Dr. Wangchun Ye has served as our chairman of the board of directors since June 2018, and as our
director and chief executive officer since October 2017. Dr. Ye joined Shanghai OneConnect as chairman
of the board of directors in 2015 and then became chief executive officer in 2016. Dr. Ye has more than
40 years of experience in finance and banking. Dr. Ye joined Ping An Group in March 2007. He served as a
vice president of Ping An Bank Co., Ltd., or Ping An Bank, from March 2007 to November 2015. Prior to
joining Ping An Group, Dr. Ye successively served as the general manager of both business department
and human resources and training department and the general officer of the head office of Huaxia
Bank Co., Limited from November 1999 to March 2007. From May 1984 to November 1999, Dr. Ye served
in various senior management positions at different regional branches of the Industrial and Commercial
Bank of China, including as vice president of Wuhan branch, head of the planning department of Hubei
provincial branch, president of Jingmen branch, vice president of Jingmen branch, office manager of
Jingzhou central branch and vice president of Honghu branch. From March 1973 to May 1984, Dr. Ye
successively served as a credit loan officer and a vice office manager at a local branch of the PBOC, where
he was responsible for credit and fund settlement management. Dr. Ye received his doctorate degree in
management science and engineering from Huazhong University of Science and Technology in June 2001.
Ms. Rong Chen is our co-general manager and has served as our director since October 2017. Prior to joining us, Ms. Chen served as a vice president of Ping An Bank from April 2014 to September 2017, and she also served as the chief financial officer of Ping An Bank from September 2016 to September 2017. Prior to that, Ms. Chen served as the assistant to the president of Ping An Bank from January 2012 to March 2014. From July 1993 to January 2012, Ms. Chen served in various senior management positions at Shenzhen Development Bank Co., Ltd., as the predecessor of Ping An Bank, including as president of Nantou branch, general manager of the credit department, executive director of the credit risk department, chief internal control executive officer, chief operating officer and the president of Shenzhen branch. Ms. Chen received her master’s degree in business economics from Zhongnan University of Economics and Law in 1993.
Ms. Han Qiu has served as our co-general manager since February 2019. Ms. Qiu joined Shanghai OneConnect in September 2016 as chief innovation officer and deputy general manager. Ms. Qiu has over 15 years of experience in finance, technology and data analytics. Ms. Qiu joined Ping An Group in April 2014 and has successively served as the general manager of the data platform department of Ping An Technology and the general manager of Shenzhen Qianhai Credit Centre Co., Ltd., during which Ms. Qiu led the establishment of personal credit service business in Ping An Group. Before joining Ping An Group, Ms. Qiu served as the APAC head of research for GE (China) Research and Development Centre Co., Ltd. from January 2003 to September 2006, a consultant with McKinsey & Company from October 2006 to August 2008, head of IT for Fullerton Financial Holdings Pte. Ltd. from September 2008 to July 2013, and as transformation management director of Standard Chartered Bank (China) Limited from July 2013 to April 2014. Ms. Qiu received her bachelor’s degree in international accounting and her master’s degree in accounting from Nanjing University in July 1997 and June 2000, respectively. Ms. Qiu also received a master’s degree in accounting and finance from City University of Hong Kong in November 2002.
Mr. Yuxiang Huang is our executive vice president. Mr. Huang joined Shanghai OneConnect as chief technology officer and chief operating officer in October 2016. He also serves as a director of Shenzhen Kingdom Sci-Tech Co., Ltd. From September 2015 to October 2016, Mr. Huang served as a vice general manager of Ping An Technology and as the chief information officer of the investment system of Ping An Group, responsible for the development of investment system for professional companies within Ping An Group and for setting up the investment plan of cloud technology for Ping An Group. Before joining Ping An Group, Mr. Huang had worked for Dou Yee Enterprises (S) Pte. Ltd., Credit Suisse First Boston Corporation, and served as the vice president of the global finance desk technology of Citigroup (USA), senior vice president of ICG department at Citigroup Software Technology and Services (China) Limited and president of the Global Financial and Capital Markets Technology Department of HSBC Software Development (Guangdong) Limited in China. Mr. Huang received his bachelor’s degree in computer science and automation and his master’s degree in engineering from Wuhan College of Water Transportation Engineering in July 1985 and July 1990, respectively.
