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Sky Solar Holdings Ltd (SKYS.OQ)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Hao Wu

49 2017 Chairman of the Board

Amy Zhang

48 2014 Vice Chairman of the Board, Chief Strategy Officer

Andrew Wang

44 Chief Financial Officer, Secretary

Sanjay Shrestha

41 2015 President of Sky Capital Americas

Hong Chen

33 2009 Managing Director - Latin America and Spain

Rui Chen

39 2009 Managing Director - Sky Solar Japan and Asia Pacific

Zhi Hao

39 2014 Managing Director, Sky Solar China

Peter Liu

49 2011 Managing Director - North American Region

Ronghui Zhang

40 2013 Managing Director - Europe (excluding Spain), Middle East and Africa

Xiaoguang Duan

60 2011 Director

Dongliang Lin

54 2009 Director

Weili Su

47 2017 Director

Naiwei Chen

2017 Independent Director

Xuelong Pei

2017 Independent Director

Qiang Zhan

2017 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Hao Wu

Dr. Hao Wu serves as Chairman of the Board of the company. Mr. Hao Wu has been our director since July 2012. Dr. Wu is a Chartered Financial Analyst registered with the CFA Institute since December 1998 and a member of the New York Society of Securities Analysts since April 2002. He has served as president of The Chinese Finance Association (TCFA). Since August 2005, Dr. Wu has been managing partner and chief executive officer of Sino Century. Prior to that, Dr. Wu advised AIG Global Investments as senior financial analyst from January 1997 to August 2000. He had broad responsibilities including advising AIG companies in Asia and Europe on investment and risk management strategies. He was also managing director and Head of Global Financial Products of Radian Group from October 2000 to August 2005. Dr. Wu was awarded a Bachelor of Science (Physics) by Fudan University in July 1988. He was also awarded a Doctorate in Electrical Engineering and a Master of Business Administration in Finance by the University of Southern California in December 1996 and May 1996, respectively. Dr. Wu completed a course on leading professional service firms at Harvard Business School in March 2005.

Amy Zhang

Ms. Amy Zhang has been appointed as Vice Chairman of the Board, Chief Strategy Officer of Sky Solar Holdings Ltd., effective December 22, 2014. She will be responsible for external communications, supervising research and development for new technology advancement, leading corporate financing efforts, and supporting the Audit Committee to perform the internal audit. Ms. Zhang has over 25 years of experience in multinational companies. Immediately prior to joining us, she was the corporate chief financial officer of Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd., an NYSE-listed company, from September 2005 to May 2011. Ms. Zhang also has extensive senior managerial experience including serving as chief financial officer and chief operating officer of Deloitte Consulting China from April 1, 2004 to September 13 2005. During this time she was responsible for the management of various departments, including finance, accounting, human resources and IT, as well as back office management and general office administration. From 1999 to 2004, Ms. Zhang was the chief financial officer of Atos Origin China. From 1997 to 1999, she worked as the financial controller of Atos Origin China. Ms. Zhang received her bachelor's degree in Nanjing University in China in 1989 and her master's degree in business administration from the joint MBA program of Webster University and Shanghai University of Finance & Economics in 1998.

Andrew Wang

Mr. Andrew Wang is a Chief Financial Officer, Secretary of Sky Solar Holdings Ltd., Mr. Wang has been our chief financial officer and secretary of the board since May 2011. He is responsible for all financial accounting and capital management aspects. He also leads the information and technology and corporate legal compliance function, as well as acting as the secretary of the board. Mr. Wang is a professional accountant, having been a member of the China Institute of Certified Public Accountant since August 1995. Mr. Wang has extensive experience with financial services and accounting. He served as Audit Manager at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu (Shanghai) from July 1993 to February 1999. He moved to Avery (China) Co., Ltd. to serve as finance director from March 1999 to December 2005. He was financial director at Invista Apparel Asia Pacific from January 2006 to May 2007. He then worked at Otis China Holdings Ltd. as their Financial Controller from June 2007 to April 2008. Immediately prior to joining us, he was corporate finance director of Suntech Power Holdings Ltd. from April 2008 to April 2011. Mr. Wang was awarded an Executive Master of Business Administration by Washington University in St. Louis in December 2004. Mr. Wang was awarded a Bachelor of Accounting by Shanghai University of Science and Engineering in July 1993.

Sanjay Shrestha

Mr. Sanjay K. Shrestha is President of Sky Capital Americas of Sky Solar Holdings, Ltd. Mr. Shrestha has over 15 years of experience in the broader clean tech sector. Most recently, he led the renewables investment banking effort at FBR Capital Markets. Under his leadership, the firm was ranked among the top three underwriters for cleantech on Wall Street in 2014. Prior to FBR, Mr. Shrestha spent seven years as global head of renewables research coverage at Lazard Capital Markets. During his tenure at Lazard Capital Markets, he was a member of the Institutional Investor All America Research team and also ranked as one of the top five stock pickers on a global basis. Prior to Lazard Capital Markets, Mr. Shrestha spent seven years at First Albany Capital, where he built the firm's renewables and industrial research practice. Starmine/Forbes Magazine ranked him number1 stock picker and number one earnings estimator during his tenure at First Albany.

