Management Team

Zhao Yixin Chairman and Executive Director

Mr. Zhao Yixin, has been the Chairman of the Board and the Executive Director since 23 January 2019. Mr. Zhao graduated from Wuhan University (武漢大學) with a bachelor’s degree in ideological and political education in 1997. He further obtained a master’s degree in economics from Capital University of Economics and Business (首都經濟貿易大學) in 2004. Mr. Zhao was recognised as a senior economist in business administration by China Nuclear Engineering and Construction Corporation (中國核工業建設集團公司) (now known as China Nuclear Engineering and Construction Group Corporation Limited (中國核工業建設集團有限公司)) (“CNECG”) in 2014. Mr. Zhao is currently the party committee secretary and chairman of China Nuclear Investment Co. Ltd. (中核投資有限公司) (“CNICL”), a controlling shareholder of the Company. From August to December 2018, he was the party branch secretary and deputy director (department level) of the operation management department of China National Nuclear Corporation (中國核工業集團有限公司) (“CNNC”). From June 2013 to August 2018, Mr. Zhao served as deputy director of operation planning department of CNECG, a controlling shareholder of CNICL, and successively as deputy director and director of strategic planning department of CNECG. From June 2013 to December 2017, he also served as deputy director of operation planning department of China Nuclear Engineering & Construction Corporation Limited (中國核工業建設股份有限公司) (“CNECC”) and successively as director of operation planning department of CNECC.

Liu Genyu Vice Chairman and Executive Director

Mr Liu Genyu has been the Vice Chairman of the Board and the executive Director since 30 June 2017. He is also a member of the remuneration committee of the Company. Mr. Liu graduated from Tsinghua University with a degree of Executive Master of Business and Administration (EMBA). Mr. Liu is also an independent non-executive director of China Boqi Environmental (Holding) Co., Ltd (stock code: 2377) and a non-executive director of Huazhong In-Vehicle Holdings Company Limited (stock code: 6830), of which he was the chief executive officer and executive director from 4 January 2016 to 1 September 2017 and was re-designated as a non-executive director on 1 September 2017. He was an executive director of China Power Clean Energy Development Company Limited (formerly known as China Power New Energy Development Company Limited, stock code: 735) from 2008 to 2012 and held the position of chief executive officer of the company at various points in time during 2008 to 2012. Mr. Liu had also served in positions including the deputy general manager of Chongqing Jiulong Electric Power Co., Ltd. (currently known as 國家電投集團遠達環保股份有限公司 (transliterated as State Power Investment Corporation Yuanda Environmental Protection Co., Ltd.) (Shanghai stock code: 600292)) from 2002 to 2006.

Chung Chi Shing Executive Director

Mr Chung Chi Shing has been the executive Director since 1 December 2010. He held various directorships successively non-executive director, executive director and chairman in Value Convergence Holdings Limited (stock code: 821) from March 2015 to March 2018 and is currently its honourable chairman. He was also an executive director and chief executive officer of Central China Enterprises Limited (currently known as Asia Energy Logistics Group Limited, stock code: 351) from 2000 to 2004, a director of Vega Science & Technology (HK) Co., Limited (printed circuit board drilling machine manufacturer) from 2007 to 2012, and an executive director of GCL New Energy Holdings Limited (stock code: 451) from 2011 to 2014. Mr. Chung has over 24 years of experience in corporate and investment management.

Fu Zhigang Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Fu Zhigang has been the Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer the Company on 4 April 2019. Mr. Fu obtained a bachelor’s degree in financial management from Central University of Finance and Economics in the People’s Republic of China. He is also qualified as an accountant conferred by the Ministry of Finance of the PRC. He has been a deputy chief accountant and a director of finance department of CNICL since August 2016. During the period from January 2006 to May 2016, Mr. Fu worked for CNICL where he had held different positions including deputy manager and manager of finance department, deputy financial controller, deputy chief accountant and director of finance department. He was also a financial controller of 中核新能源投資有限公司 (translated as China Nuclear New Energy Investment Co. Limited) from August 2013 to April 2014. Mr. Fu was appointed as an executive director of the Company in December 2013 and was further appointed as a chief executive officer of the Company in July 2014 where he resigned from both positions in September 2016.

