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Non-Executive Chairman:

David Murangari

David Murangari (76)

Non-Executive Chairman

David is a highly experienced Zimbabwean geologist who qualified in the USA and is currently Chairman of The Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation, the state body that plans, coordinates and implements mining development projects on behalf of the government. It’s responsible for prospecting, exploration, mining and mineral beneficiation programs. David also serves as Deputy Chairman of Bindura Nickel Corporation and has been influential in the mining industry in Zimbabwe for many years. He was CEO of the Chamber of Mines of Zimbabwe, the umbrella body concerned with overseeing how the mining industry performs. David is well connected at government level and has extensive corporate experience as well as sitting on a number of boards and professional bodies in Africa.

Executive Directors:

Ning, Yat Hoi


Executive Director

Yat Hoi Ning joined the Board in June 2012. He is the founder of Hoi Mor Industrial (Group) Limited and non-executive board chairmen of China International Mining Group Corporation and Hong Kong Mining Exchange Company Limited. Mr. Ning held a number of directorships in different enterprises including MBMI – a listed company in Toronto and Congo International Mining Corporation SAS. Mr. Ning also sat as the vice chairman of China Non-ferrous Metals Council. He has more than 21 years’ experience in the trading, investing and managing of non-ferrous and precious metals businesses. We believe that under the leadership of Mr. Ning, we are able to face the challenges with innovation and development.

Yim Chiu Kwan

Yim Chiu Kwan (61)

Finance Director

Yim Kwan joined Asa Resource Group plc. as finance director in October 2013. Prior to that, Yim held a number of directorships and corporate governance roles, including director and Audit Committee chair of Kam & Ronson Media Group as well as CFO and director of MBMI Resources Inc., both TSX-V listed companies. An accomplished and certified accounting, audit and tax specialist, Yim has over 15 years of experience gained in executive management positions in accounting firms, private companies and public corporations in Canada, Hong Kong, Africa and the United Kingdom, bringing a multi-cultural dimension to the Company. He has a breadth of professional qualifications including CA, CPA and a Bachelor in Business Administration earned in universities in Canada, Hong Kong and the United States.

Non-Executive Directors:

Hu, Yuan Ching

Hu, Yuan Ching (42)

Non-Executive Director

Mr Yuan Ching Hu joined the Board in July 2012. He was born in 1974 in Taipei, Taiwan. He studied Architecture and Environment Design, graduating from Taiwan Shu Te University in 2000. He also has a Fiduciary Broker Licence, a Marketing Immovable Property Licence and is a qualified professional financial supervisor. Between 2001 and 2006 he was general manager of Taiwan A-Life Company, where he was made an executive director in 2005 and in 2006 he established Taiyou Investment Co Ltd in Hong Kong.

Dr Scott Morrison

Dr Scott Morrison (60)

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Scott has a BSc (Geology) and a PhD (Metallurgical Engineering) and over 35 years’ experience in the mining, extractive metallurgy, and manufacturing sectors. Much of his career has involved leadership positions with staff complements of between 50 to 5,000 people. He is currently a board member and retained advisor to the management of Metalor Technologies International SA, a world leader in the refining of precious metals and the manufacture of a variety of value-added products. He served as Chairman of the board between 2013 and 2015 and as CEO from 2004 to 2013. He spent 20 years with SGS SA, the world leader in inspection testing and verification, and has had country and mineral/metals sectoral leadership assignments in the USA, Canada, Peru, Bolivia and Ghana. He has in-depth experience in leading multi-cultural international organisations.

Olivier Barbeau

Olivier Barbeau (42)

Non-Executive Director

Olivier is registered as a Chartered Accountant in South Africa and Mauritius. He has been involved as a principal in various corporate finance and advisory firms for over 15 years. His extensive experience in the mining sector has seen him initiate, develop and implement merger and acquisition transactions for both listed and unlisted companies across the African continent. He is the Managing Director of Moore Stephens in Johannesburg, and a member of the National Executive Committee. His Mauritian interests have equipped him to advise several multinational businesses on their offshore structures and strategies. Previous executive positions include Chief Operating Officer of BDO South Africa, Managing Partner of the Moore Stephens South African office and company secretary of Metorex Limited. Olivier is a member of the Institute of Directors in Southern Africa, as well as a fellow of the Mauritius Institute of Directors.

Ching Fung Hung

Ching Fung Hung (32)

Non-Executive Director

Ching is an Executive Director of Jimei International Entertainment Group Limited and China Bio Cassava Holdings Limited, both companies are listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Ching also worked as the Financial Controller of the Jimei Group and worked previously as an auditor for Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu and Grant Thornton. Mr Hung obtained a Bachelor Degree in Commerce from Macquarie University in Australia in 2007 and he is a full member of CPA.

Niall Patrick Henry

Niall Patrick Henry (57)

Non-Executive Director

Niall is managing director of a media agency in London and has acted as an advisory board member to a number of organisations on marketing and media communications. He is familiar with the Company’s operations and takes a special interest in investor relations.