Hong Chen

Mr. Hong Chen is a Managing Director - Latin America and Spain of the companys, Mr. Chen was appointed our managing director for Latin America and Spain on January 21, 2009. He is responsible for project development in Latin America and Spain, which includes leading Sky Solar's business operations in the region as well as coordination with relevant parties such as governments, local authorities, institutions, banks and energy off-takers, including the negotiation of EPC contracts and PPAs. Prior to his present position, Mr. Chen was the assistant to Sky Solar's Chairman, Mr. Su, from July 2007 to January 2009. During that period he actively participated in all of Sky Solar's business development in Spain, including 26.0 MW of project development and transfer, as well around 100.0 MW of solar module trading. Mr. Chen was also involved in the entire logistics process for these solar parks. From September 2004 to June 2006, Mr. Chen studied at the Technical University of Madrid.

Rui Chen

Mr. Rui Chen is a Managing Director - Sky Solar Japan and Asia Pacific of the company, since October 2009. He is responsible for overseeing its corporate management and operations. From July 2006 until joining our company, Mr. Chen was general manager of Solar Technology & Investment Co., Ltd. From October 2000 to May 2003, Mr. Chen studied international management at the Reitaku University.

Zhi Hao

Mr. Zhi Hao is Managing Director, Sky Solar China of Sky Solar Holdings Ltd. He will lead the company's expansion into the China market, with a focus on acquisitions of shovel-ready pipelines and operational solar assets, project financing, and business partnerships. Mr. Hao has over 15 years of international experience specializing in corporate finance and project funding, including working for PricewaterhouseCoopers in their Singapore office. In his role prior to Sky Solar, Mr. Hao spent five years with Suntech Power, including his most recent position as investment director. Mr. Hao was awarded an Master of Business Administration by the National University of Singapore in June 2002 and was awarded a bachelor's degree by Wuhan University in July 1998.

Peter Liu

Mr. Peter Liu is a Managing Director - North American Region of Sky Solar Holdings Ltd., Mr. Liu is responsible for general business operations, project development and project transfer. Prior to joining us, Mr. Liu held various positions within the global 3M Company from May 1994 to August 2004. Mr. Liu then joined SPX Corporation between September 2004 to May 2006 before joining ENSTA Solar (Canada) Ltd. from June 2006 to September 2009. Mr. Liu graduated from Shanghai Tongji University with a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering in July 1986, and completed a Masters of Business Administration from the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics Webster University in February 2001.

Ronghui Zhang

Ms. Ronghui Zhang is a Managing Director - Europe (excluding Spain), Middle East and Africa of Sky Solar Holdings Ltd., since September 2013. She is responsible for Sky Solar's operations in Europe (excluding Spain) including day-to-day operations, business and project development, IPP asset management etc. Ms. Zhang was managing director of Sky Solar's Greek and Bulgarian operations from December 2009. Ms. Zhang was responsible for the development and construction of solar parks in Greece and Bulgaria, as well as for overseeing the operation and management of Sky Development Renewable Energy Resources and Sky Solar Bulgaria. Prior to joining us, Ms. Zhang was general manager of China Tours S.A. from September 1996 to March 2007. Ms. Zhang was a Chinese teacher at the Foreign Language Teaching Unit of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens from October 2002 to September 2006. She was then Vice President of Hella-China International Exchange Centre from May 2004 to March 2007. Ms. Zhang has also been the Vice President of The Greek-China Peaceful Unification Promotion Council in Greece since 2005 and director of Chinese Overseas Friendship Association since 2008. Ms. Zhang graduated from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens with a bachelor’s in Informatics and Telecommunications on May 2002.

Xiaoguang Duan

Mr. Xiaoguang Duan is a Director of the company, Mr. Duan has been our director since May 2011. Mr. Duan primarily has taken part in the reconstruction and stock issuance of companies such as Ningbo Huanlian and Shanghai Shenergy. From May 1994 to November 2007, Mr. Duan was director and vice president of Shenzhen Huayuan Limited Company, a Shenzhen-listed company. He was engaged in the establishment of Shengzhen Hengfeng Shidai Investment Limited Company and served as managing director from November 1997 to December 2003. He has been involved in the equity-linked investment of pre-IPO companies, and successfully took part in the reformation and floatation of Qinghai Gelatin Co. Ltd., Tongcheng Group, Leaguer Stock Co., Ltd. and Kweichow Moutai Co., Ltd., each of which is listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange. Mr. Duan founded Jolmo Capital Management Ltd., which initiated and managed RMB3,000,000,000, primarily invested in businesses in Jiangsu and Guangdong Province, including seven PV companies. From September 1986 to July 1987, Mr. Duan was a lecturer at John Hopkins University and studied China-US economics and politics. Since October 1991, he has been a director of Shanghai Economic Development Institute, and serves as the "Shanghai Economy" Producer. Mr. Duan graduated from Anhui University with a bachelor's degree in 1979. He was awarded a Master of Philosophy by the University of Nanjing in July 1985.

