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Board of Directors

Gong Feng
Non-Executive Chairman
Non-Executive Chairman
  • Appointed on December 2020

Mr Gong has been Deputy General Manager of CNAF since October 2001 and has extensive experience in aviation fuels supply chain management, safety, procurement and operations. Commencing his career at Civil Aviation Administration of China (“CAAC”) in its Fuel Supply Department in July 1988, he joined China Aviation Oil Supply Corporation (now CNAF) in 1990 and was appointed as its Deputy Head of the Safety Technology Division in 1991 and Deputy General Manager of the Northwest Branch in 1996. 

Mr Gong was appointed as CNAF’s Head of Planning Division and Deputy General Manager in 2000 and 2001 respectively. He holds a Master of Business Administration from the National University of Singapore and is a Qualified Senior Engineer (Professor level).  

Teo Ser Luck
Lead Independent Director
Lead Independent Director
  • Appointed on 24 April 2019
  • Chairman of Audit Committee
  • Member of Remuneration, Nominating and Risk Management Committees

Mr Teo Ser Luck is an entrepreneur and Singapore Member of Parliament. He is currently the Chairman of BRC Asia Limited, Deputy Chairman of Serial Systems Ltd and Lead Independent Director of United Engineers Limited, which are listed on the Mainboard of the Singapore Stock Exchange. He is also an advisor to the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and Singapore FinTech Association.

Prior to joining politics, Mr Teo was the General Manager of DHL Express (Singapore) Pte Ltd. Mr Teo began his career as an auditor and had accumulated over 15 years of experience in the private sector where he held various management positions as head of sales, marketing and business operation before progressing to lead and oversee as Regional Director, General Manager and Managing Director of multi-national corporations in Asia Pacific. He previously worked in Hong Kong SAR, China, Thailand and India where he helped lead various start-up companies.

Mr Teo is an elected Member of Parliament for Pasir Ris-Punggol Group Representation Constituency since 2006. From 2006 to 2017, he served as Minister of State for Ministry of Manpower, Mayor of North East Districts of Singapore, Chairman of Mayors’ Committee, Minister of State for Ministry of Trade and Industry, as well as Senior Parliamentary Secretary in Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports and Ministry of Transport. He was also the Chairman of Singapore-Shandong Bilateral Business Council and Vice Chairman of Singapore-Jiangsu Bilateral Business Council. Mr Teo led Singapore’s successful bid for the inaugural Youth Olympic Games (YOG) that was held from 14 to 26 August 2010. He was also the Advisor to the Singapore 2010 YOG Organising Committee and the Mayor for the Youth Olympic Village.

Mr Teo was recognised as a young global leader by the World Economic Forum in 2007 for his contributions to the business and community services sectors. He was thrice conferred the Nanyang Alumni Awards - the Nanyang Outstanding Young Alumni Award in 2006, the Nanyang Alumni Achievement Award in 2011 and the Nanyang Distinguished Alumni Award in 2015 from his alma mater, Nanyang Technological University, for making a difference in public service. While in the private sector, he has also received accolades as a global outstanding manager in business and operational excellence.

Mr Teo has a Bachelor Degree in Accountancy from Nanyang Technological University.

Wang Yanjun
Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director
Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director
  • Appointed as Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director of CAO on 12 September 2018
  • Appointed as Executive Director/Vice President of CAO on 5 February 2018
  • Appointed as Vice President of CAO on 1 September 2017

Prior to his appointment as Chief Executive Officer/Executive Director of China Aviation Oil (Singapore) Corporation Ltd (“CAO”), Mr Wang Yanjun was the Executive Director/Vice President of CAO, with  oversight responsibility over the Legal Department, Human Resource & Administration Department as well as Compliance and Internal Audit Department. Mr Wang is also the Chairman of the Board of North American Fuel Corporation and CNAF Hong Kong Refuelling Limited, the Chairman/President of China Aviation Oil (Hong Kong) Company Limited, Deputy Chairman of Shanghai Pudong International Airport Aviation Fuel Supply Corporation Ltd and a Director of Oilhub Korea Yeosu Co., Ltd.

