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 appointed as the Managing Director and the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company with effect from 30th 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 member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, a certified practising accountant of the CPA Australia, a fellow member of the Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute and a fellow member and Chartered Governance Professional of both The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries and The Institute 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 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 with Courage Investment 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 on 17th 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 of the Institute of Public Accountants in Australia and has extensive experience in finance and accounting.

Yeung Kim Ting

 

Mr. Yeung joined the Company in August 2017 and has become an Executive Director in July 2019. Mr. Yeung was an ex-Independent Non-executive Director of the Company. He holds a Bachelor of Arts 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 a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He has extensive experience in auditing, accounting and finance.

Heinrich Grabner

 

Mr. Grabner joined the Group in January 2018 and was appointed as an Executive Director in November 2019. Mr. Grabner is also a director of certain subsidiaries of the Company. Mr. Grabner received his B.A. in Economics and Chinese from The University of Michigan. 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 also 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 the Corporate Governance Committee. 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 an 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 has extensive experience in auditing, accounting and financial management.  Mr. Yam is also an independent non-executive director of 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 on 6th November, 2017 and is the Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee, the Nomination Committee and the Corporate Governance Committee of the Company. Mr. Wong is a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and member of Australia CPA and Australian Institute of Banking and Finance. He holds a master of commerce degree, specializing in banking and finance from University of New South Wales. With more than 20 years of experience in PricewaterhouseCoopers and Ernst and Young, Mr. Wong specializes in the area of auditing banks and listed companies.

Mr. Lam Yik Tung

 

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