Dongliang Lin

Mr. Dongliang Lin is a Director of the company, since December 2009. Mr. Lin is a general partner of IDG Capital. He became a director of the Sky Solar Group following IDG Capital's Series A private placement investment in the Sky Solar Group. Mr. Lin has been Vice President of IDGVC Partners since June, 1994. He became a general partner of IDG Capital since July 1999. He worked as a research fellow at the Development Research Center of the State Council from July 1986 to June 1994. He graduated from the Computer Science Department of Tsinghua University with a bachelor's degree in July 1984. He graduated from the School of Economics & Management, Tsinghua University in July 1986.

Weili Su

Mr. Weili Su serves as Director of the Company. He was Executive Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of the company, since December 22, 2014. He will be responsible for managing the daily operations of the Company. Mr. Su was awarded a Bachelor of Law by Hebei University in July 1992. He also received an Executive Master of Business Administration from the University of International Business and Economics in December 2005. Mr. Su is the founder of Sky Solar Holdings and has been closely involved in its operations as director and executive chairman since October 2009. Mr. Su has over 12 years of experience in the solar power industry. Prior to founding Sky Solar, Mr. Su served as a director and secretary of the board for Yingli Green Energy Holding Co., Ltd., a NYSE-listed company, from November 2001 to September 2004. He was also a judge at the Court of the Baoding City Xinshiqu from September 1992 to July 2000. Mr. Su was awarded a Bachelor of Law by Hebei University in July 1992. He also received an Executive Master of Business Administration from the University of International Business and Economics in December 2005.

Naiwei Chen

Mr. Naiwei Chen has been appointed as Independent Director of the Company, with effective from effective July 7, 2017. Mr. Naiwei Chen is a professor at Fudan University, Law School, and the executive dean of Fudan University's Institute of Senior Lawyers. He also serves as President of Shanghai FTA Intellectual Property Association, and Vice President of Shanghai Modern Enterprise Association, China Law Association On Science & Technology, and Shanghai Intellectual Property Law Research Association. Mr. Chen has served as an arbitrator at China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission, Shanghai International Arbitration Center, Hong Kong International Arbitration Center, International Chamber of Commerce International Court of Arbitration, and Court of Arbitration for Sport. In addition, Mr. Chen is a scholar of the Overseas IP Protection Program sponsored by China's Ministry of Commerce, and was a Fulbright visiting scholar at the University of Pennsylvania, Law School from 2001 to 2002 and a senior visiting scholar at University of Washington from 1993 to 1994. He was the director of the Law Department and Intellectual Property Research Center of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, the vice president of the 8th and 9th general assembly of Shanghai Bar Association and a founding and senior partner of Allbright Law Offices. Currently, Mr. Chen also serves as an independent director of Shanghai Jiaoyun Group Co., Ltd., Shanghai Jiabao Group Co., Ltd., Spring Airlines Co,. Ltd., and Shanghai Rural Commercial Bank. Mr. Chen earned his Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from Macau University of Science and Technology.

Xuelong Pei

Mr. Xuelong Pei serves as Independent Director of the Company effective as of June 15, 2017. Mr. Xuelong Pei has served as the Chief Executive Officer at Ganshang Corporation, General Manager at Jiangxi Electronic Group Corporation Ltd., and the head of legal department at Shanghai Juneyao (Group) Co., Ltd. Mr. Pei has also served as a director at Shanghai Huarui Bank Co., Ltd. Mr. Pei received his bachelor degree of law from Renmin University of China and his master degree of law from East China University of Political Science and Law. Mr. Pei is a panel arbitrator at Shanghai International Arbitration Center and Shanghai Arbitration Center.

Qiang Zhan

Mr. Qiang Zhan serves as Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Zhan is a proven leader with Global 500 European and American companies. Mr. Zhan has extensive experience in senior financial roles with companies such as Polymer Group Inc. (now known as AVINTIV Inc.), Feidong Lighting Co., Philips China Investment Co., and Eaton-Vickers Hydraulics. He also has meaningful experience in a variety of sales, marketing and operating roles. Mr. Zhan earned an MBA degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo, and a Bachelor of Engineering degree from Nanjing Institute of Technology (now known as Southeast University).