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Management Team

Executive Directors

  • Mr. Yu Guo (于果先生) (Co-Chairman of the Board)

    Mr. Yu is the Co-Chairman of the Board and the chairman of the nomination committee. He has over 24 years of experience in the education industry, and is the founder of and the chairman of the board of directors of Jiangxi University of Technology. Mr. Yu is actively engaged in the educational and civil affairs in the PRC. His contribution to the development of education in the PRC has been widely recognized. He has been awarded the National Award for Outstanding Non-Public Economic Establisher of Business in Communism with Chinese Characteristics (全國非公有制經濟人士優秀中國特色社會主義事業建設者) by the All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce (中華全國工商業聯合會), the National Outstanding Worker Award (全國先進工作者) by State Council of the PRC, and National Outstanding Education Worker Award (全國優秀教育工作者) by Ministry of Education. Mr. Yu is appointed as the Member of the Standing Committee of the Thirteenth Jiangxi People’s Congress (第十三屆江西省人民代表大會), Vice Chairman of China Association for Private Education (中國民辦教育協會), the Vice Chairman of Jiangxi Federation of Industry and Commerce (江西省工商業聯合會), and Honorary Chairman of Jiangxi Youth Federation (江西省青年聯合會), and was appointed as the Representative of the Ninth, Tenth and Eleventh National People’s Congress (第九屆、第十屆、第十一屆全國人民代表大會) and the Member of the Standing Committee of the Twelfth Jiangxi People’s Congress (第十二屆江西省人民代表大會).

  • Mr. Xie Ketao (謝可滔先生) (Co-Chairman of the Board)

    Mr. Xie is the Co-Chairman of the Board. He has over 29 years of experience in the education industry, and is the founder of Guangdong Baiyun University and Baiyun Technician College and is the chairman of the board of directors of both schools. Mr. Xie is actively engaged in the educational and civil affairs in the PRC. His contribution to the development of education in the PRC has been widely recognized. He has received the awards of Guangdong Contemporary Private Education Sponsor Excellent Contribution Award (廣東當代民辦教育舉辦人突出貢獻獎) by Guangdong Society of Education (廣東教育學會), Guangdong Education Foundation (廣東省教育基金會) and Guangdong Provincial Institute of Contemporary Private Education Management (廣東省當代民辦教育管理研究院), the China Private Higher Education Outstanding Individuals (中國民辦高等教育先進個人) by China Association For Private Education (中國民辦教育協會), and the Individual Award for Outstanding Contribution for Guangdong Province Private Education (廣東省民辦教育傑出貢獻人物) by Southern Metropolis Daily (南方都市報). Mr. Xie is appointed as the Vice Chairman of China Association for Private Education (中國民辦教育協會), and was appointed as the Representative of the Twelfth Guangdong People’s Congress (廣東省第十二屆人民代表大會), the Committee Member of the Ninth and Tenth Guangdong Province Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (第九、第十屆廣東省中國人民政治協商會議委員會), and the Vice Chairman of Guangzhou Vocational Technical Education Research Committee (廣州市職業技能教學研究會).

  • Dr. Yu Kai (喻愷博士) (Chief Executive Officer)

    Dr. Yu is the Chief Executive Officer and a member of the remuneration committee. He has over 8 years of experience in the education industry. Dr. Yu served as an educational consultant to the World Bank. He also provided research services to the Degrees Commission of the State Council of the PRC, the MOE Higher Education Department, the MOE Degree Management and Graduate Education Department and the Research Office of the Jiangxi People’s Government. Dr. Yu has authored 10 books and 35 journal articles covering the topics ranging from policy, learning, financing, and investment in education. Dr. Yu served as a reviewer of textbooks for Cambridge University Press. He has received the National Outstanding Achievement in Educational Sciences Research Award Second Class Award (全國教育科學研究優秀成果獎二等獎), the Outstanding Research and Consultation Report in Philosophy and Social Sciences Award (教育部高校哲學社會科學研究優秀諮詢報告), the Shanghai Municipal Outstanding Achievement in Philosophy and Social Sciences Award Second Class Award for Papers (上海市哲學社會科學優秀成果獎論文類二等獎), the Jiangxi Provincial Outstanding Achievement in Teaching Award First Class Award (江西省教學成果獎一等獎) and the Jiangxi Provincial Outstanding Achievement in Educational Sciences Award First Class Award (江西省教育科學優秀成果獎一等獎). He has also been elected to join the New Century Outstanding Talent Support Plan (入選教育部新世紀優秀人才支持計劃), and received the Shanghai Municipal Pujiang Talent Award (上海市浦江人才).

    Dr. Yu has been a PhD Adviser at Shanghai Jiao Tong University in the field of Economics and Administration of Education, and a Post-doctorate Adviser. Dr. Yu received his Bachelor of Engineering degree in Computer Science (First Class Honours) from the Queen’s University of Belfast, his Master of Science degree in Educational Studies from the University of Oxford and his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Educational Studies from the University of Oxford. Dr. Yu also received his Master of Business Administration degree in Finance from the China Europe International Business School.

