lqy Lin Boqiang is an independent non-executive Director of the Company.

Mr. Lin has a Ph.D in economics from the University of California, the United States of America. Mr. Lin was the economist (energy) of Asian Development Bank and is currently the “Changjiang Scholar” distinguished professor of the Management Department of Xiamen University, dean of China Institute for Studies in Energy Policy, director and doctoral supervisor of 2011 Collaborative Innovation Centre for Energy Economics and Energy Policy. Mr. Lin is currently a member of the National Energy Consultation Committee under the National Energy Commission, a member of the Energy Price Consultation Committee under the NDRC, distinguished economic analyst of the Xinhua News Agency, special observer of China National Radio, a vice chairman of China Energy Society, an executive member of the Energy Leadership Committee of the World Economic Forum in Davos. Mr. Lin has been appointed as an independent nonexecutive Director of the Company from May 2014.