Board of Directors

Mr Nelson Chen

Executive Chairman

Mr Chen is a Director of Hanlong (Australia) Resources Pty Ltd and a Chartered Accountant in Australia. He holds postgraduate degrees in finance and accounting. Prior to joining Hanlong, Mr Chen spent over 11 years with PricewaterhouseCoopers, Sydney office in their audit and M&A advisory practices.

Mr Chen has served on the board of Australia China Business Council, NSW branch for over 7 years.

Mr Guojian Xu

Executive Director

Dr. Guojian Xu has over 20 years experience in Australian and international mining industry. This experience includes technical and senior management roles with Queensland Mining Corporation, K2 Resource Services, Xstrata, Sparton Resources and Queensland Epithermal Gold. A geologist with specialist IOCG and Mt Isa Style copper deposit skills, Dr. Xu has in-depth knowledge of exploration techniques and extensive experience in mineral resources in Australia and China.

Over the last 10 years, Dr. Xu has been successful in managing the exploration activities and commercial dimensions of junior resource companies from project generation, through exploration program design and execution, to resource definition. He holds a PhD from James Cook University in Australia and an MSc in Economic Geology from China University of Geosciences. He is a Member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and a Fellow of the Society of Economic Geologists, and a competent person as defined by the 2012 Australasian Joint Ore Reserves Committee (JORC) code.

Mr Bin Zhao

Non Executive Director

Appointed 19 January 2022

Mr Zhao holds a Master’s Degree from the Business School of Sichuan University. His career experience includes industrial & engineering projects management as well as business administration.

He is currently a Vice Manager of the Operation & Management Department in Sichuan Development Assets Operation &Investment Management Co., Ltd.

Miss Lan Xin Zhang

Non Executive Director

Appointed 19 January 2022

Miss Zhang graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree from Flinders University in Australia, majoring in Finance. Miss Zhang has developed her career in equity and operational management with various asset management positions in the financial industry in Sichuan Province.

Miss Zhang provides her service in the Equity Management Department of Sichuan Development Assets Management and Investment Management Co., LTD at present.

Mr Yang Zhang

Non-Executive Director

Appointed 13 April 2022

Mr Zhang holds a double Master’s Degree of Commerce and International Business from University of Sydney, having obtained his double Bachelor’s Degree of Economics and Mathematics from Arizona State University, USA.

Mr Zhang gained extensive exposures to strategic, operational management as well as investment banking areas. Mr Zhang career path extended across a range of industries including logistics, private equity as well as mergers and acquisitions.

Since August 2018, Mr Zhang has been a Director of Sync Pty Ltd.