Kim Kelly, the Chief Stipendiary Steward (CSS) of the Hong Kong Jockey Club, will step down in January 2023. Mr. Kelly joined the Club in 2002 and was named CSS in 2009.
Mr. Marc Van Gestel has been chosen by the Club to succeed Mr. Kelly. In 1992, Mr. Van Gestel began his career as a stipendiary steward. In 2006, he was named Racing NSW's deputy chairman of stewards. In 2016, he was named Racing NSW's chairman of stewards.