About the Manager
The Manager’s and Leasing Agents’ Experienced and Professional Teams
Information on the Director and Officers

The Manager believes that Unitholders will benefit from the experience of senior staff members of the Manager in the Guangzhou, Shanghai, Wuhan and Hangzhou commercial property market as well as the strengths and experience in leasing, marketing and tenancy management of the Leasing Agents.

The Manager is staffed by experienced professionals who have extensive experience in the real estate industry in China. The Manager’s key staff members have an in-depth understanding of real estate investment, asset management, research and equity securities market. Moreover, the Manager could draw support from the expertise and experience of Jones Lang LaSalle Limited, the Property Adviser. The Property Adviser is a leading global provider of integrated real estate and fund management services, with offices in many markets on five continents.

The Leasing Agents are also staffed by experienced professionals who have extensive experience in the leasing, marketing and tenancy management of commercial properties in China. Each of the Leasing Agents has a track record of many years in the leasing, marketing and tenancy management business.

DIRECTORS
The Directors of the Manager are:
Name Age Position
Mr. LIN Deliang (林德良) 52 Chairman, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer
Ms. OU Haijing (區海晶) 45 Executive Director and Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Mr. LI Feng (李鋒) 53 Non-Executive Director
Mr. ZENG Zhizhao (曾志釗)
(appointed on 4 March 2021)
44 Non-Executive Director
Mr. CHAN Chi On, Derek (陳志安) 58 Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr. CHAN Chi Fai, Brian (陳志輝) 67 Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr. CHEUNG Yuk Tong (張玉堂) 64 Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr. CHEN Xiaoou (陳曉歐) 52 Independent Non-Executive Director
Note: Mr. CHENG Jiuzhou (程九洲) resigned as an Executive Director and a Deputy Chief Executive Officer on 4 March 2021.
Mr. LIN DeliangCHAIRMAN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Mr. Lin has been appointed as Chairman on 14 August 2018 and is an Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Manager and as one of the Responsible Officers licensed under the Securities & Futures Ordinance (“SFO”) and is authorized to carry out type 9 regulated activities.

Prior to joining the Manager, Mr. Lin participated in and was in charge of investment planning, sales and marketing programmes for various large scale residential and commercial properties of the Yuexiu Property Company Limited (“Yuexiu Property”), a company listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (“Hong Kong Stock Exchange”) (Stock Code: 00123). After joining Guangzhou City Construction & Development Co. Ltd. (廣州市城市建設開發有限公司) (“GCCD”) in 1992, Mr. Lin held various managerial positions in the investment development department of GCCD as well as in Xingye Real Estate Agent Co., Ltd. (being a subsidiary of Yuexiu Property) and Guangzhou Investment (HK Property) Company Limited. He was responsible for the operations management of properties located in, among others, Hong Kong, Macau, France and Singapore from 2003 to 2005. In 2006, Mr Lin was deputy general manager of Guangzhou Dongfang Hotel Group of Guangzhou Yue Xiu Holdings Limited (“Yue Xiu Group”), responsible for financial revenue management, hotel brand development, and tourism affairs etc. Mr. Lin is a qualified Real Estate Appraiser of China, China Land Valuer and China Real Estate Agent.

After joining the Manager, Mr. Lin was responsible for organizing to implement Yuexiu REIT’s acquisition of Guangzhou International Finance Center and a series of major capital operation projects in Shanghai, Wuhan and Hangzhou since 2009. As a composite professional of “DOS” (develop, operate and securitise) in the real estate investment and securitization field, Mr. Lin has accumulated nearly 30 years of practical experience in large property positioning and planning, investment development, commercial operations, and capital operations.

Mr. Lin graduated from Jinan University in the PRC with professional studies in corporate management, and obtained a bachelor degree in economics. He completed a MBA postgraduate course at South China University of Technology from 2004 to 2005.

Ms. OU HaijingEXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND DEPUTY CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Ms. OU Haijing is an Executive Director, and has been the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Manager since 26 April 2019 and one of the Manager’s Responsible Officers licensed under the SFO since 27 September 2018.

Since October 2016, Ms. Ou has been the head of asset management, primarily responsible for project management including leasing, property operation and asset enhancement. Prior to this role, Ms. Ou was responsible for the internal governance and human resources management of the Manager from May 2009 to September 2016, and headed the investment team of the Manager from 2007 to 2009. Before joining the Manager, Ms. Ou was mainly engaged in the capital operations and had participated in various mergers and acquisitions of Yue Xiu Group, including the listing of Yuexiu REIT. Ms. Ou has over 10 years of experience in internal governance in Yuexiu REIT. She is now a licensed person under the SFO and is authorised to carry out regulated activities of type 9.

