Treasurer, Independent Governor
Chairman of the Finance Committee
Term of Service: 23 May 2019 to 22 May 2022
Graduated from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland. Sam Houston has 30 years extensive international experience at executive level in construction, auto-distribution, insurance broking and corporate management. Sam is experienced in leading financial and operational restructurings and change processes.
In his 21 years with the Jardine Matheson Group Sam held executive roles with responsibilities in Asia, Europe and the US. Sam’s Jardine experience included, from 2007 to 2014, the role of Executive Director at Gammon Construction Limited with operations in Hong Kong, Macau, Mainland China, Singapore, the Philippines and Vietnam.
Sam is now Principal at Houston Consulting, providing financial and operational management and corporate strategy advice to clients in Hong Kong and South East Asia.
Sam is a member of ESF Finance Committee since 2014.