Mr Wang brings a wealth of experience in aviation industry’s operations in the Asia Pacific region. Prior to joining CAO, Mr Wang spent over 30 years in the oil industry in China, spanning all facets of business operations including refinery management, civil aviation, human resources as well as safety engineering. He had previously served as the Chairman of China National Aviation Fuel South China Bluesky Corporation and General Manager of China National Aviation Fuel Southern Property Corporation from October 2016 to December 2017, and as the Director and General Manager of Shenzhen Cheng Yuan Aviation Oil Company Limited from December 2007 to October 2016, where he held several positions including heading the Human Resource Training and Safety Engineering Divisions since the 1990s.

Mr Wang holds a Doctor of Business Administration from Huazhong University of Science and Technology and is a qualified Senior Engineer.

Shi Lei
Non-Executive, Non-Independent Director
Non-Executive, Non-Independent Director
  • Appointed 1 September 2021
  • Vice Chairman of Nominating Committee
  • Vice Chairman of Remuneration Committee
  • Member of Risk Management Committee

Mr Shi Lei’s career  in the civil aviation and energy sectors in China spans over 30 years,  during which time, he held several senior leadership roles and has extensive  experience in corporate management. He worked in CAAC Shandong Regional Administration from 1988 to 1993, and joined the Shandong branch of China National Aviation Fuel Corporation Ltd (“CNAFCL”) in September 1993, where he spent 16 years and held various positions including Head of Human Resource, Deputy Manager and General Manager of CNAFCL. In October 2009, Mr Shi took on the role of Deputy General Manager at the East China branch of CNAFCL and was subsequently appointed as Deputy General Manager at the Northwest branch of CNAFCL in April 2011. Mr Shi is currently the General Manager-Human Resource of China National Aviation Fuel Group Limited (“CNAF”), a position he held  since 2016. He had also assumed the role of Assistant to General Manager of CNAF since 2019. 
 

Zhang Yuchen
Non-Executive, Non-Independent Director
Non-Executive, Non-Independent Director
  • Appointed on 1 November 2020
  • Vice Chairman of Nominating Committee
  • Member of Risk Management Committee

Mr Zhang Yuchen is currently the General Manager of Procurement Management at China National Aviation Fuel Group Limited. He has extensive experience in the energy industry and business management, and has held various senior executive positions including General Manager and Deputy General Manager of South China Bluesky Corporation Ltd, Hubei branch, between January 2013 to July 2018, and Manager of Safety Monitoring Technology Development of South China Bluesky Corporation Ltd between August 2009 to January 2013.
 

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Independent Director
Independent Director
  • Appointed on 24 April 2014
  • Chairman of Nominating Committee
  • Member of Audit and Remuneration Committees

Mr Li is currently a Director of the Expert Committee of China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Association, and is involved in formulating policies, industry planning and development, facilitating trade disputes as well as new product development (oil and petrochemicals). He was actively involved in the China-US Fossil Energy Cooperation Protocol, and has contributed significantly to the strategy development of the oil and gas industry in China since 2006.

Prior to his current position as Vice Chairman of China Petroleum and Chemical Industry Association, Mr Li held several senior positions with Xin Mu Oil Processing Plant of Jilin Oil Field Administration, Jidong Oil Exploration and Development Company and China National Petroleum Corporation in the areas of administration, research, refining, marketing and communications. From 1998 to 2002, Mr Li served in various capacities with the State Bureau of Petroleum and Chemical Industry. Mr Li has been instrumental in the creation of the national oil security plan by the State Bureau of Petroleum and Chemical Industry and was involved in the drafting of the 11th and 12th Five-Year reform plans for the oil product market in China from 2002 to 2006. He also participated in the nation-wide restructuring of the oil industry, overseeing the mergers and acquisitions of some 560 oil marketing companies.

Mr Li graduated from Macau University of Science and Technology with a Master in Administrative Management and has over 30 years of experience in the petroleum and chemical industry.

