Mr. Felipe TAN (Chairman)
Ms. LAU Yun Fong Carman
Independent Non-Executive Directors
Ms. CHAN Choi Ling
Mr. CHAN Mei Ying Spencer
Mr. LAM Kwai Yan
Ms. TSANG Wai Chun Marianna
Mr. Felipe TAN has been appointed as the Chairman of the Company since 29 July 2016 and served as an executive Director of the Company since 30 September 2012. Mr. Tan is also a director of various subsidiaries of the Group. Mr. Tan has over 30 years of experience in metal trading including over 13 years of management experience in mining industry in the PRC. He is the executive director of Loco Hong Kong Holdings Limited (“LocoHK”), the shares of which are listed on GEM (stock code: 8162). Mr. Tan is also the chairman of the board, president and chief executive officer of GobiMin Inc. (“GobiMin”), the shares of which are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange in Canada (symbol: GMN). The subsidiaries and associate companies of GobiMin are principally engaged in exploration projects of a gold mineand prospecting exploration projects of gold, copper and nickel in Xinjiang, PRC. In addition, Mr. Tan has been the director of Jiangmen Proudly Water-soluble Plastic Co., Ltd. (NEEQ: 833367), the shares of which are traded on the National Equities Exchange and Quotations in the PRC, since 10 September 2015.
Ms. LAU Yun Fong Carman has been appointed as an executive Director of the Company since 17 November 2014. Ms. Lau joined the Group in 2013 and is the financial controller of the Group. She is an associate member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and has over 15 years of extensive experience in auditing and corporate finance management. Ms. Lau was the financial controller of LocoHK from 2014 to 2016 and had worked in an international accounting firm and then served for 10 years in a company listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange. Ms. Lau graduated from the University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor’s degree of Social Sciences.
Independent non-executive Directors
Ms. CHAN Choi Ling has been appointed as an independent non-executive Director since 30 September 2012. Ms. Chan is a qualified solicitor in Hong Kong. She obtained her Bachelor of Laws degree from the City University of Hong Kong. Ms. Chan has over 10 years’ experience in civil litigation. Ms. Chan currently practises as a solicitor in a law firm in Hong Kong.
Mr. CHAN Mei Ying Spencer has been appointed as an independent non-executive Director since 25 October 2005. He is an entrepreneur in various industries and a consultant to Global Resources Management Sdn Bhd. Mr. Chan has all-round experience in corporate finance, business development, sales and marketing. Mr. Chan has a Computer Science degree from the University of Melbourne, Australia, followed by a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He also has attended an executive management program at INSEAD, Fontainbleau, France.
Mr. LAM Kwai Yan has been appointed as an independent non-executive Director since 23 December 2008. Mr. Lam has a degree in Business Studies from the University of Southern Queensland, Australia. He is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants, a fellow member of the CPA Australia and Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants. Mr. Lam has worked for various large corporations, and has vast experiences with SME’s, including auditing and consulting on re-organisation and restructuring businesses that have cross-border operations in China. His work also included advising and consulting for listed public companies.
Ms. TSANG Wai Chun Marianna has been appointed as an independent non-executive Director since 16 October 2003. She is the Managing Director of TWC Management Limited. She is a member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, the Hong Kong Institute of Company Secretaries, the Taxation Institute of Hong Kong, the Society of Registered Financial Planners, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, the Institute of Financial Accountants and the Institute of Public Accountants in Australia, and the Association of International Accountants UK. She obtained a postgraduate certificate in Professional Accounting. Ms. Tsang was appointed as a member of the Board of Review (Inland Revenue Ordinance) from 2010 to 2015. She has over 30 years of company secretarial, corporate affairs, and related legal working experience in major commercial corporations and in professional firms. Ms. Tsang has served as an independent non-executive director of LocoHK, since 22 July 2014.