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).
STEPHEN KENWOOD, P. Geo. – President & CEO, 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.
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 17 years of corporate experience in financial management and administration, including corporate governance, government and securities compliance. More recently, he has served as Chief Financial Officer for a number of mining exploration companies listed on the 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 has over 10 years of experience as a geologist in the precious metals sector in the PRC. Mr. Chen is a currently a director of Fortune Minerals Limited. Mr. Chen was formerly Deputy Chairman and CEO of China Mining Resources Group Limited and has previously 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.
Mr. Chen graduated from Jilin University, the People’s Republic of China with a bachelor’s degree in Mineral Resources Exploration in 1985 and a master’s degree of Geological Science in 1988. He also obtained a master’s degree in Business Administration from Richard Ivey Business School of University of Western Ontario in Canada in 2003.