunity, diversity, innovation, integrity and accountability.

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