¡@¡@Mr Neoh joined the Hong Kong Government as an Administrative Officer after teaching for two years. Having served in a number of directorate appointments, the last of which was Assistant Director of the Independent Commission Against Corruption, Mr Neoh decided to pursue law studies in England. He received his LLB from the University of London and commenced practicing at the Hong Kong Bar in 1979. He has been Deputy Judge of the High Court. Mr Neoh has worked for Pilsbury, Madison and Sutro in San Francisco. He holds membership in the English Bar (1976 Gray's Inn), the Hong Kong Bar (1976) and the California Bar (1984) and was appointed Queen's Counsel (now retitled Senior Counsel) in April 1990.
¡@¡@Mr Neoh has contributed immensely to the construction and regulation of the capital markets in Hong Kong and Mainland China. He has served on many business organizations since the 1990s, including the Council of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and its Listing Committee, and the Disciplinary Committee and Debt Securities Group of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. From 1995 to 1998, Mr. Neoh was Chairman of the Securities and Futures Commission. In 1998, Mr Neoh accepted an offer from the Prime Minister Zhu Rongji and became the Chief Adviser to the China Securities Regulatory Commission, with the duty to revamp the securities market in China. Over the years, Mr. Neoh has made remarkable contributions towards developing uniform regulatory standards for financial markets and preserving Hong Kong's integrity as an international financial hub. He has also played a key role in facilitating the listing and proper regulation of mainland enterprises on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
¡@¡@Mr Neoh is active in public service. He has been an Arbitrator for the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission, Honorary Legal Adviser for Fujian, Shenzhen and Xiamen Governments, Economic Adviser of the City of Tianjin, Senior Adviser of the Bank of China, Member of the Board of the Hospital Authority and Member of the Standing Committee on Directorate Salaries and Conditions of Service Standing Committee on Judicial Salaries and Conditions of Service. In the academic field, Mr Neoh has been Visiting Professor of many prestigious universities including Peking University, Tsinghua University, Zhejiang University and Zhongshan University. He has also been Visiting Professor and Visiting Scholar of the School of Law at Harvard University, USA.
¡@¡@Mr Neoh has been a member of the Council of The Chinese University of Hong Kong since 1994 and served as Vice-Chairman in 1995-1997. Over the years, he has contributed generously of his time, and professional expertise to guide the planning and administration of CUHK, especially in legal matters.