BOARD OF DIRECTORS

CHAIRMAN AND MANAGING DIRECTOR

Ching Man Chun, Louis

 

Mr. Ching joined the Company as an Executive Director in June, 2017 and is also a director of various subsidiaries of the Company. Mr. Ching was subsequently appointed as the Chairman of the Board of Directors and Managing Director of the Company in September 2017. Mr. Ching holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Boston University in the United States of America. He has extensive experience in commodity trading and business development in the PRC and other countries in Asia and Africa.  Mr. Ching is a non-executive director and deputy president of STX Corporation, the securities of which are listed on the Korea Stock Exchange (stock code: 011810.KS).

EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS

Sue Ka Lok

 

Mr. Sue joined the Company as an Executive Director in March 2017 and is the Chairman of the Corporate Governance Committee and also a director of various subsidiaries of the Company. Mr. Sue holds a Bachelor of Economics degree from The University of Sydney in Australia and a Master of Science in Finance degree from the City University of Hong Kong. Mr. Sue is a fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, a certified practising accountant of the CPA Australia, a fellow of the Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute and a Chartered Secretary, a Chartered Governance Professional and a fellow of both The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries and The Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as The Institue of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators). He has extensive experience in corporate management, finance, accounting and company secretarial practice.  Mr. Sue is an executive director of PYI Corporation Limited (stock code: 498) and EPI (Holdings) Limited (stock code: 689); and an executive director and the chief executive officer of China Strategic Holdings Limited (stock code: 235); a non-executive director and the chairman of Courage Investment Group Limited (“Courage Investment”)(Stock code: 1145.HK and CIN.SI); and a non-executive director of Birmingham Sports Holdings Limited (stock code: 2309). All of the above companies are listed in Hong Kong and Courage Investment is dual-listed in Hong Kong and Singapore.

Xu Wei

 

Ms. Xu joined the Group as financial controller in June 2017 and the Company as an Executive Director in August 2017 and is also a director of various subsidiaries of the Company. Ms. Xu holds a Bachelor of Economics degree majoring in Accounting from Xiamen University in the PRC. Ms. Xu is a fellow member of the Institute of Public Accountants in Australia and has extensive experience in finance and accounting.

Yeung Kim Ting

 

Mr. Yeung joined the Company as an Independent Non-executive Director in August 2017. He is subsequently re-designated as an Executive Director in July 2019 and is also a director of various subsidiaries of the Company. Mr. Yeung has been a Chairman of the Audit Committee, a member of Remuneration Committee, Nomination Committee and Corporate Governance Committee of the Company prior to the re-designation.  Mr. Yeung holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree majoring in Accounting from the University of Ulster in Northern Ireland of the United Kingdom. Mr. Yeung is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He has extensive experience in auditing, accounting and finance.

Heinrich Grabner

 

Mr. Grabner joined the Group as a chief executive officer and responsible officer of Helios Asset Management (HK) Limited (“Helios”) in January 2018 and is subsequently appointed as an Executive Director of the Company in November 2019. He is also act as director of certain subsidiaries of the Company including Helios and Muhabura Capital Limited. Mr. Grabner received his B.A. in Economics and Chinese from The University of Michigan. Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Grabner held various senior positions in different investment banking, asset management and private banking companies. He has over two decades of investment management experience in the Asia Pacific region, including extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, with a focus in finance, mining, energy and infrastructure. Mr. Grabner is now a  non-executive director of Sonora Gold and Silver Corp (SOC.V), the shares of which are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange in Canada.

INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS

Yam Kwong Chun

 

Mr. Yam joined the Company as an Independent Non-executive Director in March 2017 and is the Chairman of the Nomination Committee and a member of the Audit Committee, the Remuneration Committee and Corporate Governance Committee of the Company. Mr. Yam holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and a Master of Business Administration degree, both from University of Melbourne in Australia. He is a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a certified practising accountant of the CPA Australia. Mr. Yam had worked for Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, an international accounting firm and as a finance executive for a number of group of companies operating in Hong Kong, the PRC, the United States of America and other overseas countries.  He is currently the finance director of a multinational company engaged in the business of ODM/OEM design, manufacturing and retail distribution of telecommunication. Mr. Yam has extensive experience in auditing, accounting and financial management.  Mr. Yam is now an independent non-executive director of Reliance Global Holdings Limited (formerly known as Sustainable Forest Holdings Limited)(stock code: 723), a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

Wong Yee Shuen, Wilson

 

Mr. Wong joined the Company as an Independent Non-executive Director in November 2017 and is the Chairman of the Audit Committee, a member of Remuneration Committee, Nomination Committee and Corporate Governance Committee of the Company. Mr. Wong is a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a member of Australia CPA and Australian Institute of Banking and Finance. He holds a master of commerce degree, majoring in banking and finance from University of New South Wales. With more than 20 years’ experience in audit/assurance at public accounting firms includig PricewaterhouseCoopers and Ernst and Young, Mr. Wong specialised in banking audits and auditing listed companies.  Mr. Wong is currently the chief financial officer of CA Cultural Technology Group Limited (formerly known as China Animation Characters Company Limited)(stock code: 1566). He is also an independent non-executive director of Softpower International Limited (stock code: 380) and Ping An Securities Group (Holdings) Limited (stock code: 231). All of the above companies are listed on The Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

Mr. Lam Yik Tung

 

Mr. Lam joined the Company as an Independent Non-executive Director in July 2019 and is the chairman of Remuneration Committee, a member of the Audit Committee, Nomination Committee and Corporate Governance Committee of the Company. Mr. Lam holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree majoring in Finance and Accounting from Simon Fraser University in Canada. He has accumulated over 10 years of corporate finance, auditing and accounting experience from a European investment bank and an international accounting firm.