Chairman

Mr. ZHOU Siis currently the chairman of the Board and the chairman of the Corporate Governance and Risk Control Committee (“CGRC Committee”). Mr. ZHOU was appointed as an executive Director of the Company in August 2013. From 1984 to 2003, Mr. ZHOU worked with comprehensive planning department of Urban Management Commission of Beijing Municipality as chief officer, deputy director and director; and deputy director of Urban Management Commission of Beijing Municipality. He was the vice chairman, executive director and chief executive officer of Beijing Enterprises Holdings Limited (“Beijing Enterprises Holdings”), a company listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (“Stock Exchange”) (Stock Exchange Stock Code: 392) from June 2005 to August 2017, during which Mr. ZHOU was also the vice chairman of Beijing Enterprises Group Company Limited (“Beijing Enterprises Group”). Both Beijing Enterprises Holdings and Beijing Enterprises Group have discloseable interest in the shares and underlying shaes of the Company under theprovisions of Division 2 and 3 of Part XV of the Securities and Futures Ordinance (Chapter 571 of the Laws of Hong Kong) (the“SFO”) and the relevant information is disclosed in the Directors’ Report. From January 2011 to January 2014, he served as chairman and executive director of Beijing Properties (Holdings) Limited (Stock Exchange Stock Code: 925). Mr. ZHOU received a bachelor’s degree in science (physics) from Capital Normal University in 1982, a master’s degree in business administration from School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University in 1998 and possesses the title of senior economist. He has extensive experience in urban management, economics, finance and corporate management.


  

Executive Directors 

 

Mr. LIU Ming Huiis currently the executive chairman, managing director and president of the Company. He is also the chairman of the Executive Committee, a member of each of the Nomination Committee and the Remuneration Committee. Mr. LIU was appointed as a non-executive Director of the Company in August 2012 and was elected as an executive Director of the Company in September 2012. Mr. LIU was a non-executive Director of the Company from April 2002 to July 2002, an executive Director of the Company from July 2002 to April 2011 and the managing director of the Company from July 2002 to January 2011. He was re-appointed as the managing director and president of the Company in August 2012. Mr. LIU is the founder of the Company and also a director of certain subsidiaries of the Company. He is responsible for the Group’s overall strategic planning and development and operation. Mr. LIU received a bachelor’s degree in science from Hebei Normal University in 1984. He obtained a master’s degree in politic l economics from the Graduate School of Renmin University of China in 1999 and completed the education of DBA (Doctor of Business Administration) program from the Shenzhen Research Institute of Renmin University of China in 2006. He has substantial experience in the infrastructure and energy industry in China. He is the elder brother of Mr. LIU Mingxing, a non-executive Director of the Company and the father of Ms. LIU Chang, the alternate Director of Mr. LIU Mingxing. Mr. LIU has discloseable interest in the shares and underlying shares of the Company under the provisions of Division 2 and 3 of Part XV of the SFO and the relevant information is disclosed in the Directors’ Report.


 

 

Mr. HUANG Yongis currently the executive president of the Company. Mr. HUANG was appointed as an executive Director of the Company in June 2013. He is also a member of each of the Executive Committee, the Nomination Committee and the Remuneration Committee. Mr. HUANG is the founder of the Company and has been the executive president of the Company since joining the Company in 2002. He is also a director of certain subsidiaries of the Company. He is responsible for the formulation and implementation of the Group’s overall strategies and plans and the Group’s development and operation. Prior to joining the Company, he worked at Shenzhen Nanyou (Holdings) Ltd. and Asia Environmental Development Company Limited. Mr. HUANG received a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in law from Wuhan University in 1985 and 1988 respectively. He has extensive experience in legal affairs and corporate management.


 

Mr. ZHU Weiwei, is currently the managing vice president of the Company. Mr. ZHU was appointed as an executive Director of the Company in September 2002. He is also the chief financial officer of the Company, a director of certain subsidiaries of the Company and a member of each of the Executive Committee and the Remuneration Committee. Mr. ZHU is responsible for the Group’s overall financial management, financing and capital management, and internal control matters. Mr. ZHU received a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in economics from Zhongnan University of Economics and Law in 1993 and 1996 respectively. He has substantial experience in financing and capital management.

 

 

Mr. MA Jinlong, is currently a vice president of the Company. Mr. MA was appointed as an executive Director of the Company in September 2002. He is also a director of certain subsidiaries of the Company and a member of each of the Executive Committee and the Nomination Committee. Mr. MA is responsible for development of coal-bed methane. Mr. MA received a bachelor’s degree in economics from Hebei University in 1989 and executive master’s degree in business administration from University of International Business and Economics in 2006. He has substantial experience in human resources management and business operations.

