Honorary Chairman and Senior Consultant
Dr. Yukio Hatoyama
Dr. Hatoyama, aged 66, has been elected as the 93th Prime Minister of Japan sine 16 September 2009. First elected to the House of Representatives in 11986, Hatoyama became the President of Democratic Party of Japan, the main opposition party in Japan, in May 2009. He then led the party to victory in the August 2009 general election and was subsequently appointed as the Prime Minister in September. He held office as a member in the House of Representatives for the eighth consecutive term.
Dr. Hatoyama graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Tokyo in 1969 and received a PhD in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University in 1976.
Dr. Hatoyama served and contributed to the community by adhering to his motto "affection", which earned general praises and credits from various sectors of the society. Leveraging on the spirit of "affection", Dr. Hatoyama succeeded in establishing a mutual respect and friendly cooperative relationship with China, Africa and international communities.
Dr. Wang Tao
Dr. Wang Tao, male, was born on 4 November 1931. Dr. Wang is a professor of China Nanjing University and China University of Petroleum, he is also a foreign academician of the Russian Academy of Natural Science. He has more than 50 years' successful experience in geological research, oil field exploration and operational management.
Dr. Wang Tao has been acting as the deputy chairman of the World Petroleum Congress Council since 1994, currently Dr. Wang also acts as the chairman of China National Committee of World Petroleum Congress, the deputy director general of Sino-Arabian Friendship Association and the director general of Sino-Saudi Friendship Association.
Dr. Wang Tao had been the head geologist at the Research Institute under the Ministry of Petroleum of China, general manager of China National Petroleum Corporation and Minister of Petroleum Industry of China. Over the past years Dr. Wang had been directing exploration at Daqing oil field, Shengli oil field, Liaohe oil field and Xinjiang oil field etc.
Mr. Lalaharisaina Joelivalerien
Mr. Lalaharisaina Joelivalerien, male, was born on 16 September 1950. He possesses a diploma of Mineralogical Engineer from the Advanced Institute of Technology of University of Antananarivo in Madagascar, a high diploma in the Management of Petroleum Company of the Advanced Business School at the University of Montreal in Canada, a Certificate of Petroleum Engineering Training awarded by the University of Alberta in Canada, a Certificate of Petroleum Drilling Engineering Training awarded by the University of Houston in the United States, a Certificate of Training on Petroleum Management and Policy in Norway, and a Certificate of Training on Energy Planning and Management Economics in Canada.
Board Of Directors
Dr. Hui Chi Ming G.B.S., J.P. (Chairman)
Dr. Hui, aged 48, received a Doctor Honoris Causa in Economics and IFES Doctoris Honoris Causa from the Institute of Far Eastern Studies, The Russian Academy of Sciences in 2002. The Department of Social Sciences of The Russian Academy of Sciences had also awarded Dr. Hui the scientific degree of Doctor Honoris Causa in 2005.
Dr. Hui had over 10 years of experience in the investment, exploration and exploitation of oil and gas business. He has been the chairman of the board of over 20 companies. From 2004 to 2010, Dr. Hui was the chairman and an executive director of SinoUnion Energy Investment Group Limited, which was subsequently re-named as Yanchang Petroleum International Limited, a company whose shares are listed on the main board of the Stock Exchange (stock code: 346) and engaged in the investment, exploration and exploitation of oil and gas business.
Dr. Hui was a member of the 9th, 10th and 11th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference. He is the chairman of the Confucian Academy of Hong Kong, a standing committee member of the All-China Federation of Industry & Commerce, the honorable president of the Beijing Federation of Industry & Commerce, a standing committee member of the Chinese General Chamber of Commerce, the president of Hong Kong Xian Trade Association Limited, the president of the Hong Kong General Association of International Investment and the chief president of the Federation of Hong Kong Guangdong Community Organisation. All these years, Dr. Hui has been actively participating in promoting poverty alleviation and charity, and he has been awarded the China Glory Society Medal for Poverty Alleviation and accredited as China Top Ten Poverty Alleviation Contributor by the government of the PRC. In recognition of the outstanding contribution of Dr. Hui to poverty alleviation, the International Minor Planet Naming Committee approved permanently naming the minor planet No. 5390 as "Hui Chi Ming Planet".
