The Board

Mr Feng Sheng

Executive Chairman – Appointed 17 April 2013

Mr Sheng is Chairman of Melbourne based Asipac Group. Mr Sheng has been involved in the investment sector for more than 15 years, mainly in areas of property and resources. Mr Sheng is Vice Chairman of the Australia China Business Council (Victoria).

Mr Michael H Kennedy

BComm (Economics) – Non-Executive Deputy Chairman – Appointed 15 June 2005

Mr Kennedy has had a 40+ year career in the non-ferrous mining and smelting industry, and has held a number of senior marketing and logistics roles with the CRA/RTZ Group, managing raw material sales from the Bougainville, Broken Hill, Cobar and Woodlawn mines, managed raw material purchases and supply into the Port Pirie lead smelter, Budel zinc smelter (Netherlands), and the Avonmouth (UK) and Cockle Creek (Newcastle) zinc-lead smelters. He was the resident Director of the Korea Zinc group of companies in Australia from 1991 until 2005, which encompassed the construction and commissioning of the Sun Metals zinc refinery in Townsville. He is a Director of Resource Base Ltd, a gold producer listed on the ASX. Mr Kennedy is Chairman of the Board, and a member of the Due Diligence Committee, Audit & Risk Committee and of the Nominations & Remuneration Committee. Mr Kennedy is also a Director of Western Mediterranean Zinc Spa (WMZ), the company which owns and operates the Tala Hamza Zinc Project in Algeria.

Mr Angelo Siciliano

FIPA, Registered Tax Agent, BBus – Non-Executive Director – Appointed 2 January 2013

Mr Siciliano has more than 20 years’ experience as an accountant in property development and financial accounting. Mr Siciliano is the Chief Financial Officer of Asipac Group (including Asipac Capital Pty Ltd and Asipac Group Pty Ltd) (Asipac) and for the last 20 years has owned and managed an accounting practice predominantly focussing on taxation and business consulting. Mr Siciliano is a fellow of the Institute of Public Accountants and is a Director of Resource Base Limited, a gold producer listed on the ASX. He is a member of the Company’s Audit & Risk Committee, and of the Nominations & Remuneration Committee.

Mr Kevin McGuinness

Non-Executive Director – Appointed 17 April 2013

Mr McGuinness is a finance executive with more than 20 years of experience as a director and in executive management with ASX listed and private companies in the mining, medical equipment industries and not-for-profit organisations. Mr McGuinness was previously the Chief Financial Officer of Exact Mining Services. Mr McGuinness is now a director of a national property development business.  He is the current Chairman of Green Industries SA, a former Director and Chairman of the Royal Zoological Society of SA and a former director of Ellex Medical Lasers Limited. Mr McGuinness is Chair of the Audit & Risk Committee and the Nomination & Remuneration Committee and is a Director of WMZ.

Mr Wang Xinyu

Executive Director – Appointed 2 March 2017

Mr. Wang is the vice President of NFC and a Director of China Nerin Engineering Co. Ltd., currently in charge of Industrial Construction Corporation LLC (Mongolia) and NFC India Pvt. Ltd.. Mr. Wang has project management experience in a number of smelting and mining projects in the Middle East, Central Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia and Africa, notably the Yazd Zinc smelter project in Iran, the Arak Aluminum Smelter project in Iran, the Zinc Residue project in India, the Underground Mining project in India, the Lead Smelter project in India, the Carbon project in Egypt, the Dairi Zinc-Lead Mine project in Indonesia, and Haydro Karmøy Technology Pilot project in Norway.