Jian Qing Executive Director

Ms Jian Qing has been the executive Director since 19 October 2009. She is also a member of the Nomination Committee. Ms Jian has been involved in the identifying suitable investments opportunities for the Company through her business network. Ms Jian graduated from Jilin University in the PRC with a bachelor’s degree in Economics. She also holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from the Lawrence Technological University in the United States. She has more than 20 years of experience in different areas of securities and financial management, which was gained from working at a number of securities companies in the PRC and Hong Kong.

Li Jinying Executive Director

Mr Li Jinying has been the executive Director since 8 April 2016. Mr. Li graduated from Tsinghua University with a bachelor degree in engineering majoring in Applied Chemistry in 1982 and subsequently acquired a master degree in Science at 中國原子能科學研究院 (transliterated as China Institute of Atomic Energy) (“CIAE”) in 1991. He has been engaged in nuclear scientific research and management for more than 30 years. Mr. Li is currently the vice chairman of science and technology committee of CNECG. He was previously the deputy chief engineer of CNECG from 2016 to 2017 and the deputy general manager of new energy department of China Resources Power Holdings Company Limited from 2012 to 2016. He also held different positions in China Resources New Energy Group Company Limited from 2011 to 2012 including cadre and deputy general manager. He served as head of integrated planning department in CNNC from 2005 to 2011 and was appointed as associate dean of CIAE from 2000 to 2005.

Tang Jianhua Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer

Mr Tang Jianhua has been the executive Director since 30 June 2017 and has been appointed as the chief operating officer since 28 May 2018. He was also appointed as the executive Director from 14 July 2015 to 8 April 2016. Mr. Tang graduated from Nanjing University of Science and Technology with a bachelor degree in Industrial Automation Instrumentation in 1995. He is also qualified as Class One Registered Architects conferred by State Construction Administrative Department and a Project Management Professional conferred by Project Management Institute. He has been the general manager of 南京中核能源工程有限公司(transliterated as Nanjing CNI Energy Engineering Company Limited) (“Nanjing CNI”) and the president of 中核(南京)能源發展有限公司 (transliterated as CNI (Nanjing) Energy Development Company Limited) (“CNI (Nanjing)”) since October 2014. He has been appointed as the director of Nanjing CNI and CNI (Nanjing) since June 2015. Mr. Tang joined 中核華譽工程有限責任公司(transliterated as China Nuclear Huayu Project Co., Ltd) (formerly known as 儀徵化纖安裝檢修工程公司 (transliterated as Yizheng Huaxian Installation Maintenance and Engineering Company)) from August 1995 to October 2014, during which he had held different positions including deputy general manager in 2012 and became the party secretary and disciplinary committee secretary in 2013. Mr. Tang is also a director of certain subsidiaries of the Group.

Wu Yuanchen Executive Director

Mr. Wu Yuanchen has been the executive Director since 28 November 2018. He graduated from 西安交通大學 (transliterated as Xi’an Jiaotong University), majoring in nuclear engineering and technology, and received a bachelor degree in engineering in 2005. He further obtained a master degree in management from 中國人民大學 (transliterated as Renmin University of China) in 2011. Mr. Wu was recognised as an engineer in nuclear engineering by 中國核工業中原建設有限公司 (transliterated as China Nuclear Industry Zhongyuan Construction Co. Ltd.) in 2010. Mr. Wu is currently the deputy general manager of 中核投資有限公司 (transliterated as China Nuclear Investment Co., Ltd.) (“CNICL”), a controlling shareholder of the Company. Besides, he has been appointed as the party sub-division secretary of 中核新能源投資有限公司 (transliterated as China Nuclear New Energy Investment Co., Ltd.), an associate of CNICL, since May 2017. From December 2015 to September 2017, he served as an assistant to general manager of CNICL. From March 2016 to August 2016, he was head of secretarial division of the general office of CNECG and division head of president office of 中國核工業建設股份有限公司 (transliterated as China Nuclear Engineering & Construction Corporation Limited) (“CNECC”), which were a controlling shareholder of the Company and an associate of CNECG respectively. Prior to that, Mr. Wu served as head of the general office of CNECG, and successively as secretary to president of CNECC and division head of president office of CNECG during the period from January 2011 to March 2016. He held the position of board secretary of 中核能源科技有限公司 (transliterated as China Nuclear Energy Science and Technology Co., Ltd.), an associate of CNECG, from October 2007 to June 2014. Mr. Wu acted as an executive Director for the period from 14 December 2016 to 30 June 2017.

