About Us

Mr (Simon) Xing Yan (Executive Chairman & Managing Director)
Mr Yan has over 30 years of senior level management experience in the international mining trade. He was part of the management team of China National Minerals and Metals Import & Export Corporation (MINMETALS).
Mr Yan migrated to Western Australia where he established numerous import export businesses. Mr Yan developed a number of commercial properties, including “Woodsons” (formerly Parry’s Department Store) in Fremantle and Huntingdale Village Shopping Centre. Mr Yan was also a licensed real-estate agent for nearly 20 years, which provided him with a deep knowledge of the Western Australian property market.
Mr Yan is widely sought after as a consultant for international trade issues due to his broad contacts and knowledge of Chinese and Australian business systems.

Mr (Eric) Hon Yap Kong (Non-Executive Director)
Mr Kong holds an MBA from the University of Western Australia and has extensive corporate experience with Fortune 500 companies. He served in Solectron’s supply chain management division where he often worked with top tier clients that include IBM, Cisco, Sun Microsystems and Lucent Technologies. Mr Kong also served as Asia Pacific regional accounts manager for Molex; being responsible for business strategy, development and growth in the highly competitive electronics contract manufacturing industry.
Mr Kong is the founder and former director of Altis West; a business consulting firm managing Chinese joint ventures in the Australian mining and property sectors.
Mr Kong is an experienced manager with intricate knowledge of global business models, trends and high-level expertise in both eastern and western management styles.

Mr Piers Lewis (Company Secretary)
Mr Lewis has more than 15 years global corporate experience and is currently Company Secretary and CFO for several ASX listed companies.
Mr Lewis specialises in financial management of listed and non-listed exploration companies and brings extensive and diverse financial and corporate experience from previous senior management roles with Credit Suisse (London), Mizuho International and NAB Capital.
Mr Lewis holds a Bachelor of Commerce and is a member of the Australian Institute of Chartered Accountants and Governance Institute of Australia.