Chairman and Executive Director
Mr. Wang Xiaodong, aged 46, was appointed as an executive director of the Company and the chairman of the Board in May 2022. He is also the chairman and a member of the Nomination Committee of the Company. Mr. Wang Xiaodong is an executive director of Shandong Hi-Speed Holdings Group Limited (formerly known as China Shandong Hi-Speed Financial Limited) ("SHHG"), the chairman of the board of directors of SHHG, a member and the chairman of the nomination committee of SHHG and a member and the chairman of the executive committee of SHHG. Mr. Wang Xiaodong is also a director of two subsidiaries of SHHG.
Mr. Wang Xiaodong currently serves as an executive director of Shandong Hi-Speed Group Co., Ltd. ("Shandong Hi-Speed Group"). He successively held various major positions in Shandong Hi-Speed Group and has nearly 20 years of working experience in management and in-depth knowledge in corporate governance.
Mr. Wang Xiaodong holds a master degree in software engineering from Tianjin University.
Mr. Zhu Jianbiao, aged 48, was appointed as an executive director of the Company in May 2022. Mr. Zhu Jianbiao is an executive director of SHHG, the vice chairman of the board of directors of SHHG, a member and the chairman of the strategic development committee of SHHG and a member of the executive committee of SHHG.
Mr. Zhu Jianbiao has extensive experience in private equity investment, secondary market investment and financial management. Mr. Zhu Jianbiao has been an independent non-executive director of Beijing Energy International Holding Co., Ltd.（北京能源國際控股有限公司）, a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange (Stock Code: 686) since June 2021. Mr. Zhu Jianbiao has been a responsible officer of Sunfine Asset Management (Hong Kong) Limited since August 2019, a corporation holding Type 9 asset management license under the Securities and Futures Ordinance (Chapter 571 of the Laws of Hong Kong). Mr. Zhu Jianbiao was the co-founder of both Longfine Capital Management Co., Ltd. and Sunfine Asset Management (Hong Kong) Limited and served as the chief executive officer thereof from February 2018 to May 2021. He served in various positions in CITIC Private Equity Funds Management Co., Ltd. from November 2012 to March 2017, including the chief operating officer, member of the investment decision committee and member of the investment management committee thereof. Mr. Zhu Jianbiao served in various positions in Changsheng Fund Management Co., Ltd. from April 2007 to September 2012, including the executive deputy general manager and the chairman of the investment decision committee thereof. He served in various positions in Golden Eagle Asset Management Co., Ltd. from December 2002 to March 2007, including the chief inspector and the director of the research and development department thereof. Mr. Zhu Jianbiao was previously a lecturer of the Faculty of Investment and Finance of Guangdong University of Finance and Economics.
Mr. Zhu Jianbiao graduated from Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics in planning statistics, with a bachelor’s degree in economics, and holds a master’s degree and a doctorate degree in finance from Jinan University.
Mr. Wang Wenbo, aged 52, was appointed as an executive director of the Company in May 2022. Mr. Wang Wenbo is a non-executive director of SHHG and a member of the audit committee of SHHG. He is a senior economist with in-depth knowledge in investment and legal fields.
Mr. Wang Wenbo joined Shandong Hi-Speed Group in January 2001 and worked in various branches and departments in Shandong Hi-Speed Group. He assumed management positions in core departments of Shandong Hi-Speed Group such as the head of key project monitoring office, deputy chief of the audit and legal affairs and the director of fixed assets management office. Since 2020, he has been serving as the director of investment development department (property management department) of Shandong Hi-Speed Group, during which he accumulated extensive experience in corporate management.
Mr. Wang Wenbo holds a bachelor’s degree in vacuum technology and equipment from Hefei University of Technology and a master’s degree of arts in international economic and trade relations jointly granted by Nankai University and Flinders University of South Australia.
Mr. Sun Qingwei, aged 37, was appointed as an executive director of the Company in May 2022. Mr. Sun Qingwei has been serving as the chief operating officer and member of the executive committee of SHHG since March 2021. Mr. Sun Qingwei is also a director of certain subsidiaries of SHHG.
Mr. Sun Qingwei joined Shandong Hi-Speed Group in 2011 and has held various positions including deputy director of Shandong Hi-Speed Group’s office, member of the party committee and deputy general manager of Shandong Hi-Speed Investment Holding Company Limited, with extensive experience in corporate culture, administration and management, finance and investment.
