Name: HO, Kin Keung Kenneth
Position: Associate Professor, Financial Mathematics
Email: kennethho@uic.edu.hk
Office:
T3-602-R11

Academic & Professional Qualifications
  • Ph.D. in Business Administration, Tarlac State University, Philippines
  • LL.B. (eqv.) Diploma in Law and Business, Hong Kong Shue Yan College, Hong Kong
  • M.B.A. with emphasis in Management and Financial Economics, Taiwan Ministry of Education, Taiwan
  • B.A. in Commerce (International Business), National Taiwan University, Taiwan
  • Fellow, London Institute of Banking & Finance (former ifs University College), UK
  • Fellow, Chartered Management Institute, UK
  • Associate, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK
Research Areas
  • Money, Banking, and Financial Markets
  • Bank Management
  • Strategic Management
Publications and Work Experience
  • New English textbook in progress:

“Bank Management, Financial Services, and Commercial Lending”
Part 1 and Part 2: General Banking Principles and Financial Services; Part 3: Investment Products and Vehicles; Part 4: Financial Institutions, Bank Lending, and Financial Risk Management; Part 5. Regulation and Supervision of Financial Systems; Part 6. . . .

  • Dr. Ho is well versed in business management, particularly in the field of banking and finance. He has years of professional banking experience with 15 years working in Asia and 25 years working in Northern California, USA.  He had served the following financial institutions in different locations with highest position as commercial bank CEO in San Francisco, USA:
    1. Vice President, Bank of America, Hong Kong, Brunei, and San Francisco
    2. General Manager, Panin International Finance Corporation, Limited, Hong Kong
    3. Senior Vice President and Chief Lending Officer (CLO), National American Bank, San Francisco
    4. Chief Executive Officer (CEO), National American Bank, San Francisco
    5. Executive Vice President and Head of Northern California Region, The Bank of East Asia (USA), San Francisco
  • Dr. Ho joined UIC in 2011, as a faculty member, teaching in the Programme of Finance, and was later appointed Programme Director of Finance (2012 – 2014). He led and satisfactorily completed in 2012/2013/2014, respectively, the OBTL syllabi project, the HKBU Re-accreditation Package for Finance Programme, the External Examiners Review, and the Criterion-Referenced Assessment (CRA) Implementation. He started teaching in the Programme of Financial Mathematics in 2016.
Courses Taught/Teaching at UIC
  1. The Power of Science and Technology;
  2. Applied Ethics in Science and Technology;
  3. Introduction to Financial Accounting;
  4. Money and Banking;
  5. Banking and Credit;
  6. Marketing Strategy and Management;
  7. Strategic Management; 
  8. International Business;
  9. Business Communications; 
  10. Business Ethics