Directors & Senior Management
Independent Non-executive Directors
Mr. Qian Xiaodong (Chief Executive Officer) Mr. Wang Tianyi (Chairman) Mr. Chow Siu Lui Mr. Yang Zhiqiang (Vice President) Ms. Guo Ying Mr. Philip Tsao Mr. Wang Yungang (Vice President) Mr. Tang Xianqing Prof. Yan Houmin
Mr. WANG Tianyi (Chairman)
Mr. Wang is a Non-Executive Director and the Chairman of the Board of the Company. He is also the Chairman of the Nomination Committee of the Company. He is currently a part-time professor of Tsinghua University and a Co-Director of the Center for PPP of Tsinghua University. He is also a member of the UNECE PPP Business Advisory Board, a member of the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development and a member of China Business Research Centre Advisory Council of National University of Singapore. He holds a Doctorate degree in Economics, a Master’s degree in Management and a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics from Tsinghua University. He had pursued advanced studies at Harvard University and University of California in the United States. Mr. Wang is the executive director and chief executive officer and member of nomination committee of CEIL. He is also a non-executive director and chairman of the Board of China Everbright Water Limited, the CEIL’s subsidiary listed in Singapore, stock code: U9E.SG. Prior to joining the Company, he was the Dean of Shandong Academy of Sciences. He was formerly the Deputy Mayor of Jinan City of Shandong Province. He had been the Vice President, the Dean and Professor of the School of Economics and Management of Yantai University of Shandong Province. Mr. Wang joined the Board in January 2018.
Mr. QIAN Xiaodong (Chief Executive Officer)
Mr. Qian is an Executive Director, the Chief Executive Officer and a member of Remuneration Committee of the Company. Mr. Qian currently serves as a director of numerous wholly-owned subsidiaries of the Group. Prior to his position in the Company, Mr. Qian served as the deputy general manager of CEIL, the general manager of the investment development department of CEIL and the general manager of Everbright Environmental Protection Venture Capital (Shenzhen) Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of CEIL. With effect from 1 January 2018, he appointed as the Executive Director and the member of the disclosure committee of CEIL. Mr. Qian obtained a bachelor's degree in thermal engineering from Dalian University of Technology in the PRC and a master's degree in environment engineering from the Southeast University in the PRC. He has comprehensive experience and knowledge in market development of environmental protection industry, national environmental policies and industrial trend. Mr. Qian joined the Board in October 2015.
Mr. YANG Zhiqiang (Vice President)
Mr. Yang is an Executive Director and the Vice President of the Company. Mr. Yang currently serves as a director or supervisor of numerous wholly-owned subsidiaries of the Group. Mr. Yang was appointed as a non-executive director of China Everbright Water Limited (a subsidiary of CEIL listed in Singapore, stock code: U9E.SG) from 12 December 2014 to 23 February 2017. He served as the chief legal officer in CEIL. Mr. Yang obtained a bachelor's degree from the Medical Science Department of Beijing Medical University (中國北京醫科大學) in the PRC and a Postgraduate Diploma in Law from The College of Law of England and Wales. He has the qualification of an attending doctor and is a qualified lawyer in the PRC. Mr. Yang joined the Board in October 2015.
Mr. WANG Yungang (Vice President)
Mr. Wang is an Executive Director and the Vice President of the Company. Mr. Wang currently serves as a director of certain subsidiaries of the Group. He was served as the deputy chief engineer and deputy general manager in Everbright Environmental Protection Engineering (Shenzhen) Company Limited (光大環保工程技術(深圳)有限公司) and the general manager of the engineering management center of Everbright Environmental Protection (China) Company Limited (光大環保(中國)有限公司). Prior to joining CEIL, Mr. Wang had held various managerial positions in Harbin Electric International Company Limited. Mr. Wang obtained a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Northeast Dianli College (東北電力學院) in the PRC and a certificate of completion of a management science and engineering program from Harbin Institute of Technology (哈爾濱工業大學) in the PRC. Mr. Wang is a qualified senior engineer in the PRC. He joined the Board in April 2016.
Ms. GUO Ying
Ms. Guo is a Non-Executive Director of the Company, she holds a bachelor degree of accounting in Beijing Technology and Business University. She holds titles of senior accountant and senior auditor in PRC. She is the general manager of internal auditor department and risk management department of CEIL. She joined the Board in January 2018.
