Mr. Leung, aged 38, has 16 years of experience in the financial services sector including three years of investment banking experience and eleven years of experience in private equity investment and asset management. Mr. Leung is a Responsible Officer of two asset management companies, namely JK Capital Management Limited (formerly known as MYM Capital Limited) and Asian Asset Management Limited.
Mr. Leung was an Independent Non-Executive Director of First Natural Foods Holdings Limited (“First Natural Foods”, subsequently renamed as Imperial Pacific International Holdings Limited, stock code: 1076), a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange, from December 2008 to November 2013.
Mr. Leung graduated from University of Melbourne in Australia in 1999 with a bachelor’s degree in Commerce specializing in Economics and Finance. He has been a Chartered Financial Analyst since 2003. Mr. Leung is licensed under the SFO as a Responsible Officer to carry out Type 4 (Advising on Securities), Type 6 (Advising on Corporate Finance) and Type 9 (Asset Management) regulated activities.
Mr. Chan, aged 45, has over 16 years of experience in asset management and investment research. He is the Managing Partner at MaunaKai Capital Partners (Hong Kong) Limited since 2004. Mr. Chan is also a co-founder of Symbior Energy, an alternative energy incubation company. He is currently a non-executive director at Hong Kong listed company D&G Technology Holding Company Limited (stock code: 1301). Mr. Chan was formerly assistant professor of finance during 2000 to 2004 and adjunct associate professor of finance from 2004 to 2006 at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He was also an advisor from 2009 to 2013 to North Yard Economics, a non-profit consultancy to developing countries.
Mr. Chan was a winner of the Fama-DFA Prize of the Best Papers published in 2003 in the Journal of Financial Economics. He is a research fellow at the China Center for Financial Research at Tsinghua University, and a member of the Admissions, Budgets and Allocations Committee, the Community Chest of Hong Kong. Mr. Chan received his Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University, a Master’s degree in economics from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from the University of Chicago. He is licensed under the SFO as a responsible officer to carry out Type 4 (Advising on Securities) and Type 9 (Asset Management) regulated activities.
Mr. Leong, aged 40, has over 18 years of experience in corporate finance, asset management, direct investments and property investments and developments. He is also licensed under the Estate Agents Authority. Mr. Leong is a director and Responsible Officer of Hua Yu Investment Management Limited, the investment manager of the Company since March 2009 to present.
Mr. Leong graduated from the University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (Accounting and Finance). He is licensed under the SFO to carry out Type 4 (Advising on Securities), Type 6 (Advising on Corporate Finance) and Type 9 (Asset Management) as a representative since 2003 and as a Responsible Officer since May 2008 to present. He was also licensed to carry out Type 1 (Dealing in Securities) from May 2008 to February 2010.
Ms. Chan, aged 49, started her career as a corporate banker and had over 10 years of experience. She had worked in several prominent European banks, including Rabobank, ABN AMRO, Fortis, and established the European desk for these banks to provide support to European companies expanding into China.
In 2002, Ms. Chan started her own company SINOVA to provide advice & support to investors for both inbound and outbound investments. The company employs over 40 professionals with offices in three countries. In 2010, Dutch based financial group ANT acquired SINOVA and Ms. Chan remained as Chief Executive Officer of SINOVA till September 2012.
Ms. Chan received numerous awards in China, Hong Kong and the Netherlands. In 2006, her owned company “SINOVA Management Consultancy Limited” was awarded “Hong Kong Shooting Star 2006” in the Cathay Pacific China Trade Awards in the Netherlands. In 2009, she was awarded “China Economic Development Forum Outstanding Person” from China Economic Development Forum (“CEDF”) (“中國新經濟發展傑出人物”). In the same year, she was also selected as one of “China’s 100 Outstanding Female Entrepreneurs”（中國百名傑出女企業家）by the China Association of Women Entrepreneurs. In 2010, she was awarded “China’s Economy Industry Promotion Person of the Year Award” (“2010中國經濟優秀人物”) from Xinhua Economic Information Daily of Xinhua News Agency and China International Center for Economic and Technical Exchanges of Ministry of Commerce of the PRC.
Ms. Chan has been active in the community services and holds advisory positions in various institutions, including the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce, Dutch Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, the Shenzhen Association of Trade in Service and the Economic Development Board of Rotterdam in the Netherlands.
Ms. Chan graduated from Rotterdam Business School with a bachelor’s degree in banking and insurance in 1991.
