Board of Directors

Chang Zhenming
Chairman of the Board and non-executive Director

Mr. Chang Zhenming was appointed as non-executive director and chairman of the Company in December 2018. Mr. Chang was chairman of CITIC Group Corporation and CITIC Corporation Limited, as well as chairman and executive director of CITIC Limited. He was formerly the vice chairman and president of China Construction Bank Corporation, non-executive director and deputy chairman of Cathay Pacific Airways Limited and non-executive director and chairman of the board of China CITIC Bank Corporation Limited. He was also non-executive director of China CITIC Bank International Limited and chairman of CITIC Hong Kong (Holdings) Limited.

Mr. Chang holds a master of business administration from The College of Insurance in New York and has a broad range of experience in banking, finance and securities business.

Ko Chun Shun
Executive Director & Deputy Chairman

Mr. Ko Chun Shun, Johnson, has been an executive director of the Company since 1998 and a Deputy Chairman of the Company since January 2014. He is also a director of various subsidiaries of the Company and is a committee member of the Nomination Committee and the Remuneration Committee of the Company. Mr. Ko is also an executive director of BC Technology Group Limited, which is listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange. Mr. Ko has extensive experience in direct investment, merger and acquisition, TMT (Telecommunications, Media and Technology) and financial service.

Luo Ning
Executive Director & Deputy Chairman

Mr. Luo Ning has been an executive director of the Company since October 2006 and was appointed as a Deputy Chairman of the Company on 10 January 2014. Mr. Luo is currently also chairman of CITIC Guoan Information Industry Company Limited (a public company listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange in the People’s Republic of China (“PRC”)).  Mr. Luo has extensive experience in telecommunication business.

Fei Yiping
Non-Executive Director

Mr. Fei is a graduate from Beijing Science and Technology University and received a Master in Business Administration from the University of Edinburgh in the United Kingdom. He is a FCPA of CPA Australia and has over 23 years’ experience in accounting and financial management. He was treasurer and director of CitiSteel USA, Inc., vice president of CITIC USA Holdings, Inc. and chief representative of CITIC Group in New York.  

Mr. Fei is a director and the chief financial officer of CITIC Pacific Limited, the deputy general manager of financial control department of CITIC Limited, a director and the chief financial officer of CITIC Hong Kong (Holdings) Limited, a vice chairman and president of CITIC Pacific China Holdings Limited, a director and general manager of Rainbow Wisdom Investments Limited, a non-executive director of CITIC Telecom International Holdings Limited, a non-executive director of Dah Chong Hong Holdings Limited and a director of Companhia de Telecomunicações de Macau, S.A.R.L.. He is also a director of certain member companies of CITIC Pacific involved in special steel, property and energy, a director of certain member companies of CITIC Limited involved in iron ore mining, property and its interests in McDonald’s mainland China and Hong Kong businesses and the chairman of the audit, compliance and risk management committees of Grand Foods Holdings Limited.

Mr. Zhang Yukuan
Non-Executive Director

Mr. Zhang Yukuan used to work as assistant salesman of China International Economic Consulting Corporation, and later staff, senior staff, and section director staff of the Comprehensive Planning Department of CITIC Limited. From April 2004, he served as senior project manager of the Management Division II of the Strategy and Planning Department. In January 2016, he became senior project manager of the Corporate Operations Management Division I under the Department of Strategic Development. From April 2016, Mr. Zhang was promoted as Senior Executive of the Corporate Operations Management Division I under the Department of Strategic Development. In January 2019, he became Senior Executive of the 4th Management Division under the Department of Strategic Development. Mr. Zhang holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Jilin University, China.

Chan Kai Kong, Eric
Non-Executive Director

Mr. Chan Kai Kong, Eric is the Chief Financial Officer and a Senior Managing Director of CITIC Capital Holdings Limited. He heads up various businesses in Principal Investments and is an investment committee member of CITIC Capital and various funds. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Chan was an investment professional at the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation and the International Finance Corporation responsible for both direct investments and fund investments in Asia. He previously worked for Deloitte and had corporate finance experience with both listed companies and merchant bank.  

Mr. Chan received a M.Sc. in Finance from the London Business School and a BBA from The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Dr. Dorian Barak
Non-Executive Director

Dr. Dorian Barak was appointed non-executive director in April 2021.  Dr. Barak is an investor and fund manager specializing in emerging markets. Over the past two decades he has built multiple investment funds and filled senior leadership roles in the financial services, technology and natural resources sectors.  He currently serves on the boards of directors of companies active in China, the Middle East, Europe and Africa.  

