Board of Directors

Mr. Fang Ming
Mr. Pan Ying
Ms. Yang Xiao Yu
Mr. Ai Yu
Mr. Christopher Chong Meng Tak
Mr. Tan Sek Khee
Mr. Xiao Zu Xiu
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Mr. Fang Ming

Executive Chairman and Group Chief Executive Officer

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Mr. Pan Ying

Non-Executive and Non-Independent Deputy Chairman

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Ms. Yang Xiao Yu

Executive Director

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Mr. Ai Yu

Non-Executive and Non-Independent Director

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Mr. Christopher Chong Meng Tak

Lead Independent Director

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Mr. Tan Sek Khee

Independent Director

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Mr. Xiao Zu Xiu

Independent Director

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Mr. Fang Ming

Mr. Fang Ming is the Executive Chairman and Group Chief Executive Officer. He is also the President and General Manager of Chongqing Yingli Real Estate Development Co., Ltd. Mr. Fang is responsible for the overall management since its inception in 1993. He also oversees the Audit & Supervision Department. With more than 20 years of experience in the property sector, Mr. Fang has been instrumental in introducing international designs and quality standards into the real estate sector in Chongqing, gaining recognition from both city and state governments. Under his leadership, the Group has developed a number of award winning buildings in Chongqing's core central business district and established good long-term relationships with the local government authorities and business partners. The Group successfully established a long-term strategic cooperative partnership with China Everbright Limited - one of China’s most influential financial enterprises in 2014.

Prior to establishing Chongqing Yingli, Mr. Fang held a senior position in Chongqing Yunji Company. Mr. Fang is also a member of the Chongqing Committee of Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (“CPPCC”), Vice President of Chongqing General Chamber of Commerce, President of the Real Estate Chamber of the Chongqing Federation of Industry and Commerce, and the Executive Vice President of the Yuzhong District Federation of Industry and Commerce.

Mr. Fang graduated from Chongqing Broadcasting University School of Management and has a MBA from the Chongqing Technology and Business University.

Mr. Pan Ying

Mr. Pan was appointed to the Board in September 2014. He has more than 17 years of experience in private equity and investment. Mr. Pan is a member of the Management Decision Committee of China Everbright Limited ("CEL") and is responsible for the real estate fund, institutional sales and financing business of CEL. Mr Pan is also a Non- Executive Independent Director of Sinopec Oilfield Service Corporation.

Prior to joining CEL, he worked for the Foreign Exchange Reserve Department of China's State Administration of Foreign Exchange ("SAFE"), and established SAFE Investment Company, Ltd., a whollyowned subsidiary of the People's Bank of China which had assets under management of more than HKD20 billion, based in Hong Kong.

Mr. Pan joined Seagate Global Advisory Group, an asset management company in Los Angeles in 1998. In 2004, he co-founded SeaBright China Special Opportunities Fund ("SeaBright"), where he acted as CEO, with CEL. At SeaBright, he set up two funds that focused on investment opportunities in China, which invested more than USD150 million.

Mr. Pan holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the Management School of Xi'an Jiaotong University in China.

Ms. Yang Xiao Yu

Ms. Yang Xiao Yu is an Executive Director of the Group, and the Deputy General Manager of Chongqing Yingli. She oversees the Human Resources Department and Administration Department. Prior to joining the Group, Ms. Yang held various positions, including Deputy Editor of Chongqing Municipal Committee Magazine ("Dang Dai Dang Yuan"), Standing Director of Chongqing Publication Institution, Director and President of Chongqing Dang Hong Cultural Communication Company and Director of the Chongqing Municipal Government Office for Economic Cooperation.

Ms. Yang has obtained the Senior Economist certification from Chongqing Municipal Personnel Bureau, a college degree in Chinese and Economic Management, a Bachelor degree in Law and a postgraduate in Psychology from Southwest Normal University.

Mr. Ai Yu

Mr. Ai Yu was appointed to the Board in September 2014. He is a Deputy General Manager of Everbright Prestige Capital Asset Management Co. Ltd where he is responsible for deal sourcing, execution and has closed multi-billion US dollar transactions. Mr. Ai was a Managing Director of EBA Investments (Advisory) Limited ("EBA Investments"), a real estate private equity firm and a subsidiary of China Everbright Limited. Prior to joining EBA Investments in 2008, Mr. Ai worked at JP Morgan’s Hong Kong office in Real Estate Investment Banking. Before that, he worked at JP Morgan’s New York Investment Banking team.

Mr. Ai received his Master of Science in Finance from Washington University in St. Louis and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Simon Fraser University.

Mr. Christopher Chong Meng Tak

Mr. Christopher Chong was first appointed to the Board in 2007 and is the Lead Independent Director. He brings to the Group significant experience in corporate strategy, capital markets, securities law and corporate governance. Mr. Chong is a founding partner of ACH Investments Pte Ltd, a corporate advisory firm. Prior to this, and for some 12 years, he was with the Hongkong Bank Group where he held the position of CEO of HSBC Securities (Singapore), Executive Director of Kay Hian James Capel (now known as UOB Kay Hian) and was a multi award-winning analyst. Prior to joining the Hongkong Bank Group, Mr. Chong trained with Ernst & Young, London. Mr. Chong is a director of five other public companies listed on the Stock Exchanges of Australia and Singapore.

Mr. Chong is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland. He is also a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants; the Australian Institute of CPAs; the Singapore Institute of Directors; and the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Mr. Chong is also a Senior Stockbroker of the Securities & Derivatives Industry Association. He has a Bachelor of Science in Economics (1st Hon) degree from the University College of Wales and a MBA from the London Business School.

Mr. Tan Sek Khee

Mr. Tan Sek Khee is an Independent Director of the Group. He is currently an Independent Director of SGXlisted Europtronic Group Ltd and ASL Marine Holdings Limited. Mr. Tan is also currently an Executive Director of several private companies in Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand and China. Mr. Tan brings to the Group an 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 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.