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  • Admitted to ICAEW: 2007
  • Joined Council: 2019
  • Member working in Greater China


Mr Tsai is a former Chairman of Deloitte China and has more than 35 years of experience in planning and managing audits for Hong Kong SAR based operations of multinational groups, as well as local and overseas listed clients in a wide range of industries. Mr Tsai is a fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPA), the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). He is actively involved in the development of the CPA profession and contributes his efforts in various government, community and social services organisations.

Mr Tsai is a Past President of the HKICPA, a Council Member of ICAEW, a Member of the Hospital Authority, the Chairman of the Hospital Governing Committee of the Queen Mary Hospital and Tsan Yuk Hospital, the Chairman of the Supplementary Medical Professions Council of the Health Bureau, the Chairman of The Hong Kong Genome Institute, a Member of the Advisory Committee and Audit and Risk Committee of the Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Authority, an Advisor of The Ombudsman, Hong Kong, a Member of the Registration Committee of the Chinese Gold and Silver Exchange and a Member of the Independent Commission on Remuneration for Members of the Executive Council and the Legislature, and Officials under the Political Appointment System of the HKSAR Government.

Mr Tsai is a Member of the University Grants Committee, an Adjunct Professor of the City University of Hong Kong, the Chairman of the Student Residence Management Board of the Hong Kong Baptist University, the Deputy Chairman of the Alumni Committee of The Hong Kong Baptist University Foundation, a Trustee of the Staff Superannuation Scheme of the Chinese University of Hong Kong and a Member of the Institutional Advancement and Outreach Committee of the University Council of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

Mr Tsai is also the Chairperson of Hong Kong Red Cross.

Declaration of Interests

Membership of, or interests in, formal bodies or groups, including other professional bodies

  • Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

Membership of ICAEW Council, ICAEW Boards and other ICAEW Committees

  • Council
  • Chairman, ICAEW Hong Kong SAR Chapter

Partnerships, Directorships or beneficial interests in companies

  • The Bank of East Asia (China) Limited
  • Deloitte China Pension (PTC) Limited
  • Deloitte Foundation Limited
  • The Fellows of Deloitte China Limited
  • The Hong Kong Genome Institute
  • Hong Kong Red Cross
  • Hospital Authority
  • QMH Charity Limited
  • University Grants Committee

Beneficial interests in private property investment companies

  • Champion Art Enterprise Limited
  • Champion View Limited

Professional or social relationships with individuals who have business relationships or who compete with ICAEW

  • Retired Partner of Deloitte Touch Tohmatsu

Any other matters you feel should be identified

  • Some of the Council members are Partners of other Deloitte member firms
Philip Tsai