Dr. Zhao Wei

    Dr Zhao Wei

    Dr. Zhao Wei is an Executive Director and the Chief Executive Officer of China Everbright Limited. He is also a Member of the Executive Committee and the Strategy Committee of the Board and the Chairman of the Management Decision Committee of China Everbright Limited. He is responsible for the overall operation of the Group. Dr. Zhao is also the Chairman and an Executive Director of China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Limited (stock code: 1848.HK) and the Chairman of Everbright Jiabao Co., Ltd. (stock code: 600622.SH).

    Prior to joining the Group, Dr. Zhao was the Vice President and the Chief Financial Officer of China Reinsurance (Group) Corporation (stock code: 1508.HK) and a Director of Asian Reinsurance Corporation. Dr. Zhao used to serve in China Life Insurance (Group) Company and China Life Asset Management Company Limited, and also used to serve as the General Manager of China Life Asset Management (Hong Kong) Corporation Limited, the President of China Life Franklin Asset Management Co., Limited and the Vice President of New China Asset Management Corporation Limited. He also used to be the General Manager and the Vice Chairman of China Re Asset Management Company Ltd., the Chairman of China Re Asset Management (Hong Kong) Company Limited and the Chairman of China ReCapital Management Company Limited. He served as a Non-executive Director of China Everbright Bank Company Limited (stock code: 601818.SH, 6818.HK) from February 2015 to July 2019 and Beijing Jingneng Clean Energy Co., Limited (stock code: 579.HK) from December 2016 to January 2019.

    Dr. Zhao obtained a Master’s degree in national economic planning and management from Jilin University and a Doctoral degree in finance from the Fiscal Science Research Institute of the Ministry of Finance (now known as Chinese Academy of Fiscal Sciences). He joined the Board in May 2019.