Dr. Weiguo Lang, B.Eng., D.Eng. – Chief Executive Officer and Director
Weiguo has over 20 years of experience in the mining, technology and agriculture sectors, with a focus on building strategic alliances, joint ventures and financing. He is the Executive Director of a Hong Kong Stock Exchange listed company, Zhongsheng Resources Holdings Limited (Symbol: 2623.HK), primarily responsible for business development and investment. Prior to that, he acted as director for Klondex Mines Ltd., Agro International Inc., Zhongrun (Tianjin) Mining Development Co., Ltd., Ventek Systems Inc. and Q-Net Technologies Inc. Weiguo received his Bachelor Degree in Engineering from Agriculture University of Heilongjiang, and then obtained his Master’s and Doctorate degrees in Engineering from the University of Saskatchewan, Canada.
Andrew Lee Smith, B.Sc, P.Geo., ICD.D – Director
Andrew is a Professional Geologist with over 25 years experience of successfully exploring, developing and operating African and North American base and precious metals mining projects. He also holds Directorships and management positions with a number of other junior exploration companies. Andrew holds a B.Sc in Earth Sciences from the University of Waterloo and is a professional geologist and a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia. He received the Mining Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 1994 from the Quebec Prospectors Association for his role in mine development with Aurizon, and was named Outstanding Alumnus of 2009 by the Science Faculty of the University of Waterloo for his contributions to mineral exploration. In 2015, Andrew competed in the International Corporate Directors Education Program and received the ICD.D accreditation, the only professional designation for Canadian directors recognized both nationally and internationally.
Shaoguo Cao, MBA – Director
Shaoguo is the President of Liten Group Co., Ltd., which he founded in 2002. Liten, is at the forefront of China’s top 100 automobile dealers by revenue and is an innovative private enterprise pioneering the construction and operation of automobile parks. Mr. Cao is also Vice-chairman of the Classic Vehicle Union of China (CVUC), the Chairman of Tsinghua University Wudaokou People’s Bank of China School of Finance Council (Shanghai). He is a representative at the twelfth Provincial People’s Congress of Zhejiang Province. In 2016 he was awarded as one of “30 People of Influence in the Wenzhou Economy”. Mr. Cao received his MBA degree from Tsinghua University.