Profile of the board Directors
MR. Lu Quanzhang
MR. Lu Quanzhang (“Mr. Lu”)), aged 60, is an executive Director of the Company since 9 November 2011. He is also the Chairman of the Board. Mr. Lu has over 20 years of experience in legal practice in the PRC. Mr. Lu is a registered lawyer in the PRC and holds a master post graduate certificate of law from China University of Political Science and Law (Practicing). Mr. Lu was a founding partner of Jun Yan Law Firm in Guangdong where he has practiced since 2003. Currently, Mr. Lu is the senior partner of S D & Partners, a private leading in Shenzhen and South China. He is an arbitrator of the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission, Shenzhen Court Of International Arbitration and Shanghai International Arbitration Centre.
MR. Tjia Boen Sien
MR. Tjia Boen Sien, aged 72, is one of the co-founders of the Group. He is the Managing Director and Deputy Chairman of the Company. Mr. Tjia is the member of remuneration committee and the member of nomination committee of the Board. Mr. Tjia is well respected and has established connections in the PRC construction industry through his extensive experience. He has over 33 years’ experience in the construction industry in the PRC and Hong Kong. Mr. Tjia is responsible for the overall corporate strategy and the daily operations of the Group, including business development and overall management.
He graduated from chemistry studies at the Huaqiao University (華僑大學) in the PRC in July 1966. He was admitted as member of The Chartered Institute of Building in November 1996 and is a professional member of The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors since October 2002. Mr. Tjia previously served as the vice chairman and honorable member of Zhan Tian You Civil Engineering Science and Technology Development Fund Management Committee (詹天估土木工程科學技術發展基金管理委員會)
MR. Wang Jing Ning
MR. Wang Jing Ning, aged 60, is an executive Director of the Company and was appointed as a director of the Company in September 1993. He joined the Group in July 1989. He is also a director of various main operating subsidiaries of the Group, among others, Deson Ventures (HK) Ltd., Winsome Properties Ltd., Honour Advance Ltd. and Yew Siang Ltd. Mr. Wang has over 36 years’ experience in hotel management and construction engineering in Mainland China and Hong Kong. He is responsible for managing the Group’s projects in Mainland China.
MR. Tjia Wai Yip, William
MR. Tjia Wai Yip, William (“Mr. Tjia”) , aged 40, is an executive Director of the Company since January 2015. Mr Tjia joined the Group in February 2000. He is a director of Deson Innovative Limited since July 2005, one of the subsidiaries of the Company. He is responsible for intelligent building and security systems business of the Group, and has over 15 years’ of experience in this field. He graduated from the City University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor of Arts with Honours Degree in Information Systems in 1998. He is the son of Mr. Tjia Boen Sien, the Managing Director and Deputy Chairman of the Group.
DR. Raymond Ho Chung-Tai
DR. Raymond Ho Chung-Tai, SBS, MBE, S.B. St. J., JP, aged 77, is an independent non-executive Director of the Company and was appointed as a director of the Company in September 1993. Dr. Ho has over 50 years’ experience in the fields of civil, structural, environmental and geotechnical engineering and direct project management of mega size engineering projects includin3 43 years in Hong Kong and 10 years in the United Kingdom, with direct responsibility in the $3.0 billion project of Electrification and Modernisation of Kowloon-Canon Railway from the mid-70’s till early 80’s, all the government-funded infrastructure works for Shatin New Town and Tseung Kwan O New Town from early 80’s till the end of 1993, major projects of tunnels, bridges, flyovers, roads, dockyards, jetties, hospitals, hotels, incinerators, high-rise commercial / residential buildings, geotechnical work, environmental studies and projects. Dr. Ho holds a doctorate degree in civil engineering from the City University of London, United Kingdom, Honorary Doctor of Business Administration from the City University of Hong Kong, Honorary Doctor of Laws from University of Manchester, United Kingdom, a postgraduate diploma in geotechnical engineering from Manchester University, United Kingdom and a bachelor degree in civil engineering from the University of Hong Kong. Dr. Ho was formerly a partner and senior director of Maunsell Consultants Asia Limited from January 1976 to August 1993. Dr. Ho was formerly Hong Kong Deputy to the 10th & 11th National People’s Congress of the PRC, member of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th terms of Legislative Council (Engineering Functional Constituency) (1998-2012), member of the Provisional Legislative Council (1996-1998), President of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (1987/1988), Founding Council Chairman of the City University of Hong Kong, Council Chairman of the former City Polytechnic of Hong Kong, Chairman of Hong Kong Technology Committee of the Industry & Technology Development Council (ITDC) and member of ITDC, , Chairman of the Transport Advisory Committee, Hong Kong Affairs Adviser, member of Consultative Committee on the New Airport and Related Projects, and member of the Gas Safety Advisory Committee. Currently, Dr. Ho is Chairman of Guangdong Daya Bay Nuclear Plant, LingAo Nuclear Plant Safety Consultative Committee, board member of the Hong Kong Airport Authority, member of the Court of the City University of Hong Kong and member of the Chinese Medicine Consultative Committee of the School of Chinese Medicine of Hong Kong Baptist University. Dr. Ho is an advisor to the Ombudsman, Hong Kong.
IR Siu Man Po
Ir Siu Man-po, was awarded the MEDAL OF HONOUR (MH) by the Chief Executive of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) in July 2004 for his dedication and meritorious services to the development of engineering profession in Hong Kong. Ir Siu, aged 78, obtained his Master of Science in Civil Engineering in 1963 from Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama, U.S.A. Ir Siu has extensive experience in construction field including the construction of Tsing Yi Power Station in 1966-1977, MTR stations in 1977-1987, and Hong Kong Baptist University campus development in 1989-1999. Ir Siu is a Fellow Member of the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers and the American Society of Civil Engineers. Ir Siu is currently the Managing Director of Ho Wang Siu Mak Management Ltd.
MR. Siu Kam Chau
MR. Siu Kam Chau, aged 51, joined the Company in March 2014 as an independent non-executive Director. Mr. Siu is the Chairman of the Audit Committee, the Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and the Chairman of the Nomination Committee of the Board. Mr. Siu is graduated from the City University of Hong Kong with a Degree of Bachelor of Arts in Accountancy. He is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He is also a Certified Public Accountant (practising) in Hong Kong. Mr. Siu has over 26 years of working experience in auditing, accounting, company secretarial and corporate finance. Mr. Siu is currently an independent non-executive director of Wang On Group Limited (stock code: 1222) of which is a company listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the “Stock Exchange”). He was an executive director of Jun Yang Financial Holdings Limited (stock code: 0397) from October 2011 to February 2016, an independent non-executive director of China New Economy Fund Limited (stock code: 0080) from July 2010 to October 2014 and China Demeter Investments Limited (stock code: 8120) from May 2013 to October 2014.