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).
Mr. Grabner joined the Group as a chief executive officer and responsible officer of Helios Asset Management (HK) Limited (“Helios”) in January 2018 and was subsequently appointed as an Executive Director of the Company in November 2019 and as the Deputy Chairman of the Board of Directors in September 2022 respectively. He also acts as director of certain subsidiaries of the Company including Helios, Muhabura Capital Ltd and Thousand Vantage Investment 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 various 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.
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.
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.