Chan Ka Ling Edmond Independent Non-executive Director

Mr. Chan Ka Ling Edmond has been the independent non-executive Director since 15 July 1992. He is also the chairman of each of the audit committee and remuneration committee of the Company, and a member of the nomination committee of the Company. Mr. Chan is a partner of Chan and Chan, Certified Public Accountants. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK). He is also a director of Kreston CAC CPA Limited. Mr. Chan was an independent non-executive director of Loco Hong Kong Holdings Limited (a company listed on the GEM Board of the Stock Exchange, stock code: 8162) from July 2014 to April 2017.

Kang Xinquan Independent Non-executive Director

Mr. Kang Xinquan graduated in computer science from East China Institute of Engineering (華東工程學院) (currently known as Nanjing University of Science and Technology (南京理工大學)) in 1980. Mr. Kang was recognised as a senior engineer in computer science by China National Nuclear Corporation (中國核工業總公司) in 1996. During the period from July 1998 to April 2014, Mr. Kang had served as a researcher and deputy director of System Engineering Division II for Committee of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defence (國防科學技術工業委員會) of the People’s Republic of China and successively as a researcher and deputy director of System Engineering Division II for State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defence (國家國防科技工業局). He retired in April 2014. Mr. Kang has over 30 years of experience in China nuclear industry.

Tian Aiping Independent Non-executive Director

Mr Tian Aiping has been the independent non-executive Director since 14 July 2015. He is also member of each of the audit committee, the remuneration committee and the nomination committee of the Company. He completed 第一期稽查特派員專業(會計與財務管理)人選培訓班 (transliterated as Inspector Training Programme in Accounting and Financial Management) in Tsinghua University’s School of Economics and Management in 1998 and graduated from 包頭鋼鐵學院 (transliterated as Baotou School of Steel and Iron) (currently known as Inner Mongolia University of Science & Technology) in the PRC in 1985. He is also qualified as a senior economist conferred by the Ministry of Metallurgical Industry of the PRC in 1996 and the supervisor of the key State-owned Large Enterprises conferred by the SASAC in 2005. He was the general secretary of the Stainless Steel Council of China Special Steel Enterprises Association. Mr. Tian was previously the vice supervisor and the secretary of Party Branch of the SASAC of the State Council Office No.47. Prior to that, Mr Tian held different positions including assistant to inspectors of 國務院稽查特派員總署第11辦事處 (transliterated as State Council Compliance Inspectors’ General Office No. 11) and vice commissioner of the Metallurgical Industry Department of Taiyuan Iron & Steel (Group) Co., Ltd. Mr Tian completed his retirement procedure with SASAC in 2011.

Wang Jimin Independent Non-executive Director

Mr Wang Jimin has been the independent non-executive Director since 28 February 2014. He is also member of each of the audit committee, the remuneration committee and the nomination committee of the Company. Mr Wang joined the Company on 28 February 2014. He obtained a postgraduate certificate in accountancy from Central University of Finance and Economics (中央財經大學) (formerly known as Central Institute of Finance and Banking (中央財政金融學院) in the PRC. He has been a partner of an accountant firm, Asia Pacific (Group) CPAs, in Shenzhen, the PRC, specializing in corporate listings, capital operation and mergers and acquisitions, since 2002. Prior to this, Mr Wang was a manager of Finance and Accounting Division of Guangdong International Trust and Investment Corporation, Shenzhen Branch from May 1996 to October 2002. He was also a project manager and assistant manager in 深圳蛇口信德會計師事務所 (transliterated as Shenzhen Shekou Xinde Certified Public Accountants) from October 1993 to May 1996 and worked with 吉林省信託投資公司 (transliterated as Jilin Province Trust and Investment Company) from December 1991 to October 1993.