Ms. Ou graduated from Jinan University in the PRC with professional studies in international economics and trade and economic law, and obtained a bachelor’s degree in Economics and a bachelor’s degree in Law (i.e. a double degree). Subsequently, she completed postgraduate studies in Finance at the Lingnan College of Sun Yat-Sen University in 2003.

Mr. LI FengNON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Mr. LI Feng is Non-Executive Director of the Manager. He is also an executive director of Yuexiu Property, Chairman and an executive director of Yuexiu Transport Infrastructure Limited (“Yuexiu Transport”), a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (Stock Code: 01052), a non-executive director of Chong Hing Bank Limited, Chairman of Yuexiu Financial Holdings Limited and Yue Xiu Securities Holdings Limited, a director of Guangzhou Yuexiu Financial Holdings Group Co., Ltd. (廣州越秀金融控股集團股份有限公司), a company listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (Stock Code: 000987), and a director of GCCD.

Besides, Mr. Li is also the chief capital officer of Yue Xiu Group, mainly responsible for formulating and implementing major capital operation, organizing industrial development and financing coordination, upgrading the customer resource management, promoting and improving digital transformation of the whole group and as a press spokesman of Yue Xiu Group. Mr. Li holds the certificate in Major Administrative Decision-Making and Argumentation (廣州市重大行政決策論證專家) conferred by the Guangzhou Municipal Government, He is also the president of Association of Guangzhou Belt and Road Investment Enterprises, member of Guangzhou Housing Provident Fund Management Committee, director of Guangzhou People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries and vice-president of The Listed Companies Council, Hong Kong Chinese Enterprises Association and a member of the council of The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Guangzhou) and a member of the Risk Management Committee of China Evergrande Group, a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (Stock Code: 03333). Mr. Li joined Yuexiu in December 2001, he is familiar with business of listed companies and the operations of capital markets, he was also involved in the successful listing of Yuexiu REIT, and has extensive practical experience in capital operations.

Mr. Li graduated from South China University of Technology and Jinan University, and obtained a bachelor of Engineering, master of Business Administration and the qualification of a Senior Engineer in China.

Mr. ZENG ZhizhaoNON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Mr. Zeng Zhizhao is a Non-executive Director of the Manager.

Mr. Zeng joined the Yue Xiu group in July 2005 and is currently acting as the deputy general manager of Yuexiu Property, being responsible for the management of financial and capital operation of listed companies of the real estate sector within the Yue Xiu group.

Mr. Zeng has extensive experience in capital operations. Mr. Zeng has held various positions with Yue Xiu Group Holdings Limited where he worked as, among others, deputy manager and senior manager and certain other positions of the capital department from July 2005 to April 2014, as deputy director of capital operations of the capital department from April 2014 to November 2015, as deputy general manager of the capital department from November 2015 to March 2019, and as general manager of the capital department from March 2019 to January 2021, where he was mainly responsible for organizing and implementation of major capital operations projects, co-ordination of investor relations of listed companies within the Yue Xiu Group, capital operations and post-investment management of the headquarters of Yue Xiu group. Mr. Zeng was also involved in various capital operation projects including among others the acquisition of Guangzhou International Finance Center by Yuexiu REIT, acquisition of Chong Hing Bank Limited, and issuance of certain bonds.

Mr. Zeng received a bachelor’s degree in International Finance in July 1999, a master’s degree in Finance in July 2002, and a doctorate degree in Finance in July 2005, each from Xiamen University in Xiamen, PRC. He has been a certified public accountant in the PRC since June 2002. He has also obtained the qualification of financial economist in the PRC in December 2007 and the qualification of fund practitioner of Asset Management Association of China in May 2017.

Mr. CHAN Chi On, DerekINDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTORS

Mr. Chan is an Independent Non-Executive Director (“INED”) of the Manager.

Mr. Chan has over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry and is a co-author of a book on listing procedures and securities rules and regulation in Hong Kong.

Mr. Chan is currently the chairman of Halcyon Capital Limited and Halcyon Securities Limited, which are engaged in corporate finance and securities businesses in Hong Kong respectively. He worked for the Hong Kong Stock Exchange from 1989 to 1996 and was an executive director of Haitong International Securities Group Limited (Stock Code: 00665) (formerly known as Taifook Securities Group Limited), and had been the head of its corporate finance division for 16 years until the end of 2012.

Mr. Chan is also currently an independent non-executive director of Longfor Group Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 00960) and China Conch Venture Holdings Limited (Stock Code: 00586). The shares of the companies mentioned above are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

Mr. Chan graduated from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology with a master’s degree in Business Administration in 1994 and from The University of Hong Kong with a bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences (majoring in Economics) in 1985.

Mr. CHAN Chi Fai, BrianIndependent Non-Executive Director

Mr. Chan is an INED of the Manager.

