OP Financial Limited is an investment company that develops customized syndicate investment solutions leveraging proprietary capital and co-investment structures to access scalable opportunities. An exempted company with limited liability under the Companies Law of the Cayman Islands, its shares are listed on the Main Board of HKEx (Stock code: 01140).

Part of the Oriental Patron Group which was founded in 1993, OP Financial possesses a strong global network of investment partners and industry leaders, as well as meaningful government relationships in Asia. Based in Hong Kong, we are uniquely positioned to develop high-return China-centric investment solutions to global investors; and strategic global solutions to Chinese institutional investors.
 
 
Mr. ZHANG Zhi Ping, has been appointed as the Honorary Chairman of the Company since 29 June 2018, an executive Director since February 2003, and a member of the corporate governance committee since January 2012. From February 2003 to June 2018, he was the Chairman of the Board. From January 2012 to June 2018, he was also the chairman of the nomination committee. Mr. Zhang is the chairman of Oriental Patron Financial Group and is responsible for formulating the investment strategies, monitoring the investment performance and approving investment decisions. Mr. Zhang obtained a bachelor degree in Arts from Heilongjiang University in 1982 and later graduated from Graduate School of the People’s Bank of China (“PBOC”) and obtained a master’s degree in Economics. Mr. Zhang has over 30 years of experience in the PRC and international financial markets and held senior positions in a number of institutions, including the deputy division chief in Financial Administration Department of the PBOC, the chairman and general manager of Hainan Provincial Securities Company, the inaugural director of the Securities Society of China, the inaugural director of Department of Intermediary Supervision of China Securities Regulatory Commission (“CSRC”), a member of the listing committee of the Shanghai Stock Exchange and the chairman of the investment committee of Hainan Fudao Investment Management Company. Mr. Zhang has been a member of the Council of The PBC School of Finance of Tsinghua University since 2012. Mr. Zhang has taken up the role to serve as an Executive President of the Finance Center for South-South Cooperation Limited (formerly known as South- South Asia-Pacific Finance Center), a non-profit international organization in Special Consultative Status with ECOSOC of the United Nations, established for the promotion of South South Cooperation since April 2014.
 
Mr. ZHANG Gaobo, has been appointed as the Chairman of the Board and the chairman of the nomination committee since 29 June 2018, an executive director and the Chief Executive Officer since February 2003, and a member of the corporate governance committee since January 2012. Mr. Zhang is responsible for formulating the investment strategies, monitoring the investment performance and approving investment decisions. Mr. Zhang founded Oriental Patron Financial Group with founding partners in 1993 and held the position as chief executive since then. He obtained a bachelor’s degree in Science from Henan University in 1985 and later graduated from the Peking University with a master’s degree in Economics in 1988. From 1988 to 1991, Mr. Zhang worked in Hainan Provincial Government and PBOC Hainan Branch and as the chairman of Hainan Stock Exchange Centre. Mr. Zhang is also an independent non-executive director of Beijing Enterprises Water Group Limited, a company listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (the “Stock Exchange”) and was a non-executive director of Vimetco N.V., a company listed on the London Stock Exchange from June 2007 to June 2017. Mr. Zhang has taken up the role to serve as the Vice-President of Finance Center for South-South Cooperation Limited (formerly known as South-South Asia-Pacific Finance Center), a non-profit international organization in Special Consultative Status with ECOSOC of the United Nations, established for the promotion of South South Cooperation since April 2014.
 
 
Mr. ZHANG Wei Dong has been appointed as an executive Director of the Company since February 2017. Mr. Zhang has joined the Company as the deputy chief executive officer of the Company since January 2008. He is currently one of the members of the investment committee of the Company. Mr. Zhang has over 12 years’ experience in the operation and management of commercial banking, during which he worked in the international business department of Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited (“ICBC”) with final position level as departmental deputy general manager of the Head Office, including 3 years in ICBC Almaty Branch, where he was in charge of treasury, credit lending and office operations. Moreover, Mr. Zhang has 17 years’ experience of investment banking and investment industries in Hong Kong, served as executive director of ICEA Finance Group (the investment banking arm of ICBC) and managing director of Alpha Alliance Finance Holdings, responsible for corporate finance and sales department respectively. He has been appointed as an independent non-executive director of each of ZZ Capital International Limited (stock code: 8295) whose shares are listed on the growth enterprise market board of the Stock Exchange and Tianjin Port Development Holdings Limited (stock code: 3382) whose shares are listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange. Mr. Zhang holds a master degree in Economics from Renmin University, a diploma of Program for Management Development of Harvard Business School and held a fellowship from Columbia University in New York.
 
