Nicholas Sibley, FCA who joined the Board of Wah Kwong Maritime Transport Holdings Limited as a non-executive in the mid-1990s had been involved with the affairs of Wah Kwong since shortly after its listing when he was Director of the corporate finance department of Jardine Fleming, a position he held between 1972 until he became Manging Director of Jardine Fleming in 1977, returning to London in 1983 as a director of Robert Fleming. He joined Barclays de Zoete Wedd Holdings Ltd in 1986, returning in 1989 to Hong Kong as Chairman of Barclays de Zoete Wedd (Far East) Ltd, joining Wheelock NatWest Ltd as Managing Director in 1993 and retiring from full time work in 1997. During these years he has been a director of a number of listed and private investment and mining companies. He is now also a director of Hexa Fund Management.