Mr. Neil Bush (Deputy chairman)
Mr. Bush, aged 57, graduated from Tulane University with a bachelor's degree in International Economics and from the Tulane University Freeman School of Business with a master's degree in Business Administration. Mr. Bush had over 30 years of experience in energy related businesses and international business development. He formed oil companies 4 which explored oil resources in various states in the United States of America, and has also engaged in various international business development activities with a focus on the PRC and Middle East and in particular, he visited cities in the PRC and worked with numerous entities on a variety of projects including real estate development, energy, automobile parts, sheet rock manufacturing and paint production. From 7 December 2010 to 20 July 2012, Mr. Bush was a non-executive director of China Resources and Transportation Group Limited, a company of which the shares are listed on the Stock Exchange (stock code: 269). Mr. Bush is currently the President of ATX Oil, a company involved in the upstream oil and gas development in the United States of America. He is also the Chairman of the Points of Light Institute, a national charitable organisation formed by President George H.W. Bush.
Mr. Cao Yu
Mr. Cao Yu, aged 40, was appointed as an executive director on 1 January 2016. He graduated from CERAM Sophia Antipolis with a master degree in management. Mr. Cao has been the project manager for listed companies and he was specialized in the operation and coordination of the drilling and seismic engineering projects with famous petroleum companies in China. Meanwhile, he was also responsible for identifying suitable investors to establish joint venture company for petroleum exploration projects. He has also worked in the world’s largest energy efficiency management company and was responsible for providing energy efficiency strategy in China region for the group. Besides, Mr. Cao was the analyst in the headquarter of BNP Paribas in France. His main duty was to provide financial and strategic advice in the area of energy technology and he was responsible for the merger and acquisition activities as well as financial planning service. Mr. Cao has been engaged in management and analytical work for many years and possesses the appropriate and professional experience. He has been the manager of the development department of the Company since September 2012.
Mr. Xu Jun Jia
Mr. Xu Jun Jia, aged 30, was appointed as an executive director on 1 January 2016. He graduated from Institute of International Relations of Moscow University in 2014 with an expert degree. He is currently the general manager of Siberian Energy Group, Inc., the general manager of Far East Oil Group Limited and the general manager of Africa Resources Group Limited. Mr. Xu is currently the vice president of Hong Kong International Foundation for Poverty Alleviation, and head of the Youth Committee of Hong Kong General Association of International Investment.
In recent years, he has played an active role in professional investments in a number of deals in various sectors such as oil and chemical, metal mining and financial securities, as well as negotiations and decision making in merger and acquisition, equity participation and controlling deals. As a result, he is fully equipped with relevant professional knowledge and operating experiences. Mr. Xu is fluent in English, Russia, Mandarin and Cantonese. He is very familiar with oil and gas businesses between Russia and the international market. Mr. Xu is the son of Dr. Hui Chi Ming, the Chairman of the Company. He has been appointed as an Administration Manager of the Company since 1 September 2014.
Mr. Hui Ngok Lun, male, born on 3 July 1995, graduated from Columbia University with a master's degree in Enterprise Risk Management. Mr. Hui is currently the Managing Director of Longyuan Xintiandi Real Estate Investment Co., Ltd., the Deputy General Manager of African Union Resources Investment Holding Group Co., Ltd. and the Vice President of Siberian Petroleum Group Co., Ltd. Mr. Hui is also member of the Henan Province Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, Vice Chairman of Hong Kong CPPCC Youth Federation, the Vice Chairman of Hong Kong Volunteers Federation Foundation, Vice Chairman of Hong Kong General Association of International Investment Youth Association, the Deputy Director of Hong Kong International Poverty Alleviation Foundation.
Mr. Hui Ngok Lun joined Hong Kong Finance Investment Holding Group Ltd. in 2018. He oversees the Hong Kong Finance Investment Group’s oil and gas resources in Egypt and Madagascar in conjunction with the copper and gold resources in Kenya. He is also involved in coordinating and operation of the company’s “Smart City” large-scale real estate development project in Zhanjiang. Mr. Hui has extensive investment experience and comprehensive professional knowledge; and have participated in numerous major investment and M&A projects. In recent years, Mr. Hui has also contributed in increasing and launching new businesses for the Financial and Securities sectors of Hong Kong Finance Investment Group.
Mr. Hui Ngok Lun has also been appointed as the Chief Risk Officer of the Hong Kong Finance Investment Group.
