Mr. Su, aged 33, obtained a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Northern Alberta Institute of Technology in Canada in 2010 and a degree of Master of Engineering in Software Engineering from Xiamen University in the People’s Republic of China (the “PRC”) in 2012. Mr. Su has extensive experience in finance, investment fund management, investment analysis and risk management. He was the founder and the general manager of the risk control department of Kunming Precious Metal Exchange in the PRC and was the marketing
director of the trading department of the COFCO Futures Co., Ltd in the PRC. Mr. Su has also obtained the qualifications of Fund Practitioner and Futures Practitioner respectively in the PRC. Mr. Su was the general manager of Shan Qiu Asset Management (Beijing) Co., Ltd (the “Shan Qiu”), a company established in the PRC and principally engaged in the operation and management of the fund set up by Shan Qiu for third party investors. He was also the investment manager of Binhaitiandi (Tianjin) Cci Capital Ltd (the “Binhaitiandi”), a
company established in the PRC and principally engaged in the operation and management of the fund set up by Binhaitiandi for third party investors. Mr. Su is currently an executive director of HangKan Group Limited (stock code: 08331).
Mr. Chan, aged 49, has over 20 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 serving as a non-executive director at D&G Technology Holding Company Limited (stock code: 1301) and an independent non-executive director at Yuk Wing Group Holdings Limited from 2016 to 20 April 2019 (stock code: 1536), both listed on Hong Kong stock exchange. 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 during 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 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 responsible officer to carry out Type 4 (Advising on Securities) and Type 9 (Asset Management) regulated activities.
Mr. Leong, aged 44, has over 20 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 31 October 2019.
Mr. Leong graduated from the University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor 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 53, started her career as a corporate banker. Born in Hong Kong, spent her youth and received education in the Netherlands, Ms. Chan returned to her birthplace and started her career in early 90’s. 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 employed 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.
She is also the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Delta-Think (HK) Ltd, which provides business strategy advisory advices to corporations for business expansion in public and private sectors.
Ms. Chan is active in the community services and holds advisory positions in various institutions. At present, she is one of the General Committee members as well as Chairman of Europe Committee of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce.
As recognition of her achievements, Ms. Chan has received numerous awards in China, Hong Kong and the Netherlands, amongst which she was selected as one of “China’s 100 Outstanding Female Entrepreneurs”（” 中國百名傑出女企業家”）in 2010.
Ms. Chan has grown up from a multi-cultural background and speaks several European languages. She graduated from Rotterdam Business School with a bachelor 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. Chan is currently serving as an independent non-executive director at JBB Builders International Limited since May 2019 (Stock code: 1903).
Ms. Li, aged 39, 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, aged 35, 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 13 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 (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 (Stock code: 1751). Mr. Chen is also the independent non-executive director of Gain Plus Holdings Limited since January 2018 (Stock code: 9900) and the independent non-executive director of AV Promotions Holding Limited since December 2017 (Stock code: 8419).
Mr. Chen was appointed as independent non-executive director of the Company on 19 July 2019.
Mr. Ruan Zhi, aged 49, 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 Gemdale Corporation Building Materials Company from 1992 to 2006. He served as the general manager of CITIC Shenzhen Group Real Estate Company, a subsidiary of CITIC which is the biggest central enterprise in PRC, and the general manager of CITIC Sichuan Holding Company in 2006. He served as managing director of Hong Kong Kun Tai International Investment Limited from 2007 to 2012. He is an independent investor and also the managing director of Shenzhen Zhize Dongfang Commercial Management Company Limited since 2012.
Mr. Ruan was appointed as independent non-executive director of the Company on 19 July 2019.
Mr. Haakma, aged 70, a lawyer and former career diplomat and an expert in the field of Trade and investment Promotion, was from 1978 assigned to a number of Dutch Embassies abroad (Rome, Lusaka, Bonn), in 1986 as Commercial and Economic Counsellor to The Netherlands Embassy in Jakarta and in 1989 in the private sector as Director of the Indonesian Netherlands Association (de facto’ Ind.-NL C.O.C) in Jakarta.
From 1993-1997, Mr. Haakma was the Managing Director of the Centre for the Promotion of Imports from Developing Countries (CBI) in Rotterdam, which is an Agency under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands. In this function he acted as permanent Vice-Chairman of the FORUM of the European Trade Promotion Organisations. He was also member of the European Commission and The International Trade Centre (ITC, UNCTAD/WTO) in Geneva.
In 1995 he followed a post-doctorate course at Harvard Business School.
From 1997 until 2002 he served as Consul-General in Hong Kong/Macao and from 2002 until 2006 as Consul- General in Shanghai. In 2006 he was appointed Managing Director of the Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency (NFIA) under the Ministry of Economic Affairs in The Netherlands, responsible for attracting investments to the Netherlands with an international network of 24 NFIA offices around the world.
In September 2007 he moved to the private sector and was appointed Global Executive Director Business Development of the TMF Group BV in Amsterdam, where he is responsible for the Business Development and Branding of TMF Group on a global scale. TMF Group helps global companies expand and invest seamlessly across international borders. Its expert accountants and legal, HR and payroll professionals are located around the world, helping clients to operate their corporate structures, finance vehicles and investment funds in different geographic locations. With operations in more than 85 countries and with HQ in Amsterdam providing outsourced compliance services, TMF Group is the global expert that understands local needs.
Concurrently he is the Chairman of the Board of the NCH (Netherlands Council for Trade Promotion), Chairman of the Netherlands China Business Council, former Chairman of the China Group of the HFC (Holland Financial Centre) and President of the Europe Council of NCH. Furthermore, he is the Vice President of the Board of the AmCham Netherlands, member of the Board of Ambassadors of Hemingway, non-executive director with Amesto Global LLC, Chairman of the board of The EU-China Business Association (EUCBA), member of the International Steering Committee of Nyenrode University, Advisory Board Member of ChinaLux, and Advisory Member of a number of China related institutions (Young Dragon Business Club, Cathay Pacific Trader Awards). For many years he wrote a monthly column about cultural differences in the China Times and is former Chief Advisor Public Affairs European Region for Huawei Technologies Co Ltd.
Mr. Haakma is founder & honorary member for life of the Dutch CEO lunch in Shanghai and honorary member for life of the Foreign Correspondents Club (FCC) in Hong Kong.
Mr. Haakma is founder and owner of Haakma Consultancy since 2016.
In 2012 he received an honorary Doctorate Degree of the European University in Barcelona, Spain. Mr. Haakma was speaker at the International Capital Conference (ICC) in Beijing in 2016 to 2019.
Mr. Haakma was appointed as independent non-executive director of the Company on 7 July 2014.
Mr. Ho Kim Fung (“Mr. Ho”) has been appointed as the Company Secretary with effect from 16 May 2019. Mr. Ho, aged 32, 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.