Mr. TANG Xianqing
Mr. Tang is a Non-Executive Director of the Company. Mr. Tang currently serves as the chief investment officer of CEIL and a part-time lecturer of the master in finance program of the School of Economics and Management in South China Normal University (華南師範大學) in the PRC. Prior to joining the CEIL Group, Mr. Tang had been served as deputy governor of the Guangzhou branch of China Everbright Bank Company Limited (6818.HK). Also, he had served as the governor of the Guangzhou branch of Guangdong Huaxing Bank (廣東華興銀行) from 2013 to 2014 and the governor assistant at Guangdong Huaxing Bank from 2013 to 2016. Mr. Tang obtained his master's degree in World Economics from Sichuan University (四川大學) (formerly known as Sichuan Union University(四川聯合大學)) in the PRC, and has been awarded the qualification as Economist specializing in finance by Office of the Leading Group for Professional Title Reforms in Guangzhou (廣州市職稱改革領導小組辦公室). Mr. Tang joined the Board in April 2016.
Independent Non-executive Directors
Mr. CHOW Siu Lui
Mr. Chow is an Independent Non-executive Director, the Chairman of Audit and Risk Management Committee and a member of Nomination and Remuneration Committees of the Company. At present, Mr. Chow is a partner of VMS Investment Group (HK) Ltd., an independent non-executive director of Fullshare Holdings Limited (607.HK), Universal Medical Financial & Technical Advisory Services Company Limited (2666.HK), Sinco Pharmaceuticals Holdings Limited (6833.HK), Shanghai Dazhong Public Utilities (Group) Co., Ltd (1635.HK) and Futong Technology Development Holdings Limited (465.HK). He was an independent non-executive director of NWS Holdings Limited (659.HK) and Kong Shum Union Property Management (Holding) Limited (8181.HK). He was a partner in KPMG and chairman of the Mainland Development Strategies Advisory Panel of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants ("HKICPA") and a member of its Registration and Practice Committee of the HKICPA. Mr. Chow was also the chairman of the audit committee and a council member of the Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries (“HKICS”). Mr. Chow obtained the Professional Diploma in Accountancy from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He is qualified as a fellow member of Hong Kong Society of Accountants (now renamed as the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants) and is a chartered certified accountant with the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants. Also, Mr. Chow has been admitted as a fellow member of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants. Mr. Chow joined the Board in May 2017.
Mr. Philip TSAO
Mr. Tsao is an Independent Non-Executive Director and the chairman of the Remuneration Committee of the Company and a member of Nomination and Audit and Risk Management Committees of the Company. Mr. Tsao is currently the founder and chief executive officer of CHANCES Advisory Group and a non-executive director of Bank SinoPac and SinoPac Securities (Asia) Limited (both as a subsidiary of SinoPac Financial Holdings Company Limited, a company listed on Taiwan stock exchange with stock code: 2890) with effect from 1 May 2018 and 1 July 2018 respectively. He served as a consultant at Barclays Capital Asia Limited. Prior to his current role, Mr. Tsao was a managing director of Barclays Capital Asia Limited, an executive director of Goldman Sachs (Asia) L.L.C., a managing director of UBS, the president of China Development Industrial Bank (中華開發工業銀行) (“CDIB”), an executive vice president of China Development Financial Holding Corporation (中華開發金融控股公司) (“CDFHC”, a company listed on Taiwan Stock Exchange with stock code: 2883), a director of CDFHC and CDIB (a subsidiary of CDFHC), and a managing director of Morgan Stanley Asia. Mr. Tsao received a bachelor’s degree in power mechanical engineering from National Tsing Hua University in Taiwan, and a Master of Business Administration degree from National Taiwan University in Taiwan. Mr. Tsao is a Chartered Financial Analyst. Mr. Tsao joined the Board in May 2017.
Prof. YAN Houmin
Prof. Yan is an Independent Non-Executive Director and a member of Nomination, Remuneration and Audit and Risk Management Committees of the Company. Prof. Yan currently serves as the chair professor of management sciences and the Dean of College of Business at the City University of Hong Kong. Previously, Prof. Yan served as a tenured associate professor at the School of Management, University of Texas at Dallas. He was also the Director of Executive M.Sc. Programme in Logistics and Supply Chain Management at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, an alternate director and research advisor for the Hong Kong Research and Development Center for Logistics and Supply Chain Management Enabling Technologies and an Executive Director for Centre of Supply Chain Management and Logistics Optimization at the Li & Fung Institute of Supply Chain Management, the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Prof. Yan received his bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in electrical engineering from the Department of Automation in Tsinghua University in the PRC and his doctor of philosophy degree from the University of Toronto in Canada. Prof. Yan joined the Board in May 2017.
