Born in February 1963, Chinese, a researcher, a certified accountantin China as well as a fellow of certified public accountants of Australia(FCPA), Dr. Zhang has extensive experience in financial managementand received a Ph.D. degree from Research Institute for FiscalScience, Ministry of Finance of the PRC in 2014. Dr. Zhang has served as the chief financial officer of the Companysince January 2007, and chairman of Shenhua Finance Company, asubsidiary of the Company, since August 2014. Prior to the foregoing, Dr. Zhang had served in various capacities,including head of internal control and audit department of theCompany, deputy manager of the financial department of ShenhuaGroup Corporation and assistant to the general manager ofShuohuang Railway Development Company Limited.
China Shenhua Energy Company Limited, exclusively initiated by Shenhua Group Corporation Limited (hereinafter referred to as Shenhua Group), was incorporated in Beijing, China on November 8, 2004. H shares and A shares of China Shenhua were listed respectively on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange and the Shanghai Stock Exchange in June 2005 and October 2007.