 

 

Ms. LI Chingwas appointed as an executive Director of the Company in January 2014. She is also a director of certain subsidiaries of the Company and a member of the Executive Committee. Ms. LI is responsible for business management and operation of gas supply and infrastructure projects in China. Since 1998, she has been an executive director of Fortune Oil Limited (formerly known as Fortune Oil PLC and was listed on the London Stock Exchange) which has discloseable interest in the shares and underlying shares of the Company under the provisions of Division 2 and 3 of Part XV of the SFO and the relevant information is disclosed in the Directors’ Report. She has been working in Fortune Oil Limited for more than 15 years. Prior to joining Fortune Oil Limited, Ms. LI worked in China North Industries Corporation for 15 years and was in charge of finance and audit departments. Ms. LI received a bachelor’s degree in economics from Central University of Finance and Economics in 1982. She has extensive experience in finance and corporate management.


 

Non-Executive Directors

 

Mr. YU Jeong Joonwas appointed as a non-executive Director of the Company in April 2013. Mr. Yu did not offer himself for re-election in the 2018 annual general meeting (“2018 AGM”) and retired after the close of the 2018 AGM. Mr. YU joined SK Group in 1998 and is currently the president and the chief executive officer of SK E&S Co., Ltd. (“SK E&S”), a subsidiary of SK Group, Korea, which has discloseable interest in the shares and underlying shares of the Company under the provisions of Division 2 and 3 of Part XV of the SFO and the relevant information is disclosed in the Directors’ Report. Mr. YU received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Korea University in 1985 and a master’s degree in accounting science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1987. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). He has substantial experience in international corporate management.



Mr. KWON Woonsang (alternate to Mr. YU Jeong Joon)is currently an assistant to the president of the Company. Mr. KWON was appointed as an alternate to Mr. YU Jeong Joon in November 2017 and ceased to be Mr. Yu’s alternate following the retirement of Mr. YU and was appointed as an alternate Director to Mr. JO Jinho and an alternate member to Mr. JO Jinho of the CGRC Committee in August 2018. Mr. KWON has joined the Group since December 2014. He is responsible for planning and development. He has joined SK Group since 1990 and is the head of SK E&S Shenzhen representation office. He has been working in different group companies within the SK Group including SK Holdings Limited (“SK Holdings”). Both SK E&S and SK Holdings have discloseable interest in the shares and underlying shares of the Company under the provisions of Division 2 and 3 of Part XV of the SFO and the relevant information is disclosed in the Directors’ Report. Mr. KWON received a bachelor’s degree in science from Seoul National University in 1990. He has substantial experience in corporate planning and new business development.


 

Mr. LIU Mingxing, was appointed as a non-executive Director of the Company in July 2014. He is also currently a member of the CGRC Committee. Mr. LIU is currently a professor of Economics of China Institute for Educational Finance Research, Peking University. He was an associate professor of Economics of China Institute for Educational Finance Research, Peking University from January 2008 to July 2013, and a lecturer of economics and an associate professor of Economics of the School of Government, Peking University from September 2003 to December 2007. From 2001 to 2003, he did postdoctoral research at The National Bureau of Economic Research in the United States. Mr. LIU acted as a consultant and provided policy advisory services to the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Education of China, the World Bank, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization and Department for International Development of the United Kingdom on various occasions. Mr. LIU published a large number of academic papers and books in respect of economics and finance in China and worldwide. He received a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in economics from Zhongnan University of Economics and Law in 1994 and 1997 respectively and a doctorate degree in economics from Peking University in 2001. He has substantial experience in finance and economics. Mr. LIU Mingxing is the younger brother of Mr. LIU Ming Hui, an executive Director of the Company, and the uncle of Ms. LIU Chang, an alternate of himself.



Ms. LIU Chang (alternate to Mr. LIU Mingxing)is currently the deputy general manager of capital management centre (corporate finance and investor relations) of the Company and the deputy general manager of the office of the Board and company secretarial department of the Company. Ms. LIU was appointed as an alternate Director to Mr. LIU Mingxing and an alternate member to Mr. LIU Mingxing of the CGRC Committee in November 2017. She is responsible for legal affairs and investors’ relationship affairs of the Company. From 2016 to 2017, Ms. LIU served as a legal associate at the office of Vitol Inc. in Houston, the USA. She is admitted to practise law in New York State, the USA. Ms. LIU is a director of China Gas Group Limited which has discloseable interest in the shares and underlying shares of the Company under the provisions of Division 2 and 3 of Part XV of the SFO and the relevant information is disclosed in the Directors’ Report. Ms. LIU received a bachelor’s degree in economics and finance from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2011, a master’s degree in economics from the same university in 2012 and a doctorate degree in law from Cornell Law School in 2016. Ms. LIU is the daughter of Mr. LIU Ming Hui, an executive Director of the Company, and the niece of Mr. LIU Mingxing, a non-executive Director of the Company.

