Board of Directors

Leadership plays a crucial role in the growth of any organisation. At Jinchuan International, a visionary team of directors combined with a dynamic management team have been guiding the direction of the company, formulating strategy and overseeing its operations.
Executive Directors
Gao Tianpeng
Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Gao, aged 46, BEng and EMBA, is the general manager of International Department of Resources Capital of Jinchuan Group and vice general manager of China Jinchuan Investment Holding Limited. During his 23-year career in Jinchuan, he has been working as the non-executive Director of the Company for the period from 30 November 2010 to 21 March 2014, and overseeing various matters including cost management, financial management, international trading management, risk management, foreign exchange business, capital 4 operation and equity division reform of Jinchuan Group and daily affairs of the board of directors. He was also a manager of the Cost Branch of Financial Department of Jinchuan Group, manager of Financial Department of International Trading, general manager of Risk Management Department, general manager of Capital Operation Department, director of Metorex successively. He has extensive experience in financial cost management, risk management and asset management.
Qiao Fugui
Executive Director
Mr. Qiao, aged 52, was graduated in 1988 from Central South University of Technology (now Central South University) majoring in Mineral Exploration. He then obtained his MSEE in 2005 from Kunming University of Science and Technology majoring in Geological Engineering.

Mr. Qiao is currently the assistant of the president of Jinchuan Group and the chairman and general manager of Metorex (subsidiary of Jinchuan Group). During his 29-year career, Mr. Qiao has served in various positions including acting as a non-executive Director of the Company for the period from 30 November 2010 to 1 January 2014, and working in Jinchuan as the vice manager of the Mining area 3 of Jinchuan Group, vice director of the Mine Department (responsible for the overall work), vice director of the Planning and Development Department, general manager of the Mineral Resources Department, manager of the Mining area 3 of Jinchuan Group, Chairman of Gansu Jin Ao Mining Limited (a joint venture of Jinchuan Group and BHP) (resigned in 2015) and director of GobiMin Inc. successively. He is a technical professional with extensive operational management experience in mineral exploration and development.
Non-Executive Directors
CHEN Dexin
Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Board
Mr. Chen, aged 48, is a professorate senior engineer and completed his postgraduate studies in Economics and Management. He has been an executive Director of the Company for the period from January 2014 to 22 August 2017 and served as the Chief Executive Officer for period from 15 June 2016 to 22 August 2017. He was appointed as the president of the Jinchuan Group in August 2017. He joined the Jinchuan Group in July 1994 and since then has been consecutively responsible for the mining technology and management of Jing Hang Engineering Company (井巷工程公司) of the Jinchuan Group, No. 2 Mine (二礦區) of the Jinchuan Group and No. 1 (Longshou) Mine (龍首礦) of the Jinchuan Group. Mr. Chen was the acting chief executive officer of Metorex (Proprietary) Limited from April 2015 until June 2016. He has extensive operation and management experience in the mining industry. He is also a non-executive director and the deputy chairman of the board of Wesizwe Platinum Limited since 2011, a company listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in the Republic of South Africa. He has been the chairman of the board of directors of Tibet Tian Yuan Minerals Exploration Ltd since 2011.
Zhang Youda
Non-Executive Director

