Board of Directors
Mr. Pan Ying
Mr. Pan was appointed to the Board in September 2014. He is the Chief Investment Officer and a member of the Management Decision Committee of China Everbright Limited ("CEL"). He is responsible for the real estate fund, institutional sales and financing business of CEL. Mr. Pan is also a Director of Shanghai Jiabao Industry & Commerce (Group) Co., Ltd and a Non-Executive Independent Director of Sinopec Oilfield Service Corporation.
Prior to joining CEL, he worked for the Foreign Exchange Reserve Department of SAFE (China's State Administration of Foreign Exchange), and established SAFE Investment Company Ltd., a Hong Kong-based wholly-owned subsidiary of the People's Bank of China which had AUM of more than HKD20 billion. Mr. Pan joined Seagate, an asset management company in Los Angeles in 1998. In 2004, he co-founded SeaBright, where he acted as CEO, with China Everbright. At SeaBright, he set up two funds that focused on investment opportunities in China, which invested more than USD150 million. Mr. Pan has more than 17 years of experience in private equity and investment. He received a BA in Economics from the Management School of Xi'an Jiaotong University in China.
Mr. Hu Bing
Mr. Hu Bing was appointed as Executive Director of the Group and General Manager of the Group's main operating subsidiary Chongqing Yingli Real Estate Development Co., Ltd. on 17 August 2017. With over 15 years of experience in investment and portfolio management of real estate and financial assets, Mr. Hu is responsible for the formulation and execution of business strategies as well as optimisation of internal systems and processes of Chongqing Yingli. Prior to joining the Group, he was the President of EBA (Beijing) Asset Management Co., Ltd and held stints in Lenovo Holdings and Lenovo Raycom Investment.
Mr. Hu graduated from Peking University's Guanghua School of Management and holds a MBA from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
Mr. Tan Sek Khee
Mr. Tan Sek Khee is an Independent Director of the Group. He is also currently an Independent Director of SGX-listed Europtronic Group Ltd and ASL Marine Holdings Limited. Mr. Tan also serves as Executive Director of several private companies located in Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand and China. Mr. Tan brings to the Group extensive experience in general management, business development, marketing, procurement and logistics. He has more than 30 years of corporate and business experience in Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand and China.
Mr. Tan graduated with a Bachelor's degree of Commerce from Nanyang University in 1979. He is also a registered member of Singapore Institute of Directors.
Mr. Xiao Zu Xiu
Mr. Xiao Zu Xiu is an Independent Director of the Group. He has been the Chairman of the Chinese Nation Cultural Promotion Association since 1995. He was also Chairman of the Chongqing Veteran's Sports Association from 1997 to 2003 and the Chairman of the Association of Researching the System of the People's Congress from 2003 to 2009. He has been serving successively as the Vice Chairman and the Chairman of the Committee for Care of the Next Generation since 2004. Mr. Xiao has also been the Director-General of Chongqing Education Development Foundation since 2010. Mr. Xiao was elected as a representative to the Chongqing Municipal People's Congress and chosen as the Vice Chairman of the Chongqing Municipal People's Congress Standing Committee in 1997. Prior to that, he was elected as Executive Deputy Mayor of Chongqing in 1993, mainly overseeing the financial, taxation, auditing, educational and monitoring aspects. Mr. Xiao was with the Agricultural Economy Department of Southwest Agricultural University for 23 years before he was appointed as Director of the Committee for Peasants and Workers in 1985, a post he held till 1988.
Mr. Xiao studied Agricultural Economics in the Southwest College of Agriculture and the Beijing Agricultural University and graduated in 1960 and 1963 respectively.
Mr Jack Chia
Mr. Chia Seng Hee, Jack was appointed the Lead Independent Director of the Company on 27 July 2018. He is the Chairman of Audit Committee and Nominating Committee.
Mr. Chia graduated from the National University of Singapore with a degree in Accountancy, from the International University of Japan with a Masters degree in International Relations and is a Fellow of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants. He also attended the General Management Program at Harvard Business School.
After some twenty years in various capacities with Arthur Andersen, Singapore Technologies and the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC), he was appointed a role in government as Senior Director (China Operations) at the Enterprise Singapore Board, based at the Consulate General of Singapore in Shanghai, as Consul (Commercial).
Mr. Chia is currently a professional director, specialising in corporate governance. His present directorships in other listed companies include Combine Will International Holdings Ltd, Debao Property Development Ltd., Dukang Distillers Holdings Ltd and mm2 Asia Ltd.
Mr. Chia brings to the Group significant experience in corporate governance and risk management.