Dr. Zhi Wu Chen
Dr. Chen is our independent director and is chairman of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee. He has been a professor of finance at Yale University since July 1999, and has served as an independent non-executive director of the Bank of Communications since November 2010. He is an independent director of Lord Abbett China Asset Management Co., Ltd and where he has served as a member of the compensation committee since August 2006. Dr. Chen is also currently a director and first portfolio manager of Zebra Hedge Fund as well as a member of the advisory board at Milestone Capital Management Limited. From 2011 to 2012, Dr. Chen served as an independent director of Jiayuan.com International Ltd., a Nasdaq-listed company.
Dr. Chen received his doctorate degree in financial economics from Yale University in 1990. He received his master’s degree from the National University of Defence Technology (formerly known as the Changsha Institute of Technology, China) in 1986. He earned his bachelor’s degree from China’s Central South Industry University in 1983.