Mr. Sun Qingwei graduated from Wuhan University with a Master’s degree in Communication Studies from the School of Journalism and Communication.
Ms. Liao Jianrong, aged 51, was appointed as an executive director of the Company in May 2022. She is also a member of the Remuneration Committee of the Company. Ms. Liao Jianrong is an executive director of SHHG and a member of the executive committee of SHHG. Ms. Liao Jianrong has more than 20 years of experience in administration and human resource management, financial management and bank management sectors. She has also acquired knowledge in investment and financing management and has deep insights into the economic development.
Ms. Liao Jianrong worked for several companies and entities such as Yongzhou Municipal Committee Policy Research Office*（永州市委政策研究室）and Bank of Changsha Co., Ltd.* （長沙銀行股份有限公司）. Ms. Liao Jianrong was an executive director of Future World Holdings Limited, a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange (Stock Code: 572), from February 2022 to April 2022. She was an executive director of SHHG from May 2019 to May 2020.
Ms. Liao Jianrong obtained a bachelor of national economic management from the Xiangtan University*（湘潭大學）in China in June 2003 and a master of business administration from City University of Macau (formerly known as Asia International Open University (Macau)) in November 2008. She was admitted as certified public accountant in the PRC in May 1996.
Mr. Li Li, aged 56, was appointed as an executive director of the Company in May 2022. Mr. Li Li has been serving as an executive director of Beijing Enterprises Water Group Limited ("BEWG") since February 2014 and the chief operating officer of BEWG since 30 March 2016. Mr. Li Li joined BEWG in October 2010. Mr. Li Li is also an executive director of Beijing Enterprises Urban Resources Group Limited, a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange (Stock Code: 3718).
Prior to joining BEWG, Mr. Li Li was a senior engineer, a technical quality director and vice president of the First Design & Research Institute (now known as First Design and Research Institute M1 China Co., Ltd.). Mr. Li Li held various key positions of 北京桑德環保集團有限公司 (Beijing Sound Environmental Group Company Limited*) from 2001 to 2010. He has extensive experience in investment, construction and operation in water industry.
Mr. Li Li graduated from Xi'an Jiaotong University in mechanical engineering and obtained a doctor of philosophy in engineering at School of Environment, Tsinghua University. He is a senior engineer and qualified senior project manager.
Mr. He Yongbing, aged 54, was appointed as an executive director of the Company in May 2022. Mr. He Yongbing is currently serving as the managing director, chief investment officer and a member of the investment committee of 北京磐茂投資管理有限公司 (Beijing Panmao Investment Management Co., Ltd.*). From 2007 to 2008, Mr. He Yongbing served at China Life Insurance Company Limited（中國人壽保險股份有限公司）, a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange (Stock Code: 2628), as director of the finance and equity section of the investment management department.
Mr. He Yongbing graduated from Beijing Jiaotong University with a master’s degree in economics. Mr. He Yongbing is a certified public accountant in the PRC and a qualified asset valuer in the PRC.
Ms. Ai Yan, aged 36, was appointed as an executive director of the Company in May 2022. Ms. Ai Yan has rich experience in investment, financing and merger and acquisitions etc.. She joined Tus-Holdings in 2015, she is currently the legal director of Tus-Holdings. Before joining Tus-Holdings, Ms. Ai Yan worked at reputable law firms for years.
Ms. Ai Yan graduated from Xi’an International Studies University with a bachelor’s degree in law and holds a master’s degree in law from Vrije University Amsterdam.
Independent Non-executive Director
Professor Shen Zuojun, aged 51, was appointed as an independent non-executive director of the Company in May 2022. He is also a member of the Nomination Committee of the Company. Professor Shen Zuojun is the vice-president and pro-vice-chancellor (research) of the University of Hong Kong (“HKU”). Professor Shen Zuojun is appointed as chair professor jointly in the Faculty of Engineering (Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering) and the Faculty of Business and Economics of HKU. He is also the Dean of Graduate School, Acting Director of Technology Transfer Office and Director of HKU Musketeers Foundation Institute of Data Science. He is also a honorary professor of Tsinghua University.