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Independent Director
Independent Director
  • Appointed on 24 April 2019
  • Chairman of Remuneration Committee
  • Member of Audit and Nominating Committees

Mr Hee Theng Fong is a consultant at Eversheds Harry Elias and a senior lawyer in Singapore with over 30 years of experience. He holds directorships in several listed companies including Yanlord Land Group Limited, Straco Corporation Limited, Tye Soon Limited, China Jinjiang Environment Holding Company Limited, APAC Realty Limited and Haidilao International Holding Ltd.

Prior to joining Eversheds Harry Elias, Mr Hee was a Senior Partner at RHTLaw Taylor Wessing LLP from May 2011 to June 2014 and a Partner at Khattar Wong LLP from June 2008 to April 2011.

Mr Hee has handled over a hundred cases in civil litigation and international arbitration as lead counsel and presiding arbitrator. Many of these cases have been reported and referred to in the Singapore Law Report, text books and various legal journals. Mr Hee is a Specialist Mediator (China) and Ambassador of Singapore International Mediation Centre (SIMC). He is also an accredited Mediator of Singapore Mediation Centre (SMC).

Mr Hee has written many awards in both English and Chinese in international arbitration cases in SIAC, CIETAC, HKIAC and ICC. He is a regular speaker at seminars on Directors’ Duties and Corporate Governance organised by the Singapore Institute of Directors and the Singapore Exchange Ltd.

He also serves as the Chairman of the Citizenship Committee of Inquiry of Immigration and Checkpoints Authority of Singapore, the Deputy Chairman of Singapore Medishield Life Council and a director of Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre. Mr Hee was awarded the Public Service Medal (BBM) in 2015 and appointed as a Justice of the Peace (JP) in April 2018.

Mr Hee holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) (Hons) from the National University of Singapore and a Diploma in PRC Law from the Suzhou University, China. He was trained at Harvard Law School in Advanced Mediation. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK) and the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators.

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Non-Executive, Independent Director
Non-Executive, Independent Director
  • Appointed 19 February 2021
  • Chairman of Remuneration Committee
  • Member of Risk Management Committee
  • Member of Nominating Committee


Mr Conrad F.J. Clifford is currently the Regional Vice President for Asia Pacific at the International Air Transport Association (“IATA”) of Singapore. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of Singapore Aviation Academy and serves as a Non-Executive Director at the Air Traffic Management Research Institute – an institute jointly established by the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore and Nanyang Technological University, dedicated to research and development in air traffic management in Singapore.

Prior to joining IATA, Mr Clifford was the Acting Managing Director Of Antrak Air Ghana. In his 40-year career as an aviation professional, Mr Clifford has held a number of leadership and staff positions including Group Chief Executive Officer at Monarch Travel Group, Vice President, UK and Ireland, of Emirates Airlines, Chief Executive Officer at Virgin Nigeria Airways, Director of Commercial Planning and General Manager, Global Strategy and Planning, at Virgin Atlantic Airways and Product and Planning Manager at Cathay Pacific Airways. 

Mr Clifford holds a Master in Business Administration (Honours) from Durham University Business School in the United Kingdom and a Master of Arts (Honours) in Oriental Studies from Corpus Christi College, Cambridge University.

Richard Yang Minghui
Non-Executive, Non-Independent Director
Non-Executive, Non-Independent Director
  • Appointed 31 May 2021
  • Member of Audit Committee
  • Member of Remuneration Committee


Mr Richard Yang, currently the General Manager of Air BP China in BP (China) Holding Company Limited, is responsible for the aviation division in the China region, and has extensive industry and business management experience. 

Prior to joining BP, Mr Yang was Managing Director at A Bearing Capital (“ABC”), Senior Vice President, Asia & General Manager, China, at TPI Composites Group. Before that, he held numerous leadership positions in China at SKF Group including Vice President, Director and General Manager of its Automotive, Strategic Industries, Heavy Industries and Services businesses in China. 

Mr Yang graduated from Huazhong University of Science & Technology with a Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering. He also holds a PhD in business administration from West Coast University and has a Master of Business Administration from Columbia South University in the United States.