Mr. Zhang Hanwei Mr. Lo Kam Fan Mr. Wang Dianer Mr. Zhang Jianping Mr. Sun Xiandong
Mr. ZHANG Hanwei
Mr. Zhang is the Chief Technology Director of the Company. Prior to joining the Group, he served as R&D Director of Covanta Energy Company (卡萬塔能源公司), with over ten years’ experience in relevant technology research and development. Mr. Zhang is currently serving as the chief technology director of CEIL and Secretary-General of the Waste-to-Energy Research and Technology Council-Asia. Mr. Zhang graduated from Columbia University of United States with a Doctoral Degree in Environmental Engineering. Mr. Zhang joined the Group in October 2016.
Mr. LO Kam Fan
Mr. Lo is the Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Lo also serves as a director of numerous wholly-owned subsidiaries of the Group. Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Lo served in a number of listed companies on Stock Exchange, namely, as the financial controller in Shenzhen International Holdings Limited (0152. HK), as the financial controller and company secretary in EcoTek Holdings Limited (8169.HK), as the chief financial officer and company secretary in Wai Chun Mining Industry Group Company Limited (0660.HK) and Wai Chun Group Holdings Limited (1013. HK) and as the chief financial officer and company secretary in China Vanguard You Champion Holdings Limited (formerly known as China Vanguard Group Ltd.) (8156.HK). Mr. Lo obtained an honours diploma in accounting from Hong Kong Shue Yan University and a master’s degree in finance from Curtin University of Technology Australia in Australia. Mr. Lo has been a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and an associate of the Association of International Accountants. Mr. Lo joined the Group in November 2015.
Mr. WANG Dianer
Mr. Wang is the Vice President of the Company. Mr. Wang served as the deputy general manager of Everbright Environmental Energy (Yixing) Limited, the deputy supervisor of Jinan WTE Project, the General Manager of EB Alternative Energy (Dangshan) Limited, the project leader of the construction of Dangshan project, the General Manager of Everbright Environmental Energy (Zhenjiang) Limited and the General Manager of EB Photovoltaic Energy (Zhenjiang) Limited and EB Photovoltaic Energy (Huaining) Limited. Mr. Wang completed the legal studies program in Anhui University in the PRC and the power plant and electricity system program in the Shanghai University of Electric Power in the PRC. Mr. Wang joined the Group in November 2006.
Mr. ZHANG Jianping
Mr. Zhang is the Chief Investment Officer and the general manager of solid waste management centre of the Company. Before joining the Group, he was the deputy director of Suzhou Environmental Sanitation Administration Agency. Mr. Zhang had worked as the vice chairman of Everbright Environmental Energy (Suzhou) Limited, the standing representative of the Nanjing Representative Office of CEIL, the general manager of Everbright Environmental Energy (Nanjing) Limited, the general manager of Everbright Environmental Energy (Suzhou) Limited, and the general manager of Everbright Environmental Protection (Suzhou) Solid Waste Treatment Company Limited. Graduated from Nanjing Engineering Institute (currently known as Southeast University), major in environmental engineering, Mr. Zhang joined the Group in April 2016.
Mr. SUN Xiandong
Mr. Sun is the Chief Operating Officer of the Company. Graduated from China University of Mining and Technology, major in thermal energy and power engineering, and completed a CEO management training programme from Tsinghua University. Mr. Sun has been engaging in the profession of power construction and power plant operation and administration for 35 years. He was, for several times, awarded the honor of being an “Outstanding Manager in CEIL”. He had worked as a vice general manager of Everbright Environmental Energy (Suzhou) Limited, the chief commander of the general headquarters of Everbright Alternative Energy (Dangshan) Company Limited, and the vice general manager of Everbright Environmental Energy (Pizhou) Ltd.. Also he had taken up the positions of general manager for several companies namely Everbright Alternative Enegery (Dangshan) Company Limited, Everbright Biomass Energy (Lingbi) Company Limited, EB Urban and Rural Renewable Energy (Xiao County) Limited, EB Urban and Rural Renewable Energy (Fengyang) Company Limited, Everbright Greentech Environmental Protection (Northern Anhui) Administrative Center (光大綠色環保皖北管理中心總經理) and Everbright Greentech Environmental Protection (Anhui) Administrative Center (光大綠色環保安徽管理中心). He is currently the general manager of Everbright Greentech Environmental Protection Clean Energy Administrative Centre (光大綠色環保清潔能源管理中心) and the general manager of Everbright Alternative Enegery (Dangshan) Company Limited. Mr. Sun joined the Group in January 2016.
Ms. Chow Wing Man
Ms. Chow Wing Man
Ms. Chow is the Company Secretary of the Company. She is a fellow member of both HKICS and The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. She has over 15 years of experience in the fields of company secretarial and compliance. Ms. Chow holds a bachelor’s degree in laws from the University of London and a master’s degree in finance (corporate finance) from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Ms. Chow joined the Group in July 2017.