Team

We are a passionate and ambitious team

Board of Directors

  • Executive Directors

    Dr. Zhao Wei
    Mr. Zhang Mingao
    Mr. Tang Chi Chun, Richard
    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. Zhao Wei
    Mr. Zhang Mingao
    Mr. Tang Chi Chun, Richard
    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. Chung Shui Ming, Timpson
    Mr. Law Cheuk Kin, Stephen

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    Remuneration Committee

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

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    Strategy Committee

    Mr. Law Cheuk Kin, Stephen
    Dr. Zhao Wei
    Mr. Zhang Mingao
    Mr. Yin Lianchen
    Dr. Lin Zhijun
    Dr. Chung Shui Ming, Timpson

  • Dr. Zhao Wei

    Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer

    Dr. Zhao Wei, aged 48, is the Chairman of the Board and the Chief Executive Officer of the Group. He is also the Chairman of the Executive Committee and a member of 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. Dr. Zhao is also the Chairman and an Executive Director of China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Limited (stock code: 1848.HK). Prior to joining the Group, Dr. Zhao was the Vice President and the Chief Financial Officer of China Reinsurance (Group) Corporation (stock code: 1508.HK) and a Director of Asian Reinsurance Corporation. Dr. Zhao used to serve in China Life Insurance (Group) Company and China Life Asset Management Company Limited, and also used to serve as the General Manager of China Life Asset Management (Hong Kong) Corporation Limited, the President of China Life Franklin Asset Management Co., Limited and the Vice President of New China Asset Management Corporation Limited. He also used to be the Vice Chairman and the General Manager of China Re Asset Management Company Ltd., the Chairman of China Re Asset Management (Hong Kong) Company Limited and the Chairman of China ReCapital Management Company Limited. Dr. Zhao was the Chairman of Everbright Jiabao Co., Ltd. (stock code: 600622.SH) from July 2019 to May 2020. He also served as a Non-executive Director of China Everbright Bank Company Limited (stock code: 601818.SH, 6818.HK) from February 2015 to July 2019 and Beijing Jingneng Clean Energy Co., Limited (stock code: 579.HK) from December 2016 to January 2019. Dr. Zhao obtained a Master’s degree in national economic planning and management from Jilin University and a Doctoral degree in finance from the Fiscal Science Research Institute of the Ministry of Finance (now known as Chinese Academy of Fiscal Sciences). He joined the Board in May 2019.

  • 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 is also the Chairman of Everbright Jiabao Co., Ltd. (stock code: 600622.SH) and a Non-executive and Non-independent Chairman of Ying Li International Real Estate Limited (stock code: 5DM.SGX). 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 30 years of industry and management experience in the financial industry. He joined the Board in December 2017.

  • 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 is also a Non-executive and Non-independent Director of Ying Li International Real Estate Limited (stock code: 5DM.SGX). 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.

  • 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 also worked in 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 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), 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 was an Independent Non-Executive Director of SpringLand International Limited (stock code: 1700.HK) from February 2008 to March 2020. 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, aged 68, 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 Railway Group Limited (stock code: 601390.SH, 390.HK), Orient Overseas (International) Limited (stock code: 316.HK) and Postal Savings Bank of China Co., Ltd. (stock code: 1658.HK). Dr. Chung had served as an Independent Non-Executive Director of Henderson Land Development Company Limited (stock code: 12.HK), China Construction Bank Corporation (stock code: 939.HK) and Jinmao (China) Hotel Investments and Management Limited (stock code: 6139.HK) as well as an Independent Director of China State Construction Engineering Corporation Limited (stock code: 601668.SH). Previously, 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 is Independent Non-executive Director of Somerley Capital Holdings Limited (stock code: 8439.HK) , Bank of Guizhou Co., Ltd. (stock code: 6199.HK) and China Galaxy Securities Co., Ltd. (stock code: 601881.SH, 6881.HK). 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. He was also an Independent Non-Executive Director of Stealth BioTherapeutics Corp. (stock code: MITO.Nasdaq), which has been listed on Nasdaq since February 2019, until July 2019. 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  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.