BOARD OF DIRECTORS
 
Executive Chairman; Mr Wong Lam Ping
is our Executive Chairman and founder of our Group. He was appointed to our Board on 3 January 2006 and is responsible for the formulation and execution of overall business strategies and policies as well as the overall management of our Group. Mr Wong has over 20 years of property development experience since he established Pan Hong Co., Ltd. in 1983. Mr Wong also sits on the board of several investment holding companies. He has been a director of Jiangxi Ganxun Electronic Technology Ltd., a telecommunications company, since 1992. In 2004, he was appointed a director of Chaozhou Jinaote Sanitary Ware Ltd. Mr Wong completed a postgraduate course in Economics of Science and Technology and Management from the Zhejiang University of Technology in 2000. He holds an honorary degree of a Doctor of Business Management from Armstrong University.
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Executive Director; Ms Wang Cui Ping
is an Executive Director of our Group, being appointed on 14 August 2006. She joined our Group in 2002, and is responsible for the planning and financial management, and the human resource management of our Group. Before joining our Group, she spent 13 years from 1982 with the Inner Mongolia Hai Bo Wan Mining Bureau handling accounting matters, eventually becoming the head of the financial department from 1992 to 1995. From 1995 to 2002, she worked as a tax expert for the Inner Mongolia Wu Hai City State Administration of Taxation. She later joined 999 Huzhou Pharmaceutical Company as the head of the financial department, before joining our Group as senior accountant in 2002. Ms Wang graduated from the Inner Mongolia Coal Industrial School with a degree in Financial Accounting, and from the Inner Mongolia Broadcast and Television University with a degree in Industrial Accounting in 1982 and 1986 respectively. She was certified as a PRC Certified Tax Expert by the PRC Ministry of Finance, State Administration of Taxation in 2000 and as a PRC Certified Public Accountant by the Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants in 2004.
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Executive Director; Mr. Chan Chun Kit
is an Executive Director, Group's Financial Controller and Company Secretary of our Group. He was appointed to our Board on 30 June 2011 and is responsible for the Group's finance and accounting functions. He is also responsible for statutory compliance and corporate governance of our Group, as well as coordination with our Group's stakeholders. He joined our Group in 2008. Prior to joining the Group, he was an auditor with an international public accounting firm. Mr. Chan graduated from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University with a Bachelor of Arts in Accountancy (Hons). Mr. Chan is also a Certified Public Accountant and an associate member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
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Non-Executive Director; Mr Chan Kin Sang
is a Non-Executive Director and was appointed to our Board on 14 August 2006. He is currently a sole proprietor of Messrs Peter K.S. Chan & Co., Solicitors and Notaries, where he is involved in corporate and commercial law, civil law, conveyancing, litigation matters and notarial work. Mr Chan has been a practising solicitor in Hong Kong since 1982. He was an assistant solicitor in Messrs John Ku & Tam from 1982 to 1985 and a partner of Messrs. Wong and Chan from 1985 to 1996. He holds and has held several executive and non-executive directorships in various companies, including companies listed in Hong Kong and Singapore. Mr Chan graduated from the University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor of Laws degree in 1979. He was admitted first as an associate in 1985 and subsequently as a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He was admitted as a solicitor of England and Wales in 1985, a barrister and solicitor of Australia in 1989 and an advocate and solicitor of Singapore in 1990. Mr Chan has also been a notary public in Hong Kong since 1997 and a China-appointed attesting officer since 2000.
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Independent Director; Mr Sim Wee Leong
is our lead Independent Director and was appointed to our Board on 14 August 2006. He is currently practising as a certified public accountant in Smalley & Co, a well established local accounting practice. He started his professional career in 1989 with an international accounting firm, Deloitte & Touche, prior to leaving in 1997 to join his current firm. He graduated with a Bachelor of Accountancy from the National University of Singapore in 1989.
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Independent Director; Dr Choo Kian Koon
is an Independent Director and was appointed to our Board on 14 August 2006 and has over 30 years of experience in the property industry. He was formerly the Senior Vice President (Malaysia Investment) of CapitaLand Residential Limited, and was on the board of United Malayan Land Bhd, a real estate developer listed on Bursa Malaysia. Prior to joining the CapitaLand group of companies, Dr Choo was the National Director and Head of Research and Consultancy at Jones Lang LaSalle Property Consultants Pte Ltd where he was the Asia Pacific regional head of research. Before that, he was with Richard Ellis Property Consultants as the Director and the Head of Development and Consultancy. Dr Choo was also previously a senior lecturer with the School of Building and Estate Management of the National University of Singapore. He is currently a member of the Valuation Review Board under the Finance Ministry of Singapore and the Valuation Review Board. Dr Choo obtained a Doctorate in Urban Planning from the University of Washington with a Certificate of Achievement in Urban Design in 1988, a Master of Philosophy in Environmental Planning from the University of Nottingham in 1979, and a Bachelor of Science in Estate Management from the University of Singapore in 1974. He is a fellow of the Singapore Institute of Surveyors and Valuers and an affiliate member of the Singapore Institute of Planners.
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Independent Director; Dr Zheng Hai Bin
is an Independent Director and was appointed to our Board on 14 August 2006. He is presently the President of CCH High-Tech Enterprise Ltd. and the General Manager of Shenzhen Scinfo Venture Capital Management Co., Ltd. He was also a visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Waterloo from 1989 to 1991. Dr Zheng graduated from Copenhagen University with a Doctorate in Natural Science in 1987 and a Bachelor degree from Zhongshan University in 1982.
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Note:
Mr Chan Kin Sang is the nephew of Mr Wong Lam Ping. Save as disclosed, none of our Directors is related to each other or to any of our Executive Officers. None of our Directors had been appointed pursuant to any arrangement or understanding with a substantial shareholder, customer or supplier.