INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS
Professor Hua Min, aged 70, was appointed as an independent non-executive director since 20 March 2007. He is a professor and doctoral candidates adviser and has taught and conducted
research in world economics, China economics and international economics at Fudan University and the chief of the Academic Committee of School of Economics of Fudan University since 1990. He has extensive experience in economics. Professor Hua graduated from Fudan University with a Bachelor degree in Political Economics in 1982 and obtained a Doctoral degree in Economics from Fudan University in 1993. From March 2008 to February 2010, he was the Specially Appointed Policy Making Advisory Expert of the People's Governmeat of Shanghai City. Since 2004, Professor Hua has also been an independent non-executive director and a member of the audit committee of Shanghai International Shanghai Growth Investment Limited (stock code: 770), the shares of which are listed on
the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited.
Mr. Cheuk Wa Pang, aged 56, was appointed as an independent non-executive director since 20 March 2007. Mr. Cheuk is currently the chief financial officer, the qualified accountants and
the company secretary of Lee Kee Holdings Limited (stock code: 637), the shares of which are listed on the main board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited. Mr. Cheuk has extensive experience in accounting and auditing. Mr. Cheuk holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from the University of Hong Kong, a Master degree in Applied Finance and a Master degree in Business Administration from Macquarie University in Australia. Mr. Cheuk is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales.
Mr. Lu Daming, aged 67, was appointed as an independent non-executive director on 21 August 2014. He was the dean of Hoisting and Conveying Machinery Design Institute Beijing.
Mr. Lu obtained his qualification as a research level senior engineer from the People's Republic of China Machinery Industry Department in 1996. He is also a state registered facility supervising engineer and a state registered consulting engineer (investment) of the People's Republic of China. Mr. Lu has also been an independent director of Zhuzhou Tianqiao Crane Co., Ltd. (stock code: 002523, the shares of which are listed on The Shenzhen Stock Exchange), Huadian Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (stock code: 601226, the shares of which are listed on The Shanghai Stock Exchange), and Noblelift Intelligent Equipment Co, Ltd. (stock code: 603611, the shares of which are listed on The Shanghai Stock Exchange). He has also been an independent director of Changshu Tongrun Auto Accessory Co,, Ltd. since October 2020.
Mr. Liu Fuxing, aged 64, was appointed as an independent non-executive director on 25 May 2017. He has been the vice president of Stainless Steel Council of the China Special Steel Enterprises
Association since 2015. Mr. Liu obtained a master's degree in applied mathematics from Xi' an Jiaotong University in 2003 and received a senior professional manager qualification certificate from China Association of Construction Enterprise Management in 2005. Mr. Liu has extensive experience in the steel industry. From December 1995 to February 2002, he was the deputy general manager of Taiyuan Iron & Steel (Group) Co., Ltd. and from March 2002 to February 2015, he was a director of Taigang (Group) Limited. During May 2008 to April 2013, Mr. Liu was also the genera1 manager of Shanxi Taigang Stainless Steel Co, Ltd., a company whose shares are listed on The Shenzhen Stock Exchange.
Mr. Hu Xuefa, aged 58, was appointed as an independent non-executive director since 30 May 2018. He has bcen a qualified senior engineer (professor level) in Shanghai, the People's Republic
of China (“PRC”) since February 2013. He obtained a master's degree in Executive Master of Business Administration from China Europe International Business School in 2011. In 2008 and 2003, Mr. IIu obtained a doctorate degree in Engineering and a master's degree in Mechanical Engineering, respectively, from Northeastern University, the PRC.
Mr. Hu has extensive experience in the steel industry. From April to November 2017, he was th general manager of Rizhao Steel Holdings Group Company Ltd. From April 2014 to March 2017, he was an executive director and the general manager of Baosteel Stainless Steel Co., Ltd. From March 2011 to April 2014, Mr. Hu was the assistant general manager and general manager of Planning and Development Department of Baosteel Group Limited. Mr. Hu worked a8 an assistant general manager of Baosteel Company Limited between April 2010 and March 2011 and the general manager of Baosteel Plate Company betwcen April 2008 and April 2010. From August 1999 to April 2008, Mr. Hu was the deputy general manager of Baosteel Group Pu Steel Company.
Mr. Leung Mam Fai, aged 56, joined the Group in 2007 as the chief financial officer and company secretary of the Group. Mr. Leung has extensive experience in accounting and finance. Before joining the Group, Mr. Leung served as a financia1 controller and company secretary of a private company during 2003 to 2006. From 1996 to 2003, he served various roles including financial controller, company secretary and finance manager in several listed companies within the ITC Corporation (currently known as PT International Development Corporation Limited, stock code: 372), the shares of which are listed on main board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited. He also worked as a senior accountant during 1992 to 1996 in Hopewell Holdings Limited, which was delisted from the main board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited on 3 May 2019. Mr. Leung received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accountancy from the City University of Hong Kong. He is a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a fellow member of the Association o1 Chartered Certified Accountants.