Chairman and Executive Director
Mr. Hu Xiaoyong (“Mr. Hu”), aged 55, was appointed as the Chairman and an executive director of the Company in May 2015. Mr. Hu is also the chairman of the Nomination Committee of the Company. Mr. Hu graduated from the Tsinghua University （清華大學）with an executive master degree of business administration. He has approximately 23 years’ experience in business management. From 2001 to 2013, Mr. Hu worked with 中科成環保集團有限公司 (Zhong Ke Cheng Environment Protection Group Company Limited*) as chairman. He was an executive director and the chief executive officer of Beijing Enterprises Water Group Limited (stock code: 371) (“BEWG”), a company listed on the main board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the “Stock Exchange”), from 1 August 2008 to 30 March 2016. He has been appointed as the honorary chairman of BEWG since 30 March 2016. From 23 September 2014 to 2 October 2018, he was an executive director of Beijing Enterprises Medical and Health Industry Group Limited (stock code: 2389), a company listed on the main board of the Stock Exchange. On 31 January 2019, Mr. Hu has been appointed as an independent non-executive director of China Resources Gas Group Limited (stock code: 1193), a company listed on the main board of the Stock Exchange.
Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director
Mr. Shi Xiaobei (“Mr. Shi”), aged 44, was appointed as an executive director of the Company in May 2015 and has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer on 31 May 2019. Mr. Shi is also a member of the Remuneration Committee of the Company. Mr. Shi graduated from the University of International Business and Economics（對外經濟貿易大學）with a bachelor’s degree of Economics in 1998 and obtained a degree of Master of Science in business administration from The University of British Columbia in 2003. He has approximately 16 years’ experience in the field of banking and investment services in Hong Kong and Mainland China. From 2003 to 2004, Mr. Shi joined Macquarie Group, which is a sizable worldwide personal bank, as a manager of Macquarie Service (Hong Kong) Ltd., one of the companies within the Macquarie Group. From 2004 to 2012, he was promoted to the president and the managing director of infrastructure, resources and general industrial business of Macquarie Investment Advisory (Beijing) Co., Ltd., a company within the Macquarie Group situated in the People’s Republic of China (the “PRC”). Since 2012, Mr. Shi has worked with CITIC Private Equity Funds Management Co., Ltd. as the department head of the international investment department.
Mr. Tan Zaixing (“Mr. Tan”), aged 42, joined the Company in 2016 as the Vice President and was appointed as an executive director of the Company on 26 September 2019. Mr. Tan is in charge of several business departments of the Group including the Department of Finance and Treasury, the Risk Control and Legal Centre and the Strategy Department, etc. Mr. Tan graduated from the China University of Petroleum (Beijing) with a bachelor’s degree in petroleum engineering, and he also obtained a master degree in business administration from the China University of Petroleum (Beijing). Mr. Tan has extensive experience and knowledge in clean energy investment and corporate management. Mr. Tan joined the China Development Bank in 2002, and he served as the deputy head of the second division of the first evaluation and review bureau in 2007, worked as a senior economist in 2009, and acted as the head of the seventh division of the first evaluation and review bureau in 2012. During his service at the China Development Bank, Mr. Tan committed to energy project development and assessment. He has presided over more than 100 energy projects, involving a power generation installed capacity of 50 million kilowatts, a coal production capacity of 30 million tonnes per annum, a crude oil import volume of more than 20 million tonnes per annum, a natural gas import volume of 10 billion cubic meters per annum, with a committed line of credit of more than RMB900 billion. He was the first head of the new energy division of the China Development Bank, which promoted the increase of the bank’s loans granted to wind power, photovoltaic power and biomass power assets from less than RMB20 billion to RMB300 billion within five years, accounting for more than 30% of bank financing across the whole industry.
Ms. Huang Danxia (“Ms. Huang”), aged 47, was appointed as an executive director of the Company on 4 September 2019. Ms. Huang graduated from the College of Economics of Jinan University (Guangzhou) with a bachelor’s degree of Economics and obtained a master degree of business administration from the Murdoch University, Australia. Ms. Huang has extensive experience and knowledge in finance, investment and mergers and acquisitions. She previously served as the executive vice president of 北京千方科技集團有限公司 (China Transinfo Technology Group Company Limited*) from 2006 to 2013 and an executive director and the general manager of 北京簡石投資管理有限公司 (Beijing Natural Stone Investment Management Co., Ltd.*) from 2014 to 2016; and currently serves as the assistant to president of 啟迪控股股份有限公司 (Tus-Holdings Co., Ltd.*), the senior vice president of 北京啟迪清潔能源科技有限公司 (Beijing Tus Clean Energy Technology Company Limited*) and the assigned representative of the managing partner of 啟迪簡石清潔能源投資管理中心（有限合夥）(Tus Natural Stone Clean Energy Investment Management Centre (Limited Partnership)*).