 


Mr. Arun Kumar MANCHANDA, was appointed as a non-executive Director of the Company in November 2014 and resigned in July 2018. He also resigned as a member of the CGRC Committee. Mr. MANCHANDA was the executive director (marketing) of GAIL (India) Limited (“GAIL”) and retired on 1 July 2018. Mr. MANCHANDA headed GAIL’s Liquid Hydrocarbon division and was also responsible for marketing of natural gas and Polymers from 2012 to 2014. Mr. MANCHANDA is a Chemical Engineer. He received a bachelor’s degree in science from Panjab University in 1979 and a post-graduate diploma in marketing & sales management of New Delhi YMCA in 1982. He has substantial experience in the marketing of natural gas, liquefied natural gas, petrochemicals and petroleum products.



Mr. Rajeev Kumar Mathurwas appointed as a non-executive Director by the Company in July 2018. He is currently a member of the CGRC Committee. Mr. MATHUR is also currently an executive director of GAIL. He is an engineer. Mr. MATHUR is the chairman of Energy Committee of PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry and a member of Hydrocarbon Committee of Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry. He is also a member of the Governing Council of Natural Gas Society in India. Mr. MATHUR started his career with GAIL. Over 30 years in the natural gas industry, he has steered many initiatives in the marketing and business development areas covering natural gas trading, transmission and marketing and other allied products within India and overseas. He was the managing director of Mahanagar Gas Limited, a leading city gas distribution company in Mumbai and is listed on National Stock Exchange of India Limited and The Bombay Stock Exchange in India, from September 2014 to May 2018. He is currently in charge of corporate affairs and risk management in GAIL. Mr. MATHUR was a non-executive Director and a member of Corporate Governance and Risk Control Committee of the Company from November 2013 to November 2014. Mr. MATHUR received a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Jodhpur in 1983. He has substantial experience in the marketing and business development in the natural gas industry.



Mr. JIANG Xinhaowas appointed as a non-executive Director of the Company in June 2015. He is also currently a member of the CGRC Committee. Mr. JIANG is currently an executive Director and vice president of Beijing Enterprises Holdings (Stock Exchange Stock Code: 392). He also serves as a vice general manager of Beijing Enterprises Group and an executive director of Beijing Enterprises Water Group Limited (Stock Exchange Stock Code: 371). Mr. JIANG served as a policy analyst of the Chinese State Commission of Restructuring Economic System from 1987 to 1989. He was a lecturer at Peking University between 1992 and 1994. From 1995 to 1997, Mr. JIANG was a deputy general manager of Jingtai Finance Company in Hong Kong, and subsequently a director and deputy general manager of BHL Industrial Investment Company. From 1997 to February 2005, Mr. JIANG was a director and the chief executive officer of Tramford International Limited, a public company listed on Nasdaq. Mr. JIANG was a manager of the investment development department of Beijing Holdings Limited and a general manager of Beijing BHL Investment Center between May 2000 and February 2005. From January 2011 to June 2016, Mr. JIANG was an executive director of Beijing Properties (Holdings) Limited (Stock Exchange Stock Code: 925). Both Beijing Enterprises Holdings and Beijing Enterprises Group have discloseable interests in the shares and underlying shares of the Company under the provisions of Division 2 and 3 of Part XV of the SFO and the relevant information is disclosed in the Directors’ Report. Mr. JIANG received a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in law from Fudan University in 1987 and 1992 respectively. He has extensive experience in economics, finance and corporate management.


Mr. JO Jinho, was appointed as a non-executive Director of the Company in August 2018. He is currently a member of the CGRC Committee. Mr. JO is also currently a President of SK E&S Co., Ltd. (“SK E&S”) in China business department. He was a general manager of Wuhan Sailuo SK City Gas Co., Limited. SK E&S has discloseable interest in the shares and underlying shares of the Company under the provisions of Division 2 and 3 of Part XV of the SFO and the relevant information is disclosed in the Directors’ Report. Mr. JO received a bachelor’s degree of arts from National Chengchi University, Taiwan, Republic of China, and a master’s degree of arts from Fu Jen Catholic University, Taiwan, Republic of China and executive master’s degree in business administration of Guanghua School of Management from Peking University, PRC.

 

Independent Non-Executive Directors 

Mr. ZHAO Yuhuawas appointed as an independent non-executive Director of the Company in November 2002. He is also currently the chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of each of the Nomination Committee, the Remuneration Committee and the CGRC Committee. He has been engaging in corporate financing and financial advisory business since 1993. Mr. ZHAO received a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in economics from Nankai University in 1989 and 1993 respectively. He has substantial experience in finance.

