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Dr. Lai Ling Tam

Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors

Year of Birth / 1963

Dr. Tam has been our Executive Chairman of Board of Directors since September 2020. He serves as a senior advisor to Kaisa Group (1638.HK) since 2015, where he is primarily responsible for advising on investment and financing strategies. Prior to that, he was the Vice Chairman and Executive Director of Kaisa between 2010 and 2014. Prior to that, Dr. Tam was a senior executive and a member of the board of a number of leading China-based real estate developers and international investment banks. From December 2007 to November 2008, Dr. Tam was an executive director of SPG Land (Holdings) where he supervised corporate finance activities and investor relations. From April 2005 to November 2007, he was the deputy managing director and chief financial officer of Hopson Development (754.HK), where he was responsible for formulating and executing financing strategies. Dr. Tam also served as an independent non-executive director of Tsingtao Brewery Company (168.HK). From March 1998 to April 2005, Dr. Tam worked for ICEA Capital Limited with his last position as a managing director of the investment banking division, during which he executed a wide variety of corporate finance transactions, including M&A, and debt and equity financings. Prior to that, he worked for major international investment banks in the area of corporate finance, as well as a multi-national oil company in the area of business development. Dr. Tam received his bachelor’s degree in Engineering from University College London, and a Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge. He is also a holder of Chartered Financial Analyst.

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Peter R. Kellogg

Independent Non-Executive Director

Year of Birth / 1942

Mr. Kellogg has served on our Board of Directors since June 2000 and is a member of our audit committee, compensation committee and nominating and corporate governance committee. Mr. Kellogg was a senior managing director of Spear, Leeds & Kellogg, a registered broker-dealer in the United States and a specialist firm on the NYSE until the firm merged with Goldman Sachs in 2000. Mr. Kellogg is also a member of the board of the Ziegler Companies and the U.S. Ski Team.

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Dr. Wing Yan (William) Lo

Independent Non-Executive Director

Year of Birth / 1961

Dr. Lo has served on our Board of Directors since July 2003 and is the chairman of our compensation committee and nominating and corporate governance committee. Dr. Lo is an experienced executive in the TMT (technology, media and telecommunications) and consumer sectors. He has held senior positions in the past in China Unicom, Hongkong Telecom, Citibank HK, I.T. Limited, South China Media Group and Kidsland International Holdings Limited. He is currently the chairman of Captcha Media Ltd., a digital marketing and strategy agency, as well as that of a new retail advisory platform, OtoO Academy Limited & Strategenes Limited, a financial and strategy advisory firm in Hong Kong. Dr. Lo graduated from Cambridge University with a M.Phil. degree in Pharmacology and a Ph.D. degree in Molecular Neuroscience in the 80’s. Dr. Lo currently serves as an independent non-executive director of a number of publicly listed companies in Hong Kong, including Television Broadcasts Ltd. (SEHK: 511), CSI Properties Ltd. (SEHK: 497), SITC International Limited (SEHK: 1308), Jing Rui Holdings Limited (SEHK:1862) and Brightoil Petroleum Holdings Limited (SEHK:0933). Dr. Lo is also the Founding Governor of the Charles K. Kao Foundation for Alzheimer’s Disease and the ISF Academy as well as the present Chairman of Junior Achievement HK. Recently, Dr. Lo is a member of the Cyberport Advisory Panel and a member of the Hospital Governing Committee of the Hong Kong Red Cross Blood Transfusion Service. Dr Lo has also been tasked by the United Nations ESCAP to lead a task force for the Sustainable Business Network’s to look at financial inclusion leveraging Fintech in the region. In 1998, Dr. Lo was appointed as a Hong Kong Justice of the Peace. From 2003 to 2016, he was appointed as a Committee Member of Shantou People’s Political Consultative Conference.

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Mark Waslen

Independent Non-Executive Director

Year of Birth / 1960

Mr. Waslen has served on our Board of Directors since July 2003 and currently serves on the Audit Committee. From 1990 to 1995 and from June 1998 to October 1999, Mr. Waslen was employed by Nam Tai in various capacities, including Financial Controller, Secretary and Treasurer. Since June 1, 2010, Mr. Waslen is employed as a Partner with MNP, a Canadian Chartered Accountant and business advisory firm. From 2001 to 2010, Mr. Waslen was employed by Berris Mangan Chartered Accountants, an accounting firm located in Vancouver, BC. Prior to joining Berris Mangan, Mr. Waslen has been employed by various other accounting firms, including Peat Marwick Thorne and Deloitte & Touche. Mr. Waslen is a CFA, CA and a CPA and received a Bachelor’s of Commerce (Accounting Major) from University of Saskatchewan in 1982.

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Professor Si Zong Wu

Independent Non-executive Director

Year of Birth / 1952

Professor Wu has served on our Board of Directors since June 2019 and is the chairman of our audit committee and a member of our compensation committee and nominating and corporate governance committee. Professor Wu is a professor and a doctoral tutor at Tongji University since 1997. He also serves as the Secretary of the Party Committee and the vice dean of the Economic and Management School of Tongji University. Professor Wu is the vice president of Shanghai Marketing Society and the standing director of China Marketing Society. Professor Wu lectures in economics and international trade. His main research fields include business management, marketing and international trade. From 1994 to 1997, he was the head of affairs committee of the International Trade Faculty at Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics. From 2001 to 2008, Professor Wu published several theses and was involved in various research projects in his fields of expertise. He also published various books in marketing, commerce and trade from 2000 to 2007. Professor Wu received his bachelor degree in Economics from Jianxi University of Finance and Economics in 1982. In 1995, he received his master degree in Economics at Shanghai University of Finance and Economics. Professor Wu is, concurrently, the executive director and general manager of Shanghai Guanzong Investment Management Co., Ltd.; independent director of Shanghai Shimao Co., Ltd. (SSE: 600823) and AnHui Higasket Plastics Co., Ltd.; independent non-executive director of Top Spring International Holdings Ltd. (SEHK: 2688); and director of Chitina Holding Ltd. (TPE: 4137), Ningbo HOBOS Energy Conservation and Technology Co., Ltd. (NEEQ: 830954) and Huajiang Holding Co., Ltd. (NEEQ: 430634).

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Dr. Aiping Lyu

Independent Non-executive Director

Year of Birth / 1963

Dr. Lyu is the Chair Professor and Dean of School of Chinese Medicine of Hong Kong Baptist University since February 2012. He is a member of the Chinese Medicine Development Committee in Hong Kong and a member of Biology and Medicine Panel of The Research Grants Council in Hong Kong. He also currently serves as a member of the Chinese Pharmacopoeia Commission of the People’s Republic of China. Dr. Lyu had been focused on the translational research in Chinese medicine, including pharmacological and clinical evaluation on rheumatoid arthritis with traditional Chinese medicine pattern diagnosis and interventions, and development of new drugs based on Chinese medicines. Dr. Lyu is also actively involved in the research on the standardization of Chinese medicine and strategic plan research for Chinese medicine development in China. Since 2009, Dr. Lyu has been appointed as the Head of the Chinese Delegation in the Technical Committee of the International Organization for Standardization on traditional Chinese medicine (ISO/TC249). Over the years, Dr. Lyu has obtained more than 60 patents from his research activities and published more than 30 books and over 500 articles. Dr. Lyu obtained his bachelor degree from Jiangxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in 1983, and further obtained his master and PhD degrees in the China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Beijing (presently known as the China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences). Dr. Lyu has served as an Independent Non-executive Director of Kaisa Health Group Holdings Limited (SEHK: 876) since March 2018.

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