Mr Zhiwei (Kerry) Gu, Non-Executive Chairman
Mr Gu, is an experienced corporate lawyer, who has worked with numerous companies seeking listing approval on various stock markets including Chinese A share, NASDAQ, TSX and HKSE. He is currently a partner of Dentons, one of the largest global law firms. Mr Gu has participated in several Venture Capital and Private Equity investment cases by various funds, such as London Asia Fund, Warburg Pincus, Korea Development Bank, China Venture Investment Co, and China Cinda AMC. During his time with China National Gold Group Corp., Mr Gu was in charge of mineral resource M&A activities. Mr Gu holds a LL.B. from the Jilin University in China; a LL.M. from the Northeast University in China; and a Master of Applied Finance from the Macquarie University in Australia. Mr Gu is a qualified lawyer and securities practitioner in China.
Mr Yan Liu
Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director
Mr Liu, has over 19 years of accounting and corporate advisory experience in China and Australia. Mr Liu was the Chief Financial Officer with AIM listed China Rerun Chemical Group Limited, a China-based lubricant oil company and a partner of Agile Partners, the financial advisory company based in China. Previously, Mr Liu was the Financial Controller at Legalwise Seminars Pty in Australia and he spent 8 years at Chinatex Corporation where he worked in project management positions. Mr Liu holds a Bachelor degree in Economics from Central University of Finance and Economics, China, and a Master degree in Commerce from the University of New South Wales, Australia.
Mr Lubing Liu
Mr Lubing Liu, has over 20 years’ extensive global experience in petroleum exploration, development, production, joint venture operations and new ventures. He is currently an independent consultant to MEO Australia Limited (an ASX listed company). Prior to that, he held various subsurface leader roles, including Chief Reservoir Engineer with MEO Australia Limited, Vice President of Exploration and Petroleum Technology with Sinopec East Puffin Pty Ltd, and other international E&P and energy service companies including ConocoPhillips, CNOOC, Woodside, RPS and Senergy. Mr Liu has an extensive waterflooding experience having worked at the Penglai oilfield in China, the Chinguetti oilfield in Mauritania and Block 95 in Peru. Mr Liu holds a BSc in Petroleum Engineering from the Southwest Petroleum University, China. He is a Member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers.
Dr Yi Zeng
Dr Yi Zeng, has over 30 years of experience in the oil and gas and mining industries. Dr Zeng has held various technical and research positions with global companies, including BHP Billiton and Santos Asia Pacific. Dr Yi Zeng holds a PhD in Geophysics from the Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand; MSc in Applied Geophysics; and BSc in Geophysical Exploration from the Chengdu University of Technology, China.
Ms Juan (Kiki) Wang
Ms Wang was previously a president of Energy Prospecting Technology USA, Inc. and LandOcean Energy Canada Ltd. where she was responsible for overall management work for the subsidiary companies of LandOcean Energy Services Co. Ltd. in Houston and Calgary. Prior to that, she was an investment manager at Anterra Energy Inc. responsible for Chinese investor liaisons and a manager of corporate mergers and acquisitions at LandOcean Energy Services Co. Ltd. Ms Wang has a commercial banking background, having previously worked for Deutsche Bank and Bank of East Asia.
Mr Yu Wang
Mr Wang has over five years of corporate experience in finance and investments, focusing on energy and mineral sectors. He is currently a senior investment manager at Shanghai Anjin Investment Co., Ltd., responsible for project investments and management, both domestically and overseas. Previously, he worked as an investment manager at Weihai International Economic & Technical Cooperative Co., Ltd, specialising in project analysis and evaluation of energy and mineral projects in Africa, including oil and gas projects in the Republic of the Congo. Prior to that, Mr Wang was an investment analyst at Beijing Golden Valley Investment Management Co., Ltd. Mr Wang holds an MSc in Economics from the University of Edinburgh, and a BSc in Financial Economics from the University of Dundee.