Mr. Chan is currently also a director of the Hong Kong Parkview Group. He has been heavily involved in the overall development of the Hong Kong Parkview Group since he joined the group in 1990. With projects and investment properties in Hong Kong, PRC, Singapore and United Kingdom, the Hong Kong Parkview Group is principally engaged in property development and hospitality.

Prior to joining the Hong Kong Parkview Group, Mr. Chan worked in the banking sector from 1978 to 1989, the first 7 years of which was with a reputable international bank. The last position Mr. Chan held before leaving his banking career was as group financial controller of IBI Asia (Holding) Limited. During his 11 years in banking, Mr. Chan was involved in international banking operations, mergers and acquisitions as well as financial and risk management.

Mr. Chan is a director of Primeline Energy Holdings Inc., which is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange (Stock Code: PEH.V).

Mr. Chan is a certified public accountant with professional accounting qualifications in Hong Kong and United Kingdom, and has a higher diploma in Business Studies from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

Mr. CHEUNG Yuk TongIndependent Non-Executive Director

Mr. Cheung is an INED of the Manager.

Mr. Cheung joined Baker & McKenzie in 1982 and worked in the Chicago, Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong offices of the firm. He was a partner in the corporate group of Baker & McKenzie’s Hong Kong office, and was co-head of its Hong Kong and China mergers and acquisitions practice until June 2013 when he ceased to be a partner of Baker & McKenzie. His practice was focused in the areas of mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance.

Mr. Cheung was a member of the Judging Panel for the Corporate Governance Excellence Awards organized by the Hong Kong Chamber of Listed Companies from 2012 to 2015. He was also a member of the Takeovers and Mergers Panel and the Takeovers Appeals Committee of the Securities and Futures Commission of Hong Kong from 2012 to 2014.

Mr. Cheung graduated from The University of Hong Kong with an LL.B. and a postgraduate certificate in Laws, and from the London School of Economics with an LL.M.. He was admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong and England, and as an attorney-in-law in New York.

Mr. CHEN XiaoouIndependent Non-Executive Director

Mr. Chen is an INED of the Manager.

Mr. Chen, has over 25 years of professional experience in large scale real estate asset management and investment, fund management, development, planning and design and international business operations. He has been living and working in PRC, the United States, Hong Kong, Singapore and Australia for many years. He is the China Chapter Board Member of Asia Pacific Real Estate Association, Fellow of The Building Owners and Managers Association China (“BOMA”) and a BOMA-certified commercial real estate expert.

Mr. Chen is the chairman of F.O.G. Capital & Asset Management Corporation, and had been vice president, China, of CDPQ-Ivanhoe Cambridge. His past experience also includes an executive position in New World China Land, the China property flagship of New World Development Company Limited, a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (Stock Code: 00017). He had worked as an architectural designer and urban planner in United States. Mr. Chen’s management record includes large scale mixed-use development, high-end residential, retail, office and hotel projects.

Mr. Chen is a visiting professor of Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business, and was also the MBA Mentor for The School of Business of Renmin University of China. He received an AMDP (Advanced Management Development Program in Real Estate) certificate from Harvard University Graduate School of Design in 2010, obtained a master of Architecture degree from University of New South Wales in Australia in 1999, and obtained a bachelor of Architecture degree from Northwestern Polytechnical University in China in 1992.

COMPENSATION OF DIRECTORS OF THE MANAGER

All fees and compensation of the Directors and senior executives of the Manager were borne by the Manager and not by Yuexiu REIT or any of its controlled entities.

INDEPENDENCE OF DIRECTORS

The Manager has received written annual confirmation of independence from each of the four INEDs of the Manager confirming his independence based on the criteria set out in the Compliance Manual and the Manager considered all independent non-executive Directors to be independent.

SENIOR EXECUTIVES OF THE MANAGER
Mr. LIN Deliang

Mr. Lin is the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director and one of the Responsible Officers of the Manager. Information on his business and working experience have been set out in the subsection headed “Directors” above.

Ms. OU Haijing

Ms. OU is an Executive Director, and has been the Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Manager and one of the Responsible Officers. Information on her business and working experience have been set out in the subsection headed “Directors” above.

Mr. YU Tat Fung

Mr. Yu is the company secretary and has been appointed as the compliance manager on 1 March 2010 of the Manager. He is also the group general legal counsel of Yuexiu and is responsible for the company secretarial affairs and compliance of the Manager. From October 2004, Mr. Yu was the company secretary of both Yuexiu Property and Yuexiu Transport, and he has also been appointed as the company secretary of Yuexiu since January 2014. Mr. Yu obtained a bachelor’s degree in social sciences from The University of Hong Kong in 1981. He attained the Solicitors’ Final Examination in England in 1983. He was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Hong Kong in 1986. He was also admitted to the Bar of the Province of British Columbia in Canada in 1995. Prior to joining Yuexiu Property in 1997, he was engaged in private practice with an emphasis on corporate and commercial law.

