Sin Pyng (Tony) Teng, Managing Director
B.Econ,.Dip. Fin. Mangt. CPA, FAICD, AFAIM
Mr Teng is a Certified Practising Accountant, a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and an Associated Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management. Mr Teng has since 1990 worked full-time as a consultant involved with mergers, acquisitions and corporate restructuring. He has had several years experience on project development and investor relations and has a strong association with the investment community in Singapore and Malaysia. He has also consulted with respect to a number of Initial Public Offerings and public company capital raisings and stock exchange practice.
Mr Teng was a co-founder and director of Coalworks Limited (ASX:CWK) that was acquired by Whitehaven in a $200m takeover bid, Joint Company Secretary of Chameleon Mining (ASX:CHM), Director of ASF Group (ASX:AFA) and Executive Director of iCash Payment Systems (ASX: ICP).
Douglas Smith, Exploration and In-Country Operations Director
B.Sc (Geology), MAusIMM
Mr Smith is a very experienced geologist with a 20+ year career working on major precious metals projects and exploration assets in Canada, Alaska, Australia, and more recently PNG where he has worked since 2011 on projects such as Ok Tedi and Highland Pacific’s Star Mountains exploration tenements. Here he was the only expatriate managing a team of over 100 national staff. He also worked on the giant Pebble Alaska 100M oz gold, 80B lbs copper project, managing over 200 contractors with one other colleague. Together, they designed the original geophysical survey (89 square miles), and designed and executed an extensive drilling program to bring the resource to the Indicated category and take the project to a pre-feasibility stage.
Doug Smith has experience across all key areas of exploration, project logistics, contract/contractor management, procurement, staff management, and community awareness and assistance.
Doug graduated from the University of New Brunswick, Canada in 1990 and is a qualified person with respect to the assessment of reserves and resources under the JORC code.
Graham Kavanagh, Chairman
Mr Kavanagh has an extensive background over more than 25 years in securities and fund management, property investment and development as well as earlier experience in the Department of Mines.
He held senior positions as Securities Analyst, General Manager and Director in fund management and property investment.
Eric Kam, Company Secretary
FCPA, FCMA, MBA, MAICD
Mr Kam has extensive experience in finance and operations management across diverse businesses and industries in engineering, construction, mining & resources, technology, finance, marketing and distribution. He is involved in corporate change and listing of companies and is on the board of several other companies.