She is licensed under the SFO as a representative of Hua Yu Investment Management Limited to carry out Type 6 (Advising on Corporate Finance) and Type 9 (Asset Management) regulated activities since 2015.
Mr. Ma, aged 45, has over 14 years of experience in private equity investment, mainly in real estate and hospitality sectors. He was involved in a number of investment projects in Hong Kong, China and South East Asian regions, including (i) a bio-tech project that involves co-investment with another listed company in Hong Kong; (ii) an advanced IT platform company in Singapore; and (iii) real estate projects in China and Indonesia.
Mr. Ma graduated with a BSc (Hons) degree in Management Sciences from the London School of Economics and Political Science in the UK.
He is licensed under the SFO as a representative of Hua Yu Investment Management Limited to carry out Type 6 (Advising on Corporate Finance) and Type 9 (Asset Management) regulated activities since 2015.
Mr. Kwok, aged 51, possesses over 18 years of experience in banking, finance and accounting and held executive positions at several international financial institutions, accounting firm and listed companies. Mr. Kwok obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting & Economics from the University of Sheffield in the United Kingdom and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Adelaide in Australia. He is a member of CPA Australia and an associate member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Kwok is currently an Executive Director of Zhongda International Holdings Limited (stock code: 909). Mr. Kwok was also an Independent Non-Executive Director of Winshine Entertainment & Media Holding Company Limited (formerly known as China Tycoon Beverage Holdings Limited) (stock code: 209) from October 2009 to November 2014.
Mr. Kwok was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 4 September 2007.
Mr. Lo, aged 51, is a solicitor of the High Court of Hong Kong with over 20 years of experience in private practice. Mr. Lo is currently a consultant at Messers Wat & Co., Solicitors and possessed 6 years of experience in the banking sector and was elected as an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers.
Mr. Lo was an independent non-executive director of China Investment and Finance Group Limited from October 2010 to April 2014, a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange (Stock code: 1226).
Mr. Lo holds a Bachelor of Social Sciences degree and Postgraduate Certificate in Laws from the University of Hong Kong and a diploma in Chinese Laws from the Southwest University of Political Science & Law in the PRC.
Mr. Haakma, aged 66, is the Global Executive Director of Business Development of the TMF Group BV in Amsterdam since 2007; TMF Group BV is a provider of high-end administrative outsourcing services to international companies worldwide with more than 130 wholly owned offices in over 85 countries. He was appointed Director of the Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency (NFIA) within the Ministry of Economic Affairs in The Hague in 2006. NFIA is responsible for attracting foreign direct investments to the Netherlands. In 2002, He was appointed Consul General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Shanghai, also responsible for Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Anhui Provinces and was a member of the Advisory Board of the Benelux Business Association and founder of the prestigious CEO Lunch Club consisting of the CEO’s in China of the Dutch listed companies in the Netherlands.
From 1997 until 2002, Mr. Haakma was the Consul General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Hong Kong and Macau and the Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Dutch Business Association in Hong Kong. In 1993, he was the Managing Director of the Centre for the Promotion of Imports from Developing Countries in Rotterdam, which is an agency under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands. In 1989, he became the Director of the Indonesian Netherlands Association, he was appointed as representative of the Port and City of Rotterdam and the President of the Indonesian Forum of national and bilateral Chambers of Commerce.
Mr. Haakma was appointed as Commercial Counsellor and Head of the Economic Section at the Royal Netherlands Embassy in Jakarta in 1986, He has also worked in embassies in Rome, Lusaka and Bonn. Mr. Haakma is currently an advisory board member of the Cathay Pacific China Trade Award and numerous institutions and organisations with a Far East link. He has been appointed in April 2008 to Chairman of the Board of The Netherlands Council for Trade Promotion (NCH), Chairman of the China Business Council of the NCH and from June 2008 until 2014 to Chairman of The China Working Group of the Holland Financial Centre. Furthermore, he is also member of the International Steering Committee of Nyenrode University, Board Member of Enactus and is the former Chief Advisor Public Affairs European Region for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., one of the biggest telecom infrastructure suppliers in the world.
Mr. Haakma holds a law degree from the University of Utrecht in the Netherlands. He received an honorary Doctorate Degree of the European University in Barcelona in Spain.
Mr Haakma was also appointed Vice Chairman of AMCHAM in the Netherlands from 2014.