Team

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Board of Directors

  • Executive Directors

    Dr. Cai Yunge
    Mr. Chen Shuang
    Mr. Tang Chi Chun, Richard
    Mr. Zhang Mingao
    Mr. Yin Lianchen

  • Independent Non-executive Directors

    Dr. Lin Zhijun
    Dr. Chung Shui Ming, Timpson
    Mr. Law Cheuk Kin, Stephen

  
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    Executive Committee

    Dr. Cai Yunge
    Mr. Chen Shuang
    Mr. Tang Chi Chun, Richard
    Mr. Zhang Mingao
    Mr. Yin Lianchen

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    Audit and Risk Management Committee

    Dr. Chung Shui Ming, Timpson
    Dr. Lin Zhijun
    Mr. Law Cheuk Kin, Stephen

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    Nomination Committee

    Dr. Lin Zhijun
    Dr. Cai Yunge
    Dr. Chung Shui Ming, Timpson
    Mr. Law Cheuk Kin, Stephen

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    Remuneration Committee

    Dr. Lin Zhijun
    Dr. Cai Yunge
    Dr. Chung Shui Ming, Timpson
    Mr. Law Cheuk Kin, Stephen

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    Strategy Committee

    Mr. Law Cheuk Kin, Stephen
    Dr. Cai Yunge
    Mr. Chen Shuang
    Mr. Zhang Mingao
    Mr. Yin Lianchen
    Dr. Lin Zhijun
    Dr. Chung Shui Ming, Timpson

  • Dr. Cai Yunge

    Chairman of the Board

    Dr. Cai Yunge is the Chairman of the Board and an Executive Director. He is also the Chairman of the Executive Committee and a Member of the Nomination Committee, the Remuneration Committee and the Strategy Committee of the Board. Dr. Cai is the Deputy General Manager of China Everbright Group Ltd., the Vice-chairman and General Manager of China Everbright Holdings Company Limited, a Non-executive Director of China Everbright Bank Company Limited (stock code: 601818.SH, 6818.HK) (“Everbright Bank”) and the Executive Director and Chairman of China Everbright International Limited (stock code: 257.HK). Currently he is the Vice Chairman of The Hong Kong Chinese Enterprises Association. Dr. Cai holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from The University of Warwick, the United Kingdom and a Doctoral degree in Economics from the Financial Research Institute of the People’s Bank of China. He holds the title of Senior Economist. Before joining the Company, Dr. Cai had served as the Secretary to the board, the General Manager of Executive Office of Everbright Bank, Deputy Chief of the Development and Reform Commission of Guangdong Province, Division Chief of the General Office and Deputy Division Chief of Banking Supervisory Department II of the China Banking Regulatory Commission. He joined the Board in November 2016.

  • Chen Shuang, JP

    Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer

    Mr. Chen Shuang, JP, is an Executive Director and the Chief Executive Officer of the Group. He is also a Member of the Executive Committee and the Strategy Committee of the Board and the Chairman of the Management Decision Committee of the Group. He is responsible for the overall operation of the Group. Mr. Chen is also an Executive Director and Deputy General Manager of China Everbright Holdings Company Limited, the Chairman and an Executive Director of China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Limited (stock code: 1848.HK), the Chairman of Everbright Jiabao Co., Ltd. (stock code: 600622.SH) and the Chairman and a Non-executive Director of Kinergy Corporation Ltd. (stock code: 3302.HK). He is currently the Permanent Honorary Chairman of Chinese Financial Association of Hong Kong, the Chairman of Hong Kong Aircraft Leasing and Aviation Finance Association, a Visiting Professor of East China University of Political Science and Law, the Vice-chairman of China Mergers and Acquisitions Association, the Vice-chairman of Chinese Securities Association of Hong Kong, a Member of the Strategic Committee of France China Foundation, a Council Member of Chinese Foundation for Lifeline Express and a Counsellor of Our Hong Kong Foundation. Previously, Mr. Chen was a non-official member of Financial Services Development Council of the HKSAR. Mr. Chen holds a Master of Laws degree from East China University of Political Science and Law and a Diploma in Legal Studies from the HKU School of Professional and Continuing Education. He is a qualified lawyer in the People’s Republic of China and a Senior Economist. Prior to joining China Everbright Group, Mr. Chen was the Chief of the Legal Department of Bank of Communications. He has over 26 years of extensive experience in commercial banking and investment banking. He joined the Board in August 2004.

