Board of Directors
Ms. Li QIAO, has been a director of the Board since January 2017 and has been serving as the Chairwoman of the Board since July 2020. She is the Chairman of Agriculture Resources Pte Ltd. and the Director of CSIC International Pte Ltd. From 2007 to 2010, she served as Chairwoman of the Company. From 1999 to 2008, she also served as Director of Beijing Hollysys Co., Ltd.. From 1999 to 2000, she served as Vice President of Beijing Venture Capital Co., Ltd. From 1996 to 1998, she was Division Chief of the Zhongguancun Science Park (“Z-Park”) Administrative Committee. From 1989 to 1996, she was the Minister of Beijing New Technology Industry Development Experimental Zone. Ms. Qiao also has extensive experience in equity investment. She participated in establishing the first Beijing venture capital company, invested and successfully helped a number of companies listed in domestic and abroad. The investment projects that Ms. Qiao involved with include biological medicine, high-end equipment manufacturing, new energy, chemical and energy, agriculture, education, integrated circuits, aerospace, fast moving consumer goods, electronic information and other industries. She holds an IEMBA from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
Dr. Jianyun CHAI, has been serving as a member of the Board of Directors of the Company since June 2008. Dr. Chai is currently a professor and the head of the Institute of Power Electronic and Electrical Machine System at Tsinghua University in China. Before he joined Tsinghua University as an Associate Professor in 1999, Dr. Chai spent eight years working in the motor and information industries in Japan. Dr. Chai is also a member of various societies and organizations, including the China Renewable Energy Society, the Chinese Society for Electrical Engineering, and the Chinese Wind Energy Association. Dr. Chai received a Bachelor’s degree and a PhD in Electrical Engineering from Tsinghua University in 1984 and 1989.
Dr. Kok Peng TEH, has been serving as a member of the Board of Directors of the Company since September 2020. He is Chairman of Azalea Asset Management and Lu International and is a board member of Sembcorp Industries and Fullerton Health Corporation. He chairs the East Asia Institute of the National University of Singapore. He is a Senior Adviser to China International Capital Corporation and Jasper Ridge Partners, and is a member of the International Advisory Board of CMC Corporation. In 2019, he joined CDPQ's Global Economic and Financial Advisory Council. Dr. Teh was President of GIC Special Investments from April 1999 to June 2011, and remained an Adviser for two years after that. Prior to that, he was concurrently a deputy managing director of GlC and the Monetary Authority of Singapore. He began his career with the World Bank in 1975 under its Young Professionals Program. Dr. Teh is a member of the Trilateral Commission. He obtained a first class honours economics degree at La Trobe University in Australia, a D Phil. at Nuffield College, Oxford University, and attended the AMP course at Harvard Business School in 1989.
Ms. Khiaw Ngoh TAN has been serving as a member of the Board of Directors of the Company since September 2020. She has over 37 years of experience in the audit profession, including 23 years as an audit partner. Ms. Tan has been an independent director and member of audit committee of United Industrial Corporation Limited, a public company listed on Singapore Stock Exchange since February 2020. From April 1994 to June 2017 when she retired, she was an audit partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Singapore. From September 2008 to August 2011, she was seconded to the Shanghai office of PricewaterhouseCoopers as an Assurance partner. As an audit partner, Ms. Tan was involved in reporting accountant’s role for companies seeking listing on the Singapore Stock Exchange and while working in Shanghai, she was also involved in listing of companies on Nasdaq and NYSE and was also the audit partner responsible for the audits of these companies. Ms. Tan is a fellow chartered accountant of Singapore. She received her Bachelor of Commerce (Accountancy) from Nanyang University, Singapore.
Mr. Chit Nim (Colin) SUNG, has been a director of the Board since February 2008 and has been serving as Chief Executive Officer of the Company since July 2020. He was the Chairman of the Audit Committee of Board of the Company from February 2008 to July 2020. Mr. Sung served as the Chief Financial Officer for eHi Car Services Limited from April 2013 to August 2019, and member of its Board of Directors from September 2019 to July 2020. Mr. Sung also served as adviser of NeWorld Education Group, Inc. since August 2012 and served as Chief Financial Officer of NeWorld Education Group since August 2011. Prior to joining NeWorld, he was the CFO of Lighting the Box from March 2011. Mr. Sung served as the deputy Chief Executive Officer and the Chief Financial Officer of Linktone Ltd., from 2009 to 2011. From 2008 to 2009, he served as the Chief Financial Officer and President of China Cablecom Holdings, Ltd. From 2005 to 2008, he was the Chief Financial Officer of Linktone Ltd., where he also served as the acting Chief Executive Officer in 2006 and as its director of board from 2007 to 2008. From 2004 to 2005, Mr. Sung was the Corporate Controller of UTI, United States, Inc., a subsidiary of International Freight Forwarder (NASDAQ: UTIW), and from 2001 to 2004, was a Vice President of finance and Corporate Controller of USF Worldwide, Inc., a subsidiary of US Freightways. From 1997 to 2001, Mr. Sung was Vice President and Corporate Controller for US Operation of Panalpina Welttransport Holding, (PWTN.SW). Mr. Sung received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from William Paterson University in 1992 and his MBA degree from American InterContinental University in 2004. Mr. Sung is a Certified Public Accountant and Chartered Global Management Accountant.