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Regent Pacific Group Ltd (0575ta.HK)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

James Mellon

59 2016 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Jamie Alexander Gibson

49 2002 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Yuk Bing Fung

Company Secretary

Jayne Sutcliffe

2000 Non-Executive Director

Charles Comba

71 2005 Independent Non-executive Director

Julie Oates

53 2004 Independent Non-Executive Director

Stawell Searle

71 2001 Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

James Mellon

Sir James Mellon is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Regent Pacific Group Ltd. He holds a Master’s degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Oxford University and, since graduating in 1978, his whole career has been spent in asset management. Mr Mellon worked for GT Management Plc from 1978 to 1984. In July 1984, he joined the Thornton Group where he was Managing Director of the Asian operation. From 1988 to 1990, he was an executive director of Tyndall Holdings Plc responsible for business expansion and corporate development. In 1990, Mr Mellon co-founded and became Chief Executive of Regent Pacific Group. In 1994, he became Chairman of Regent Pacific Group. Mr Mellon has over 20 years’ investment experience in Asia. He specialises in the development and restructuring of international investment vehicles, and travels extensively across the region on company visits and fact-finding missions. He is also director of certain subsidiaries of Regent Pacific Group. Mr Mellon is also: (i) a non-executive director of Charlemagne Capital Limited, a non-executive director of Condor Gold plc, the executive chairman of the board of Manx Financial Group plc, the non-executive chairman of the board of Plethora Solutions Holdings plc, the executive chairman of the board of Port Erin Biopharma Limited, the executive chairman of the board of Speymill plc and a non-executive director of West African Minerals Corporation (having formerly been the non-executive chairman of its board and stepped down on 21 May 2014), all of which are listed on the Alternative Investment Market (“AIM”) of the London Stock Exchange; (ii) the non-executive chairman of the board of Rivington Street Holdings Limited (which was de-listed from PLUS in the United Kingdom on 3 April 2014); (iii) the non-executive chairman of the board of Speymill Deutsche Immobilien Company plc (which was de-listed from AIM on 31 May 2011).

Jamie Alexander Gibson

Mr. Jamie Alexander Gibson is Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Regent Pacific Group Ltd. In May 2002, he became Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr Gibson has spent most of his professional career with the Company specialising in corporate finance, direct equity investments and structuring emerging market investment products. Prior to joining the Company, he worked at Clifford Chance, Coopers & Lybrand and KPMG. Mr Gibson has a law degree from Edinburgh University. He is also director of a number of subsidiaries of Regent Pacific Group, including Amerinvest Coal Industry Holding Company Limited, which in turn holds a 25% equity interest in West China Coking & Gas Company Limited, and an executive director and the Chief Executive Officer of Plethora Solutions Holdings plc (an AIM-listed company), having been appointed on 1 January 2014. Mr Gibson was formerly: (i) a non-executive director of BC Iron Limited (“BCI”, an ASX-listed company), having been appointed on 16 July 2012, representing the Company’s 23.11 per cent interest then held in BCI, and resigned on 18 December 2012 in anticipation of the Company’s contemplated disposal of its entire interest in BCI; and (ii) the alternate director to James Mellon on the board of VXR (as referred to above), having been appointed on 12 March 2013 and resigned on 10 June 2013.

Yuk Bing Fung

Ms. Fung Yuk Bing (Stella), is the Company Secretary of Regent Pacific Group Limited.

Jayne Sutcliffe

Mrs. Jayne Allison Sutcliffe is Non-Executive Director of Regent Pacific Group Ltd. Mrs Sutcliffe has spent most of her professional career in the fund management industry specialising in sales and marketing initially at Thornton Management and then at Tyndall Holdings Plc. Mrs Sutcliffe co-founded Regent Pacific Group in 1990 where she established, and was responsible for, the Group’s corporate finance activities. She has a Master’s degree in Theology from Oxford University. Mrs Sutcliffe is also director of a subsidiary of Regent Pacific Group. She is also the Group Chief Executive of Charlemagne Capital Limited, which is listed on AIM.

Charles Comba

Mr. Charles David Andrew Comba is Independent Non-Executive Director of Regent Pacific Group Ltd., since October 27, 2005. He is currently director of two Canadian listed companies, namely: (i) Cogitore Resources Inc (listed on TSX-V); and (ii) First Nickel Inc (listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange). Until his retirement in May 2005, he held senior staff positions as Director Issues Management and more recently as Director of Regulatory Affairs with the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada. Mr Comba also served the association as a Director prior to joining staff in 1998. He served on or led mineral exploration teams that have made eleven significant discoveries of base and precious metals, primarily for Falconbridge Group companies. Five discoveries were taken to production. After holding Falconbridge Regional Exploration Manager positions in Timmins, Ontario and Sudbury, Ontario, Mr Comba was transferred to Toronto, Ontario in 1990 as Vice President of Exploration Falconbridge Gold Corporation. Subsequent to the sale of FGC to Kinross Gold Corporation he became a director, President and Chief Executive Officer of a Kinross controlled exploration company, Pentland Firth Ventures Limited. Mr Comba obtained two geological degrees from Queen’s University Kingston, Ontario, Canada, an MSc (1975) and a Hon BSc (1972). He ceased to be a director of North American Palladium Ltd (listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the American Stock Exchange) on 23 June 2014 by mandatory retirement upon the age of 71.

Julie Oates

Mrs. Julie Oates is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Regent Pacific Group Ltd., since September 28, 2004. She trained with PKF (Isle of Man) LLC and qualified in 1987 as a member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Mrs Oates later joined the international firm of Moore Stephens, and was appointed partner in the Isle of Man firm in 1997. In 2002, she joined a local trust company as Managing Director and in 2003 established her own accountancy practice. Mrs Oates has experience in both the general practice areas of accounting and business assurance as well as offshore corporate and trust administration. Mrs Oates acts as director for a number of companies and is licensed by the Isle of Man Government Financial Supervision Commission and approved to act as a director of insurance companies by the Isle of Man Government Insurance and Pensions Authority.

Stawell Searle

Mr. Stawell Mark Searle is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Regent Pacific Group Ltd., since October 2001. He has over 30 years’ experience in the investment management industry. Having trained with Jardine Matheson, the Far Eastern trading house in London, he was seconded to Samuel Montagu where he worked for two years in their Investment Department. Subsequently, Mr Searle joined Investment Intelligence Limited becoming Investment Director responsible for management of a stable of open ended funds. Between 1982 and 1987, he was Managing Director of Richards Longstaff Limited, a privately owned investment consultancy. In the following ten years, he was Investment Director of Gerrard Asset Management. Mr Searle has been a director of a number of closed-ended funds during his career and most recently was a director of Invesco Perpetual European Absolute Return Investment Trust Plc (formerly a listed company on the London Stock Exchange), which was liquidated at the end of October 2009 at the request of a majority of shareholders.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

James Mellon

183,000

Jamie Alexander Gibson

1,500,000

Yuk Bing Fung

--

Jayne Sutcliffe

--

Charles Comba

--

Julie Oates

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Stawell Searle

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As Of  30 Dec 2014