Mr. Mar SelwynChairman
Mr. Mar is the Independent Non-executive Director of the Company. Mr. Mar graduated from the London School of Economics, University of London. He is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of United Kingdom and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He is a director of Nexia Charles Mar Fan Limited. He is also an independent non-executive director and chairman of the audit committee of Minmetals Land Limited and Man Yue Technology Holdings Limited as well as an independent non-executive director of PanAsialum Holdings Company Limited. He was formerly an independent non-executive director of China Kingstone Mining Holdings Limited until December 2015. He was the President of Hong Kong Society of Accountants (now known as Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants) in 1991. Mr. Mar is an Honorary Fellow of the Lingnan University. He joined the Board in September 2004.
Mr. Fan Yan Hok, Philip
Mr. Fan is the Independent Non-executive Director of the Company. Mr. Fan is an independent non-executive director of the following Hong Kong listed public companies, namely Hysan Development Company Limited, First Pacific Company Limited, China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Limited and PFC Device Inc. He was formerly an independent director of Zhuhai Zhongfu Enterprise Co., Ltd., a Shenzhen listed company and Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (under official liquidation) until June 2013 and December 2013 respectively. He was also formerly an independent non-executive director of HKC (Holdings) Limited and Guolian Securities Co., Ltd, both are Hong Kong listed companies, until December 2014 and July 2016 respectively. Mr. Fan was also formerly an independent director of Goodman Group, an Australian listed company and a member of the Asian Advisory Committee of AustralianSuper, a pension fund established in Australia, until November 2017 and February 2017 respectively. Mr. Fan holds a Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Engineering, a Master's Degree in Operations Research from Stanford University and a Master's Degree in Management Science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Before joining the Company in 1997, he was an executive director of CITIC Pacific Limited in charge of industrial projects in China. He joined the Board in November 1997 and was re-designated as the Non-executive Director and Independent Non-executive Director of the Company in January 2010 and December 2012 respectively.
Mr. Zhai Haitao
Mr. Zhai is the Independent Non-executive Director of the Company. He is the President and Partner of Primavera Capital Group. He is also an independent director of China Everbright Water Limited (the Company's subsidiary and the shares of which are listed on the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited). 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. He 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. He has extensive experience and knowledge in banking, capital market and management. Mr. Zhai joined the Board in January 2011.
The Audit Committee, currently comprising 3 independent non-executive Directors, namely Mr. Mar Selwyn (Chairman), Mr. Fan Yan Hok, Philip and Mr. Zhai Haitao, is primarily responsible for reviewing the Group's financial reporting process, risk management and internal control systems, internal and external audit and such other financial and accounting matters of the Group, etc. Under its terms of reference, the Audit Committee is required to oversee the relationship between the Company and Ernst & Young, the external auditors of the Company. The terms of reference of the Audit Committee are available on the websites of the Company and HKEx.