Board of Directors
Mr. Yap Fat Suan, Henry, aged 70, 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 Remuneration Committee and the Nomination 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.