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List of Directors and Their Role and Function

Executive Directors

Mr. Hu Yanguo

Mr. Hu is the Executive Director and the Chairman of Board of the Company. He is also the chairman of the Strategy Committee and a member of the Nominating Committee. He is also an executive director and the vice president of China Everbright Environment Group Limited (“Everbright Environment”, together with its subsidiaries, “Everbright Environment Group”), which is the indirect controlling shareholder of the Company with its shares listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the “SEHK”) (Stock Code: 0257). Mr. Hu is a member of the disclosure committee and was a member of the risk management committee of Everbright Environment. He is also a director of several subsidiaries of the Everbright Environment Group.

Mr. Hu is and will cease to be the chairman of board of directors and general manager of Everbright Environmental Protection (China) Limited (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Everbright Environment). He was the non-executive director of China Everbright Greentech Limited (a subsidiary of Everbright Environment and the shares of which are listed on the Main Board of the SEHK (Stock Code: 1257)). Prior to joining the Everbright Environment Group, Mr. Hu was the person-in-charge of the accounting department of the Guangzhou branch of China Everbright Bank Company Limited, the shares of which are listed on the Main Board of the SEHK (Stock Code: 6818) and Shanghai Stock Exchange (Stock Code: 601818). Mr. Hu also worked for Northeast Forestry University in the People’s Republic of China (the “PRC”).

Mr. Hu obtained a Master’s degree in Forestry Economy and Management and a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Northeast Forestry University in the PRC. He is a certified public accountant in the PRC.

Mr. Tao Junjie

Mr. Tao is the Executive Director and the Chief Executive Officer of the Company. He is also a member of the Strategy Committee. He has rich experience in engineering construction and operations management. Mr. Tao was formerly the general manager of the Department of Safety and Environmental Management of Everbright Environment, the Vice President of the Company, the director of several subsidiaries of the Group, the deputy general manager of Everbright Environmental Engineering (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd.* and the general manager of China Everbright Water Investments Limited. Mr. Tao also worked for Shandong University of Architecture and Engineering in the PRC.

Mr. Tao holds a Doctorate degree in Environmental Engineering from Wuhan University of Technology in the PRC and a Master’s degree in Architecture and Civil Engineering from Xi’an University of Architecture and Technology in the PRC. He also holds the certificate of Certified Supervision Engineer and the title of Engineering Technology Researcher in the PRC.

*For identification purpose only

Mr. Luo Junling

Mr. Luo is the Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer of the Company. He is also a member of the Strategy Committee.

Mr. Luo has rich experience in accounting management and operations management. Mr. Luo was formerly the Vice President of the Company. Prior to joining the Group and Everbright Environment, Mr. Luo worked with China Construction Bank (Fujian Branch), Fuzhou Guang Min Road and Bridge Construction and Department Co., Ltd., and Fujian Min Xing Accounting Firm.

Mr. Luo holds a Bachelor's degree in International Accounting from Shaanxi Institute of Finance and Economics. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Tax Agent in China.



Independent Non-Executive Directors

Mr. Zhai Haitao

Mr. Zhai is the Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company, the Chairman of the Nominating Committee and a member of the Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee. He is also the Independent Non-Executive Director of China Everbright Environment Group Limited.

Mr. Zhai has extensive experience and knowledge in banking, capital market and management. He is currently the President and Partner of Primavera Capital Group. He is also an independent director of China Life Insurance Company Limited, a company listed on the New York Stock Exchange (stock code: LFC), the SEHK (stock code: 2628) and the Shanghai Stock Exchange (stock code: 601628). He was formerly the Managing Director of Goldman Sachs Asia LLC, the Chief Representative of Goldman Sachs Beijing Office and the Director of China Asset Management Co. Ltd. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs and China Asset, Mr. Zhai worked at the International Department of the People's Bank of China in Beijing, and was the Deputy Representative of the People's Bank of China Representative Office for the Americas based in New York.

Mr. Zhai holds a Master's degree in International Affairs from Columbia University, a Master of Business Administration degree from New York University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Peking University.

Mr. Lim Yu Neng Paul

Mr. Lim is the Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He is also the Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nominating Committee and the Remuneration Committee.

Mr. Lim has over 25 years of banking experience with international investment banks including Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank, Salomen Smith Barney and Bankers Trust. He is currently the Managing Director and Head of Private Equity of SBI Ven Capital Pte. Ltd., the Director of SBI NTU RVC Digital Innovation Fund VCC and the Independent Director of Golden Energy and Resources Limited (listed on SGX) and Nippecraft Limited (listed on SGX).

Mr. Lim holds a Master of Business Administration degree in Finance and a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, United States. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Ms. Cheng Fong Yee

Ms. Cheng is the Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. She is also the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit Committee.

Ms. Cheng has more than 20 years of experience in the insurance industry and is an Associate of the Australian Insurance Institute. She has been involved in major overseas insurance projects, particularly in the Asia Pacific region, and is actively involved in utilising insurance as a financial tool for project development. Ms. Cheng is currently the head of the Insurance Division of AsiaOne Insurance Agency Pte. Ltd. in Singapore and Executive Director (Principal Representative) of the Cambodia Branch of AsiaOne Insurance Agency Pte. Ltd. She also headed the Business Development Department of Aon Insurance Brokers, the biggest broking house in Asia, and managed the insurance division of the Singapore Technologies Group.

