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Board of Directors

Xin Song
Chairman Of The Board, Executive Director

Mr. Song was elected as Chairman of the Board in February 2014 having joined the Company in October 2009. From October 2009 to February 2014, Mr. Song served as the Chief Executive Officer and was responsible for the Company’s strategic planning and business operations. He also serves as an Executive Director from October 2009 to present. Mr. Song was elected as the first President of the China Committee of the World Gold Council in September 2018. He also serves as President of the Third Council of China Gold Associate from 2014 to present. Since January 2017 to present, Mr Song has served as Chairman of China National Gold Group Co., Ltd. (“China National Gold”), the Company’s principal shareholder. Mr. Song previously served as the President of China National Gold from December 2013 to January 2017. From 2003 to December 2013, Mr. Song served as Vice President of China National Gold, where he was responsible for resources development, geological exploration and international operations. Mr. Song has serves as a Director of China National Gold Group Hong Kong Limited (“China Gold Hong Kong”), since March 2008. He was elected as Chairman and Corporate Representative of China Gold Hong Kong from February 2014 to present. Mr. Song served as Chairman of the Board of Skyland Mining Limited (“Skyland”) from April 2008 to May 2015 and served as the Chairman of the Board of Tibet Jia Ertong Mining Development Co., Ltd. (“Tibet Jia Ertong”) from April 2008 to February 2014. Mr. Song served as the Chairman of the Board of Tibet Huatailong Mining Development Co., Ltd. (“Tibet Huatailong”) from October 2007 to June 2010. Mr. Song serves as Chairman of the Board of Zhongjin Gold CorporationLimited, a public company listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange, since February 2014, for which he served as a Director from March 2007 to February 2014 and Chairman of the Board from September 2003 to March 2007. Mr.Song serves as a Director of China Gold Hong Kong Holding Corp. Limited (“China Gold Hong Kong Holding”), since August 2011. He serves as a Director of Mundoro Mining Inc. (“Mundoro”), a private British Columbia based junior natural resource company, since October 2011.

Mr. Song holds a Ph.D. doctorate degree in resources economics and management from the University of Science and Technology Beijing, a Master’s degree in business administration from the China Europe International Business School, a Master’s degree in mining engineering from the University of Science and Technology Beijing and a Bachelor’s Degreein mineral processing engineering from the Central South Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

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Liangyou Jiang
Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Mr. Jiang, age 53, has served as an Executive Director of the Company since October 2014 to present. In November 2018, he was promoted to Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Jiang was elected as Vice President of China National Gold since July 2018. He was also elected as Executive Vice President of China Gold Hong Kong from October 2018 to present. Mr. Jiang was elected as Senior Executive Vice President of the Company from August 2014 to November 2018 and has served as a manager of Oversea Operation Department of China National Gold from December 2015 to July 2018. Mr.Jiang joined the Company in August 2010 as the General Manager of Tibet Huatailong, and served as the Chairman of Tibet Huatailong from February 2012 to August 2014. Mr. Jiang serves as Chairman of Zhongji Mining since May 2015 up to present. He serves as General Manager of China Gold Hong Kong Buchuk Mining Company (“Buchuk”) since 2015 to present. He has also serves as Chairman and General Manager of Buchuk since October 2017 to present. He served as Director of Guizhou Jingfeng Mining Ltd. from August 2016 to August 2018. He serves as Chairman of Sino Mining Guizhou Pty from June 2017 up to present. He also serves as Chairman of Soremi Investments Ltd. since January 2018. Mr. Jiang serves as Chairman of Kichi Chaarat Closed Joint Stock Company since January 2018 to present. Mr. Jiang has served as a director of Tibet Jia Ertong since August 2014, has served as a director of Skyland since October 2014. Mr. Jiang has served as the director of China Gold Hong Kong Holding and Mundoro since January 2015 and August 2014 respectively. From September 2007, Mr. Jiang has served as the Head of Engineering Management Division of the Investment Management Department of China National Gold.