Independent Non-executive Director
Mr. Li Fujun (“Mr. Li”), aged 56, was appointed as an independent non-executive director of the Company on 29 July 2016. Mr. Li is also the chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nomination Committee of the Company. He holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering from the Tsinghua University and a master degree in economics from the University of International Business and Economics. Mr. Li is a CFA charterholder and has over 28 years of experience in project evaluation and strategic planning, investment analysis and engineering work, as well as project management and investment. Mr. Li was an executive director of Towngas China Company Limited (stock code: 1083) from January 2001 to March 2007, a director of 眾安在綫財產保險股份有限公司 (ZhongAn Online P & C Insurance Co., Ltd.) (stock code: 6060) from July 2013 to January 2017 and the chief financial officer of Sinolink Worldwide Holdings Limited (stock code: 1168) from October 2007 to September 2014, all of these companies are listed on the main board of the Stock Exchange. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Li was the managing director of Noble Bridge Capital Limited（君橋資本有限公司）.
Independent Non-executive Director
Mr. Xu Honghua (“Mr. Xu”), aged 53, was appointed as an independent non-executive director of the Company in May 2015. Mr. Xu is also a member of each of the Audit Committee, the Nomination Committee and the Remuneration Committee of the Company. He has approximately 31 years’ experience in the fields of the power generation. Mr. Xu graduated from the Tianjin University with a master’s degree of engineering in power system and automation in 1988. He had been appointed by the Institute of Electrical Engineering （電工研究所）, Chinese Academy of Sciences (“CAS”) as a research fellow in 1999. He was the former deputy director of the Institute of Electrical Engineering （電工研究所）, CAS. Currently, Mr. Xu is the president of 北京科諾偉業科技股份有限公司 (Beijing Corona Sciences & Technology Co. Ltd.*) and the president of 保定科諾偉業控制設備有限公司 (Baoding Corona Control Equipment Co., Ltd.*). Mr. Xu is the researcher of the Institute of Electrical Engineering, the officer of 北京市太陽能發電技術重點實驗室 (Beijing Key Laboratory of Solar Power Technology*) and the vice chairman of Chinese Renewable Energy Society（中國可再生能源學會）. In addition, Mr. Xu was a member of the Advisory Committee of Energy Experts for National Energy Administration（國家能源專家諮詢委員會）, the member of expert team for solar and wind power generation in the 10th Five-year Plan, 11th Five-year Plan and 12th Five-year Plan, the leader of the expert team for the 863 key project and the vice president of the National Technical Committee for Standardisation of Wind Machinery*（全國風力機械標準化技術委員會）. In 2007, Mr. Xu was selected as a national candidate for the New-Century BaiQian-Wan Talent Project*（新世紀百千萬人才工程國家級人選）. Mr. Xu also received multiple awards including the Best New Talent Award*（最佳新人獎）by World Wide Fund for Nature Beijing office in 2009, the Special Contribution Award by Photovoltaic Professional Committee of China Renewable Energy Society and the honorary title of “National Advanced Individual for Science Popularisation*（全國科普工作先進工作者） ” in 2010, the First Class Prize for Scientific and Technological Progress of Hebei Province issued by The People’s Government of Hebei Province in 2012, the Third Class Prize for National Energy Technology Progress in 2013, the Scientific Figure Award of the Third Capital Technology Celebration*（第三屆首都科技盛典人物獎）in 2014 and the title of leading talents for science and technology entrepreneurship*（科技創業領軍人才）in the third batch of national “Manpower Planners*（萬人計劃）” in 2017.
Since 1988, Mr. Xu has been involved in the research and/or projects of wind power, photovoltaic and hybrid power generation systems, including grid-connected and off-grid solar photovoltaic power plants and the technologies on wind/ photovoltaic-integrated power plant systems, electrical control over wind turbines and remote monitoring, control over photovoltaic power generation systems and tracking. Mr. Xu has also engaged in the research and/or projects of the economic and policies on renewable energy technology. He has been in charge of and completed a number of national technology projects, with numerous reports and publications on renewable energy.
Independent Non-executive Director
Mr. Chiu Kung Chik (“Mr. Chiu”), aged 35, was appointed as an independent non-executive director of the Company on 29 July 2016. Mr. Chiu is also the chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit Committee of the Company. Mr. Chiu graduated from the University of Chicago with a bachelor’s degree in economics. Mr. Chiu has extensive experience and knowledge in investment banking, including capital financing, corporate restructuring for public and private companies, merger and acquisition, complex transaction structuring etc. From 2008 to 2015, Mr. Chiu worked with UBS AG in the investment banking department in its Hong Kong office, primarily focusing on advising large scale corporate clients on their capital market activities. During the aforesaid time, he had completed a number of high-profile transactions with over US$20 billion in total transaction value. He is currently an independent non-executive director of China Fortune Financial Group Limited (stock code: 290), a company listed on the main board of the Stock Exchange.