Directors - Independent Non-executive Directors
Dr. ZHANG Guowang, aged 55, graduated from Jilin University of Technology (吉林工業大學) with a bachelor’s degree of engineering, majoring in management engineering in 1982. He obtained a master’s degree in technical economics from Tianjin University in 1995, and a doctorate degree in management from Nankai University in 2006. He was the first dean of Business School in Tianjin University of Commerce from 2001 until 2010. He was awarded various prizes from the Municipal Technology Performance Awards (市級科研成果) by Tianjin Municipal People’s Government. Dr. Zhang is a member of Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a professor. He is a member of the Academic Committee from Tianjin University of Commerce, and is currently teaching business administration in Business School of Tianjin University of Commerce. Dr. Zhang is also an executive council member of Tianjin Society of Technical Economics (天津技術經濟研究會) and Statistical Evaluation Research Branch Association of Chinese Association for Applied Statistics (中國現場統計研究會統計綜合評價研究分會), he is a chairman of Association of Institute of Economic and Management of Local Colleges in China (中國地方普通高校經濟管理院（系）協作會). Dr. Zhang specialises in research of innovative management methods and economic appraisal. Dr. Zhang has solid experience in administration and management for over 20 years.
YEUNG Ting Lap Derek Emory, aged 42, was appointed as an independent non-executive Director of the Company in January 2011. Mr. Yeung is also the chief executive officer and co-founder of she.com international holdings limited and an executive director of Asia Coal Limited, a company listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Prior to founding she.com, Mr. Yeung was an associate with Telecom Venture Group Limited and a consultant with Arthur Andersen & Company both in Boston and Hong Kong. He holds a bachelor degree in applied mathematics and economics from Brown University and a master degree in business administration and accounting from Northeastern University, both in the United States of America. He is a certified public accountant, a member of Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference of Qingdao City, the town planning appeal board panel and the municipal services appeals board, and a deputy general of the Hong Kong United Youth Association.
SUN David Lee, aged 49, was appointed as an independent non-executive director of the Company in November 2012. Mr. Sun is an executive director of China Outfitters Holdings Limited and Asia Coal Limited respectively, both companies listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. He is a director and co-founder of CEC Management Limited, the management company of China Enterprise Capital Limited ("CEC"), a China focused private equity fund. Prior to helping establish CEC, he was a managing director of Pacific Alliance Group Limited, an Asia-focused alternative investment management firm. Mr. Sun was the director for strategy and business development Asia at Interbrew (currently known as Anheuser-Busch InBev). He was also a consultant in the corporate finance and strategy practice of McKinsey & Company, Inc. in Hong Kong. Prior to his position at McKinsey, Mr. Sun practised law as an associate in the corporate group at Linklaters. Mr. Sun holds a Juris Doctor from the University of Illinois College of Law. He is a registered attorney in Illinois of the U.S.