Board of Directors
Mr. Ma Chi Kong Karl (Chairman)
Mr. Ma graduated from University of Michigan with a Bachelor‘s degree in Business Administration, and from London Business School of the University of London with a Master‘s degree in Finance. He obtained the professional qualifications of the Chartered Financial Analyst and is a member of Hong Kong Society of Financial Analysts.
Mr. Ma has been engaged in the investment and financing, fund management and other works in many international investment banks including Credit Suisse. He has more than 20 years of experience in financial business and investment. He also has extensive government relations and business networks all over the mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao and overseas.
Currently, Mr. Ma acts as the Co-chairman of the board of directors of China Private Ventures Limited, the director of Tus-Holdings Co., Ltd., the Chairman of Tus Financial Company Limited, the director of Luso International Banking Ltd. and a member of Beijing Committee of The Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference.
Mr. Ma has been appointed as the chairman of the Company and an executive Director since 15 July 2016.
Mr. Shen Xiao
Mr. Shen holds a Master’s degree and a Bachelor’s degree in Management (Accounting) from Tsinghua University. He is a fellow member of the Association of Certified General Accountant of Canada and a fellow member of Chartered Financial Analyst Institute.
Mr. Shen had 15 years of working experience in investment banking business with BOC International Holdings Limited, Credit Lyonnais Securities Asia Limited (CLSA) and J.P. Morgan Securities (Far East) Limited, and was responsible for corporate finance activities and cross-border merger and acquisitions for the companies in the PRC.
Mr. Shen has been appointed as the president of the Company and an executive Director since 21 June 2016.
Mr. Yang Ming
Mr. Yang holds a MPA (Master of Public Administration) from Harvard University, a Master’s degree in Management and a Bachelor’s degree in English and minor degree in Business Management from Tsinghua University. He is a Chinese Registered Financial Analyst (Level 1) and a Project Management Professional Certification holder. He is a committee member of finance in Western Returned Scholars Association.
Mr. Yang is a director of Tus-Digital Group and special assistant to chairman of Tus-Holdings Co., Ltd. He was also the vice general manager of Tus Science and Technology Service Co., Ltd. Prior to that, he worked at China Minsheng Banking Corp., Ltd. (a listed company on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange (Stock Code: 1988) and the Shanghai Stock Exchange (Stock Code: 600016.SHH)) and Ping An Bank Co., Ltd. (formerly known as Shenzhen Development Bank Co., Ltd.) (a listed company on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (Stock Code: 000001.SZ)).
Mr. Yang has been appointed as the chief operating officer of the Company and an executive Director since 21 June 2016.
Mr. Du Peng
Mr. Du studied in Tsinghua University from 1994 and graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering degree in School of Material Science and a Master of Business Administration degree in School of Public Management.
Mr. Du has joined Tus-Holdings Co., Ltd. (previously named as Tsinghua University Science Park Development Centre) from 2002, and is currently the vice president of Tus Holdings Co., Ltd. He is also the chairman of Beijing Tus Street Assets Management Co., Ltd. and the managing director of Tus Financial Company Limited (both companies are subsidiaries of Tus-Holdings Co., Ltd.). Mr. Du is also the independent director of Beijing Kingtop Technology Company Limited (a listed company in Over the Counter Bulletin Board with stock code of 430064.NEEQ). He was the director of Unisplendour Corporation Limited (a listed company in the Shenzhen Stock Exchange with stock code of 000938.SZ). Mr. Du’s public service positions include the vice chairman of the 29th council of Tsinghua Alumni Association of Hong Kong, the vice chairman of Zhongguancun Listed Companies Association, the executive vice chairman of Zhongguancun Committee of Industrial Alliance, council member of China Council for International Investment Promotion – Investment and Financing Committee and chief supervisory of Z-Park Association of Internet Finance.
Mr. Du has been appointed as an executive Director since 12 June 2015.
Mr. Woo Kar Tung Raymond
Mr. Woo holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from The University of New South Wales and is a member of the Australian Society of Certified Practicing Accountants and a fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Mr. Woo is currently a non-executive director of IRC Limited (a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange, stock code: 1029). He is also an independent non-executive director of Yuanda China Holdings Limited (a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange, stock code: 2789) and SMIT Holdings Limited (a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange, stock code: 2239).
Mr. Woo has been appointed as the chief financial officer of the Company and an executive Director since 1 September 2015.
Ms. Cheung Joanna Wai Sze
Ms. Cheung holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Brown University.
Ms. Cheung is an active leader in the Hong Kong technology startup scene and co-founded City Champion International Limited in 2014 (later renamed to TGN Innovation Limited) and has grown the company’s core business of co-working spaces to become one of the largest operators in Hong Kong under the Tuspark brand. Prior to that, Ms. Cheung worked at Nomura International (HK) Limited in Fixed Income Sales and Trading Department, as well as at 8 Securities, a leading Fintech startup founded in Hong Kong. Ms. Cheung also co-founded two technology companies, both of which were participated in e-commerce business. Ms. Cheung is also a director of Nikkin Lifts & Escalators Limited, a company incorporated in Hong Kong and principally engaged in installation and maintenance of lifts and escalators.
Ms. Cheung has been appointed as an executive Director since 25 June 2015.
Mr. Tsang Ling Biu, Gilbert
Mr. Tsang holds a Master’s Degree in Commerce (with Professional Accounting and Finance) and a Bachelor’s Degree in Science (with Information Systems) from University of New South Wales in Australia, and is also the fellow member of CPA Australia.
