Board of Directors

Leaf Hua Li
Founder, Chairman & CEO

Mr. Leaf Hua Li is Futu’s founder and has served as the chairman of the board of directors and chief executive officer since the Company’s inception. Mr. Li has rich experience and expertise in the technology and internet sectors in China. Before founding Futu, Mr. Li had served in several senior management roles at Tencent, including the head of Tencent’s multi-media business and its innovation center. Mr. Li joined Tencent in 2000 and was the 18th founding employee of Tencent. He was an early and key research and development participant of Tencent QQ. Mr. Li was also the founder of Tencent Video and led the product design and development of Tencent Video. Mr. Li invented 23 international and domestic patents while working at Tencent. In 2008, Mr. Li was presented the “Innovative Talent Award” by the municipal government of Shenzhen, Guangdong. Mr. Li received his bachelor’s degree in computer science and technology from Hunan University in 2000.

Member of the Audit Committee
Member of the Compensation Committee
Chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Nineway Jie Zhang
Director

Mr. Nineway Jie Zhang has served as Futu’s director since October 2014. Mr. Zhang has been working in the internet securities trading business since 1997. Prior to joining the Company, from 2002 to 2013, Mr. Zhang served as the head of the online trading center of the headquarters of Shenzhen of China Galaxy Securities Co., Ltd. (HKEx: 6881) in Beijing in charge of business development and the head of the online retail trading business of its Shenzhen branch. Mr. Zhang also served as the manager of its online transaction business at Essence Securities (previously known as Guangdong Securities) from 2000 to 2002 and served in various roles at several internet-based companies prior to that. Mr. Zhang received an associate’s degree in marketing from Nanjing University of Science and Technology in 1994, a master’s degree in business administration from South China University of Technology in 2009 and an executive master’s degree in business administration from Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business in 2013.

Shan Lu
Director
Mr. Shan Lu has served as our director since October 2014. Mr. Lu currently serves as the senior executive vice president of Tencent and the president of Technology and Engineering Group. Prior to joining Tencent in 2000, Mr. Lu served as a research and development engineer for Shenzhen Liming Network Systems from 1998 to 2000. Mr. Lu also serves on the board of China United Network Communications Group Co., Ltd. (SHA: 600050). Mr. Lu received his bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Science and Technology of China in 1998.
Vic Haixiang Li
Independent Director
Mr. Vic Haixiang Li will serve as our independent director starting from the SEC’s declaration of effectiveness of our registration statement on Form F-1, of which this prospectus is a part. Mr. Li is the founder and managing partner of Virtus Inspire, and is also a co-founder of Tencent. Mr. Li left Tencent in 2012. He focuses on investments in technology, media and telecommunications as well as medical technology companies in China, the United States, Europe and Israel. Before founding Virtus Inspire, Mr. Li was in charge of Tencent’s online search business from 2010 to 2012 and served as the senior executive vice president of Tencent from 1999. Mr. Li was recognized as “China Top CIO” by the CEO and CIO magazine in 2008. Mr. Li received his bachelor’s degree in computer software from South China University of Technology in 1994 and his master’s degree in business administration from China Europe International Business School in 2017.
Member of the Audit Committee
Chair of the Compensation Committee
Member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Brenda Pui Man Tam
Independent Director
Ms. Brenda Pui Man Tam will serve as our independent director starting from the SEC’s declaration of effectiveness of our registration statement on Form F-1, of which this prospectus is a part. Ms. Tam served as a partner at the Beijing office of PricewaterhouseCoopers China and PricewaterhouseCoopers Hong Kong from 2007 to 2016 and a senior manager at the Beijing office of PricewaterhouseCoopers China from 2006 to 2007. Prior to that, Ms. Tam served as an audit experienced manager and an audit senior manager at the San Jose office of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP from 2000 to 2006. Ms. Tam also served in multiple audit positions at PricewaterhouseCoopers Hong Kong from 1995 to 2000 and at Ernst & Young Hong Kong from 1992 to 1995. Ms. Tam received her bachelor’s degree in accountancy from City University of Hong Kong in 1992. Ms. Tam is qualified as a certified public accountant (inactive) in the United States (California), a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in the United Kingdom.
Chair of the Audit Committee
Member of the Compensation Committee
Member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee
Eric Chi Zhang
Director

Mr. Eric Chi Zhang joined General Atlantic in 2016. He is a Managing Director and Head of General Atlantic’s business in China. From 2006 to 2016, Mr. Zhang was a Global Partner and Managing Director at The Carlyle Group, where he focused on investments in Asia. Previously, he was Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions at Credit Suisse in Hong Kong, and prior to that, he was a Vice President in the Investment Banking division at China International Capital Corporation Limited in Beijing. Mr. Zhang currently serves on the boards of 58.com Inc. (NYSE: WUBA), Xiabu Xiabu (00520.HK), NetEase Cloud Music etc. Mr. Zhang received an M.A. in Economics from Shanghai University of Finance and Economics.