  

 

Dr. MAO Erwanwas appointed as an independent non-executive Director of the Company in January 2003. He is also currently the chairman of the Nomination Committee and a member of each of the Audit Committee, the Remuneration Committee and the CGRC Committee. He is currently a deputy professor of School of International Business, Beijing Foreign Studies University, a committee member of China Institute of Finance, Financial Engineering and Deputy Director of Financial Quantity Analysis and Computation Committee. He was a senior economist of Da Cheng Fund Management Co. Ltd.. Dr. MAO received a bachelor’s degree in science from Hebei Normal University in 1984, a master’s degree in science from Sichuan University in 1989 and a doctorate degree in science from Chinese Academy of Sciences in 1998. He has substantial experience in finance.


  

Ms. WONG Sin Yue Cynthiawas appointed as an independent non-executive Director of the Company in October 2003, having taken up the position as non-executive chairperson of the Board from March 2011 to August 2013. She is also currently the chairperson of the Remuneration Committee, the vice chairperson of the CGRC Committee and a member of each of the Audit Committee and the Nomination Committee. Ms. WONG was a deputy general manager of China Merchants Holdings (International) Company Limited (Stock Exchange Stock Code: 144) from November 2003 to February 2015. Prior to that, she held various senior positions at reputable international investment banks including Societe Generale, Deutsche Morgan Grenfell, Samuel Montague and Bear Stearns Asia for over 15 years during which she had advised more than 50 companies in Greater China and Asia in their equity, equity finance or equity-related activities. Ms. WONG received a master’s degree in business administration from the University of East Asia, Macau in 1989. She has substantial experience in corporate finance.

 

  

Ms. CHEN Yanyanwas appointed as an independent non-executive Director of the Company in December 2012. She is also currently a member of each of the Audit Committee, the Nomination Committee, the Remuneration Committee and the CGRC Committee. Ms. CHEN is currently an economist, senior political engineer, and an expert in Logistics and Supply Chain Management Specialty of Expert Database of Science and Technology Expert Committee of Shenzhen Municipal Government. She is also a research fellow of the Chinese Logistics Society and a representative of the 11th Women’s Congress of Guangdong Province. Ms. CHEN is currently a director of Guangdong Misun Technology Co., Ltd., an independent director of Shenzhen Jame Technology Corp., Ltd.*, Shenzhen Huashengchang Technology Industrial Co., Ltd* and three public companies listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (“SZSE”), i.e., Shenzhen Comix Group Co., Ltd. (SZSE Stock Code: 2301), Shenzhen Wenke Landscape Co., Ltd. (SZSE Stock Code: 2775), and Shenzhen Asiantime International Construction Co., Ltd. (SZSE Stock Code: 2811). Ms. CHEN has also been appointed as an expert member of the MBA Advisory Committee of the Renmin University of China Business School since May 2019. She was an independent director of Shenzhen Woer Heat-Shrinkable Material Co., Ltd. (SZSE Stock Code: 2130) from 2010 to 2016. Ms. CHEN received a post-graduate education in Economics from Guangdong Provisional Committee Party School of the Communist Party of China in 1999. She received “Second Prize of Technological Progress by the China Federation of Logistic and Purchasing” in 2008 and 2009. She has substantial experience in logistics and supply chain management.


 

Mr. Zhang Ling, was appointed as an independent non-executive Director of the Company in November 2017. He is also currently a member of each of the Audit Committee and the CGRC Committee. Mr. ZHANG is currently a professor and a mentor of doctoral students at the China University of Political Science and Law, a director of the China Law Society, an executive vice president and a legal representative of the Chinese Society of Criminology*, the person-in-charge of the National Victimology Professional Committee* and an officer of the Asian Law (Eastern Asia) Research Institution of the China University of Political Science and Law. Mr. ZHANG also serves as an independent director of each of Luzhou Laojiao Co., Ltd. (SZSE Stock Code: 000568) and Zhengzhou Sino-Crystal Diamond Co., Ltd. (Shenzhen Growth Enterprise Market Stock Code: 300064). In 1999, Mr. ZHANG was an external lecturer in the law department of Aichi University in Japan. From 2000 to 2002, Mr. ZHANG was a foreign researcher in the law research centre of Waseda University in Japan. Subsequently, Mr. ZHANG served as the deputy procurator and a committee member of the inspection committee of Beijing Chaoyang People’s Procuratorate* during 2004 to 2010, and has been serving as a committee member of the expert consultation committee of the Forth Court of Beijing People’s Procuratorate (Railway Inspections)* since 2015. Mr. ZHANG served as an independent director of Huadian Energy Company Limited (Shanghai Stock Exchange Stock Code: 600726) from 2010 to 2014. Mr. ZHANG received a master’s degree in law from Jilin University in 1987, a doctorate degree in law from the same university in 1995 and a doctorate degree in law from Waseda University in Japan in 2002. He has substantial experience in law and legal affairs.