Mr. Zhang Youda, aged 44, started his career in 1991 after getting his master degree of business administration. He is a senior accountant, senior economist, leading talent in accounting both in Gansu province and in China at large, expert consultant of Internal Standards-Controlling Committee of China’s Ministry of Finance, AAIA (Associate Member of The Association of International Accountants) and CGMA (Chartered Global Management Accountant). He is now the general manager of Financial Department of Jinchuan Group, and director of Gansu Bank as well as Gansu Province Materials & Industry Group. He was the financial manager and cost branch manager of Financial Departments of several basic units, financial manager of construction site of Pakistan 35KM Highway Project, vice director manager of Financial Department of Jinchuan Group. He is a finance professional with extensive operational management experience in financial management.
Zeng Weibing
Non-Executive Director
Mr. Zeng Weibing (曾衛兵), aged 48, holds a PhD and is a researcher of engineering application technology. He is currently the legal representative and general manager of Shandong High-Speed Investment Holding Co., Ltd.* (山東高速投資控股有限公司), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Shandong Hi-Speed Group Co., Ltd. (山東高速集團有限公司), which is an international conglomerate specialising in the investment, construction, operation and management of highways, expressways, railways, bridges ports and airports. Mr. Zeng joined Shandong High-Speed Group Co., Ltd. in 1997 and since then he has held several key positions in a number of important projects. He has extensive experience in merger and acquisitions, investment, asset management, project management and development, market development and operation management. Mr. Zeng currently serves as a member of the supervisory board and the chairman of the Remuneration, Nomination and Governance Committee of the Toulouse-Blagnac Airport in France.
Independent Non-Executive Directors
WU Chi Keung
Independent non-executive Director
Mr. Wu Chi Keung, an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company since January 2011. graduated from Hong Kong Polytechnic (now known as Hong Kong Polytechnic University) in 1980 with a Higher Diploma in Accountancy. He has more than 30 years of experience mainly in financial audit and specializes in providing auditing and assurance services, financial due diligence reviews, support services for merger and acquisitions, corporate restructuring and fund raising engagements. Mr. Wu’s prior experience in finance mainly includes working with international accounting firms until he retired as a partner from Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu in 2008. Mr. Wu is currently the managing director of a family-owned private company in Hong Kong engaging in property and other investment activities. He is an independent non-executive director of China Medical System Holdings Limited, Zhong Fa Zhan Holdings Limited, Huabao International Holdings Limited and YuenShengTai Dairy Farm Limited (the shares of these companies are listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange).He was an independent non-executive director of China Renji Medical Group Limited (the shares of which are listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange) and Greater China Professional Services Limited and Link Holdings Limited (the shares of these companies are listed on the GEM Board of the Stock Exchange). Mr. Wu is an associate member of the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants and a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in the United Kingdom.
YEN Yuen Ho, Tony
Independent non-executive Director
Mr. Yen Yuen Ho, Tony, an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company since August 2010. He is a solicitor of Hong Kong and the United Kingdom. He is also a barrister and solicitor of Australia, and was a member of the Government’s Law Reform Commission. Mr. Yen has been practicing law in Hong Kong since 1983 and was the Law Draftsman of the Department of Justice in Hong Kong from 1995 to 2007.

Currently, Mr. Yen is an Adjunct Professor of the Beijing Normal University and an Honorary Court Member of the court of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He was an Adjunct Professor of the City University of Hong Kong from July 2011 to June 2014. He is a Director of the Hong Kong Institute for Public Administration and an Honorary Legal Adviser to the Friends of Scouting, Scout Association of Hong Kong. Additionally, Mr. Yen serves as the Director of two secondary schools, the Vice Chairman of the Neighbourhood Advice Action Council and a Member of Heep Hong Society’s Executive Council. He is also an Honorary Adviser to the Pok Oi Hospital, Honorary Adviser to the Hong Kong Provisional Academy of Nursing and the Honorary Legal Adviser to the Shanghai Fraternity Association, and serves as a member to the Hong Kong Law Society’s Mainland Legal Affairs Committee. Mr. Yen was appointed as an Honorary Fellow of the School of Education, University of Hong Kong in 2014. In the past years,
he was appointed by the HKSAR Government as a member of the Education Bureau’s Panel of Review Board on School Complaints and as the Vice-Chairman of the Social Welfare Lump Sum Grant Independent Complaints Handling Committee. Mr. Yen also serves as a guest speaker to various universities in Hong Kong. He is an independent non-executive director of United Photovoltaics Group Limited (the shares of which are listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange). He was an independent non-executive director of Link Holdings Limited (the shares of which are listed on the GEM Board of the Stock Exchange).
Poon Chiu Kwok
Independent Non-Executive Director
Mr. Poon Chiu Kwok , aged 54, holds a master’s degree in international accounting, a post-graduate diploma in laws, a bachelor’s degree in laws and a bachelor’s degree in business studies. He has over 25 years of experience in regulatory affairs, corporate finance, listed companies governance and management. He is an executive director, vice president and company secretary of Huabao International Holdings Limited, whose shares are listed on the Stock Exchange. He currently serves as an independent non-executive director of the following companies listed on the Stock Exchange: AUX International Holdings Limited, Changan Minsheng APLL Logistics Co., Ltd., Greentown Service Group Co. Ltd., Sany Heavy Equipment International Holdings Company Limited, Sunac China Holdings Limited, Tonly Electronics Holdings Limited, TUS International Limited and Yuanda China Holdings
Limited. He was also an independent non-executive director of CSSC Offshore & Marine Engineering (Group) Company Limited (shares of which are listed on the Stock Exchange and the Shanghai Stock Exchange) from 31 May 2011 to 8 May 2014 and Ningbo Port Company Limited (shares of which are listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange) from 1 April 2008 to 26 May 2014. Mr. Poon is a fellow member of The Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators and The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries and a member of its Technical Consultation Panel and Professional Development Committee. He is also a fellow member and Associate Instructor of Hong Kong Securities and Investment Institute.