Ms. Cheng completed her insurance study at the Australian Insurance Institute.

Ms. Hao Gang

Ms. Hao is the Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. She is also a member of the Audit Committee and the Strategy Committee.

Ms. Hao is currently an Associate Professor at the Department of Management Sciences, the Assistant Dean of the College of Business, and the Co-Director of CityU-TsinghuaU EMBA/MPA (Public-Private Partnership) dual degree programme at the College of Business, City University of Hong Kong. Prior to that, she took a number of roles at the City University of Hong Kong, mainly responsible for university development and international programme, amongst others. Ms. Hao also worked in Techno-Economic Research Institute of National Economic Commission of the PRC and participated in a number of major national investment and research projects in China.

Ms. Hao holds a Doctorate degree in Decision Sciences and Operations Management from University of Pittsburgh in the United States, a Master's degree in Industrial Administration from Tianjin University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics from Sichuan University.



Senior Management

Mr. Wang Yuexing

Mr. Wang is the Vice President of the Company. He is also a director and/or the general manager of several subsidiaries of the Group.

Mr. Wang has rich experience in engineering construction and operations management. Mr. Wang was formerly the Deputy General Manager of Everbright Environmental Protection Technology Development (Beijing) Limited and Everbright Environmental Protection Engineering (Shenzhen) Limited, and the Plant Manager of Ji'nan Waste Water Treatment Project (Plant 1).

Mr. Wang holds a Master's degree in Environmental Engineering from Tsinghua University, a Master of Business Administration degree from Shandong University and a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from South China University of Technology. He also holds the titles of Certified Cost Engineer and Certified Senior Engineer.

Mr. Wang Guanping

Mr. Wang is the Vice President of the Company. He is also a director and/or the general manager of several subsidiaries of the Group.

Mr. Wang has rich experience in technology management and research and development. He was granted several invention patents and utility patents. Mr. Wang was formerly the Assistant Dean of Everbright Environmental Research Institute, Chief Technology Officer of China Environmental Protection Science and Technology Holdings Limited, Deputy Chief Engineer of Shenzhen Liyuan Water Design and Consultant Limited and Chief Engineer of Operation Branch of Wuhan Kaidi Water Services Co., Ltd.

Mr. Wang holds a Doctorate degree in Environmental Engineering from Tsinghua University, a Master's degree in Municipal Engineering from Tongji University and a Bachelor's degree in Water Supply and Sewerage Engineering from Huazhong University of Science and Technology. He holds the title of Certified Senior Engineer.

Mr. Zhang Guofeng

Mr. Zhang is the Vice President of the Company. He is also a director of several subsidiaries of the Group.

Mr. Zhang has rich experience in project investment, operations management and mergers and acquisitions. He was formerly the General Manager of the Investment Development Department at Everbright Environmental Protection (China) Limited, the Deputy General Manager of Everbright Water (Zibo) Limited and the Supervisor of Everbright Environmental Energy (Xintai) Ltd.

Mr. Zhang holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Yunnan University of Finance and Economics and a Bachelor's degree in Engineering from Qingdao University of Science and Technology. He is a Certified International Accountant with the China Association of Chief Accountants, a Certified Management Accountant with the Institute of Certified Management Accountants in the USA and a member of the Association of International Accountants.

Mr. Niu Kesheng

Mr. Niu Kesheng is the CEO Assistant of the Company. He is also a director and/or the general manager of several subsidiaries of the Group.

Mr. Niu has rich experience in operations management within the environmental protection industry.

Mr. Niu holds a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering on Mechanical Manufacturing Process and Equipment from Shandong University of Technology. He also holds the title of Engineering Researcher on Environmental Protection Engineering.

Mr. Wu Zhiguo

Mr. Wu Zhiguo is the CEO Assistant of the Company. He is also a director and/or the general manager of several subsidiaries of the Group.

Mr. Wu has rich experience in waste water treatment and engineering construction management. Mr. Wu holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from Xuzhou University of Technology. He also holds the titles of Human Resources Professional (Intermediate) and Certified Senior Economist.



Company Secretary

Ms. Peng Pei

Ms. Peng is the Legal Counsel and Company Secretary of the Company. She is also the General Manager of the Legal and Risk Management Department of the Company.

Prior to joining the Company, Ms. Peng was a practising lawyer at the Singapore office of Allen & Gledhill LLP. Her areas of practice included mergers and acquisitions and derivatives. She also participated, as a core member, in a major research project of the Supreme People's Court of the PRC on disregarding the corporate entity to propose the relevant judicial interpretations.

Ms. Peng holds Master of Laws degrees from New York University, National University of Singapore and Tsinghua University and a Bachelor of Laws degree from Tianjin University. She is called to the PRC Bar and the State Bar of California, United States. Ms. Peng is also an associate member of Chartered Secretaries Institute of Singapore and The Chartered Governance Institute (formerly known as The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators).