GENGSHU MIAO - Chairman & Director
Mr. Miao is a senior economist with an extensive experience in the mining and investment sectors in China. Currently he is the President of the China Council for International Investment Promotion. Mr Miao has served as President of China Minmetals Corp., an international metals and mining company with total assets of approximately RMB 242.1 billion.
Mr. Miao’s former appointments include senior management positions with Shanghai Metals and Minerals Import and Export Cooperation (1966-1990), Vice Director of the Shanghai Foreign Economic and Trade Commission (1990-1997), and Chairman of Sinotrans & CSC Holdings Co. Ltd (2005-2011).
PAUL REYNOLDS, P.GEO - President, CEO & Director
Mr. Reynolds is a Professional Geoscientist with over 25 years’ experience working in Canada, the United States, Bolivia, Argentina and Guyana. He received a B.Sc in geological sciences from the University of British Columbia in 1987. He specializes in the conception and management of mineral exploration ventures, has experience in public company management, and is financially literate.
Mr. Reynolds has experience managing public companies as both a director and/or executive officer. Currently he is a President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Central Resources Corp., a Director of Azincourt Uranium Inc., Crazy Horse Resources Inc., TerraX Minerals Inc., Happy Creek Minerals Ltd., Petro One Energy Corp. Mr. Reynolds has also served as a Vice President of Exploration of Northern Freegold Resources Ltd., since May 2012.
JAMES MACKIE, CPA, CGA - CFO
Mr. Mackie is a member of the Association of the Certified General Accountants of British Columbia and Canada. Mr. Mackie has over 15 years of corporate experience in financial management and administration, including corporate governance, government and securities compliance. More recently, he has acted as Corporate Controller for a number of mining exploration companies listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange.
JOHN CAMPBELL - Director
Mr. Campbell has been actively involved in the mining industry since the 1950s. He holds a law degree from the University of British Columbia (1960), and practiced law full time from 1970 to 1985 in the resource and securities field.
Mr. Campbell has been the President of Teslin, a private company engaged in resource investment and management, since its formation in 1965. Through Teslin, Mr. Campbell has managed a number of operations including: Noranda’s Kennedy Lake 2000 ton per day iron mine on Vancouver Island and Trans America Industries Ltd. ("TSA"), of which Mr. Campbell became President from 1986 to June 2008 and during his tenure the company was involved in the discovery of the Burnt Timber gold deposit in Manitoba, which was subsequently brought to commercial production by Cazador Minerals. Mr. Campbell also served as a director of Envoy Capital Group Inc. from June 30, 2009 to March 2010, when it became Merus Labs International.
SHOU WU (GRANT) CHEN – Director
Mr. Grant Chen graduated from Jilin University, the People’s Republic of China ("PRC") with a bachelor’s degree in Mineral Resources Exploration in 1985 and a master’s degree of Geological Science in 1988. He obtained a master’s degree in Business Administration from Richard Ivey Business School of University of Western Ontario in Canada in 2003.
Mr. Chen has over 10 years of experience as a geologist in the precious metals sector in the PRC. In addition he has occupied positions such as: Senior Vice President at Standard Bank, mining and metals division, Senior Mining Analyst Kingsway Group, Business Development Manager, Golden China Management Inc., and merchant Banking Manager at Golden China Resources Corporation. Currently Mr. Chen is a director of Fortune Minerals Limited ("FML") and an Executive Director and a Chief Investment Officer of China Mining.
LORNE HUNTER - Director
Mr. Hunter received a B.Sc. in Mining Engineering from University of Alaska, School of Mines in 1960. He also completed the Advanced Management Program from Harvard Business School in 1982. Mr. Hunter’s domestic and international experience encompasses exploration, construction and operations within a range of metals and coal, including copper, iron, molybdenum, silver and gold.
Mr Hunter’s past positions include: Vice President & General Manager of Occidental Petroleum Corp. at their China Coal Operations, Vice President & General Manager of Rio Algom/Lornex, British Columbia, Director of Mining and Development for Thunder Sword Resources Inc. (now Rainmaker Mining Corp.), Director of South Duval Gold Corp. In addition he has held positions in the mineral resource sector including Pit Foreman, VP Operations, VP & General Manager and Project Manager. He is currently a director of Cardero Iron Ore Company Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Cardero Resources Corp.
STEPHEN KENWOOD – Director
Mr. Kenwood is a registered member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia. He received a Bachelor of Science (Geology) degree from the University of British Columbia in 1987. Mr. Kenwood has experience in the area of advanced project development, in British Columbia at the Snip gold project for Cominco Ltd. and at the Eskay Creek deposit for Prime Exploration Ltd. He also worked as a project geologist on the Petaquilla copper gold porphyry project in Panama and has worked on projects in Peru, Chile, and China.
Mr. Kenwood is currently a director and President of Sonoro Metals Corp., and is a director of Ely Gold & Minerals Inc., Central Resources Corp., Dakar Resource Corp., San Antonio Ventures Inc., Volcanic Metals Corp. and Remo Resources Inc.
SHAOHUI CHEN - GM of Zhongjia & Director
Mr. Chen, former president of the Northern China Planning and Design Institute of the Ministry of Chemical Industry, has over 25 years of experience in the mining industry. Mr. Chen previously served as the general manager of Xinjiang Majestic Mining Inc.