Mr. Tsang has wealth of experience in private equity and corporate finance. Throughout his career, he held various positions at Cortus Capital, Calibration Partners Limited, Barclays Capital Asia Limited, The Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong, Peregrine Brokerage Limited and Credit Lyonnais Securities Asia Limited (CLSA). He is the co-founder and principal of Cortus Capital. Cortus Capital is an Asia focused private equity platform with deep and significant access to bespoke deal flow across Asia, including many low profile family-orientated business. He is also the co-founder and partner of Calibration Partners Limited. Calibration Partners Limited provides independent, strategic and focused advice in mergers and acquisitions, capital raisings, structured debt, restructurings and bespoke direct investment opportunities.
Mr. Tsang has been appointed as a non-executive Director since 15 May 2015.
Mr. Sheng Ruzhi
Mr. Sheng holds a Bachelor degree in Economics from Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics.
Mr. Sheng is currently the vice chairman of Tus Financial Company Limited. Mr. Sheng has extensive experience and network in respect of enterprise management and investment.
Mr. Sheng has been appointed as a non-executive Director since 20 November 2015.
Independent Non-Executive Director
Hon. Quat Elizabeth (JP)
Hon. Quat Elizabeth is currently a Legislative Council member of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (“HKSAR”) and the Chairman of its Panel on Information Technology and Broadcasting. Hon. Quat Elizabeth successively founded a number of non-profit organisations. Hon. Quat Elizabeth was elected as a member of the HKSAR Election Committee for the Information Technology Subsector in 2006 and 2011 and a member of the Shatin District Council in 2007 and 2011. She was elected as a Legislative Council member for the New Territories East in 2012 and 2016.
Hon. Quat has been appointed as an independent non-executive Director since 6 January 2017.
Mr. Chen Jin
Mr. Chen holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Management Engineering from Zhejiang University. Mr. Chen is a professor in the Innovative Enterprise and Strategy Department and assistant to the head of Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management. Mr. Chen is also the executive of Research Centre for Technological Innovation, Tsinghua University. He was an associate professor from 1995 to 1998 and was a professor from 1999 to 2005 in the Management Department of Zhejiang University. He was also the deputy director of The Institute for Management Science & Information Systems, Zhejiang University. Mr. Chen is also a member of the Education Committee of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (“CAE”), the member of the Division of Management Science in Science & Technology Commission of Minister of Education, and vice chairman of the Chinese Association for Science of Science and S&T Policy.
Mr. Chen is an independent director at various companies, the shares of which are listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange, being Zhejiang NHU Company Ltd. (Stock Code: 002001.SZ), Zhejiang Semir Garment Co., Ltd. (Stock Code: 002563.SZ) and Shunfa Hengye Corporation (Stock Code: 00631.SZ). Mr. Chen is also an independent director of Shanghai Shenqi Pharmaceutical Investment Management Co., Ltd. (Stock Code: 600613.SHH), the shares of which are listed on Shanghai Stock Exchange.
Mr. Chen has been appointed as an independent non-executive Director since 25 June 2015.
Mr. Poon Chiu Kwok
Mr. Poon was awarded the postgraduate diploma in laws by the University of London. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Laws and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Studies and a Master’s degree in International Accounting. He is a fellow member of the Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute, a fellow member of The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, and a fellow member of The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries and a member of its Technical Consultation Panel and Professional Development Committee.
Mr. Poon has over 25 years of experience in corporate finance and listed company governance and management. Mr. Poon is currently an executive director and company secretary of Huabao International Holdings Limited (a listed company on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange, stock code: 336), and also serves as an independent non-executive director of the following public listed companies: AUX International Holdings Ltd. (a listed company on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange, stock code: 2080); Changan Minsheng APLL Logistics Co., Ltd. (a listed company on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange, stock code: 1292); Greentown Service Group Co. Ltd. (a listed company on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange, stock code: 2869); Jinchuan Group International Resources Co. Ltd. (a listed company on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange, stock code: 2362); Sany Heavy Equipment International Holdings Company Limited (a listed company on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange, stock code: 631); Sunac China Holdings Limited (a listed company on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange, stock code: 1918); Tonly Electronics Holdings Limited (a listed company on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange, stock code: 1249) and Yuanda China Holdings Limited (a listed company on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange, stock code: 2789). Within three years to the date of this report, Mr. Poon was also an independent non-executive director of CSSC Offshore & Marine Engineering (Group) Company Limited (a listed company on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange, stock code: 317 and the Shanghai Stock Exchange (Stock Code: 600685.SHH)); and an independent director of Ningbo Port Company Limited (a listed company on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, stock code: 601018.SHH).
Mr. Poon has been appointed as an independent non-executive Director since 1 September 2015.
Mr. Wong Yuk Lun, Alan
Mr. Wong holds a Bachelor’s degree of Accounting and Finance in University of Sunderland.
Mr. Wong had been working with various accounting firms and commercial companies for about 20 years of working experience and was responsible for works related to financial management, taxation, audit and non-audit services. Mr. Wong was also an independent non-executive director of Bolina Holding Co., Ltd. (a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange, stock code: 1190) from 7 July 2016 to 27 March 2017.
Mr. Wong has been appointed as an independent non-executive Director since 2 September 2014.