Mr. Yang Jiye, aged 38, is an executive Director and Chairman of the Board. Meanwhile, he is also the vice chairman of the board of Aoniu Mining, director of Hanking Gold and Hanking Indonesia, and supervisor of KS, KKU, KP and HMNS. Mr. Yang is currently serving as the vice-chairman of the board of directors of Hanking Group and the chairman of the board of directors of Liaoning Hanking Investment Co., Ltd. （遼寧罕王投資有限公司）. With his previous and current positions in the Group, he has more than 13 years of experience in corporate governance and management. Over the past three years, he did not hold any directorships in any other listed public companies. Mr. Yang is the son of Ms. Yang Min.
Dr. Pan Guocheng, aged 59, is an executive Director, Chief Executive Officer and President of the Company. Currently, he is the director of Aoniu Mining, STSU, Hanking Australia and Hanking Gold and the supervisor of KS, KKU, KP and HMNS. Being in his previous and current positions in the Group, Mr. Pan has obtained more than 25 years of experience in operation management and project development from mining companies. Over the past three years, he did not hold any directorships in any other listed public companies.
Mr. Zheng Xuezhi, aged 46, is an executive Director and Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Zheng joined the Group in 2008. He is the director of Fushun Hanking Aoniu Mining Limited and the supervisor of PT Konutara Sejati, PT Konutara Prima, PT Karyatama Konawe Utara and PT Hanking Makmur Nickel Smelt, which are the subsidiaries of the Company. Mr. Zheng is also a director of Liaoning Hanking Investment Co., Ltd. and chairman of the board of directors of Luoyang Precision of Machine Equipment Technology Co., Ltd. (中機洛陽精密裝備科技股份有限公司). Being in his previous and current positions in the Group, Mr. Zheng has obtained more than 13 years of experience in financing, auditing, taxation and accounting. Mr. Zheng graduated from Northeast University (東北大學) with a master degree of business administration for executives. Mr. Zheng is a certified public accountant in the People’s Republic of China (the “PRC”).
Dr. Qiu Yumin, aged 53, is an executive Director and Vice President of the Company. He is also an executive director, chief executive officer and president of Hanking Australia and Hanking Gold. He is responsible for the overall business management of the Group’s gold project in Australia. Mr. Qiu is a member of Australian Institute of Geoscientists, and has over 18 years of experience in exploration and business development. Currently, save for the directorship in the Company, he is also a non-executive director of Primary Gold Limited (ASX: PGO) and Kimberley Diamonds Limited (ASX: KDL), both companies listed in Australia.
Mr. Xia Zhuo, aged 50, is an executive Director, Vice President and Joint Company Secretary of the Company, and the president of Hanking (Indonesia). He is responsible for daily administrative matters of the Group daily operation and management of nickel business. He is currently serving as the director and board secretary of Aoniu Mining, the director of STSU, the director and president of Harvest Globe (Shenyang) as well as the chairman of KS, KKU and KP and the supervisor of HMNS. In addition, he also serves as the director of Hanking Group. Mr. Xia has obtained more than 19 years of experience in the mining industry. Over the past three years, he did not hold any directorships in any other listed public companies.
Mr. Kenneth Jue Lee, aged 48, is a non-executive Director of the Company. He has served on the Company’s Board of Directors since February 2011. Mr. Lee is a partner at SAIF Partners. Mr. Lee has more than 20 years of experience across private equity investments, corporate finance, and business development in China. He is a non-executive director on the boards of four Chinese portfolio companies publicly listed on the stock exchanges in USA and Hong Kong and a board director for four other private Chinese companies backed by SAIF Partners. Mr. Lee graduated from Amherst College.
Mr. Wang Ping, aged 45, is an independent non-executive Director. He is a fellow member of the Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Wang Ping has over 19 years of experience in corporate finance, audit and accounting. Mr. Wang is currently acting as the independent non-executive director of Chongyi Zhangyuan Tungsten Co., Ltd (SZSE: 002378), Shenzhen Fuanna Bedding and Furnishing Co., Ltd (SZSE: 002327), Sichuan Crun Co., Ltd. (SZSE: 002272), Shihua Development Company Limited (SEHK: 485), China Tianrui Group Cement Company Limited (SEHK: 1252) and Jia Yao Holdings Limited (SEHK: 1626). He was also an executive director and chief financial officer of China First Capital Group Limited (formerly known as China Vehicle Components Technology Holdings Limited), a company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (SEHK: 1269), from April 2014 to December 2015 and from March 2012 to December 2015 respectively. Save as disclosed above, over the past three years, he did not hold any directorships in any other listed public companies.
Mr. Wang Anjian, aged 62, is an independent non-executive Director. Mr. Wang Anjian is currently the director and researcher of the Research Center for Strategy of Global Mineral Resources, Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences, responsible for the organizing, researching and training and he is also the standing director of Chinese Society for Environmental Sciences and the adjunct professor of China University of Geosciences (Beijing). Mr. Wang Anjian has extensive experience in the research of resource strategy. Over the past three years, Mr. Wang Anjian did not hold any directorships in any other listed public companies.
Mr. Ma Qingshan, aged 37, is an independent non-executive Director and has over 14 years of experience in management and consultation. He once served as consulting director of KPMG Advisory (China) Limited and Accenture (China) Co., Ltd. and a partner of Beijing Yucheng Hengsheng Management Consultating Co., Ltd. (北京譽誠恒盛管理諮詢有限公司). He provided management consulting services for fifteen Fortune top 500 companies and a number of listed public companies and fast-growing enterprises. He has extensive experience in company strategic planning, business model and control model, digitalization and internet transformation, post-acquisition integration, enterprise performance management, enterprise investment management, business process optimization and global business development. Mr. Ma Qingshan obtained a bachelor’s degree in finance and e-commerce from Peking University, and is qualified as a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).