Mr. Kaihui Yang, PhD Geology
Mr. Yang has over 30 years of experience as an exploration geologist. He previously served as a Vice President for the Zijin Mining Group, a major mining company listed on the Hong Kong and Shanghai Stock Exchange that has expanded aggressively in various parts of the world including the recent acquisitions of three Canadian mining companies (Nevsun, Continental Gold and Guiana Goldfield). He also served as the Chairman for the Sprott-Zijin Joint-Venture Mining Fund.
Dr. Adrian G. Mann, B.Sc. Geology
Dr. Mann has been self-employed as owner of Ruthrie Enterprises Ltd., a private mineral exploration and mine development company in Calgary, Alberta, since October 1989. Dr. Mann was, until September 2010, Vice-President Exploration of Planet Exploration Inc. (PXI:TSX-V), which position he had held since resigning as President of the same company in 2002. He was a director of Copper Fox Metals Corporation (CUU:TSX-V) from 2005 to November 2009. He obtained a B.Sc. (General Honours), B.Sc. (Special Geology) (Honours), and Ph.D. from the University of London, UK and M.B.A. from the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa. Dr. Mann was granted the designation P.Geol by APEGGA in 1995. Dr. Mann has worked extensively in both production and exploration geology in much of southern African, South, Central and North America and parts of Asia, including Cambodia, Mongolia and Russia. He was Angkor Gold’s VP of Exploration until his retirement in August 2015.
Dr. Frank Farraye, M.D., M.Sc. – Special Advisor
Dr. Farraye is a Professor of Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine in Boston, MA where he is the clinical director. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and has authored over 300 scientific papers, chapters, reviews and abstracts. He is a frequent speaker and lecturer throughout the United States. Dr. Farraye and his family assist in a variety of capacities on health issues, and continue to offer guidance on women’s health education in rural communities.
Jiancheng Peng – Special Advisor
Mr. Peng is the President of Tohui Beishan Property Group Holding Limited. He received his engineering degree from Southwest Jiaotong University and has spent 20 years in enterprise management and business operations for Chinese state-owned companies. He founded and chairs Tonghui Investment Management Corp. and the Tonghui Group of companies, specializing in the financial, industrial and service sectors.