Mr. Chenyang Wei has served as our independent director since May 2021. Mr. Wei has served as the Associate Dean of Institute for Fintech Research, Tsinghua University and Director of China Insurance and Pension Research Center, the National Institute of Financial Research, Tsinghua University PBC School of Finance since April 2019. From December 2016 to March 2019, Mr. Wei served as a senior managing director and chief U.S. economist in Zenity Asset Management Inc., a silicon valley based asset management firm focusing on multi-sector asset allocation in the U.S. financial market. Prior to joining Zenity, Mr. Wei served as a director and head of credit research at AIG from August 2012 to December 2016. From June 2011 to August 2012, Mr. Wei was a senior economist with Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. From 2006 to 2011, Mr. Wei was an economist with Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Mr. Wei is also an independent director of PICC Property and Casualty Company Limited (HKSE: 2328), HSBC Life Insurance Company Limited, and China Index Holdings Limited (NASDAQ: CIH). Mr. Wei received a bachelor’s degree in finance from Tsinghua University in 1996, a master’s degree in economics from McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin in 2000, and a Ph.D. in finance from Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University in 2006.