Appointment of Lianhe Global CEO to FSDC Committee

Dr. Stan Ho, the Chief Executive of Lianhe Ratings Global Limited, was appointed to the
Human Capital Committee of Financial Services Development Council (the “FSDC”) effective
April 1, 2019.

The FSDC was established in 2013 by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Government as a high-level, cross-sectoral advisory body to engage the industry in
formulating proposals to promote the further development of Hong Kong’s financial services
industry and to map out the strategic direction for the development.