John Barrie Harrison, born 1956, is an independent non-executive director of AIA Group Limited, Cathay Pacific Airways Limited and Grosvenor Asia Pacific Limited. He is Chair of Grosvenor Asia Pacific Limited's audit committee. He is also an independent non-executive director of BW Group Limited and has been Vice Chairman of BW LPG Limited since 2013.
Mr Harrison was an independent non-executive director of Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited, The London Metal Exchange Limited, and LME Clear Limited. The term of Mr Harrison as a council member, standing committee member and honorary treasurer of The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology ended on 31 July 2016.
From 2008 to 2010, Mr Harrison was Deputy Chairman of KPMG International. In 2003, he was elected Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of KPMG, China and Hong Kong and Chairman of KPMG Asia Pacific. Mr Harrison began his career with KPMG in London in 1977, becoming a partner of KPMG Hong Kong in 1987. From 2012 to May 2015, he was also a member of the Asian Advisory Committee of AustralianSuper Pty Ltd. Mr Harrison is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. In June 2017, Mr Harrison was awarded an Honorary Fellowship from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
Mr Harrison was educated at Durham University in England, from which he graduated in 1977 with a Degree in Mathematics. Mr Harrison is a UK citizen, and resides in Hong Kong