He is appointed as an independent non-executive Director, member of audit committee, remuneration committee and risk management committee of the Company. Mr. Zhao obtained his bachelor’s degree in law majoring in economic law from the Renmin University of China Law School in July 1989. In January 2005, Mr. Zhao obtained his master’s degree in law majoring in economic law from Renmin University of China Law School. Mr. Zhao has substantial professional legal experience. He is proficient in civil law theory and jurisprudence, contract, corporate, finance, construction, real estate, investment, competition, intellectual property, international arbitration, labour law litigation and non-litigation matters. Mr. Zhao was a legal director at Nanyue Law Office of Guangdong and Guangdong Bowen Law Office, and management committee member of Guangdong Fazhishengbang Law Office. Mr. Zhao is currently a deputy director and senior partner at Kings Law Firm in Guangdong, an arbitrator at China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission, Arbitration Centre Across the Straits, China Guangzhou Arbitration Commission, Foshan Arbitration Commission and Shantou Arbitration Commission. Mr. Zhao served as an independent non-executive director of State Energy Group International Assets Holdings Limited, a company listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (stock code: 918) for the period from October 2018 to December 2021.