Mr. Chen Shuang, JP, is a member of the Executive Committee and the Strategy Committee of the Board, the Chief Executive Officer and the Chairman of the Management Decision Committee of the Group. He is responsible for the overall operation of the Group. Mr. Chen is also an executive director and deputy general manager of` China Everbright Holdings Company Limited and an executive director and Chairman of China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Limited (stock code: HK 1848). He is the Chairman of Shanghai Jiabao Industry & Commerce (Group) Co., Ltd. (stock code: SH 600622). He is currently a non-official member of Financial Services Development Council, the Honorary Chairman of Chinese Financial Association of Hong Kong, the Vice-Chairman of Chinese Securities Association of Hong Kong, the ninth Rotating Chairman of China Mergers and Acquisitions Association, the Standing Committee Member of the Center for China and Globalization and the visiting professor of East China University of Political Science and Law. Mr. Chen holds a Master of Laws Degree from East China University of Political Science and Law and a Diploma in Legal Studies from the School of Professional and Continuing Education of the University of Hong Kong. He is a qualified lawyer in the PRC and a senior economist. Prior to joining China Everbright Group, Mr. Chen was the Chief of the Legal Department of Bank of Communications. He has over 24 years of extensive experience in commercial banking and investment banking. He joined the Board in August 2004.