Dr. Wu Zhong has been appointed as the Deputy Chairman of the Board since 29 June 2018, and a non-executive Director of the Company since February 2017. Dr. Wu has been the Vice-President and Director-General of Finance Center for South-South Cooperation Limited (“FCSSCL”, a connected person of the Company under Chapter 14A of the Listing Rules) since June 2015. Prior to joining FCSSCL, Dr. Wu held various positions in the PRC. He was the Mayor of Qianjiang, Chongqing Municipality from December 2010 to May 2015; the Director of International Poverty Reduction Center in China from July 2008 to November 2010; the Director-General of the Department of International Cooperation and Social Mobilization of the State Council Leading Group Office of Poverty Alleviation and Development (“LGOP”) from May 2002 to July 2008; the Chief of the Planning Division of LGOP from May 2000 to May 2002 (during the period he was transferred to be the Assistant Commissioner of the Administrative Office of Tongren Prefecture in Guizhou Province from February 2001 to January 2002); the Director of Purchasing Division of Foreign Capital Project Management Center of LGOP from May 1996 to May 2000 (during the period he was also appointed as the Chairman and the General Manager of Huada Industrial Company in Fangchenggang City, Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, being responsible for implementation of World Bank hard-loans to poverty alleviation projects about aquaculture, labor export and low-cost housing, etc. from 1996 to 1998); and the Deputy Director of the Institute of Population Research of Peking University from March 1993 to May 1996. Dr. Wu obtained a bachelor of Economics degree and a master of Economics degree from Peking University in 1985 and 1988 respectively, a Master of Science in Medical Statistics from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, the University of London in 1993. Dr. Wu also obtained a PhD in demography from the School of Economics, Peking University in 1999.
 
Mr. CHEN Yuming, has been appointed as a non-executive Director of the Company since 29 June 2018. Mr. Chen has more than 30 years of experience in banking, securities, fund management and auditing. He is currently Chairman of Shenzhen Leaguer Financial Holdings Company Limited, Chairman of Shanghai Leaguer Financial Leasing Co., Ltd., and Assistant to Dean of Shen Zhen Research Institute of Tsinghua University. Prior to that, Mr. Chen had served in Bank of East Asia (China) Co., Ltd. from 2007 to 2011 in various positions including President of its Shenzhen Branch and Vice President of its head office. From 1999 to 2006, Mr. Chen had worked in the Shenzhen Commercial Bank, where he had first served as Vice President, and later as President and Vice Chairman. From 1993 to 1998, Mr. Chen had held various positions in the head office of Shenzhen Urban Cooperative Bank, including Assistant to President, General Manager of Credit Department and Director of Business Department. He had served as Deputy Director of Jiangsu Provincial Auditing Department from 1989 to 1992. He had also served as Deputy Director and Division Chief of Jiangxi Provincial Auditing Department from 1983 to 1989. Mr. Chen obtained a bachelor degree and a master degree from Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics in 1983 and 1999 respectively. He also obtained an EMBA from Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business in 2010.
 
Dr. FU Weigang, has been appointed as a non-executive Director of the Company since 29 June 2018. Dr. Fu is currently the executive president of the Sifl Institute. Dr. Fu has served in the Sifl Institute since 2003 in various positions including Assistant President and Vice President. Dr. Fu is a provocative commentator and a leading authority on domestic issues such as urbanization, the internet and government regulation. Dr. Fu is also a column writer for many financial media such as Caijing, Caixin and FT Chinese. Additionally, he is an adjunct professor at Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (SHUFE), Shanghai Normal University and other universities, a vice director of the Legal Committee of the Zhejiang Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai, and a member of the South China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (SCIA) Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Committee. Besides this, he served as an independent director of Changan Fund Management Co., Ltd. and an independent director of Shanghai Shifang Landscape and Ecology Co., Ltd. Dr. Fu obtained a bachelor of Law degree from Xi’an University of Technology in 2000 and a PhD degree from Zhejiang University in 2009.
 
