Appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director in August 2004. Mr. Lee is the chairman of the Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee, and a member of the Nomination Committee of the Board of Directors of the Company. Mr. Lee is the managing director and chief executive officer of Lippo Limited, an executive director and the chief executive officer of Lippo China Resources Limited and Hongkong Chinese Limited, as well as an independent non-executive director of UMP Healthcare Holdings Limited, all being listed public companies in Hong Kong. Mr. Lee is a Fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He was a partner of Price Waterhouse (now PricewaterhouseCoopers) in Hong Kong and has extensive experience in corporate finance and capital markets. Mr. Lee is an Honorary Fellow of the City University of Hong Kong, a Justice of Peace in Hong Kong and was awarded the Bronze Bauhinia Star by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. He serves as a member on a number of Public Boards and Committees including a member of the Investment Committee of the Hospital Authority Provident Fund Scheme and the Chairman of the Hospital Governing Committee of Hong Kong Children’s Hospital.