  • Tang Chi Chun, Richard

    Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer

    Mr. Tang Chi Chun, Richard is an Executive Director and the Chief Financial Officer of the Group. He is also a Member of the Executive Committee of the Board and a Member of the Management Decision Committee of the Group. He has overall responsibility for the financial resources planning, allocation, control and reporting, with the focus for efficient and effective implementation of the Group’s strategic and operation goals. Mr. Tang is a Non-executive Director of China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Limited (stock code: 1848.HK). He was a Director of Everbright Securities Company Limited (stock code: 601788.SH, 6178.HK) from February 2008 to January 2011. Mr. Tang is a Certified Public Accountant and is a graduate of the Accountancy Department, Hong Kong Polytechnic (now known as Hong Kong Polytechnic University). He is a Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He is also a Founding Member of Hong Kong Business Accountants Association. He has over 30 years of experience in audit, investment, accounting and finance. Since 1990, Mr. Tang had been engaged as head of the financial and operational functions of various international financial institutions. He joined the Group in September 2005 and joined the Board in July 2007.

  • Zhang Mingao

    Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer

    Mr. Zhang Mingao is an Executive Director and the Chief Investment Officer of the Group. He is also a Member of the Executive Committee and the Strategy Committee of the Board and a Member of the Management Decision Committee of the Group. Mr. Zhang was the General Manager of Asset Management Department of China Everbright Bank Company Limited (stock code: 601818.SH, 6818.HK) (“Everbright Bank”). Since Mr. Zhang joined Everbright Bank in 1999, he had served as the Risk Director of Everbright Bank (Suzhou Branch), the Risk Director of SME Department of Everbright Bank (Headquarter) and the President of Everbright Bank (Wuxi Branch). Mr. Zhang holds a Bachelor of Economics degree in Rural Financial Professional from the College of Economics and Trade of Nanjing Agricultural University. He has over 29 years of industry and management experience in the financial industry. He joined the Board in December 2017.

  • Yin Lianchen

    Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer

    Mr. Yin Lianchen is an Executive Director and the Chief Investment Officer of the Group. He is also a Member of the Executive Committee and the Strategy Committee of the Board and a Member of the Management Decision Committee of the Group. Mr. Yin is also a Director of Everbright Securities Company Limited (stock code: 601788.SH, 6178.HK) and a Supervisor of China Everbright Bank Company Limited (stock code: 601818.SH, 6818.HK). He was the Division Chief in the Executive Office of China Everbright (Group) Corporation prior to joining our Group. Mr. Yin was formerly the Vice President of Beijing Yonder Environment Engineering Company Limited and the Chief Representative of China of Moody’s KMV. He served as the General Manager of the Human Resources and Corporate Administration Department, the General Manager of Corporate Communications Department and the Managing Director of the Insurance Brokerage Department of the Group successively from 2002 to 2006. He was also worked for several key positions in People’s Bank of China Headquarter from 1990 to 2001. Mr. Yin holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economic Management Professional and a Master’s degree in Western Financial Accounting from Tianjin Nankai University. Mr. Yin has rich experience in financial and corporate management. He joined the Board in June 2017.

  • Dr. Lin Zhijun

    Independent Non-executive Director

    Dr. Lin Zhijun is an Independent Non-executive Director and the Chairman of the Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee of the Board. He is also a Member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee and Strategy Committee of the Board. Dr. Lin is the Associate Vice President and the Dean of the School of Business of Macau University of Science and Technology. During August 1998 to December 2014, he was a Professor and Head of the Department of Accountancy and Law in Hong Kong Baptist University. He is also an Independent Non-executive Director of Sinotruk (Hong Kong) Limited (stock code: 3808.HK), SpringLand International Limited (stock code: 1700.HK), Dali Foods Group Company Limited (stock code: 3799.HK), CITIC Dameng Holdings Limited (stock code: 1091.HK) and BOCOM International Holdings Company Limited (stock code: 3329.HK), all of which are listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited. Dr. Lin holds a Master’s degree in Science in Accounting from University of Saskatchewan in Canada and a Doctoral degree in Economics (Accounting) from Xiamen University. Dr. Lin worked as a Visiting Professor in The University of Hong Kong and Tenured Professor in the Faculty of Management of Lethbridge University in Canada. He worked at the Toronto office of an international accounting firm (now known as “Deloitte”) in 1982-1983. Dr. Lin is also a Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Australian Institute of Certified Management Accountants. He is a Member of various educational accounting associations. Dr. Lin is also an author of a series of professional articles and books. Dr. Lin joined the Board in September 2005.

