Directors & Senior Management

Non-Executive Director
Mr. Wang Tianyi

Mr. Wang is the Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Group as well as a member of the Nominating Committee. Mr. Wang is also the Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of China Everbright International Limited.

Mr. Wang was formerly the Dean of Shandong Academy of Science and the Deputy Mayor of Ji’nan City, Shandong Province. Mr. Wang had been the Vice President, Dean and Professor of the School of Economics and Management of Yantai University in Shandong Province.

Mr. Wang is currently a part-time professor of Tsinghua University and a Co-Director of the Center for PPP (Public-Private Partnership) of Tsinghua University. He is also a member of PPP Business Advisory Board of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), a member of the China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development, and a member of China Business Research Centre Advisory Council of the National University of Singapore.

Mr. Wang 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.

Executive Directors
Mr. An Xuesong

Mr. An is the Executive Director and CEO of the Group. He joined the Group as the Executive Director and Standing Vice President in December 2014 and was re-designated as Executive Director and CEO on 14 August 2015. Mr. An is also the Deputy General Manager of China Everbright International Limited.

Mr. An has comprehensive experience and knowledge in mergers and acquisitions, project investment and management, accounting management and risk management. Prior to joining the Group, Mr. An served at The Municipal General Office of Jingzhou, Hubei Province, China Everbright Bank Ltd. and Guangdong Technology Venture Capital Group Ltd.

Mr. An holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Ji’nan University, he is also a Certified Public Accountant in the PRC and a Certified International Internal Auditor.

Mr. Luo Junling

Mr. Luo is the Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer of the Group.

Mr. Luo has rich experience in accounting management and operation management. Mr. Luo was formerly the Vice President of the Group. Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Luo worked with China Construction Bank (Fujian Branch), Fujian Guang Min Road Bridge Construction 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 also a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Tax Agent in the PRC.

Independent Directors
Mr. Zhai Haitao

Mr. Zhai is the Independent Director of the Group, the Chairman of the Nominating Committee and a member of the Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee. Mr. Zhai is also the Independent Non-Executive Director of China Everbright International Limited and the President and Partner of Primavera Capital Group.

Mr. Zhai has extensive experience and knowledge in banking, capital market and management. He was formerly Managing Director of Goldman Sachs Asia LLC and Chief Representative of Goldman Sachs Beijing Office. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Mr. Zhai worked at the International Department of the People’s Bank of China in Beijing, and was 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 Relations 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 Director of the Group, the Chairman of the Audit Committee and also a member of the Nominating Committee and the Remuneration Committee. Mr. Lim was the Independent Director from July 2007 to June 2010, and was appointed as the Executive Director and Interim Acting Chief Executive Officer of the Group from June 2010 to May 2011. He was then re-designated as the Non-Executive Director of the Group from May 2011 to February 2013 and subsequently was appointed as Lead Independent Director of the Group from February 2013 to December 2014.

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

Mr. Lim obtained his Master of Business Administration in Finance and Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

Ms. Cheng Fong Yee

Ms. Cheng is the Independent Director of the Group. She joined the Group since July 2007. Ms. Cheng 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, and is actively involved in utilising insurance as a financial tool for project development in Asia Pacific. Ms. Cheng is 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 Director of the Group. She joined the Group since March 2018.

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, 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.

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’s degree in Mathematics from Sichuan University.

Senior Management
Mr. Wang Yuexing

Mr. Wang is the Vice President of the Group.

Mr. Wang has rich experience in engineering construction and operation 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, 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 title of Certified Cost Engineer and Certified Senior Engineer.

Mr. Wang Guanping

Mr. Wang is the Vice President of the Group.

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

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 also holds the title of Certified Senior Engineer.

Mr. Zhang Guofeng

Mr. Zhang is the Vice President of the Group.

Mr. Zhang has rich experience in project investment, operation 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 graduated from Qingdao University of Science & Technology. He is a Certified Management Accountant and a member of the Association of International Accountants.

Mr. Sun Linbo

Mr. Sun is the Vice President of the Group.

Mr. Sun has rich experience in infrastructure construction and project operation management in the environmental protection industry. He is also the General Manager of Everbright Water (Ji’nan) Limited.

Mr. Sun holds a Master’s degree in Environmental Engineering from Shandong University. He also holds the title of Certified Cost Engineer in China and Engineering Technology Application Researcher.

Mr. Niu Kesheng

Mr. Niu Kesheng is the CEO Assistant of the Group.

Mr. Niu has rich experience in operation management within the environmental protection industry. He was formerly the Deputy General Manager of Evrebright Water (Zibo) Limited.

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.

Company Secretary
Ms. Peng Pei

Ms. Peng is the Legal Counsel and Company Secretary of the Group.

Before joining the Group, 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 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. Report of the research project became a book entitled “Rules, Theories and Practices of Disregarding the Corporate Entity” published by People’s Court Press in April 2009.

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 Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.