Mr. KWONG Che Keung, Gordon, has been an independent non-executive Director and the chairman of the audit committee of the Company since February 2003. Mr. Kwong has also been serving as a member of the remuneration committee of the Company since April 2005, a member of the nomination committee and corporate governance committee of the Company since January 2012. He is also an independent non-executive director of a number of companies listed on the Stock Exchange, namely NWS Holdings Limited, Global Digital Creations Holdings Limited, China Power International Development Limited, Henderson Land Development Company Limited, Henderson Investment Limited, Agile Property Holdings Limited, CITIC Telecom International Holdings Limited, China COSCO Holdings Company Limited and Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group Limited. Mr. Kwong was previously an independent nonexecutive director of China Chengtong Development Group Limited until 1 November 2013. He was also an independent non-executive director of Quam Limited until 6 September 2012. From 1984 to 1998, Mr. Kwong was a partner of Pricewaterhouse and was a council member of the Stock Exchange from 1992 to 1997. He has a Bachelor of Social Science degree from the University of Hong Kong and is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
 
Prof. HE Jia, has been an independent nonexecutive director and serving as a member of the audit committee of the Company since February 2003 and a member of the remuneration committee of the Company since April 2005. Since January 2012, Prof. He has been appointed as the chairman of the corporate governance committee and serving as a member of the nomination committee of the Company. He is a professor of Department of Finance at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and a professor at the Tsinghua University. He was a commissioner of the Strategy and Development Committee of CSRC and director of research of Shenzhen Stock Exchange from June 2001 to October 2002. He is an editor of China Financial Economics Review, and is serving as a member of editorial boards of a number of journals, including China Accounting and Finance Review and Research in Banking and Finance. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Finance from the Wharton School of University of Pennsylvania, the United States.
 
Mr. WANG Xiaojun, has been an independent nonexecutive Director and a member of the audit committee of the Company since August 2004. Mr. Wang has also been serving as the chairman of the remuneration committee of the Company since April 2005, and a member of the nomination committee and corporate governance committee of the Company since January 2012. Mr. Wang is a partner of Jun He Law Offices and was admitted lawyer and solicitor in the PRC, Hong Kong and England and Wales in 1988, 1995 and 1996 respectively. Mr. Wang has worked as a member of the legal expert group in the Stock Exchange and solicitor in Richards Bulter and has worked as an investment banker in Peregrine and ING Barings. He graduated from the People's University of China and the Graduate School of the Chinese Academy of Social Science and holds a bachelor degree in Laws and a master degree in Laws. Mr. Wang is currently an independent non-executive director of Yanzhou Coal Mining Company Limited and Zijin Group Mining Co. Ltd, China Aerospace International Holdings Limited, companies listed on the Stock Exchange, and NORINCO International Cooperation Limited (北方國際合作股份有限公司), a company listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange. He was also an independent non-executive director of Guangzhou Shipyard International Company Limited until 31 May 2011, the date of the annual general meeting of this Company wherein he did not offer himself for re-election. He was previously an independent non-executive director of Zijin Group Mining Co. Ltd until 24 October 2013.
 
Mr. YEAP Soon P, Jonathan, was appointed as the Partner and Head of Energy & Resources of the Company in November 2010, has responsibility for the origination and development of the Company's energy and resources businesses. He has over 25 years' experience in energy and natural resources industries. Before joining the Company, Mr. Yeap was the chief executive officer of Kaisun Energy Group Limited, a company listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited from 2008 to 2010. Prior to that, he was from 1997 to 2001 a chief executive officer of the China region and the managing director of the Asia Pacific region of Enron Corporation, a global energy group. Moreover, Mr. Yeap served as a chief executive officer of a subsidiary of a large oil, gas, coal and power company in the United States from 1993 to 1996. He also worked as a project director of a large United States power generating company assigned to the PRC from 1992 to 1993. During this period, Mr. Yeap was a lead developer for a foreign-invested integrated coal mine, power plant, DC transmission line project transporting translator's enquiry electricity from Shanxi province, the PRC to Jiangsu province/Shanghai, the PRC. Mr. Yeap held various engineering and financial positions with a Canadian company specializing in development, construction and operation of independent power plants worldwide between 1983 and 1992. He holds a bachelor degree in electrical engineering from the University of Alberta.