Prior to joining China National Gold’s headquarters, Mr. Jiang served as a General Manager of China Kazakhstan Mining Corp. Ltd., a subsidiary of China National Gold. From August 1987 to March 2005, Mr. Jiang worked at Changchun Gold Design Institute Co. Ltd. (the “Design Institute”). He was appointed as a Chief Engineer of the Design Institute in February 2000 and then as Vice President and Chief Engineer of the Design Institute since April 2002. Mr. Jiang won more than 20 provincial-level scientific and technological achievement awards and numerous honorary titles from various agencies. In 2005, Mr.Jiang was awarded the special allowance by the State Council.

Mr. Jiang is a Senior Professional Engineer, holds a Bachelor’s Degree in mineral processing from Northeastern University.

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Yongqing Teng
Non-Executive Director

Mr. Teng, age 51, currently serves as Deputy General Manager of China National Gold Group Hong Kong Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of CNG; (since October 2017), Executive Director and General Manager of China Gold Group Sichuan Co., Ltd.(since October 2017), Bureau Director of Sichuan Gold Industry Administration Bureau(since November 2015), and President of Sichuan General Investment Co., Ltd.(since November 2015). Prior to this Mr. Teng served as Manager of China Gold Sichuan Company from November 2015 to November 2017. He joined Tibet Huatailong in August 2010 where he served as Deputy General Manager until he was appointed General Manager in February 2012 and subsequently appointed Chairman in August 2014. He served in this capacity until November 2015. In addition, Mr. Teng previously served in the following capacities: General Manager of Sichuan Pingwu Zhongjin Mining Co., Ltd. from December 2006 to August 2010; Department Director of Development Department of Hubei Sanxin Gold and Copper Co., Ltd. from November 2006 to December 2006; Deputy Department Director of Development Department of Hubei Sanxin Gold and Copper Limited Company from September 2006 to November 2006; Deputy mine manager of Jilin Erdaodianzi Gold Mine from February 1998 to September 2006; Manager of the Mining Workshop of the Erdaodianzi Gold Mine in Jilin Province , and the head of the mining pit from July 1995 to February 1998; and Deputy Department Head, Jilin Erdaodianzi Gold Mine Office from November 1990 to July 1995.

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Fuzhen Kang
Non-Executive Director

Ms. Kang joined Tibet Huatailong in July 2008 in a number of community communications roles. She holds a bachelor’s degree in environmental science from the Tibet University.

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Xiangdong Jiang
Non-Executive Director

Mr. Jiang was elected as an executive director of the Company on June 17, 2010 and became a non-executive director since March 31, 2017. He also serves as the Company's Vice President of Production from March 24, 2009 to March 31, 2017. Mr. Jiang joined the Company in July 2002 as a manager in charge of projects in China and was responsible for the supervision of all exploration projects including the establishment of the gold exploration and drilling program at the CSH Gold Mine. Mr. Jiang served as Vice President of Business Development of the Company from May 20, 2004 to September 8, 2008 and was, during this time, primarily responsible for undertaking property review and evaluation and exploring business opportunities for the Company. Mr. Jiang served as Vice President of Production and Technology from September 8, 2008 to March 23, 2009 and was promoted to Vice President of Production on March 24, 2009. Mr. Jiang serves as a director of Inner Mongolia Pacific Mining Co. Ltd., since September 2008, which operates the Company's CSH Gold Mine and as General Manager of the CSH Gold Mine since August 2007. Mr. Jiang has over 30 years of experience in the mining industry. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Jiang worked on projects ranging from grass roots to bankable feasibility studies for global mining companies including Cyprus Amax Minerals, Placer Dome, Barrick Resources and First Quantum Minerals.

Mr. Jiang holds a bachelor's degree in Geology and Mineral Exploration from Changchun College of Geology.

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Ian He
Independent Non-executive Director

Mr. He joined the Company as a founding non-executive director on May 31, 2000. Mr. He has over 30 years of experience in mining industry, with career covering teaching, research, engineering consulting, management of mining operations, merger and acquisition, financing, and management of public companies. Mr. He serves as President and Director of Tri-River Ventures Inc., a public company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange since October 2006, and prior to that, President and Director of Spur Ventures Inc. (now Atlantic Gold Corp.), a public company listed on the TSE Venture Exchange from 1995 to 2006. Mr. He also serves on the boards of several public companies, including SouthGobi Resources Ltd. a public company dual listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and Hong Kong Stock Exchange since 2017, Vatukoula Gold Mines PLC, a public company once listed on the AIM of London Stock Exchange since 2013, Zhongrun Resources Investment Corp., a public company listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange from 2010 to 2018, and Dolly Varden Silver Corp., a public company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange from 2013 to 2015.