  • Dr. Chung Shui Ming, Timpson, GBS, JP

    Independent Non-executive Director

    Dr. Chung Shui Ming, Timpson, GBS, JP, is an Independent Non-executive Director and the Chairman of the Audit and Risk Management Committee of the Board. He is also a Member of the Nomination Committee, the Remuneration Committee and the Strategy Committee of the Board. Dr. Chung is a Member of the National Committee of the 13th Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference. He is also the Pro-Chancellor of City University of Hong Kong. Besides, Dr. Chung is an Independent Non-Executive Director of China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited (stock code: 762.HK), Glorious Sun Enterprises Limited (stock code: 393.HK), Miramar Hotel and Investment Company, Limited (stock code: 71.HK), China Overseas Grand Oceans Group Limited (stock code: 81.HK), China Construction Bank Corporation (stock code: 939.HK), Jinmao (China) Hotel Investments and Management Limited (stock code: 6139.HK), China Railway Group Limited (stock code: 601390.SH, 390.HK) and Orient Overseas (International) Limited (stock code: 316.HK). Dr. Chung was an Independent Director of China State Construction Engineering Corporation Limited (stock code: 601668.SH) from December 2007 to January 2018. From November 2012 to June 2016, he served as an Independent Non-executive Director of Henderson Land Development Company Limited (stock code: 12.HK). Formerly, Dr. Chung was the Chairman of China Business of Jardine Fleming Holdings Limited and the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of BOC International Limited. He was also the Director-General of Democratic Alliance for the Betterment and Progress of Hong Kong, the Chairman of the Council of City University of Hong Kong, the Chairman of the Hong Kong Housing Society, a Member of the Executive Council of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, the Vice Chairman of the Land Fund Advisory Committee of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, a Member of the Managing Board of the Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation, a Member of the Hong Kong Housing Authority and a Member of the Disaster Relief Fund Advisory Committee. Dr. Chung holds a Bachelor of Science degree from The University of Hong Kong and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He also received an Honorary Doctoral degree in Social Sciences from City University of Hong Kong in 2010. Dr. Chung is a Fellow Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He joined the Board in August 2012.

  • Mr. Law Cheuk Kin, Stephen

    Independent Non-executive Director

    Mr. Law Cheuk Kin, Stephen, is an Independent Non-executive Director and the Chairman of the Strategy Committee of the Board. He is also a Member of the Audit and Risk Management Committee, the Nomination Committee and the Remuneration Committee of the Board. Mr. Law served as the Finance Director and a member of the Executive Directorate of MTR Corporation Limited (stock code: 66.HK) (“MTR”) from July 2013 to July 2016. Prior to joining MTR, he was the Chief Financial Officer of Guoco Group Limited, Hong Kong. Prior to that, Mr. Law had served as the Managing Director of TPG Growth Capital (Asia) Limited and had also held various senior positions in the Morningside Group and the Wheelock Group. He was also previously a Non-executive Director of China NT Pharma Group Company Limited (stock code: 1011.HK) and an Alternate Director in MIE Holdings Corporation (stock code: 1555.HK) until September 2012, and was an Independent Non-executive Director of AAG Energy Holdings Limited (stock code: 2686.HK) from July 2016 to September 2018. Mr. Law is currently the Managing Director of ANS Capital Limited. He is also currently a member of the Board of Directors of SOW (Asia) Foundation and a council member of each of Hong Kong Federation of Invention and Innovation and Hong Kong Business Accountants Association. He was a council member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants from 2010 to 2017 and also served as an adjunct professor of the Hong Kong Polytechnic University from 2015 to 2017. He is currently a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Besides, Mr. Law has been appointed by the Ministry of Finance of the People’s Republic of China (the “MOF”) as an expert consultant to provide advice on finance and management accounting to the MOF. Mr. Law holds a Bachelor’s degree in Science (Civil Engineering) from the University of Birmingham, the United Kingdom and also received a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Hull, the United Kingdom. He joined the Board in May 2018.