  • Ms. Xie Shaohua (謝少華女士)

    Ms. Xie is the Executive Director. She is the vice chairman of the board of both Guangdong Baiyun University and Baiyun Technician College. Ms. Xie is also the vice principal of Guangdong Baiyun University. She has received the Award for honouring more than 20 years of services in technical education and vocational training in Guangzhou (從事廣州技工教育與職業培訓工作20年以上) by Guangzhou Human Resources and Social Security Bureau (廣州市人力資源和社會保障局), the Guangzhou Municipal Female Employee Excellence Achievement (廣州市女職工建功立業標兵) by Guangzhou Federation of Trade Unions (廣州市總工會), and the Excellent Educator of Guangzhou City Award (廣州市優秀教師) by Guangzhou Municipal Education Commission (廣州市教育委員會) and Guangzhou Education Foundation (廣州市教育基金會). She was appointed as the Member of the Twelfth Guangdong Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (廣州市第十二屆政協委員會), and the Member of the Seventh to Ninth Guangzhou Baiyun Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (廣州市白雲區第七-九屆政協委員會).

Independent Non-Executive Directors

  • Dr. Gerard A. Postiglione

    Dr. Postiglione is the Independent Non-executive Director, the chairman of the remuneration committee, a member of the audit committee and a member of the nomination committee. He is primarily responsible for supervising and providing independent judgment to the Board. Dr. Postiglione has been an Honorary Professor of The University of Hong Kong Faculty of Education and a member of the academic committee at the Center for Higher Education Research, Southern University of Science and Technology (南方科技大學). He served as Professor, Chair of Higher Education of The University of Hong Kong Faculty of Education, Associate Dean of Research of The University of Hong Kong Faculty of Education, and was the Director of the Wah Ching Centre for Research on Education in China, The University of Hong Kong. Dr. Postiglione served as a Consultant on higher education to the Asian Development Bank, and was a visiting fellow at Yale University. Dr. Postiglione’s academic books include Crossing Borders in East Asian Higher Education, Asian Higher Education, Education and Social Change in China and Mass Higher Education Development in East Asia. Dr. Postiglione received his Bachelor of Science degree and his Doctor of Philosophy Degree from the State University of New York.

  • Dr. Rui Meng (芮萌博士)

    Dr. Rui Meng is the Independent Non-executive Director, the chairman of the audit committee and a member of the remuneration committee. He is primarily responsible for supervising and providing independent judgment to the Board. Dr. Rui has been Professor of Finance and Accounting at China Europe International Business School, and has held the title of Zhongkun Group Chair in Finance at China Europe International Business School. Dr. Rui has been professionally designated as a Certified Financial Analyst (CFA) by the Association for Investment Management and Research and a Financial Risk Manager (FRM) by the Global Association of Risk Professionals. Dr. Rui received a Bachelor of Economics degree in International Economics from the Institute of International Relations in Beijing and a Master of Science degree in Economics from Oklahoma State University. Dr. Rui also received a Master of Business Administration degree and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Business Administration from the University of Houston.

  • Dr. Wu Kin Bing (鄔健冰博士)

    Dr. Wu is the Independent Non-executive Director, a member of the audit committee and a member of the nomination committee. She is primarily responsible for supervising and providing independent judgment to the Board. Dr. Wu was Lead Education Specialist at the World Bank. In her capacity as Lead Education Specialist, Dr. Wu led in educational policy analysis, lending appraisal, and project supervision in East Asia, South Asia and Latin America and Caribbean Region. She had worked on all subsectors of education, from early childhood development, to primary, secondary and tertiary education. Her World Bank and academic publications have dealt with the finance and efficiency of the eduation systems and public policies towards education. Dr. Wu has also been a founding member of the UNICEF USA Northwest Regional Board, where she is responsible for fundraising, education, and advocacy for UNICEF’s work for children around the world. Dr. Wu was an editor for the Harvard Educational Review. Dr. Wu received her Bachelor of Arts degree, Master of Science degree and Master of Arts degree from Indiana University, and her Doctor of Education degree from Harvard University.

Senior Management

  • Mr. Mok Kwai Pui Bill (莫貴標先生) (Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary)

    Mr. Mok Kwai Pui Bill is the Chief Financial Officer and the Company Secretary. He is responsible for overseeing the group’s financial and company secretarial affairs. Mr. Mok has 29 years’ experience in accounting, finance and banking in Hong Kong and the PRC with specific expertise in managing financial and accounting operations, fund raising, investor relations and executing corporate strategy. Before joining the Group, he was the chief financial officer of various companies listed in Hong Kong and London. Mr. Mok is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Mok received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration from the University of Washington in the United States and a Master Degree in Business Administration from the Seattle University in the United States.

  • Mr. Li Renyi (李仁毅先生) (Vice President for Strategic Investments)

    Mr. Li Renyi is the Vice President for Strategic Investments. He is responsible for overseeing the strategic investments. Mr. Li has nine years of experience in investment. Before joining the Group, Mr. Li worked at Prax Capital (普凱投資), a private equity firm, where he held various positions including vice president of investments, senior manager of investments and manager of investments. Mr. Li also worked as an investment manager at Shenzhen Oriental Fortune Capital Co., Ltd. (深圳市東方富海投資管理股份有限公司), a venture capital firm, and at China Renaissance (華興資本), a financial services provider, where he was financing manager and analyst. Mr. Li has passed the Fund Practitioner Qualification Examinations (基金從業資格考試) held by the Asset Management Association of China (中國證券投資基金業協會) and received his Bachelor of Engineering degree in Information Security from Shanghai Jiao Tong University.