Dr. Barak began his career as a consultant with the Boston Consulting Group and an M&A attorney with the Skadden Arps law firm in New York, before being named Head of Global Strategy and M&A at Hapoalim, Israel’s largest financial group.

Dr. Barak was awarded a Juris Doctor degree by Yale University, an MA by Oxford University, and a BA by UCLA.

Yap Fat Suan
Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr. Yap Fat Suan, Henry, has been an independent non-executive director of the Company since 2004. He is also the Chairman of the Audit Committee, and a committee member of the Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee of the Company. Mr. Yap holds a Master Degree in Business Administration from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, in the United Kingdom. He is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He has extensive experience in finance and accounting. He retired as the managing director of Johnson Matthey Hong Kong Limited in June 2007 and prior to that appointment he was the general manager of Sun Hung Kai Development (China) Limited. He is also an independent non-executive director of Concord New Energy Group Limited, which is listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange, and Brockman Mining Limited, which is listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange and the Australian Securities Exchange.

Cui Liguo
Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr. Cui, graduated from the China University of Political Science and Law with a bachelor degree in laws and holds a master degree in laws from the same university. He is a member of the Finance & Securities Committee of All China Lawyers Association. He is currently a founding partner of Guantao Law Firm and the chairman of its management committee. Mr. Cui has over 25 years of experience in legal sector, and holds a position of independent non-executive director in several companies, such as CNNC International Limited, APT Satellite Holdings Limited, China Coal Xinji Energy Co., Ltd., Joincare Pharmaceutical Group Industry Co., Ltd., Essence Securities Co., Ltd. and Beijing Life Insurance Co., Ltd.. Mr. Cui was an independent non-executive director of China National Software & Service Co., Ltd.

Hooi Hing Lee
Independent Non-Executive Director

Mr. Hooi Hing Lee, aged 54, obtained his Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Western Australia. He has over 31 years of experience in the finance industry and is a member of the Certified Practicing Accountants of Australia and a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Directors. Mr. Hooi was employed by National Australia Bank Limited in a variety of roles in Australia and Hong Kong from 1988 to 2006 with his last position as the head of corporate banking, North Asia. He also served as a chief operating officer in Cushman & Wakefield Capital Asia Limited. Mr. Hooi was a responsible officer for regulated activities dealing in securities and advising on corporate finance in Cushman & Wakefield Capital Asia (HK) Limited and served as a country chief risk officer of Standard Chartered Bank (Taiwan) Limited. In 2013, Mr. Hooi founded a private equity company, pH Capital Limited, where he currently acts as the director. 

Mr. Hooi Hing Lee is an independent non-executive director, the chairperson of the audit committee and a member of each of the nomination committee and remuneration committee of Miji International Holdings Limited. He is also a non-executive director of Ponderous Panda Capital Corp. and Efficacious ELK Capital Corp.

Dr. Chan Wing Mui Helen
Independent Non-Executive Director

Dr. Chan Wing Mui Helen has worked in the Immigration Department of the Hong Kong Government for 28 years. She received the Immigration Distinguished Service Medal and the Chief Executive’s Commendation for Public Service in 2008 and 2009 respectively for her outstanding performances in the Immigration Department and for public services, and retired as an Assistant Director. Immigration and IT experience aside, Dr. Chan has vast knowledge in various fields acquired through a wide range of academic endeavours. Graduating from the University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor degree in Pure Science, Dr. Chan subsequently obtained a Post-graduate Diploma in Management Studies and four Master degrees in Information Systems Management, E-commerce, Buddhism and Chinese Culture from various universities in Hong Kong. She was conferred a doctoral degree in Chinese Criminal Law in the Renmin University at Beijing.

 Dr. Chan is now serving as the Honorary Chief Executive Officer of the Promoting Happiness Index Foundation, the director of Salon Media Lab and Education Research Institute in the Greater Bay Area and was also a member of the Community Investment and Inclusion Fund committee of the Labour and Welfare Bureau and a visiting lecturer in Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Dr. Chan is currently an independent non-executive director of Hailiang International Holdings Ltd (stock code: 2336), the shares of which are listed on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited.

