Directors & Management
Dr. Charlie Cheng
Director, President and CEO
Dr. Cheng holds a Ph.D. in Geology from the University of British Columbia and a M.Sc and B.Eng in Geology from the China University of Geosciences, Wuhan China. Over the last 25 years Dr. Cheng has specialized in the exploration and evaluation of almost all types of precious, base and rare metal ore deposits in China, North and South America where he worked as the field geologist, exploration geologist, computing geologist, project Manager, chief geologist, and general manager of several mineral exploration projects. Among the projects that Dr. Cheng participated in or was in charge of, three of them have been in production, one of them is under development into a mine, and two of them are in the pre-feasibility and feasibility stage respectively.
Mr. Friesen holds a B.Sc (Hons.) degree in geology from University of British Columbia and a M.Sc degree focusing in sedimentology from Simon Fraser University. He has been actively involved in mineral exploration since 2010. He has worked on a number of precious and base metal projects throughout Nevada, British Columbia, and the Yukon.
Mr. Milewski graduated from University of Windsor with B.Comm in 1973. Ed obtained his CA designation in 1976 and has worked as a financial advisor with various investment firms for 35 years. He established a professional consulting firm, ERM Consulting in 2012 which provides independent advice to public small cap companies across Canada.
Sheng (Sam) Wang
Mr. Wang is a Certified General Accountant with 10 years of corporate finance experience with public companies. His experience includes financial management and reporting, regulatory reporting, business and strategic planning, corporate development, and general management consulting. Mr. Wang is a director of EPI Environmental Technologies Inc. (TSXV: EPI), chief financial officer and director of MillenMin Ventures Inc. (TSXV: MVM), and chief financial officer and director of CINS Holding Corp. (CNSX: CHD). Mr. Wang holds an MBA degree from York University.
Mr. Su was appointed a Director on October 17, 2006. He holds a B.Sc. degree and a M.Sc. degree both in geology from China Geological University. Mr. Su is the Chairman of Dongying Delta Forestry Development Co., a tree plantation and forest product company based in Dongying City, China, since August 1997. Mr. Su is also a director of Huaxi Jiye Minerals Corp., a mineral exploration company based in China.
Ms. Gieselman has had 32 years’ experience with junior mining and exploration companies listed on the TSX, TSX-Venture Exchange, OTCBB, NASDAQ and AMEX, in the roles of Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Corporate Secretary. During her tenure in the resource sector, she has accumulated an extensive background in corporate and financial reporting and compliance for Canada and the United States, including particularly relevant experience in financings, treasury, international corporate structures and financial reporting in Mexico, Peru, Chile, Argentina, Mozambique, Kenya and Zimbabwe.
Mr. Dorion graduated from the University of Alberta in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science in Geology. With over a decade of exposure to the mineral exploration industry, Mr. Dorion has been involved in each phase of pre-mine development from early stage grassroots to advanced feasibility. Mr. Dorion has worked in Canada and Australia, with focus on gold, silver, copper, and zinc projects.