ABOUT US

Board of Directors

Sam Chan BA
Chairman

Mr Chan was appointed as a Director on 29 January 2013 and as Chairman of Directors on 11 March 2013. Mr Chan received a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Manchester, UK in 1970 and qualified as a chartered accountant in 1973. He was the company secretary of Yangtzekiang Garment Limited from 1974 to 1988 and has been a director of Yangtzekiang Garment Limited since 1977. Mr Chan was appointed the Managing Director of YGM Trading Limited from 1987 to 2006 and the Chief Executive Officer of YGM Trading Limited from 2006 to 2010. He has been the Vice Chairman of the board of YGM Trading Limited since 2010. Mr Chan is a son of Dr Chan Sui Kau whose family interests control both Yangtzekiang Garment Limited and YGM Trading Limited, both of which companies are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

 

Thomas Fermanis F Fin, MSAA
Deputy Chairman 

Mr Fermanis was appointed a Deputy Chairman on 1 April 2015 and Director of Anomaly Resources Limited (“Anomaly”) on 3 May 2007. He has been a Director of the Company since 2 November 2009 (the Company and Anomaly merged in 2009). Mr Fermanis has many years of experience as a stockbroker and has extensive experience in the resource sector. He has been involved in gold exploration in PNG for a number of years.

Mr Fermanis is a member of both the Company's Audit Committee and the Remuneration and Nomination Committee.


Russ Parker B.Eng
Managing Director

Mr Parker was appointed a Managing Director on 1 April 2015 and has been a Director of the Company since 12 March 2013. Mr Parker lives in Hong Kong. He is a qualified Marine Engineer and Marine Industries Manager having graduated from Southampton Institute of Higher Education, Marine Division, in Warsash, United Kingdom. Mr Parker is a professional Company Director.


Richard Johnson BSc Eng Mining, FAusIMM
Technical Director

Mr Johnson was appointed as Technical Director on 19 July 2016.  Mr Johnson, who acts as the Company’s PNG General Manager, is a mining engineer with extensive experience managing projects in many regions, including PNG. Between 2002 and 2005, Richard was responsible for turning around DRDGold’s high grade underground Tolukuma Gold Mine in PNG’s Central Province into a highly profitable operation. He has also held senior executive and Director positions in several other resources companies in the region, including Allied Gold and DRDGold.


Lawrence Lee M Com, CPA
Finance Director

Mr Lee was appointed a Finance Director on 1 April 2015 and a Director of the Company on 6 June 2014.  He has over 25 years of experience in finance, corporate finance, management, auditing and accounting.  He worked in an international accounting firm for several years and has worked as group financial controller, chief financial officer and director of listed companies on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange for over 10 years.

 
Desmond Sun B Econ
Non-Executive Director

Mr Sun was appointed as a Director on 29 January 2013. Mr Sun obtained a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Tasmania and held management positions with the Ford Motor Company in Melbourne and in Brisbane, as well as with Citibank NA and Lloyds Bank Plc in Hong Kong. He has been an executive director of several listed companies in Hong Kong and has been engaged in advisory services on strategic planning and corporate development, mainly in corporate finance, since 1991.