Board of Directors

Mr Malcolm Carson
Executive Chairman

Mr Malcolm Carson graduating in 1976, has over 40 years’ experience in the resource sector commencing his career as an exploration geologist and a project geologist and earning roles as exploration manager and senior site executive in various exploration and mining companies. Mr Carson broadened and enhanced his experience as a senior project officer with the West Australian Government in the then Department of Resource Development (now Department of State Development). Mr Carson further expanded his commercial experience with investment banks (Bankers Trust, Rothschild) in the evaluation of mineral resources projects for project finance and hedging credit lines and in corporate executive roles in ASX and TSX publicly listed companies. Mr Carson is currently Director of Canadian listed company Pacific Wildcat Corporation (TSX:PAW) and Non-Executive Director of Australian listed Allegiance Coal Limited (ASX:AHQ). Mr Carson main interest is in exploration and development of gold projects.

Ms Hui Guo
Executive Director
B.Econ., M.Fin.,CPA.

Ms Hui (Annie) Guo has more than 20 years’ experience in mining mergers and acquisitions (M&A)., capital raising and corporate governance, in her role of senior manager at Pricewaterhousecoopers (Pwc) Corporate Finance Division and privately. Since leaving Pwc, Ms Guo has led a number of acquisitions and investments in near-term production opportunities during her role as Managing Director of Columbus Minerals Limited and working with her private funding platform (Westlink Capital Limited, HK) which was established to draw on her investor network and facilitate co-investment in the Australian resources sector and leverage off the Australian and Chinese public equity markets with the aim to generate an increase in investor value for the Australian and Asian investors. Ms Guo has formidable commercial skills in evaluating viable projects and in structuring transactions and in dealing with cross border Chinese and Australian transactions and business development. Ms Guo main interest in the resource sector, is gold.

Mr Peiqi Zhang
Non-Executive Director

Mr. Peiqi Zhang is a member of the World Academy of Productivity Science and has more than 30 years’ experience in the mining industry of China. Mr Zhang is the chairman and founder of China Shanxi Guxian Jin Yu Coking Co., Ltd, and the Chairman of Inner Mongolia Hengyuan Mining Co., Ltd. He is also the Vice President of Glory Institution, a well-known charity organisation in Shanxi Province, and a Senior Member of Shanxi Committee of Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference as well as Shanxi Federation of Industry and the Standing Committee.