Board of Directors
Chairman and Non-executive Director
Mr. LIU Jin (刘金)
Chairman, Non-executive Director and Chairman of the Nomination Committee. Mr. Liu has been serving as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company since April 2023.
Mr. Liu has been serving as the Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors and an Executive Director of BOC since June 2021 and President of BOC since April 2021. Prior to joining BOC in 2021, Mr. Liu served as Executive Director of China Everbright Group from December 2019 to March 2021, President of China Everbright Bank from January 2020 to March 2021, and Executive Director of China Everbright Bank from March 2020 to March 2021. From September 2018 to November 2019, he worked at China Development Bank as its Executive Vice President. Mr. Liu had previously worked in Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) for many years, serving as Deputy General Manager of its Shandong Branch, Vice Chairman, Executive Director, General Manager of ICBC (Europe) and General Manager of ICBC Frankfurt Branch, General Manager of the Investment Banking Department of its Head Office, and General Manager of its Jiangsu Branch. Mr. Liu began to serve as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of BOC Hong Kong (Holdings) Limited as of August 2021. He graduated from Shandong University in 1993 with a Master of Arts degree.He holds the title of Senior Economist.
Vice Chairman and Executive Director
Mdm. ZHANG Xiaolu (张晓路)
Deputy Managing Director, Vice Chairman, Executive Director and a member of the Strategy and Budget Committee.
Mdm. Zhang was appointed as Deputy Managing Director, Vice Chairman, Executive Director and a member of the Strategy and Budget Committee in January 2020. She currently oversees the Risk Management, Market Research, Corporate Affairs and Board Secretariat departments.
Mdm. Zhang joined BOC in July 1990. She held various positions, including serving as Deputy CEO and COO at Bank of China (Suisse) S.A. from November 2008 to September 2012. From October 2012 to April 2014, she was an Executive Director and Special Advisor of Bank Julius Baer & Co. Ltd. in Zurich. Prior to joining the Company, Mdm. Zhang was the Deputy General Manager of BOC Luxembourg Branch and Bank of China (Luxembourg) S.A. from April 2014 to December 2019. Mdm. Zhang graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in International Leasing and Foreign Trade Accounting from Beijing Union University in 1990, a Bachelor’s degree in English Language from Beijing Foreign Studies University in 2006 and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Southwestern University of Finance and Economics in 2000.
Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director
Mr. Robert James MARTIN
Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director and a member of the Strategy and Budget Committee.
Mr. Martin was appointed as a Director and the Managing Director in 1998. Mr. Martin joined the Company in 1998 and has more than 35 years of experience in the aircraft and leasing business, having previously worked at Bank of America, The Long-Term Credit Bank of Japan and HSBC Investment Bank (Asia) Ltd. Mr. Martin graduated from Cambridge University in the United Kingdom with a Master of Arts degree in Economics.
Mdm. CHEN Jing (陈静)
Non-executive Director, a member of the Audit Committee and the Risk Committee. Mdm. Chen was appointed as a Non-executive Director in April 2022.
Mdm. Chen joined BOC in April 2000 and is currently the Deputy General Manager of Credit Management Department. Prior to her current role, she served as Deputy General Manager of BOC
Jinan Branch from August 2012 to August 2015. Mdm. Chen graduated from Dongbei University of Finance and Economics in China with a Bachelor’s degree in Finance in 1997 and a Master’s degree in Finance in 2000.
Mr. JIN Hongju (靳红举)
Non-executive Director, Chairman of the Strategy and Budget Committee and a member of the Audit Committee. Mr. Jin was appointed as a Non-executive Director in November 2023.
Mr. Jin joined Bank of China (“BOC”) in July 2000 and is currently the Executive Manager of the Equity Investment and Subsidiary Management Department of BOC. Mr. Jin is also a Director of Zhong Yi Shan Yuan (Beijing) Technology Co., Ltd., BOC Fullerton Community Bank Co., Ltd. and Bank of China Group Investment Fund Management (Beijing) Co., Ltd. From August 2012 to February 2019, he served successively as Deputy General Manager of BOC Jinan Branch, General Manager of the Investment Banking and Asset Management Department of BOC Shandong Branch and Executive Manager of the BOC Board Secretariat Department. He graduated from Renmin University of China in July 2000 with a Bachelor’s degree in International Accounting, and then graduated from the China Europe International Business School in China in September 2010 with a Master’s degree in Business Administration.
Mr. WANG Xiao (王晓)
Non-executive Director, a member of the Risk Committee and the Strategy and Budget Committee. Mr. Wang was appointed as a Non-executive Director in June 2021.
Mr. Wang Xiao joined BOC in August 1992 and is currently the General Manager of the Global Transaction Banking Department of BOC. From December 2007 to October 2020, Mr. Wang served successively as Assistant General Manager of BOC New York Branch, Deputy General Manager of BOC Fujian Branch, General Manager of BOC Xiamen Branch and General Manager of BOC Ningbo Branch. Mr. Wang graduated from Fudan University in 1992 with a Bachelor’s degree in International Finance, and received his Master of Laws degree from Xiamen University in 2003.
Mdm. Li Ke (李珂)
Non-executive Director, a member of the Nomination Committee and the Remuneration Committee. Mdm. Li was appointed as a Non-Executive Director in November 2023.
