Tam Wai Chu, Maria, Born in November 1945, female, Chinese, a barrister in Hong Kong. She graduated from the University of London in 1970 with a bachelor’s degree, and received an honorary Ph.D. degree in Laws from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1989. She has extensive experience in legal affairs and supervision.
Dr. Tam has served as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company since June 2017, deputy to the twelfth National People’s Congress since March 2013, a Hong Kong SAR convener to the National People’s Congress, and a member of the Basic Law Committee of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region since July 1997. Dr. Tam has also served as an Independent Non-Executive Director in various listed companies in Hong Kong, including Wing On Company International Limited, Minmetals Land Limited, Sinopec Kantons Holdings Limited, Tong Ren Tang Technologies Company Limited, Sa Sa International Holdings Limited, Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) Limited and Macau Legend Development Limited.
Dr. Tam served as the Chairman of Operations Review Committee and an ex officio of the Advisory Committee on Corruption under the Independent Commission Against Corruption of Hong Kong from January 2015 to December 2017. She served as a member of the Advisory Committee on Corruption and Witness Protection Review Board of Independent Commission Against Corruption of Hong Kong from January 2010 to December 2017. Prior to the foregoing, Dr. Tam had successively served as a deputy to the ninth, tenth and eleventh National People’s Congress. Dr. Tam was awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star in 1998 and awarded the Grand Bauhinia Medal, symbolizing the highest honor of the Hong Kong Government, in 2013.
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.