Board of Directors

Mr. Ke Xiping

Mr. Ke has been an executive Director and the chairman of the Company in April 2012. He served as the President since April 2020. He is also the founder and chairman of Xiamen Hengxing Group and chairman of since September 1994. From May 1999 to May 2007, Mr. Ke was the general manager of Fujian Xinhuadu Engineering Co., Ltd for eight years. Xinhuadu Engineering is a professional engineering company providing services include mining engineering design, mine plan, mine drilling and blasting and ore extraction, loading and transportation.

Mr. Ke had been a long term major shareholder of Zijin Mining Group and has been managing and overseeing the exploration and mining activities of various mining companies that are controlled by Xiamen Hengxing Group.

Mr. Chen, David Yu,is an executive Director of the Board since March 2013.

Mr. Chen began his career in sales marketing positions with international media companies. He has over 10 years of experience in venture investment and capital raising.

Mr. Chen was an independent director of Zhonglu Co., Ltd, a company listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange (Stock Code: 600818) from May 2009 to November 2014 and the non-executive Chairman of Range Resources Ltd, (dual listed ASX: RRS; AIM: RRL) from December 2014 to November 2016.

Mr. Chen, David Yu
Mr. Ke Jiaqi

Mr. KeJiaqi,is an executive Director of the Board since June 2018.

Mr. Ke attended University of British Columbia in 2014.

Mr. Ke is also Executive Director and Vice President of Xiamen Hengxing Group Co,. Ltd. and responsible of investment division of Xiamen Hengxing Group Co,. Ltd

Mr. Albert Fook Lau Ho,is an non-executive Director.

He was a director of Jinchuan Mining since November 2009 to November 2015 and was the chairman of the board of Jinchuan Mining from November 2009 to September 2012.
Mr. Ho has 20 years of relevant experience in exploration and/or extraction activities, all of which related to gold mines.
From January 1981 to August 1988, Mr. Ho worked as a project engineer for Kilborn Engineering B.C. Ltd.
Between August 1988 and May 1994, Mr. Ho acted as a partner of CSFM Engineering Ltd.
From 1994 to 1997, he was appointed as the managing director of Guangxi Baise Bowland Gold Mining Company Limited in charge of exploration work in Baise Guangxi, including the Gaolong Gold Mine.
From 1997 to November 2009, Mr. Ho advised various clients in Hong Kong and China on preliminary assessment, project planning, project development and construction budget estimation, financing arrangement and internal control for mining projects.

Mr. Albert Fook Lau Ho
Ms. Wong, Yan Ki Angel

Ms. Wong, Yan Ki Angel,is an independent non-executive Director since March 2013.

Ms. Wong obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree, majoring in international accounting, from Xiamen University in July 1994, a post-graduate certificate in professional accounting from the City University of Hong Kong in November 2000 and a master degree of business administration from Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business in PRC in October 2009.
Ms. Wong has been admitted as fellow member of the Institute of Financial Accountants in the United Kingdom since October 2003, full member of the Society of Registered Financial Planners in Hong Kong since November 2003, full member of the Singapore Institute of Directors since October 2009, member of the Hong Kong Institute of Directors since November 2014, fellow member (FIPA, Australia) of the Institute of Public Accountants since April 2015, founding member of the Hong Kong Independent Non-Executive Director Association since October 2015 and fellow member of CPA Australia since May 2017.
Ms. Wong has been the president and executive director of Advanced Capital Limited, where she provides consultancy services for both listed companies and companies preparing for listing.

Dr. Tim Sun,is an independent non-executive Director since April 2014.

Dr. Sun obtained a Bachelor in Mineral Processing Engineering degree from Northeast University in June 1982.
He obtained a Master in Mineral Processing Engineering degree from Beijing General Research Institute of Mining and Metallurgy in 1985 and a Ph.D. degree from Queen’s University, Canada, in October 1993.
Dr. Sun was a director of Norton Gold Fields Limited, an Australian gold mining company listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (Stock Code: NGF), from March 2010 to May 2011 and the chief strategic consultant of China Precious Metals, a gold mining company listed on the Stock Exchange (Stock Code: 1194), from January 2010 to 2011.
Dr. Sun was appointed as a director and chairman of FeOre Ltd, an iron ore mining company in Mongolia listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (Stock Code: FEO), from 2011 to July 2014.
He is also a director of Minco Silver Corporation, a silver mining company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (Stock Code: MSV), since July 2011.

Dr. Tim Sun
Dr. Pan Guocheng

Dr. Pan Guocheng,is an independent non-executive Director since June 2018.

Dr. Pan graduated from Peking University (majoring in Mineralogy, Petrology and Geochemistry) in 1982, obtained Master Degree of Mathematical Geology in Jiilin University and Doctor Degree of Mineral Economics.
He was appointed as an executive Director, CEO and President in China Hanking Holdings Limited (a company listed in HKEX, Stock Code: 03788) from February 2011 to March 2018. Dr. Pan is a non-executive Director in Hanking Holdings, a Director in its subsidiaries at present: Fushun Hanking Aoniu Mining Limited. And Shenyang Dongyang Steel Manufacturing Public Equipment Co.,Ltd., and supervisor in non-fully-owned subsidiaries below: PT Konutara Sejati, PT Karyatama Konawe Utara, PT Konutara Prima and PT Hanking Makmur Nickel Smelt.
Before joining Hanking Group, Mr. Pan held technical and management positions in several mining companies, including Director of technical development department at AngloGold North America, President of GeoSight, Inc. and General Manager of the China region of Gold Fields (BVI) Ltd.