Dr. Runzhong Huang is our executive vice president. Dr. Huang has also served as the chairman of the supervisory committee of Shenzhen OneConnect since March 2019. Dr. Huang has also served as secretary-general of Internet Finance Association of Small and Medium-sized Banks (Shenzhen) since April 2019. From July 2016 to December 2018, Dr. Huang served as secretary-general of China Banking Association. From October 2014 to July 2016, Dr. Huang served as a supervisor on the board of ExportImport Bank of China. Prior to that, Dr. Huang worked for the National Audit Office of the People’s Republic of China from August 2011 to October 2014 and the CBIRC, formerly known as the China Banking Regulatory Commission from September 2003 to August 2011. Dr. Huang received a bachelor’s degree in law from China Youth University of Political Studies in July 1994, a master’s degree in global economics from Renmin University of China in January 2000, and a doctorate degree in economics from Peking University in June 2003.
Ms. Tan has 22 years of comprehensive experience in sales and operations. She has helped multiple MNCs and start-ups develop successful sales strategies, achieve digital transformation and improve operational capabilities. She also managed employees from different regions including the Americas, Europe and Asia. She worked for Microsoft and served as Regional Sales Director for OCP and SMC in the Southeast Asia emerging markets region. Before joining Microsoft, she worked at Hewlett Packard for ten years, and has worked in Singapore and Houston on sales strategy, alliance management, business planning, global operations and strategy management. Ms. Tan graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Science (Statistics and Operations Research) and holds a postgraduate diploma in Supply Chain Management. She is a certified Master Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma.
Mr. Huang is CEO of Investment Division. He was General Manager of the Financial Industry Department of Ping An Bank (formerly Shenzhen Development Bank), responsible for the banking financial market and inter-bank business. Prior to joining the company, Huang has had 26 years of experience in the financial industry, long-term banking and experience in financial market experience, and has rich experience in liquidity management, asset and liability management, market risk and management accounting, financial product design and product innovation. He was a member of the Shenzhen Financial Innovation Review Committee. Mr. Huang graduated from Dongbei University of Finance and Economics with a Bachelor's degree in Industrial Economics and is an economist.
Mr. Fei joined OneConnect in November 2017, and he is currently Board Secretary, and CEO of Enterprise Financial Service Division. Mr. Fei is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) with rich experience in the financial industry. He joined HSBC after graduation and worked for 8 years at McKinsey & Company as a Global Associate Director. He is experienced in strategy development and implementation in banking, insurance and asset management. Later, he served as COO and Risk Management Manager for wealth management at UBS Securities, assistant to President of China Fortune Land Development, and Strategy Director and Director of Financial Market of Langfang Bank. Mr. Fei received a Bachelor's degree from Fudan University.
With a Master's degree from Nankai University, Mr. Bi joined Ping An in 1993 and served as General Manager of the Tianjin Branch, Beijing Branch and Hubei Branch of Ping An Property & Casualty. He is currently CEO of the Insurance Division. Mr. Bi is an expert in the insurance industry, with 26 years of experience in the insurance industry and management. He has deep understanding of the development of the insurance industry and has rich practical experience in the Group’s comprehensive business development, external government and enterprise relations, and major projects. During his four years at the Hubei branch of Ping An Property & Casualty, the company has continued to double its annual performance. After joining OneConnect at the end of 2017, he built an industry-leading end-to-end insurance cloud platform in one year and signed contracts with more than 70 external insurers. The market share of property insurance was 30%, and that of life insurance was 23%. He used technology to empower the government, insurance companies and the auto aftermarket.