Mr. Lam Kwok Hing
Mr. Lam, aged 48, Mr. Lam has extensive experience in the securities, options, fund management and financial advisory industry. In 1981, he joined Sun Hung Kai Securities Limited, respectively, in U.S. stocks, futures, gold, and customer service. Karl Thomson, founded in 1989, purchased securities license and two futures license, and the Hong Kong Stock Exchange members and members of the Hong Kong Futures Exchange, is a registered futures dealer of the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission and the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong registered dealer in securities.
He is Chairman and Managing Director of Asia Tele-Net and Technology Corporation Limited (Stock code : 679). He was Chairman of Karl Thomson Holdings Limited and Managing Director of Intech Machines Co., Ltd.
Mr. Nam Kwok Lun
Mr. Nam, aged 53, is executive director of the Group. He is responsible for overall strategic planning and operations and in charge of the execution and further development of the Group's expansion plan. He is a co-founder of the Group and is in charge of the stockbroking, futures and options broking, securities margin financing business, fund management and financial advisory business. Mr. Nam has extensive experience in the securities, futures and options, securities margin financing, fund management and financial advisory industry. He has been a member of the Hong Kong Securities Institute. Mr. Nam is also as the Deputy Chairman and Executive Director of ATNT. He is the brother of Mr. Lam Kwok Hing.
Dr. Chui Say Hoe
Dr. Chui, aged 64 , has been the executive director and general manager of Sun Hoe Company Limited, a company engaged in medicine distribution and trading business, since 1978. Dr. Chui is also a director of the Honorable Mr. Tsui Sze Man (GBM) Foundation For the Development of Technology and Education in Myanmar Ltd., since 2000. He is also a director of the Mirror Post culture Enterprises Co., Ltd., since 2009. Before joining Sun Hoe Company Limited, Dr. Chui worked in commercial bank in Hong Kong for about 5 years. Dr. Chui has more than 20 years experiences in commerce and general business management. He was granted Honorary Doctorate of Management from Morrison University, Nevada, U.S.A. Dr. Chui was a member of Post-release Supervision Board, HKSAR, from November 2005 to November 2007. He is now an adjudicator of the Registration of persons Tribunal. Dr. Chui was award The World Outstanding Chinese Award by World Outstanding Chinese Association. Dr. Chui was an executive director of Sino Union Energy Investment Group Limited (Stock code: 346, currently known as Yanchang Petroleum International Limited) from 2 November 2004 to October 2010.
Mr. Ren Qian
Mr. Ren Qian, aged 59, was newly appointed as Executive Director on 5 July 2017. He graduated from the North China University of Water Conservancy and Electronic Power majoring in Agricultural Water in 1983 and obtained a Master of Business Administration from the Beijing Normal University in 2001. He has over 30 years’ experience in the water resources management industry, the housing and urbanrural development industry and the real estate industry in the PRC. Mr. Ren was the secretary of the office minister of The Ministry of Water Resources of the PRC and The Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development of the PRC respectively. He has extensive experience in planning, usage, development and operation of water resources and land resources in the PRC. Mr. Ren was also the deputy mayor of The People’s Government of Hebei Province, Langfang City (mainly responsible for urban development), the deputy general manager of China Housing and Urban-Rural Development Huatong Real Estate Limited and the chairman of Beijing Yinghe Property Development Limited.
Independent Non-Executive director
Mr. Chow Kin Wing
Mr. Chow Kin Wing, aged 38, is currently the chief financial officer and company secretary of China Fortune Investments (Holding) Limited, (stock code: 8116), a company listed on GEM of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the “Stock Exchange”). He holds a Bachelor degree in Accounting and Finance from the Queensland University of Technology, Australia. He is an associate member of Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, an associate member of the Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries and The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. He has more than 13 years of experience in financial management, auditing and accounting in an international accounting firm and a listed company in Hong Kong.
Mr. Tam Chak Chi
Mr. Tam Chak Chi, aged 42, was appointed as an independent nonexecutive director on 19 August 2019. He holds a bachelor’s degree of commerce from the University of Toronto. He is a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, a fellow member of the Taxation Institute of Hong Kong and a member of each of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Chartered Global Management Accountant. Mr. Tam has more than 15 years of experience in providing accounting, auditing and financial services and has served various senior positions at various private and listed companies. Mr. Tam is currently an executive Director of My Heart Bodibra Group Limited (stock code: 8297), an independent nonexecutive director of Wealth Glory Holdings Limited (stock code: 8269) and AL Group Limited (stock code: 8360), which are listed on the GEM of the Stock Exchange.