Management Team

Wang Pengxu

Graduating from Tsinghua University with a master's degree in water conservancy engineering, Mr. Wang received a master's degree in finance from Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business and holds the certificate of senior economist. He used to work as the general manager of the CITIC Construction Beijing office, assistant general manager, and investment director of CITIC Endi Water Technology. Mr. Wang has served as Country Manager for Laos and Bangladesh, General Manager of Asia Region, and Group Vice President ever since he joined FSG in 2018. He has extensive experience in international market development, investment, financing, and project management.

Leung King Yu, Wilson

Mr.Leung has been the Chief Financial Officer of the Group since July 2018. He is also a director of various subsidiaries of the Group. Mr.Leung has more than 25 years of auditing, financial, accounting and advisory related experience of which he spent 10 years working in Mainland China. Prior to joining the Group, he worked at the audit and assurance department of Ernst & Young, an international accounting firm, for more than 17 years. He retired from the partnership at Ernst & Young in September 2012. Afterwards, Mr.Leung worked as the chief financial officer for two other main board listed companies. His experience covers a wide variety of industries including automotive, telecommunication, property development, oil transportation, logistic and manufacturing. He has extensive experience in merger and acquisitions, initial public offerings, fund raising exercises and group restructuring. Mr.Leung graduated from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Liu Zhigang

Since July 2018, he has held key positions including Country Manager for the D. C. Congo, General Manager for Southern Africa, and Group Vice President, during which he was responsible for the Group’s business and operations in Africa. Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Liu served as vice president and director of Weihai International Economic and Technical Cooperation Co., Ltd. and chairman of Zhengwei Technical Cooperation in DRC. Mr. Liu has extensive working experience in overseas projects including bidding, operation, and local management, and is familiar with the financing and business model for the Belt and Road projects. With a rich financial background, Mr. Liu has worked for more than ten years in the Republic of the Congo and D. R. Congo. He is familiar with the business environment in Africa and has a good reputation in the local political and business circles. Graduating from Qingdao University with a Bachelor of Science degree, Mr. Liu also studied at the Central University of Finance and Economics.

Cui Jiming
VP, Human Resources Director

Ms. Cui oversees and operates human resources matters across all of the offices and subsidiaries of the Group in Asia, Middle East and Africa, creating and implementing human resource strategy of the Group to transform the strategic objectives into the common goals and actions of all employees. Previously, Ms. Cui served as Deputy General Manager of CITIC construction Technology Center (Planning & Design Institution), responsible for administration management, human resources management, security management, social responsibility management of Angola KK Housing Project, RED Social Housing Project, Agricultural Development and Construction Project, Geological Survey and other projects. Ms. Cui is a graduate of Lanzhou Jiaotong University, holding a bachelor’s degree in Industrial and Civil Construction and a master’s degree in Economic Management, and a certificate holder of Senior Engineer, Senior Project Manager and Corporate Trainer.

He Bing
VP, General Manager of SAFSEC

Mr. He Bing graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree of Science from the Department of Mathematics of Peking University and a Master’s Degree in Military Commanding Specialty from the Military Commanding College. He has 30 years of military work experience and once served as Military Attaché of Chinese embassies and Military Observer of United Nations. He joined Frontier Services Group in October 2021. With an extraordinary global vision and excellent capabilities in cross-cultural communications, Mr. He possesses rich experiences in areas of strategic planning, organizational coordination, overseas risk assessment, consultation, and project implementation, etc.

Su Bin
VP, Head of Group Insurance Division, CEO of Global Pionner Assurance

Mr. Su Bin has almost 20 years of experience in risk management and the insurance industry. In March 2017, he joined FSG as the Head of Group Insurance Division and concurrently served as the Director and CEO of GPA in D. R. Congo. Mr. Su specializes in risk management and insurance solutions, offering tailor-made insurance programs and integrated risk solutions for clients like overseas projects and multinational enterprises. He is familiar with the insurance regulation and market development of the "Belt and Road" countries and has rich experience in personal risk management for overseas Chinese citizens in those countries, including medical treatment, rescue, and safety. He holds a Master's Degree in Insurance (Central University of Finance and Economics) and a bachelor's Degree in Economics (Beijing Commercial College), ANZIIF (Fellow) CIP, and is a registered broker of China Insurance Regulatory Commission. Before joining the Group, he worked at JLT Insurance Broker Co., Generali China, and Jiangtai Insurance Brokers Co.