Dr. Fan Gao Joined OneConnect in March 2019.Dr. Gao returned to China at end of 2015, she served as SVP of CreditEase before joining OneConnect, as their Head of Operational Risk Management and Chief Compliance Officer, she was also a member of the CreditEase Wealth Management Investment Committee.Prior to joining CreditEase, Fan has worked for Citi for 13 years in various Risk leadership roles, Including Global Head of Operational Risk Management for Citi Private Bank; Regional Head of Operational Risk Management for Citi APAC region;
Head of Risk Policy for Citi North American Card, CRO of Affluent Market, a 50 Billion credit card portfolio within N.A. Cards.Fan also worked at J.P.Morgan Chase and American Express.Fan obtained a B.S. in Applied Mathematics and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Tsinghua University. She was also awarded an M.S. in Mathematics from Auburn University and a Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.Fan is fluent in Chinese and English.She is married and has two children.
Mr. Dai once worked for world-renowned consulting companies like Accenture, IBM, and Roland Berger, and served as the global partner and financial services head of Roland Berger. He has helped develop business strategies for dozens of banks, securities, investment, insurance, asset management and consumer finance companies in China, Southeast Asia and Europe, with extensive experience in the fields of financial technology, mergers and acquisitions, and private equity investment. As a member of an external think tank, he has assisted the Insurance Association of China, the Shanghai Financial Association, the Beijing Financial Services Bureau and other regulators in establishing industry standards and policies. Mr. Dai received a bachelor's degree in computer science from the National University of Singapore and an MBA degree from the University of Oxford.
Li Jie, Ping An Second Class Medal winner. He began his career with Ping An in 1998. He served as Deputy General Manager, General Manager of the Development Dept. of Ping An Life Insurance and General Manager of OneConnect’s Technology Center. Currently, he is Assistant General Manager and CTO of Retail and Insurance Division.
Li has over 20 years of experience in R&D and management of financial core systems, Internet and fin-tech projects. He was responsible for technology platform incubation of multiple strategic fin-tech innovation projects in Ping An Group including Mobile Integrated Terminal, Hub-spoke Building for dozens of Ping An Apps, Bank OneConnect and Insurance OneConnect. He also won the Shenzhen Municipal Government Financial Innovation Award several times.
Mr. Lo Wei Jye Jacky has served as our chief financial officer since October 2019. Prior to joining us, Mr. Lo held various finance leadership positions with Yum China Holdings, Inc., or Yum China, one of the largest restaurant companies in China, from 2016 to 2019. He was the chief financial officer and treasurer of Yum China from 2017 to 2019. Prior to joining Yum China, Mr. Lo had worked with Ernst & Young for 15 years, including as a partner and deputy director in the Asia Pacific Capital Markets Center of Ernst & Young, specializing in U.S. generally accepted accounting principles, SEC reporting and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance requirements. Mr. Lo graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a master’s degree in professional accounting, a bachelor’s degree in business administration with honors and a bachelor of arts degree in economics with honors. He is a certified public accountant in Texas and a member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Mr. Sun joined Ping An Group in April 2009. From April 2009 to June 2016, he served as General Manager of the Business Management Department of Ping An Bank. He was responsible for the bank's corporate business. Since May 2016, he has been Chief Marketing Officer of OneConnect and is responsible for the Company’s marketing management. Sun received his doctorate in Investment Economics from the Graduate School of the Chinese Academy of Fiscal Sciences under the Finance Ministry.
Ms. Xu joined Ping An in 2004 and served as Human Resources Manager in the Group's HR Center from 2004 to 2007. From 2007 to 2016, she successively served as Director of the HR & Admin Dept. of Ping An Technology, Deputy General Manager of the Department, and General Manager of the Department, and General Manager of the Human Resources Team of Ping An Financial Technology. Since August 2017, she has been General Manager of HR & Admin of OneConnect. Ms. Xu graduated from Shenzhen University with a major in Business Management.