Executive Chairman, Managing Director & President

Mr. LIU Ming Huiis currently the executive chairman, managing director and president of the Company. He is also the chairman of the Executive Committee and the Nomination Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee and a director of certain subsidiaries of the Company. 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 Group. 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, a master’s degree in political 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, an executive Director of the Company. 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.


  

Executive Directors 

 

Mr. HUANG Yongis currently the executive president and a member of each of the Executive Committee, the Nomination Committee and the Remuneration Committee of the Company. He is also a director of certain subsidiaries of the Company. Mr. HUANG was appointed as an executive Director of the Company in June 2013. He is the founder of the Group and has been the executive president of the Company since joining the Company in 2002. 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 and the chief financial officer of the Company. He is also a member of each of the Executive Committee and the Remuneration Committee and a director of certain subsidiaries of the Company. Mr. ZHU was appointed as an executive Director of the Company in September 2002. He is responsible for the Group’s overall financial management, financing and capital management, 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.

 

Ms. LI Chingis currently a member of the Executive Committee and a director of certain subsidiaries of the Company. Ms. LI was appointed as an executive Director of the Company in January 2014. She 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.


Ms. LIU Changis currently a vice president and a member of the Executive Committee of the Company. She is also the deputy general manager of Capital Management Centre (corporate finance and investor relations), the deputy general manager of the Office of the Board and Company Secretarial Department of the Company and the chairperson of Yipin Smart Living Technology Limited* (壹品慧生活科技有限公司), a subsidiary of the Company. Ms. LIU is also 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 was appointed as an executive Director of the Company in April 2020. Before such appointment, she was an alternate director to Mr. LIU Mingxing, a non-executive director of the Company, and his alternate member of the CGRC Committee from November 2017 to April 2020. Ms. LIU is responsible for the management of value-added services business, legal affairs, corporate finance and investor relations of the Group. From 2016 to 2017, Ms. LIU served as a legal associate at the office of Vitol Inc. in Houston, the USA. She has been admitted to practise law in New York State, the USA. Ms. LIU received a bachelor’s degree in economics and finance and a master’s degree in economics from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2011 and 2012 respectively and a juris doctor degree in law from Cornell Law School in 2016. She has experience in legal affairs and investor relations. 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.


 

Non-Executive Directors


Mr. LIU Mingxing, is currently a member of the CGRC Committee of the Company. Mr. LIU was appointed as a non-executive Director of the Company in July 2014. He 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 and the uncle of Ms. LIU Chang, both are executive Directors of the Company.


Mr. JIANG Xinhaois currently the chairman of the CGRC Committee of the Company. Mr. JIANG was appointed as a non-executive Director of the Company in June 2015. He is a chief senior economist and 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. Rajeev Kumar MATHURis currently a member of the CGRC Committee of the Company. Mr. MATHUR was re-appointed as a non-executive Director of the Company in July 2018. He was a non-executive Director and a member of CGRC Committee of the Company from November 2013 to November 2014. Mr. MATHUR is currently an executive director of GAIL (India) Limited (“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 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.

 

Independent Non-Executive Directors 

Mr. ZHAO Yuhuais currently the chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of each of the Nomination Committee, the Remuneration Committee and the CGRC Committee of the Company. Mr. ZHAO was appointed as an independent non-executive Director of the Company in November 2002. 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 Erwanis currently the chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of each of the Audit Committee, the Nomination Committee and the CGRC Committee of the Company. Dr. MAO was appointed as an independent non-executive Director of the Company in January 2003. 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. CHEN Yanyanis currently a member of each of the Audit Committee, the Nomination Committee, the Remuneration Committee and the CGRC Committee of the Company. Ms. CHEN was appointed as an independent non-executive Director of the Company in December 2012. She is 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 an independent director of four public companies listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange, i.e. Shenzhen Huashengchang Technology Industrial Co., Ltd* (SZSE Stock Code 2980) , Shenzhen Wenke Landscape Co., Ltd. (SZSE Stock Code: 2775), Shenzhen Cheng Chung Design Co., Ltd. (SZSE Stock Code: 2811) and Shenzhen Woer Heat-Shrinkable Material Co., Ltd. (SZSE Stock Code: 2130) (She was also an independent director of the company from 2010 to 2016). 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 received a post-graduate education in Economics from Guangdong Provisional Committee Party School of the Communist Party of China in 1999 and “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, is currently a member of each of the Audit Committee, the Remuneration Committee and the CGRC Committee of the Company. Mr. ZHANG was appointed as an independent non-executive Director of the Company in November 2017. He 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.