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.
Ms. Li Peng, aged 37, obtained a master degree in law from Liaoning University in 2007 and a bachelor degree in business management from Hebei University of Science and Technology in 2002. Ms. Li is a practicing solicitor in the People’s Republic of China and is qualified as an arbitrator of Langfang Arbitration Commission.
Ms. Li, currently holding the positions of Supervisor at Yingchuan Law Firm in Heibei Province, China and Head of the Yingchuan Lawyers Group in Heibei Province, China, specializes in legal matters concerning intellectual property rights, civil and commercial cases, and real estate among her other areas of expertise. Ms. Li is also conversant with corporate management and has committed herself to research on legal risk control in commercial activities associated with trademark law, corporate law, contract law, land management law, construction engineering, and labor contract law.
Ms. Li’s other major public appointments and recognition include but without limitation, being a
member of the Langfang City Governmental Advisory Committee on Legal System, a member of the
Political Consultative Conference of Guangyang District, Langfang City, and a specially designated
supervisory officer for the Langfang City Association of Consumers, and a long-standing legal
advisor for several government agencies in Langfang City.
Mr. Chen Yeung Tak（陳仰德先生）, aged 35, was appointed as an independent non-executive Director and a chairman of the Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee respectively and a member of the Nomination Committee with effect from 19 July 2019. Mr. Chen obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Accountancy from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in December 2006. Mr. Chen
has been a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants since January 2011. Mr. Chen has over 12 years of experience in auditing, accounting and financial management, treasury, internal control, corporate governance and company secretarial matters. Mr. Chen worked in international accounting firms and PYI Corporation Limited (a company listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the “Stock Exchange”) with stock code: 0498) from October 2012 to February 2015 with his last position as an accounting manager. Mr. Chen is currently the financial controller and company secretary of Kingland Group Holdings Limited (a company listed on the Stock Exchange with stock code 1751), which principally engaged in concrete demolition works in Hong Kong and Macau. Mr. Chen is also the independent non-executive director of Gain Plus Holdings Limited since 23 January 2018 (a company listed on the Stock Exchange with stock
code: 8522), which principally engaged in the provision of building construction services and repair, maintenance, addition and alteration services, and the independent non-executive director of AV Promotions Holding Limited (a company listed on the Stock Exchange with stock code: 8419), which principally provides one-stop visual, lighting and audio solutions in the People’s Republic of China,
Hong Kong and Macau.
Mr. Ruan Zhi（阮智先生）, aged 49, was appointed as an independent non-executive Director, a chairman of the Nomination Committee, a member of the Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee respectively with effect from 19 July 2019. Mr. Ruan graduated from Chengdu University of Science and Technology in 1991 and obtained a Master’s degree of Business Administration from University of Ballarat in 2003. He was one of the founders of Gemdale Corporation, a listed company (600383). He served as the general manager, deputy general manager of South China region, and operations director of East China region of 金地集團建材公司 (Gemdale Corporation Building Materials Company) from 1992 to 2006. He served as the general manager of 中信深圳集團房地產公司(CITIC Shenzhen Group Real Estate Company), a subsidiary of CITIC which is the biggest central enterprise in PRC, and the general manager of 中信四川控股公司 (CITIC Sichuan
Holding Company) in 2006. He served as managing director of Hong Kong Kun Tai International Investment Limited （香港坤泰國際投資有限公司） from 2007 to 2012. He is an independent investor and also the managing director of 深圳智澤東方商業管理有限公司 (Shenzhen Zhize Dongfang Commercial Management Company Limited) since 2012.
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.
Mr. Ho Kim Fung (“Mr. Ho”) has been appointed as the Company Secretary with effect from 16 May 2019. Mr. Ho, aged 31, holds a degree of Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from The Open University of Hong Kong. Mr. Ho is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.