Board of Directors
Mr. Wong Wai Sing
Mr. Wong joined the Company in October 2011 and is currently the Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and an executive Director. Mr. Wong was also the Vice Chairman of the Company from October 2011 to June 2013, and the Chief Executive Officer of the Company from May 2012 to July 2014. Mr. Wong has taken up the management role as a director of a number of subsidiaries of the Company. Mr. Wong is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Directors and a member of the Hong Kong Concrete Institute. Mr. Wong holds a Bachelor of Science degree in international trade and business from the Canterbury University, London, an international master degree of business administration from the Stratford University, Falls Church, Virginia, the United States of America and a master of arts from the Universidad Empresarial De Costa Rica. He also obtained a certificate of three-tiers’ integrate coal mine’s safety (三級煤礦安全技術綜合考試) from the Bureau of Xinjiang Coal Mine Safety Supervision, the PRC (中國新疆煤礦安全監察局).
Mr. Wong has experience in a wide range of businesses, including coal mining and trading in natural resources, provision of internet e-gaming, travel agent services, entertainment programme production, and provision of motor vehicles beauty services. He also invested in companies with principal activities regulated under the Securities and Futures Ordinance (Chapter 571 of The Laws of Hong Kong (the “SFO”)).
He was initially appointed as a non-executive director of Capital Finance Holdings Limited, a company whose shares are listed on the Growth Enterprise Market of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the “Stock Exchange”) (stock code: 8239) in November 2008, and subsequently resigned from his final positions of Vice Chairman and executive director in April 2016.
Mr. Chan Kin Lung
Mr. Chan joined the Company in October 2013 as an executive Director and is the Chief Investment Officer of the Company. Mr. Chan holds a bachelor’s degree of Management of the Economy# (經濟管理) from the Air Force Engineering University of People’s Liberation Army, the PRC# (中國人民解放軍空軍工程大學) and holds a diploma of Senior Energy Valuer# (能源審計評估師（高級）) from the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security of the PRC# (中華人民共和國人力資源和社會保障部). Mr. Chan has extensive experience in the coal mining industry (being both open-pits and undergrounds), exploration, exploitation, production in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, the PRC and the Guizhou Province, the PRC. Mr. Chan also has over 13 years of experience in corporate management. Mr. Chan adopted a proactive management approach and delivered outstanding performances in various areas, specifically in the areas of corporate managements and providing mining’s technical supports and solutions to the senior managements.
Mr. Wong Jeffrey
Mr. Wong Jeffrey joined the Company in September 2015 as an executive Director. Mr. Wong Jeffrey has been appointed as the Chief Operating Officer of the Company in September 2016 and has taken up the management role as a director of a number of subsidiaries of the Company. Mr. Wong Jeffrey obtained a Bachelor degree of Applied Science (Laboratory Medicine) from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University in Australia in 2008 and a Master degree of Business Administration (International) from the Deakin University in Australia in 2013. Mr. Wong Jeffrey is also an associate member of the Hong Kong Institute of Directors and a member of the Hong Kong Concrete Institute. Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Wong Jeffrey worked as medical scientist in various hospitals in Australia from February 2007 to June 2013.
Mr. Wong Jeffrey joined the Group in July 2013 as the chairman assistant and was subsequently promoted to the project coordinator and the senior project officer of Bright Rising Enterprise Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, in July 2014 and January 2015 respectively.
Independent Non-Executive Directors
Mr. Kwok Kam Tim
Mr. Kwok joined the Company in April 2012 as an independent non-executive Director. Mr. Kwok is currently the Chairman of each of the Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee of the Company, and a member of the Nomination Committee of the Company. Mr. Kwok is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries and the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. Mr. Kwok holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accountancy and a Master degree in Corporate Governance from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He had worked in an international accounting firm and has over 16 years of experience in accounting, auditing and financial management.
Mr. Kwok is currently a financial controller of Silk Road Logistics Holdings Limited (stock code: 988), a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange. He was an independent non-executive director of Capital Finance Holdings Limited (stock code: 8239), a company listed on the Growth Enterprise Market of the Stock Exchange, from October 2009 to September 2015.
Dr. Hui Chik Kwan
Dr. Hui joined the Company in April 2012 as an independent nonexecutive Director. Dr. Hui is currently a member of each of the Audit Committee, Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee of the Company. Dr. Hui holds a bachelor degree of medicine and a bachelor degree of surgery from the University of Hong Kong, a postgraduate diploma in practical dermatology from the University of Wales, College of Medicine, the United Kingdom. Dr. Hui has completed a certificate of specialist registration under the specialty of family medicine of the Medical Council of Hong Kong. He is also a fellow of the Royal Australia College of General Practitioners, Australia and a fellow of the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine in the specialty of Family Medicine. Dr. Hui has over 18 years of experience in the field of family medicine and worked in the Queen Mary Hospital, Tuen Mun Hospital, United Christian Hospital, UMP Park Island Medical Center and Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital. Dr. Hui has received all round training in community based family medicine during his practicing in different public and private hospitals and private clinic respectively. During the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome attacked in 2002, Dr. Hui volunteered to work in the accident and emergency department of Queen Mary Hospital. Dr. Hui is now running his own private family medical clinic, and is the family doctor of Mr. Wong.
Mr. Tso Ping Cheong Brian
Mr. Tso joined the Company in February 2015 as an independent non-executive Director. Mr. Tso is currently the Chairman of the Nomination Committee of the Company, and a member of each of the Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee of the Company. He graduated from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Hong Kong, with a bachelor’s degree of arts in accountancy in November 2003 and obtained a master degree of corporate governance from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in October 2013. Mr. Tso has over 14 years of experience in accounting and financial management. From September 2003 to July 2007 and August 2007 to November 2008, Mr. Tso worked at Ernst & Young Hong Kong office and Ernst & Young Shenzhen office, a multinational accounting firm, respectively, with the last position as manager. Mr. Tso is currently a fellow member of each of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators and the Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries.
Since January 2013, Mr. Tso has been the sole proprietor of Teton CPA Company, an accounting firm. Mr. Tso is currently an independent non-executive director of each of Larry Jewelry International Company Limited (stock code: 8351), Shenglong Splendecor International Limited (stock code: 8481) and Guru Online (Holdings) Limited (stock code: 8121), all companies listed on the Growth Enterprise Market of the Stock Exchange. He was initially appointed as an independent non-executive director and the chairman of the board of GreaterChina Professional Services Limited (stock code: 8193), a company listed on the Growth Enterprise Market of the Stock Exchange in July 2014, and subsequently resigned as an independent non-executive director in January 2018. Mr. Tso was a non-executive director of Heng Sheng Holdings Limited (stock code: 8181), a company listed on the Growth Enterprise Market of the Stock Exchange, from July 2014 to February 2015.