Mr. He holds a Ph.D. degree in mineral process engineering from the University of British Columbia, a Master of Applied Science degree in mineral process engineering from the University of British Columbia, and a Bachelor of Engineering degree in coal preparation and utilization technology from the Heilongjiang Institute of Mining and Technology (now Heilongjiang University of Technology) in China.

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Yunfei Chen
Independent Non-executive Director

Mr. Chen served the Company as an independent non-executive director since May 12, 2008. In early 1997, he joined Sullivan & Cromwell, an American law ?rm based in New York, and started practicing securities law. He moved to Hong Kong in 1998 and continued legal practice in the Hong Kong of?ce of Sullivan & Cromwell. He left Sullivan & Cromwell in July 2001 and joined the Asian investment banking division of Deutsche Bank. During his service as a managing director in the Asian investment banking division of Deutsche Bank, he ran its Asian general industry group and metal and mining group. In August 2007, he left Deutsche Bank and became an independent investor engaged in investment and consultation. He served as the board chairman of Asia Coal Limited, a company listed in Hong Kong, and is currently the independent director of Dongfeng Motor Group Company Limited.

Mr. Chen graduated from Southern Illinois University, US, with a juris doctor degree. Mr. Chen obtained his bachelor of law degree in Wuhan University, China.

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Gregory Hall
Independent Non-executive Director

Mr. Hall joined the Company in October 9, 2009 as a non-executive director and serves as an independent director. Mr. Hall is a seasoned geologist with 40 years of experience in the mining industry and extensive experience working with global mining companies. In his career, Mr. Hall has been involved in the discoveries of Barrick's Granny Smith and Keringal gold mines and Rio Tinto's Yandi iron ore mine in Western Australia. Mr. Hall serves as a director of Colossus Minerals Inc., a public company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange, since March 2008, as a director of Laurentian Goldfields Ltd., a public company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange since May 2008, as a director of Montero Mining and Exploration Limited, a public company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange, since January 2010 and as a director of Zeus Resources Ltd., a public company listed on the Australian Stock Exchange since August 2010. Mr. Hall serves as a director of three private companies including Oryx Mining and Exploration Limited, Golden Phoenix Resources Ltd., and Golden Phoenix International Pty. Ltd. From 2000 to 2006 Mr. Hall served as Chief Geologist of the Placer Dome Group.

Mr. Hall holds a Bachelor of Science degree in applied geology from the University of New South Wales, Australia.

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John King Burns
Independent Non-executive Director

Mr. Burns joined the Company on October 27, 2009 as a non-executive director and serves as an independent director. Mr. Burns has extensive experience in the global resource sector and is currently the managing director of NuCoal Energy Corp. a private Saskatoon based energy company. Mr. Burns serves as Chairman of Simba Energy Inc., a public company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange, since September 2009, as a director of Corazon Gold Corp., a public company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange, since January 2011, Chairman of Titan Goldworx Resources Inc., a public company listed on the CNSX Exchange since November 2011, and as Chairman of Dolly Varden Silver Corporation, a public company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange, since March 2011. Mr. Burns serves as senior advisor for Potomac Energy and Strategic Resources Fund, since September 2010 and as Chairman of the Advisory Board of Lockwood Financial Group, since September 2010. Mr. Burns serves as a director of Hunter Energy LLC, a private oil and gas exploration company in Centennial, Colorado, since February 2001. In his career, Mr. Burns has served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Drexel Burnham Lambert Commodity Group in New York, London and Chicago, managing director and global head of the Derivative Trading and Finance Group of Barclays Metals Group, Barclays Bank PLC in London and managing director of Frontier Risk Management LLC in Chicago and has served as lead director and an audit committee member for many public companies.

Mr. Burns holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from the University of Pennsylvania.

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