Board of Directors
is an independent non-executive Director, a member of the Audit Committee, the Nomination and Corporate Governance Committee and the Remuneration Committee of the Company since December 9, 2019. Mr. Meng is a corporate M&A partner at Linklaters in Shanghai since May 1, 2017, specializing in cross-border M&A, direct investments and joint ventures in China. He has significant experience in project development relating to energy, real estate and urban transportation sectors in China and has advised numerous Chinese and multinational corporations. Mr. Meng is admitted to practice law in the New York State and in France. He practiced in Paris, New York and Hong Kong with Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton between 1990 and 1996 before joining Freshfields in Hong Kong in late 1996. Prior to joining Linklaters, Mr. Meng was a partner of King &Wood Mallesons from 2012 until April 2017, Herbert Smith from April 2000, and Sidley Austin from October 1998. Mr. Meng obtained a Bachelor of Laws from Beijing University, a Master of Public Law, a Master of Business Law and a Doctor of Law from Bordeaux University, and a Master of Comparative Jurisprudence from the New York University.