He started his academic career as Assistant Professor at the University of Florida in 2000, and joined the University of California, Berkeley in 2004, where he rose through the academic ranks to become Chancellor’s Professor and Chair of the Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research and Professor of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. He was also a Centre Director at the Tsinghua-Berkeley Institute in Shenzhen and an Honorary Professor at Tsinghua University.
With research interests in the areas of logistics and supply chain management, data-driven decision making, and system optimization, Professor Shen Zuojun’s research programmes cut through businesses, energy systems, transportation systems, smart city, healthcare management, and environmental protection. He has worked closely with industries and has a strong track record of securing major research grants from government agencies and private companies. Doctor of philosophy students he graduated now hold positions in top universities in North America, Europe, and China as well as in leading technological companies worldwide.
Internationally recognized as a top scholar in his field, Professor Shen Zuojun is a Fellow of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (“INFORMS”), the President-Elect of the Production and Operations Management Society, and a past President of the Society of Locational Analysis of INFORMS.
Professor Shen Zuojun obtained his doctor of philosophy in 2000 and master of industrial engineering and management sciences in 1998 from Northwestern University. He also holds a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Tsinghua University in 1996 and a bachelor’s degree from Shandong University in 1993.
Independent Non-executive Director
Mr. Victor Huang, aged 51, was appointed as an independent non-executive director of the Company in May 2022. He is also the chairman and a member of the Audit Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee of the Company. Mr. Victor Huang has over 28 years of experience in finance, accounting and transaction services. He joined PricewaterhouseCoopers in Hong Kong in January 1993 and became its partner in 2005. From 2014 to 2017, he served as partner at KPMG in Hong Kong.
Mr. Victor Huang currently holds the following positions with companies listed on the Stock Exchange and the Shanghai Stock Exchange respectively:
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|Manpower Group Greater China Limited||Stock Exchange||2180||Independent non-executive director (15 March 2019)|
|Scholar Education Group||Stock Exchange||1769||Independent non-executive director (11 June 2019)|
|New Times Energy Corporation Limited||Stock Exchange||0166||Independent non-executive director (19 June 2020)|
|LBX Pharmacy Chain Co., Ltd.||Shanghai Stock Exchange||603883||Independent non-executive director (27 February 2018)|
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Independent Non-executive Director
Mr. Yang Xiangliang, aged 62, was appointed as an independent non-executive director of the Company in May 2022. He is also a member of the Nomination Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee of the Company. Mr. Yang Xiangliang has been serving as a consultant of the Shandong Province Electricity Association（山東省電力企業協會）since 2017. He served as the deputy general manager and director of the production safety department of National New Energy Group Co., Ltd. (Shandong Branch)*（國家新能源集團公司山東分公司）from 2007 to 2017 and 2003 to 2004 respectively. Mr. Yang Xiangliang held the position of manager of Shandong Heze Power Plant*（山東菏澤發電廠）from 2004 to 2007. He worked at Shandong Rizhao Power Plant*（山東日照發電廠）as deputy factory manager and chief engineer from 1997 to 2003 and Shandong Zou County Power Plant*（山東鄒縣發電廠）as production supervisor, safety and quality control director and deputy chief engineer from 1982 to 1997.
Mr. Yang Xiangliang holds a doctorate degree in thermal power awarded by North China Electric Power University and graduated from Shandong Industrial Institute*（山東工學院）(currently known as Shandong University) with a bachelor’s degree majoring in thermal power in 1982. He was awarded the qualification of Researcher in 2006.
Independent Non-executive Director
Mr. Chiu Kung Chik, aged 37, was appointed as an independent non-executive director of the Company in July 2016. He is also the chairman and a member of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit Committee of the Company. Mr. Chiu Kung Chik graduated from the University of Chicago with a bachelor’s degree in economics. Mr. Chiu Kung Chik has extensive experience and knowledge in investment banking, including capital financing, corporate restructuring for public and private companies, merger and acquisition, complex transaction structuring etc. From 2008 to 2015, Mr. Chiu Kung Chik worked with UBS AG in the investment banking department in its Hong Kong office, primarily focusing on advising large scale corporate clients on their capital market activities. During the aforesaid time, he had completed a number of high-profile transactions with over US$20 billion in total transaction value. He is currently an independent non-executive director of China Fortune Financial Group Limited (Stock Code: 290), a company listed on the main board of the Stock Exchange.