Zou Xiangdong | Energy Management and Clean Utilization
B.S. in Coal Geology and Exploration from Shanxi Mining Institute
M.S. in Geology and Exploration from China Coal Research Institute
Ph.D. in Oil and Geology from West Virginia University
Partner and Co-Chairman of Fenwei Clean Energy Co., Ltd.
Former General Manager of Shanxi Hedong CBM Co., Ltd.
Former Senior Vice President and Chief Representative of CBM Energy Associates LC
Former President and Executive Director of Asian American Coal Inc.
Former President and CEO of AAG Energy Holding Ltd., Asian American Gas Inc, America-China Energy Ltd.
Pioneer in China's CBM resource assessment, exploration and commercial development;Research and application of clean utilization technology of coal resources;Established AAG Energy with valuation at $1.3 billion, the first CBM firm listed at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange;Established Asian American Coal Inc. with former President Morgan Massey, with valuation at $1 billion.
Bai Bo | Industrial Internet and Private Equity Investment
B.S. and M.S. in Physics from the University of Science and Technology of China;
Ph.D. in Physics from MIT;
Financial Technology Option certificate from MIT Sloan School of Management.
Partner and Non-Executive Co-Chairman of Fenwei Clean Energy Co., Ltd.
Founding Managing Partner and CEO of U.S.-China Green Fund Partner of Warburg Pincus LLC (the largest shareholder of AAG Energy Holdings Ltd.)
Former Vice President, US First Reserve Corporation (major shareholder of Asian American Coal Inc.)
Former staff of Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
Former Director of AAG Energy Holdings Ltd.
Invested in and managed multiple U.S. and Chinese companies; deep research into the commercial application of industrial Internet and big data; 15 years of investment and business management experience.Founded U.S.-China Green Fund, and increased directly-managed assets to $500 million and asset under management by holding stocks to over $1 billion in two years, with good financial returns achieved.
Chang Yijun| Chief Advisor on Resources and Application
2019-Present Partner and Co-Chairman of Fenwei Clean Energy Co., Ltd.
1999-2019 Chairman, Fenwei Energy Information Services Co., Ltd.
1998-1999 Marketing Manager, Consultant, Asian American Coal Inc.
1993-1998 General Manager, Shanxi Fuyuan Clean Coal Company
1988-1998 Vice General Manager, Shanxi Jinmei Industry Development General Company
1982-1988 Principal Staff Member, Infrastructure Division of Shanxi Coal Industry Department
1978-1982 Department of Coalfield Exploration, Shanxi Mining Institute (now Taiyuan University of
Participated in the State Council-organized assessment of construction of Shanxi Energy and Heavy Chemical Industry Base started in 1982; one of the principal authors for the chapter of township mines in the Construction Plan of Shanxi Energy and Heavy Chemical Industry Base. Participated in feasibility demonstration and preliminary design approval for over 150 coal mines and affiliated projects and hosted trial operation of three coal mines and acceptance check for official production. The first person selling coking coal of Shanxi local mines to key state-owned steel mills; the first person exporting Chinese coking coal to India; the first person exporting Shanxi coking coal to Japan and South Korea; developed the key technology of producing foundry coke with non-recovery coke ovens, which has become the standard method to produce foundry coke. Familiar with distribution characteristics and value evaluation of Chinese coal resources, good at exploring coal value and product packaging, and having a deep understanding of coal specifications' value weight and complementarity between different specification indices. Collected and translated advanced methods, experience and coal evaluation data of global advanced coking firms in past 30 years, made quantitative analysis on positive and negative correlation between parameters & elements of coking coal and parameters of coke including hot & cold strength and sulfur conversion rate after comparison, digestion and absorption of the collected data, and established a number of application tools and prediction models.
W.K. Chan| Chief Advisor on International Energy Cooperation
2019-Present Partner and Vice Chairman of Fenwei Energy Information Services Co., Ltd.
2015-2019 Partner, Fenwei Energy Information Services Co., Ltd.
1986-2015 Director, Asia Pacific, Platts
Person-in-charge of Platts' commodity information business in Asia Pacific region. Turned a small representative office with a few staff into a regional enterprise having an annual revenue of more than US$ 100 million, with sales offices in Singapore, Beijing, Tokyo and Hong Kong. Transformed Platts products from print format to on-line and real-time services. Helped Platts to become the leader among all the major commodity information providers and price reporting agencies (PRAs). Promoted Platts' Market-On-Close (MOC) methodology to the market players when it was firstly launched in Asia. This helped to reinforce Platts price assessments as the industry benchmarks. Helped Platts to develop its business in India and China, the two major emerging markets in Asia. Partnered with local information companies to produce new services for the domestic markets. Developed the most sophisticated electronic trading window (Platts eWindow) together with Intercontinental Exchange (ICE). In addition to its price discovery function, eWindow has become the most reliable, accurate and advanced electronic platform for physical and paper trading in the oil market. Co-operated with Tokyo Commodity Exchange (TOCOM) and launched the crude future contract using Platts Middle East crude benchmarks as the settlement prices. Co-operated with the Singapore Exchange (SGX) and launched a series of futures and clearing contracts for oil, petrochemicals, iron ores and flight markets using Platts assessments as the settlement prices. Since 2007, organized the yearly Platts Top 250 Global Energy Award Dinner in Singapore. The winners and the participants are the most influential and best-performing companies in the energy sector.
