Dr. Zhang Haixiao (张海晓), an independent non-executive Director of our company. She is primarily responsible for providing independent advice to the Board.
Dr. Zhang has over 23 years of working experience in law firms. From October 1998 to March 2000, she served as a legal assistant at the Shanghai Representative Office of Schulz Noack Ba¨rwinkel Law Firm (舒诺贝律师事务所上海办事处). From March 2000 to July 2003, she served as a practicing lawyer at the Shanghai Office of Beijing Junhe Law Firm (北京市君合律师事务所上海分所). From September 2004 to July 2006, she worked at Shanghai Bangxinyang Law Firm (上海邦信阳律师事务所). From July 2006 to March 2008, she served as a senior associate at the Shanghai Representative Office of Weil Gotshal & Manages LLP (威嘉国际律师事务所上海代表处), where she was primarily responsible for providing legal advice on mergers and acquisitions. From March 2008 to May 2009, she successively served as a senior legal consultant at the Shanghai Representative Office of WongPartnership LLP and a partner at Shanghai Yuanda Law Firm (上海元达律师事务所). From July 2009 to April 2019, she served as a partner at Beijing Zhonglun (Shanghai) Law Firm (北京市中伦（ 上海）律师事务所), where she was primarily responsible for providing legal advice on anti-corruption, compliance, intellectual property and dispute resolution related matters. Since April 2019, she has been serving as a partner at Beijing Anjie Law Firm (北京安杰律师事务所), where she was mainly responsible for providing legal advice on anti-corruption, compliance, intellectual property and dispute resolution related matters. From 2015 to 2019, she was continuously rated as the “Leading Individual in Compliance” by the international legal ranking institution Legal Band. She has also been serving as an expert member of the Arbitration and Anti-Corruption Working Group of the ICC Arbitration and ADR Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce since November 2019.
Dr. Zhang obtained her first bachelor’s degree in industrial management engineering from Tongji University (同济大学) (formerly known as Shanghai Institute of Building Materials Industry (上海建筑材料工业学院)) in the PRC in July 1993 and her second bachelor’s degree in international economic law from Fudan University (复旦大学) in the PRC in July 1995. She obtained her master’s degree in law from University of Pennsylvania in the United States in May 2002 and her doctor’s degree in law from Fudan University (复旦大学) in the PRC in June 2013.