Directors and Management

Boris Patkin
Non-Executive Director (Chairman)

Mr. Boris Patkin holds a Bachelor of Science (Industrial Chemistry) with a number of industry qualifications. He worked for the Shell Group from 1973 – 1980 and subsequently operated his own businesses for many years in various industries, including textile, footwear, freight forwarding, property and independent living communities. He is presently an authorised representative at Morgan’s stockbroking division dealing in generic securities, margin lending and managed investments.

John Wang
Managing Director and Company Secretary

Mr Wang holds a Bachelor of Computer Science from Shanghai University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Technology Sydney. He is a Justice of the Peace with more than 15 years experience in the accounting profession in Australia. He is a Fellow Member of the Taxation Institute of Australia, a member of National Institute of Accountants and an affiliate member of the Financial Planner Association of Australia. He is the Chief Financial Officer. He is a member of the Audit Committee.

Dr. Ray Shaw
Non-Executive Director

Dr Shaw has more than 30 years’ experience in the minerals and energy resource sectors, including senior corporate roles as either Chairman (Rampart Energy Limited and Red Gum Resources Ltd) or Managing Director (Great Artesian Oil and Gas Limited and Bandanna Energy Limited) of Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) listed companies, following a broad career as a professional earth scientist consulting to industry, government, and international aid agencies including the World Bank, Asia Development Bank and AusAid. He was a part time consultant with the New South Wales Department of Mineral Resources for 7 years, providing input for exploration industry initiatives within the State. 

Pieter G Moeskops BSc, PhD, DI C, SAFin.
Project Manager

Pieter has over 25 years experience in geophysics, mining geology,geochemistry, hard rock exploration, mineral processing and mining economics,covering gold, copper, lead, zinc, nickel, chromium, uranium, mineral sands,tungsten, phosphate, gems and industrial minerals, including two operating mines. He also has a strong background in securities analysis and mining project evaluation with 10 years experience in resources investing, including 7 in funds management. He has high level management experience having occupied positions of SES level at State Super, Group General Manager at Gold Fields/RGC, and director of various companies including IER (oil and gas) and Ulan Coal. He currently manages the Company’ s NSW exploration assets at Cobar, Orange and Koonenberry and assesses new projects.

Feng Bai Rong
Senior Engineer - Oil

Over 30 years experience in petroleum refining and production, with extensive knowledge of petroleum products. Previous plant manager of oil refinery in Wujiang Province, China. Senior engineer and director of Suzhou JiuTai Corporation. Current President of the Jiangsu Province Petroleum-Chemical Industry Association in China.