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Non-Executive Chairman
Non-Executive Chairman
  • Appointed on December 2020

Mr Gong has been Deputy General Manager of CNAF since October 2001 and has extensive experience in aviation fuels supply chain management, safety, procurement and operations. Commencing his career at Civil Aviation Administration of China (“CAAC”) in its Fuel Supply Department in July 1988, he joined China Aviation Oil Supply Corporation (now CNAF) in 1990 and was appointed as its Deputy Head of the Safety Technology Division in 1991 and Deputy General Manager of the Northwest Branch in 1996. 

Mr Gong was appointed as CNAF’s Head of Planning Division and Deputy General Manager in 2000 and 2001 respectively. He holds a Master of Business Administration from the National University of Singapore and is a Qualified Senior Engineer (Professor level).  

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Lead Independent Director
Lead Independent Director
  • Appointed on 24 April 2019
  • Chairman of Audit Committee
  • Member of Nominating Committee
  • Member of Risk Management Committee

Mr Teo Ser Luck is an entrepreneur and Singapore Member of Parliament. He is currently the Chairman of BRC Asia Limited, Deputy Chairman of Serial Systems Ltd and Lead Independent Director of United Engineers Limited, which are listed on the Mainboard of the Singapore Stock Exchange. He is also an advisor to the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and Singapore FinTech Association.

Prior to joining politics, Mr Teo was the General Manager of DHL Express (Singapore) Pte Ltd. Mr Teo began his career as an auditor and had accumulated over 15 years of experience in the private sector where he held various management positions as head of sales, marketing and business operation before progressing to lead and oversee as Regional Director, General Manager and Managing Director of multi-national corporations in Asia Pacific. He previously worked in Hong Kong SAR, China, Thailand and India where he helped lead various start-up companies.

Mr Teo is an elected Member of Parliament for Pasir Ris-Punggol Group Representation Constituency since 2006. From 2006 to 2017, he served as Minister of State for Ministry of Manpower, Mayor of North East Districts of Singapore, Chairman of Mayors’ Committee, Minister of State for Ministry of Trade and Industry, as well as Senior Parliamentary Secretary in Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports and Ministry of Transport. He was also the Chairman of Singapore-Shandong Bilateral Business Council and Vice Chairman of Singapore-Jiangsu Bilateral Business Council. Mr Teo led Singapore’s successful bid for the inaugural Youth Olympic Games (YOG) that was held from 14 to 26 August 2010. He was also the Advisor to the Singapore 2010 YOG Organising Committee and the Mayor for the Youth Olympic Village.

Mr Teo was recognised as a young global leader by the World Economic Forum in 2007 for his contributions to the business and community services sectors. He was thrice conferred the Nanyang Alumni Awards - the Nanyang Outstanding Young Alumni Award in 2006, the Nanyang Alumni Achievement Award in 2011 and the Nanyang Distinguished Alumni Award in 2015 from his alma mater, Nanyang Technological University, for making a difference in public service. While in the private sector, he has also received accolades as a global outstanding manager in business and operational excellence.

Mr Teo has a Bachelor Degree in Accountancy from Nanyang Technological University.

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Executive Director
Executive Director
  • Re-designated as Executive Director of CAO on 15 September 2022
  • Appointed as Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director of CAO on 12 September 2018
  • Appointed as Executive Director/Vice President of CAO on 5 February 2018
  • Appointed as Vice President of CAO on 1 September 2017

Mr Wang Yanjun oversees the implementation of all Board decisions and other Board-related matters and ensures the quality and timeliness of information flow between the Board and the Management of CAO. Mr Wang also has oversight responsibility over several Departments and they include the Office of Board Secretary, Legal & Compliance, Human Resource and Administrative Office. Mr Wang is the Chairman of North American Fuel Corporation (a wholly owned subsidiary of CAO) and the Vice Chairman of the Board of Oilhub Korea Yeosu Co., Ltd (a 26-percent associated company of CAO).

Mr Wang has over 30 years of experience in the energy industry, spanning all facets of business operations including refinery management, civil aviation, human resource as well as safety engineering. He had previously served as the Chairman of China National Aviation Fuel South China Bluesky Corporation and General Manager of China National Aviation Fuel Southern Property Corporation from October 2016 to December 2017, and as the Director and General Manager of Shenzhen Cheng Yuan Aviation Oil Company Limited from December 2007 to October 2016. 

Mr Wang holds a Doctor of Business Administration from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, and is a certified Senior Engineer.

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Non-Executive, Non-Independent Director
Non-Executive, Non-Independent Director
  • Appointed 1 September 2021
  • Vice Chairman of Nominating Committee
  • Vice Chairman of Remuneration Committee
  • Member of Risk Management Committee

Mr Shi Lei’s career  in the civil aviation and energy sectors in China spans over 30 years,  during which time, he held several senior leadership roles and has extensive  experience in corporate management. He worked in CAAC Shandong Regional Administration from 1988 to 1993, and joined the Shandong branch of China National Aviation Fuel Corporation Ltd (“CNAFCL”) in September 1993, where he spent 16 years and held various positions including Head of Human Resource, Deputy Manager and General Manager of CNAFCL. In October 2009, Mr Shi took on the role of Deputy General Manager at the East China branch of CNAFCL and was subsequently appointed as Deputy General Manager at the Northwest branch of CNAFCL in April 2011. Mr Shi is currently the General Manager-Human Resource of China National Aviation Fuel Group Limited (“CNAF”), a position he held  since 2016. He had also assumed the role of Assistant to General Manager of CNAF since 2019. 
 