Mr. KWAN Chi Fai

Mr. Kwan is the Chief Financial Officer and one of the Responsible Officers of the Manager. He is responsible for the financial management of the Manager. Prior to joining Yuexiu in January 2007, Mr. Kwan was the financial controller of 2 companies which are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. He has over 25 years of experience in finance, accounting and taxation.

Mr. Kwan is a member of Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada, the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Association of International Accountants. He obtained a master degree in business administration and a bachelor degree in accounting from The University of Hong Kong.

Ms. YOU Quan

Ms. You is the general manager of the project development department of the Manager. She is mainly responsible for the capital technical alteration, risk control and facility management operations of the properties. Before joining the Manager by the end of 2018, Ms. You was a project manager of TaiKoo Hui Guangzhou Development Co., Ltd and the HVAC director of Guangzhou City Construction & Development Design Institute Co. Ltd. for nearly 10 years. She has successively held positions such as technology and design department director, design and engineering department deputy director, regional director, project management department general manager of subsidiaries of Yuexiu Property since 2010. She has rich experience in both engineering and operations management, involved in management of 5-star hotels, likes Four Seasons Hotel Guangzhou, and super high-rise buildings and city level multi-functional commercial complexes, likes Guangzhou IFC and TaiKoo Hui.

Ms. You graduated from the HVAC, Gas and Refrigeration Department of Chongqing University of Architecture in 1995 with a master degree in engineering. She has a wide range of professional knowledge and is the holder of certified Public Utility Engineer (HVAC) qualification, senior HVAC engineer license, fire facility design certificate, building equipment engineer license.

Mr. YU Xinyuan, Philip

Mr. Yu is the Owner Representative of hotels and apartments of the Manager. Mr.Yu joined the Yuexiu Property since 2008, he was involved in the Four Seasons Hotel Guangzhou and Ascott Serviced Apartments management contracts negotiation and related preopening works for GZIFC projects. Mr.Yu joined the Manager in 2012, and was the deputy general manager of hotels and apartments department of the Manager. Before joining the Yuexiu Property, Mr.Yu had served as the department manager and general manager in domestic high-star level hotels. Mr. Yu has accumulated abundant experiences on hotel operations, preopening works and asset management.

Mr. Yu graduated from Quanzhou Huaqiao University in 1992 with a bachelor’s degree in economics. Mr. Yu is also the members of Hospitality Asset Managers Association in Asia Pacific and China branch.

Mr. LIU Bihong

Mr. Liu is the general manager of the internal audit department and the deputy general manager of the compliance department of the Manager, and is also the deputy head of the legal department of Yuexiu. He is mainly responsible for the examination of the correctness and completeness of the records of the operations and transactions and risk management and control, and also responsible for the prevention and management of PRC legal risks, and provides PRC legal support for the Manager’s business and investment acquisitions. He assists in compliance work to ensure confirmity with the requirements of the regulatory bodies such as the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and the SFC. He is also responsible for the corporate service of the Manager. Mr. Liu joined the GCCD Group in 1999 and worked in legal department. He was involved in the successful listing of Yuexiu REIT.

Mr. Liu obtained a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Jilin University of Technology (吉林工業大學) in 1994 and graduated from the Sun Yat-sen University in 2005 with a Juris Master Degree. Mr. Liu has a wide range of professional knowledge and has gained professional qualifications successively in PRC, including Chinese Lawyer Qualification (1996), Certified Public Accountant (1998), Enterprise Legal Consultant (2000) and the Qualification for Registered Tax Agent (2001).

Mr. CHEN Yongqin

Mr. Chen is currently the general manager of the finance department of the Manager and is responsible for the finance, taxation and fund management of the Manager. Mr. Chen joined GCCD Group in 2005 and has successively held positions such as deputy manager and senior manager of the finance department of a subsidiary of GCCD. He has over 15 years of experience in finance and auditing in the real estate industry.

Mr. Chen graduated from the accounting department of Sun Yat-sen University in 2002 with a bachelor’s degree in management. Mr. Chen is a Chartered Management Accountant (CIMA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), U.S. Certified Information System Auditor (CISA), Certified Fraud Examiner, and U.S. Certified Risk Manager. Mr. Chen is also an associate member of Association of International Accountants (AAIA), member of Australia Institute of Public Accountants (IPA), member of U. K. Institute of Financial Accountants (IFA), member of International Forensic Certified Public Accountants Association and international affiliate of Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants (HKICPAIA).