Mr. Peter Humphrey Owen was appointed as an Independent Non-executive Director of China Maple Leaf Educational Systems in June 2014, taking effect on the listing date, November 28, 2014. He serves as Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and as a member of the Audit Committee, and Nomination and Corporate Governance Committee, Mr. Owen is responsible for supervising and providing independent judgment to our Board.
Prior to joining Maple Leaf, Mr. Owen served as the Vice Chair of the Workers Compensation Review Board of British Columbia in 1986. He subsequently held various positions at the Ministry of Education of the British Columbias Provincial Government until May 2011, including the positions of Director, Executive Director, and Assistant Deputy Minister responsible for education related legislation, governance, independent and international education, policy and planning, and a variety of program areas.
Mr. Owen received a Bachelors of Arts degree from Simon Fraser University, Canada, in May 1976 and a Bachelors of Laws degree (LLB) from the University of British Columbia, Canada, in May 1979.