Luo An | Big Data and Block Chain
2015-Present General Manager, Fenwei Energy Information Services Co., Ltd.
2011-2014 Assistant President and Senior Consultant, Delta Strategy & Investment Management, acting as
Project Manager for the Fenwei strategy and rolling development project over 2012-2013.
2006-2011 Manager, Business Data Analysis, Carrefour China Management Consulting Co.
2003-2006 Consultant, ERP Implementation, UFIDA Software Co., Ltd Shanghai Branch
1998-2003 IT Manager, Greatwall Information Industry Co., Ltd.
1994-1998 Department of Mathematics, Peking University
Provided customized ERP service for over one hundred companies in Jiangsu and Zhejiang provinces. Designed data and financial statements system for over 200 stores of Carrefour China for better management of goods purchase-sale-inventory, earnings and gross profit data to provide decision-making basis for store management, promotional pricing and annual goods purchase negotiations. Provided management services for information service, commercial real estate, manufacturing and agricultural firms in Beijing, Jiangsu, Sichuan, Xinjiang and Shanxi, helping them improve financial analysis, optimize organization structure and process and make commercial plans. In charge of the Fenwei strategy and rolling development consulting project, making strategic plan for Fenwei after in-depth study of potential target markets and competitiveness, and pushing ahead with a three-year rolling development plan that helped Fenwei expand business by 30% plus annually and reach strategic cooperation with Platts.
Liu Jingwei | Supply Chain Management and Financing
The president of FWCE;
MBA of Renmin University of China;
General Manager of Supply Chain Management and Financing of Fenwei Clean Energy Co., Ltd;
20 years' experience in coal logistics management and operation.
Deputy General Manager (1997-2000) and General Manager (2000-2008) of China Qinfa Group Co., Ltd. (00866 HK), leading the company into the Top 500 Logistics Company in China.
Liu Xinhua| Chief Advisor on Market Consulting
2016-Present Vice General Manager, Fenwei Energy Information Services Co., Ltd.
2012-2016 Director, Chinese Energy Market Analytics, Peabody Energy Beijing
2009-2012 Director, Chinese Economy and Market Research, Teck Resources Beijing Rep. Office
2003-2009 Senior Analyst, Chinese Metallurgical Coal, BHP Billiton China
1994-2003 Associate Chief Economist, Economic Information Center of State Economic and Trade
Commission; Head of No. 1 Division, Bureau of Performance Assessment of State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council
1992-1994 Editor, Management World Magazine, Development Research Centre of the State Council
1990-1992 Lecturer, Beijing Graduate School, China University of Mining and Technology
Over 20 years of industry analysis experience, in-depth research and understanding of the Chinese coal industry management mechanism and policy formulation, supply-demand dynamics of coal and its up- and down-stream industries (steel, coking, power, building materials, chemical and new energy), coal cost and logistics, and coal producers at home and abroad.
Mid- and long-term analysis and forecast of Chinese thermal and coking coal markets. Chinese coal industry policy and its market impact study. Chinese coking coal resources distribution and coal application analysis/evaluation. Impact of coal mines consolidation and supply-side structural reform on Chinese coal supply. Chinese thermal and coking coal cost research and forecast. Global coking coal supply and cost (seaborne and Mongolian coal). Monthly and annual analysis and forecast of Chinese thermal and coking coal market. Analysis and research of state-owned economy and major state-owned enterprises from industries of machinery, automobile, iron and steel, power, coal, non-ferrous metals, textile and electronics. Ranking and financial assessment of top 500 Chinese industrial/construction/service enterprises over 1992-1993.
Qi Hongtao | Coking Coal Blending
Professor-level senior engineer, senior adviser of Sate-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of Shanxi Provincial Government, and visiting professor of Liaoning University of Science and Technology.
2018-present General Engineer of Fenwei Energy;
2015-2017 Chief expert for Precision Intelligent Coal Blending System Development and Engineering
Demonstration, a major scientific and technological research project in Shanxi province;
2008-2018 Chief coal blending engineer of TISCO Technology Center;
2004-2008 Researcher of coking coal blending at TISCO Technology Center ;
1999-2003 Technology officer and laboratory director of TISCO coking plant;
1984-2003 Working in TISCO coking plant;
1984 Graduated from Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Science and Technology
Presided over the Research and Application Project of Coal Blending Technology for High Quality Coke Production with 7.63m Coke Oven, won the second prize of Shanxi Science and Technology Progress 2008;Took part in dozens of projects such as the Study of Shanxi Coking Coal Resources and Application of Non-coking Coal, Coke Dry Quenching Process and Optimization of Coal Blending Structure, Study and Practice of Dynamic Working Model of Controllable Coking Coal Blending Ratio, "Optimization of Coal Blending Ratio to Reduce Coke Sulfur Content, won the first, second and third prizes of TISCO technical progress;Precision Intelligent Coal Blending System Development and Engineering Demonstration has been applied in over 20 coking plants Chinawide.