Mr. Ngan Kam Biu
Mr. Ngan Kam Biu, Stanford, aged 41, holds a Master degree of Arts in Quantitative Analysis for Business and a degree of Bachelor of Accounting and Finance with Honours. He is a member of Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. Mr. Ngan has over 15 years of experience in corporate management and finance, accounting and company secretarial practice. He was a Financial Controller and Company Secretary of Code Agriculture (Holdings) Limited (Stock Code: 8153) previously
Mr. Ma Kin Ling
Mr. Ma Kin Ling, aged 37, was appointed as an independent nonexecutive director on 10 May 2019. He is currently the chief financial officer and company secretary of Xinyang Maojian Group Limited (stock code: 362), a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange and the independent non-executive director of SunCorp Technologies Limited (stock code: 1063), a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange. Mr. Ma is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He graduated from City University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor degree of Business Administration (Honours) in Accountancy and Law. Prior to the joining of the Group, he worked in reputable international accounting firms and has over 10 years’ experience in auditing and accounting.
Mr. Tam Chak Chi(Chairman)
Mr. NGAN Kam Biu Stanford
Mr. Ma Kin Ling
Dr. HUI Chi Ming G.B.S., J.P. (Chairman)
Mr. Tam Chak Chi
Mr. Ma Kin Ling
Mr. YIM Kai Pung (Chairman)
Dr. CHUI Say Hoe
Mr. Tam Chak Chi
Management and Technical Team
Mr. Bian Qijun
Mr. Bian Qijun, male, was born on 12th December 1958. Mr. Bian possesses an academic degree. He is a professional petroleum exploration engineer, and is the general manager of Yunnan Kaiyuan Petroleum and Natural Gas Drilling Engineering Co., Ltd.
Mr. Bian has been engaged in the technical aspects of petroleum and natural gas exploration and exploitation, operation and management of oil field as well as quantity measurement assessment of oil and gas for a long time, and has gained extensive experience in and become authoritative on petroleum and natural gas exploration and exploitation technology, oil field operation and management as well as quantity measurement assessment of oil and gas. He was in charge of the oil field department at Dagang oil field of PetroChina, and had been overseeing the major construction project as well as technological reform projects at Dagang oil field through its completion. Over the past years Mr. Bian was responsible for organizing and had participated in the arbitration of the dispute for major quantity measurement of oil and gas, and the construction work of the automation project for the major quantity measurement brought up by the former Ministry of Petroleum Industry in China and China National Petroleum Corporation.
Mr. Jiang Youzhuo
Mr. Jiang Youzhuo, male, was born on 29 August 1941. He obtained a professional qualification in petroleum geology from China Chengdu College of Geology and is a senior geologist.
He has been the technician in Dagang Oilfield Research Institute, the geological engineer in Jianghan Oilfield Research Institute, the senior geologist and manager in the exploration department of South China Sea Eastern Oil Company, the manager of China Southern Petroleum Exploration and Development Corporation, the deputy chief geologist of the Hainan Exploration Project, the senior geologist and consultant of the project in Area 6, Republic of the Sudan, chief geologist, deputy general manager and senior consultant of Zhonglian Energy Madagascar Energy Comany Limited.
Members of the technical team
Mostafa Abul Hamd
Mr. Abul Hamd is a geologist in Egypt. He has over 30 years of experience in seismic data interpretation (2D and 3D), seismic data processing and collection. Mr. Abul Hamud has extensive experience in 2D and 3D interactive seismic structure/ stratum interpretation for the onshore and offshore area in Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Algeria and Yemen.
Mr. Samir Zidan has over 30 years of experience in data collection, data processing and data reprocessing. From 1973 to 1980, Mr. Zidan was the chief geophysicist of SONATRACH in Algeria, which was then relocated to Kuwait and Abu Dhabi. From 1980 to 1995, Mr. Zidan became the head of Geophysical Operation in Abu Dhabi. He has supervised a large scale 3D survery covering onshore, ocean and shallow water area. In recent years, Mr. Zidan served as the consultant for many organizations in Cairo.