Mdm. Li joined BOC in July 1999 and is currently the Deputy General Manager of the Human Resources Department of BOC. Mdm. Li is also a Director of Bank of China (Australia) Limited and Bank of China Group Investment Fund Management (Beijing) Co., Ltd. From January 2021 to September 2023, she served successively as the Executive Internal Control and Compliance Manager and the Deputy General Manager of the Internal Control and Legal Compliance Department of BOC. Mdm. Li graduated from Peking University in July 1998 with a Bachelor of Laws degree and received her Master of Laws degree from Peking University in September 2004
Independent Non-executive Directors
Mr. DAI Deming (戴德明)
Independent Non-executive Director, Chairman of the Audit Committee, a member of the Remuneration Committee and the Nomination Committee. Mr. Dai was appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director in May 2016.
Mr. Dai has been serving as a Professor at the Accounting Department of the School of Business of Renmin University of China since July 1996. He is also an Independent Non-executive Director of Power Construction Corporation of China, Ltd which is listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, Poly Developments and Holdings Group Co., Ltd. which is listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, China Great Wall Securities Co., Ltd. which is listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange and China Reinsurance (Group) Corporation which is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
Mr. Dai was an Independent Non-executive Director of CRRC Corporation Limited and Chairman of its audit and risk management committee from August 2008 to June 2014. Mr. Dai was also an Independent Director of Shanxi Taigang Stainless Steel Co., Ltd. from May 2011 to October 2016, Beijing Xinwei Technology Group Co., Ltd. from September 2014 to August 2016, Beijing Capital Development Co. Ltd. from September 2015 to May 2018, Haier Smart Home Co., Ltd. from June 2015 to June 2021, China Zheshang Bank Co., Ltd. from February 2015 to February 2022, and CSC Financial Co. Ltd. from August 2016 to September 2022. Mr. Dai also served as the Dean of the Accounting Department of the School of Business of Renmin University of China from October 2001 to September 2010 and an Associate Professor of the Accounting Department from July 1993 to June 1996.
Mr. Dai graduated from Hunan College of Finance & Economics in the PRC with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics with a major in Industrial Financial Accounting in July 1983, graduated with an Accounting major in July 1986 and obtained a Master’s degree in Economics in October 1986 from Zhongnan University of Finance & Economics in the PRC, and obtained a Doctorate degree in Economics with a major in Accounting at Renmin University of China in June 1991.
Mr. FU Shula (付舒拉)
Independent Non-executive Director, Chairman of the Remuneration Committee, a member of the Audit Committee and the Nomination Committee. Mr. Fu was appointed as an independent Director in February 2011 and redesignated as an Independent Non-Executive Director in March 2016.
From 1984 to 2015, Mr. Fu held various senior positions in Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC), including President of China National Aero-Technology Import & Export Corporation, President of AVIC International Holding Corporation, Deputy Chief Economist of AVIC, Chairman of the Board of AVIC International Holding Corporation, Chairman of the Board of AVIC Aero-Engine Holding Corporation and Chairman of the Board of AVIC Economy & Technology Research Institute. Mr. Fu was an Independent Non-executive Director of Besunyen Holdings Company Limited from April 2019 to October 2023. Mr. Fu graduated with a Master’s degree in Aero Engine Design from Northwestern Polytechnical University in the PRC in July 1984.
Mr. Antony Nigel TYLER
Independent Non-executive Director, Chairman of the Risk Committee, a member of the Audit Committee and the Strategy and Budget Committee. Mr. Tyler was appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director in May 2016.
Mr. Tyler was the Director General and Chief Executive Officer of the International Air Transport Association (“IATA”) from 1 July 2011 to September 2016. Prior to joining IATA, Mr. Tyler was an executive director of Cathay Pacific Airways Limited which is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange from December 1996 to March 2011 and the Chief Executive from July 2007 to March 2011. He was a non-executive director of Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company Limited from December 1996 to September 2008 and an executive director of Swire Pacific Limited from January 2008 to March 2011, both of which are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Mr. Tyler was also a member of the Board of Governors of IATA and served as its Chairman from June 2009 to June 2010. Mr. Tyler is currently an independent non-executive director of Bombardier Inc. which is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange, Trans Maldivian Airways (Pvt) Ltd. and Qantas Airways Limited, which is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange. Mr. Tyler graduated with a degree in Jurisprudence from Oxford University in the United Kingdom in July 1977.
Dr. YEUNG Yin Bernard (杨贤博士)
Independent Non-executive Director, a member of the Nomination Committee and the Strategy and Budget Committee. Dr. Yeung was appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director in December 2016.
Dr. Yeung is Stephen Riady Distinguished Professor in Finance and Strategic Management at the National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School. He is also the President of the Asian Bureau of Finance and Economic Research. He was Dean of the NUS Business School from June 2008 to May 2019. Before joining NUS, he was the Abraham Krasnoff Professor in Global Business, Economics, and Management at New York University (NYU) Stern School of Business and the Director of the NYU China House. From 1988 to 1999, he taught at the University of Michigan and at the University of Alberta from 1983 to 1988.
Dr. Yeung has published widely in top tier academic journals covering topics in Finance, Economics, and Strategy; his writing also appears in important media publications such as The People’s Daily, The Financial Times, Economist, and The Wall Street Journal.
Dr. Yeung has various major public appointments. He was a member of the Economic Strategies Committee in Singapore (2009), a member of the Social Science Research Council in Singapore (2016-2018) and a member of the Financial Research Council of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (2010-2013). Dr. Yeung sits on the 3rd Advisory Board of the Antai College of Economics and Management at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, the Advisory Council of the Economics and Management School of Wuhan University and the Advisory Committee of the Institute of Economics, Academia Sinica.
Dr. Yeung graduated from University of Western Ontario in 1979 with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Mathematics. He then was awarded a Master of Business Administration and a Doctor of Philosophy by The University of Chicago in December 1981 and 1984 respectively.
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