Shu Zhang, Ph.D., Managing Director and Principal, Queensland, Australia
Shu has over 39 years of experiences in the mining industry. He was an underground miner and a mining engineer in China. In 1984, he received a scholarship for doctorate studies in Australia. He then worked as a lecturer at Ballarat University College and a Mining Consultant with Brisbane based Runge Mining Limited. He joined Orica - formally ICI Explosives - in 1995 as the technical services manager for China, during which he gained extensive inside understanding by visiting many Chinese mine sites. In 1999, he joined Sydney based Sino Gold Mining Ltd and worked as mine site General Manager, Group General Manager HR, and Group General Manager Operations Development. In early 2011, Shu joined Jilin Jien Nickel Co. Ltd of China as the President of Jien International Investment Ltd in Canada.
Jianjun Dong, BE Mining, Project Manager, Toronto, Canada
With more than 20 years of experiences in the mining industry, Jianjun has worked for a number of mining companies in China, Canada and from Australia. Jianjun has conducted project evaluations, feasibility studies and engineering designs for hundreds of mining projects and played critical roles for a number of EPC projects in Iron Ore, Gold, Nickel and Copper. He was the Engineering and Cost Control Manager of Sino Gold Mining Limited. In recent years, Jianjun worked as the chief representative of the Chinese owner of a one-billion dollar project in Canada, closely monitoring and directing the development of the project. Currently Jianjun is a Registered Project Cost Estimator of P.R. China, a Registered Investment Consultant of P.R. China, and a core member of the PDAC of Canada.
Victor Min, BE Mechanical, Procurement Manager, Beijing, China
Victor has 30 years of professional experience, over 16 of which has been with multinational mining companies, including Sino Gold Mining Limited, Eldorado Gold Corp, Ivanhoe Mining Limited and Flour China. Victor draws his expertise from his time as Procurement and Supply Manager on a number of mining projects. He has extensive experiences in almost every aspect of purchasing, logistics and inventory management across the project lifecycle from construction to operations. He has established long term partnerships with the foremost manufacturers and suppliers of mining instruments in China and brings the capability to source superior equipment, spare parts and consumables, meeting global best standards.