BOARD AND MANAGEMENT
Chairman and Non-Executive Director
Ms Yang is an entrepreneur with over 30 years of experience in international business. In particular, Ms Yang’s experience lies in the identification, acceleration and realisation of investments across a range of industries including but not limited to technology, property, and resources. She has commercialised numerous innovations in the telecommunications industry and was instrumental in building an Australasian telecommunications delivery company. Furthermore, she has led the development, marketing and commercialisation of a high-performance engine technology now being developed as an auxiliary power unit for electric engines. Ms Yang is currently the Executive Chairman of ASF Group Ltd (ASX: AFA).
B.Sc Hons (Geology), M.App.Sc (Geology), MBA MAIG RPGeo
Mr Derriman is a geologist with over 20 years’ experience in near mine and regional mineral exploration, and the management of exploration programs. He has worked in a variety of geological environments in Australia, primarily in gold and base metals (including nickel), coal and iron ore. Most recently Mark assisted in the successful listing of Kaili Resources Ltd on the ASX in 2015 and was instrumental in assembling their gold, iron and cobalt/nickel portfolio in Western Australia. Prior to that Mark worked for ASF Group as General Manager in their Australian exploration, corporate and business development divisions, providing technical support, due diligence and rapid first-filter geological and economic analysis of various projects with a focus on coal projects. This role also included project asset identification including commercial negotiations with junior exploration companies, stakeholders and land & legal teams.
B.Com, LLB, M.B.A
Mr Baker is a qualified lawyer in Australia and Hong Kong with a Commerce degree (Accounting and Financial Management), a Law degree and a Master of Business Administration (MBA). He assists in the international operations of the Group. Geoff joined the Group after practising extensively for 30 years as a lawyer in Australia, Japan, across Asia and in China.
Mr Bald has over 35 years of experience in financial markets and has raised capital for, and listed, a number of junior exploration companies across a variety of sectors most notably in copper, gold and oil and gas. Mr Bald’s previous experience spans a range of roles including 16 years working for a variety of domestic and offshore financial institutions where he provided advice and structured risk management solutions for most of the ASX top 200 listed companies, specialising in structured interest rate and currency derivatives. Since 1999, he has focussed predominantly on ASX listed companies originating both equity and debt solutions. In addition to his publicly listed company expertise, he has assisted a number of private companies with raising capital including technology and agriculture. Mr Bald has also been on the board and acted as company secretary of a number of ASX listed companies
Ms Ye holds a Master of Accounting from Macquarie University and is a Member of CPA Australia. Ms Ye has worked with a firm of Chartered Accountants in Australia and has gained extensive experiences in the areas of business restructuring and tax planning in a number of industries both in Australia and Internationally. She also has extensive experience in corporate finance in Hong Kong and China and with Australian Listed Companies.
XUSHENG (SEAN) KE
M.Sc (Geology), M.Eng (
Mine Geomechanics), MAusIMM
Mr Ke has over four years’ experience as an exploration geologist with professional experience mainly in copper, molybdenum and gold exploration in Inner Mongolia, China. Sean graduated from the China University of Geosciences in 2008 with a Master of Geoscience (majoring in Stratigraphy) and researched deposit settings and the geological characteristics of the Yunnan Dalongtan gold deposit in south-western China. Sean started his professional career as an exploration geologist on a long-term perspective survey of copper-multi metallic minerals in Inner Mongolia. Based on investigating the landscape characteristics and testing of the middle-large scale geochemistry exploration methods in forest and swamp areas in China, Sean made progress in theories and methods for deposit prospecting. His work has since been used in both exploration and mining environments. In 2011, Mr Ke continued his studies with the University of New South Wales and graduated as a Master of Mining Engineering (