Xiongfei Duan

Independent Non-executive Director

Xiongfei Duan was appointed as an independent non-executive director of the Company on 21 July 2009 and is presently the chairman of the audit committee, the nomination committee and the remuneration committee of the Company. He was an independent non-executive director, the chairman of the nomination and corporate governance committee, and a member of the audit committee and remuneration committee of Huobi Technology Holdings Limited (now known as Sinohope Technology Holdings Limited), the shares of which are listed on the main board of the Stock Exchange (stock code: 1611), from October 2018 to April 2022. Mr. Duan holds a Master’s Degree in Economics from Renmin University of China and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from The University of Chicago. He has over 20 years of experience in securities trading and the investment industry. Mr. Duan is currently the investment manager of MIE Holdings Corporation, a company listed on the Stock Exchange (stock code: 1555). He joined Atlantis Investment Management as Fund Manager in 2010 and registered as a Commodity Trading Advisor (CTA) in the National Futures Association (NFA) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) in 2004.