Felipe TAN

Chairman, Executive Director, President and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Tan has over 36 years of experience in metals trading in Hong Kong and the PRC. He is currently the executive director of Loco Hong Kong Holdings Limited (“Loco HK”), a company listed on GEM of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (stock code: 8162), in which the Corporation hold 8.38% equity interest. He is also a director of Belmont Holdings Group Limited, the substantial shareholder of GobiMin; the chairman and executive director of Timeless Software Limited (“Timeless”), a company listed on GEM of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (stock code: 8028); and a director of Jiangmen Proudly Water-soluble Plastic Co., Ltd., the shares of which are traded on the NEEQ in the PRC (NEEQ:833367). During the period from 1989 to 2006, Mr. Tan had been an Executive Director of Simsen International Corporation Limited (now known as Huarong International Financial Holdings Limited), a company listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (stock code: 993). He began his career as a trading hall assistant for the Hong Kong Far East Stock Exchange, then became representative of Jebsen Co. Ltd. Later, he was a trader for Philipp Brothers (now known as Salomon Brothers).


Independent Non-executive Director

Mr. Marleau is the founder of Palos Capital Corporation. He currently acts as Palos’ Economist. With over 40 years of experience in the business and financial community, Mr. Marleau has structured many mergers and acquisitions as well as designed and created numerous financial transactions in Canada. He sits on the board of directors of several public companies.

Dominic CHENG

Independent Non-executive Director

Mr. Cheng has occupied a number of management positions throughout his career. Prior to returning to Vancouver for his retirement in 2001, he worked for a publicly listed company in Hong Kong as an executive from 1992 until June 2001. He was involved in various investment projects located in the PRC and Malaysia. He also participated in various refinancing arrangements with investment bankers and played an important role to successfully implement a marketing strategy to enhance the timely realization of a number of real estate projects. Mr. Cheng has also acquired a strong accounting and auditing background before immigrating to Canada in 1989. He was originally trained as an auditor by one of the then “Big Eight” accounting firms, for which he had worked for 10 years, before assuming the position as an audit manager for 14 years with a different accounting firm.

MA Jianqing

Non-executive Director

Mr. Ma is currently the Vice General Manager of International Department of Resources Capital of Jinchuan Group Co., Limited (“Jinchuan”) , the largest producer of nickel and cobalt in the PRC. Since Mr. Ma joined Jinchuan, he has held various senior positions including Chief of Foreign Project Management Section of Planning and Development Department, Project Manager of Bahuerachi Copper-Zinc Mine in Mexico, Chief of South American Representative Office, and Vice General Manager of the Mineral Resources Department. Mr. Ma has extensive experiences in project development and operations management in the mining industry. Mr. Ma obtained a Bachelor degree in Engineering in 1991. He was qualified as a Senior Geologist in 2001.


Independent Non-executive Director

Mr. Lemieux, LL.B., LL.L. and MBA, is a lawyer in McMillan LLP’s National Capital Markets and M&A Group, where his practice is focused on securities, corporate finance, and mergers and acquisitions matters. Representing both issuers and investment dealers, Mr. Lemieux has experience in private and public debt and equity offerings. He has also acted as lead counsel in a number of private and public merger and acquisition transactions and corporate reorganization, as well as a variety of negotiated transactions, including reverse take-over, exempt take-over bids and proxy contests. He also sits on the board of several public companies.

Joyce KO

Executive Director, CFO, Vice President Corporate Affairs and Secretary

Ms. Ko has comprehensive experience in finance, accounting and compliance matters of listed companies in Hong Kong and Canada. She is also the company secretary of Timeless Software Limited (listed on GEM of HKEx, stock code: 8028). From 1994 to 2006, Ms. Ko had been the company secretary of the company listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited and was responsible for its company secretarial, legal and compliance matters. From February 2014 to September 2016, Ms. Ko had been the company secretary of Loco Hong Kong Holdings Limited (listed on GEM of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited, stock code: 8162). Ms. Ko holds a Master’s degree in Professional Accounting from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University and is a member of the HKICPA and the CPA Australia and a fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries.


Executive Director

Mr. Hancock has over 40 years of experience in commodities trading in London, New York, Chicago and Hong Kong. He has held a number of senior management positions in several well-known worldwide brokerage firms in London and Hong Kong throughout his career. Mr. Hancock has extensive experience in investing in foreign exchange markets and commodity futures and options markets, including base metals and precious metals. He has also been involved in client liaison, development and expansion of client base including USA and European producers, USA Hedge Funds and European merchants.