Anthony Crimmins has been actively involved in the business development of numerous start-up companies that have been funded and listed on the Australian Securities Exchange. He was fundamental in identifying projects and businesses that could be successfully listed, particularly in “breakthrough” businesses. He worked for 6 years as an environmental engineer and business development manager in Asia, and has a level fluency in Mandarin and an understanding of Asian business practices. He has also previously worked as a general manager, project manager and in commercialisation of technology-based products and services. Mr Crimmins is also a director of Abundant Produce Limited (ASX: ABT).
Li Xipeng is an experienced executive and has served as a Director and Chief Executive Officer of Pinglin Expressway Limited. He has also served as Chairman of Pinglin Expressway Limited since May 2003. Prior to that, Mr Li served as Chairman of HSV, China since May 2001 and as Chairman of Henan Shengrun Real Estate Co Ltd, China, since May 2000. Mr Li graduated from Zhongnan University of Economics and Law and he earned his EMBA at Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business.
Wilton Yao has been involved in business broking industry for more than 10 years and specialises in franchise recruitment and development. He has worked with a number of franchise firms to develop franchise businesses for both local and international markets. Mr Yao has also been involved in managing several retail and franchise businesses for many years and has great experience and knowledge in management and marketing. Mr Yao has strong connections with overseas investors, especially from mainland China and he has worked closely with Australian Government organisations and local companies to promote successful investment projects for Chinese investors. He also provides consulting services to a number of ASX listed companies, focusing on project exploring and seeking investment funds from overseas investors.
Graeme Hogan has worked in the resources industry for over 30 years. He has worked with companies in the following commodities: iron ore, coal, industrial minerals and copper/gold. He has over 20 years’ experience as company secretary of both listed and unlisted companies. Graeme is currently the Company Secretary of Blackcrest Resources Limited (ASX Code: BCR) and Chief Financial Officer of Atlantic Gold NL (ASX Code: ATV).
Shanan Birkin has over 20 years experience as an Administration Manager, Bookkeeper, Office Manager, Executive Assistant and Personal Assistant for various large international corporations and medium/small businesses. She has experience in managing administration teams, human resources, implementing policies and procedures (WHS), setting up business systems, project management and cost control. The past fourteen years she has worked closely with accounting and management systems, and has run various management projects.