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Non-Executive, Non-Independent Director
Non-Executive, Non-Independent Director
  • Appointed on 1 November 2020
  • Vice Chairman of Audit Committee
  • Vice Chairman of Risk Management Committee
  • Member of Nominating Committee

Mr Zhang Yuchen is currently the General Manager of Procurement Management at China National Aviation Fuel Group Limited. He has extensive experience in the energy industry and business management, and has held various senior executive positions including General Manager and Deputy General Manager of South China Bluesky Corporation Ltd, Hubei branch, between January 2013 to July 2018, and Manager of Safety Monitoring Technology Development of South China Bluesky Corporation Ltd between August 2009 to January 2013.
 

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Independent Director
Independent Director
  • Appointed on 24 April 2019
  • Chairman of Risk Management Committee
  • Member of Audit Committee
  • Member of Remuneration Committee

Mr Hee Theng Fong is a consultant at Eversheds Harry Elias and a senior lawyer in Singapore with over 30 years of experience. He holds directorships in several listed companies including Yanlord Land Group Limited, Straco Corporation Limited, Tye Soon Limited, China Jinjiang Environment Holding Company Limited, APAC Realty Limited and Haidilao International Holding Ltd.

Prior to joining Eversheds Harry Elias, Mr Hee was a Senior Partner at RHTLaw Taylor Wessing LLP from May 2011 to June 2014 and a Partner at Khattar Wong LLP from June 2008 to April 2011.

Mr Hee has handled over a hundred cases in civil litigation and international arbitration as lead counsel and presiding arbitrator. Many of these cases have been reported and referred to in the Singapore Law Report, text books and various legal journals. Mr Hee is a Specialist Mediator (China) and Ambassador of Singapore International Mediation Centre (SIMC). He is also an accredited Mediator of Singapore Mediation Centre (SMC).

Mr Hee has written many awards in both English and Chinese in international arbitration cases in SIAC, CIETAC, HKIAC and ICC. He is a regular speaker at seminars on Directors’ Duties and Corporate Governance organised by the Singapore Institute of Directors and the Singapore Exchange Ltd.

He also serves as the Chairman of the Citizenship Committee of Inquiry of Immigration and Checkpoints Authority of Singapore, the Deputy Chairman of Singapore Medishield Life Council and a director of Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre. Mr Hee was awarded the Public Service Medal (BBM) in 2015 and appointed as a Justice of the Peace (JP) in April 2018.

Mr Hee holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) (Hons) from the National University of Singapore and a Diploma in PRC Law from the Suzhou University, China. He was trained at Harvard Law School in Advanced Mediation. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK) and the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators.

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Non-Executive, Non-Independent Director
Non-Executive, Non-Independent Director
  • Appointed 31 May 2021
  • Member of Audit Committee
  • Member of Remuneration Committee


Mr Richard Yang, currently the General Manager of Air BP China in BP (China) Holding Company Limited, is responsible for the aviation division in the China region, and has extensive industry and business management experience. 

Prior to joining BP, Mr Yang was Managing Director at A Bearing Capital (“ABC”), Senior Vice President, Asia & General Manager, China, at TPI Composites Group. Before that, he held numerous leadership positions in China at SKF Group including Vice President, Director and General Manager of its Automotive, Strategic Industries, Heavy Industries and Services businesses in China. 

Mr Yang graduated from Huazhong University of Science & Technology with a Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering. He also holds a PhD in business administration from West Coast University and has a Master of Business Administration from Columbia South University in the United States. 

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Non-Executive, Independent Director
Non-Executive, Independent Director
  • Appointed on 31 December 2021
  • Chairman of Remuneration Committee
  • Member of Nominating Committee
  • Member of Risk Management Committee

Dr Jeffrey Goh is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Star Alliance (Germany/Singapore), a role he assumed since January 2017. Dr Goh has significant international experience and exposure in the private and public sectors. He possesses extensive knowledge of global airline alliances and airline industry, and has broad experience in senior corporate management including strategy development and cross-cultural stakeholder management as well as in the sustainability initiatives. In his 15 years of service with Star Alliance, Dr Goh held several senior executive positions which included Chief Operating Officer & General Counsel, General Counsel & VP Corporate Services, with responsibilities including strategy and membership development, human resources, joint sourcing and fuel-related projects, legal, finance and project management. 

Prior to joining Star Alliance, he was the Senior Legal Counsel at the International Air Transport Association in Montreal, Canada, and a solicitor at Beaumont and Son, a leading aviation law firm in London. Dr Goh has a Doctor of Philosophy in Principles and Policies of Regulating Airline Competition from the University of Sheffield, UK, and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Hull, UK.

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Non-Executive, Independent Director
Non-Executive, Independent Director
  • Appointed on 30 September 2021
  • Chairman of Nominating Committee
  • Member of Audit Committee
  • Member of Remuneration Committee

Dr Fu is currently the General Manager of Beijing Rongyi Investment and Management Co., Ltd and Beijing Jingguochuang Funds Management Co., Ltd. He has extensive experience in projects investment and assets management. Prior to his current appointments, Dr Fu had served as the Deputy General Manager at Beijing Innovation Industry Investment Co., Ltd, as well as the Funds Investment Department in Beijing State-owned Capital Operation and Management Center.

Dr Fu holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Financial Engineering from Heriot-Watt University, UK.