Dr. Mark Yumin Qiu, PHD Economic Geology (University of W.A.)

Non Executive Chairman

Dr. Mark Yumin Qiu has a proven record in project generation and development in the resources industry. Dr. Qiu was previously General Manager, Project Generation and Acquisition and Head of Exploration and Business Development at Sino Gold. In this role Dr. Qiu played a key role in the development of the business, from its formation to its $100 million IPO on ASX in 2002 and its $2.5 billion sale to Eldorado Gold Corporation in 2009. At Sino Gold, he led the team that discovered the White Mountain gold deposit and brought it into production within four years.

Dr Qiu also led the 2013 acquisition of the Southern Cross Operations at Marvel Loch in WA. After its successful exploration and development into production in 2015, the project was sold for $330 million in February 2017.

Current board positions: China Hanking Holdings Limited (HKSE: 03788), Hanking Australia Investments Pty Ltd, and Primary Gold Limited (ASX:PGO).