Mr. Liu is a Chinese-Canadian businessman and investor who has numerous business interests. Mr. Liu has held senior positions with Chinese steel producer Hebei Wenfeng Iron and Steel Co., Ltd. from its inception to 2004, as well as senior management and executive positions in various other business corporations in China. In Canada Mr. Liu served as Director of TSXV listed Welichem Biotech Inc. from January 24, 2008 to March 12, 2009.
Mr. Myles Gao obtained his B.Sc. in geology from Lanzhou University, China, in 1982. Moving to Canada in 1989, he received his M.Sc. Degree in geology in 1993 from Laurentian University. Mr. Gao has worked for numerous Canadian mining and exploration companies in both Canada and China, and has been holding executive positions, such as CEO, President, or COO of a Canadian public mining company since 2003. Mr. Gao was also a director of the Company from December 2010 to November 2013. Mr. Gao is a Qualified Person as defined under Canadian NI43-101.
|Kevin Zhu (Xuexin), M.Eng, P.Eng, PMP|
Position: Director & CEO
Mr. Kevin Zhu is a professional mining engineer (P.Eng.) and project management professional (PMP) with over 20 years experiences in mine planning, engineering design, construction and operation management of open pit and underground hard rock mines. He graduated in mining engineering from Central South University in China and holds a master's degree in mining engineering from Laurentian University, Canada. He currently is the principle consultant and a director of CMS Consulting Limited. He joined CaNickel in 2010 and resigned from the Board and as interim CEO of CaNickel in 2011 due to family reasons. Prior to joining CaNickel, he worked at Continental Minerals Corporation for two years as project manager of Xietongmen project, two years with Eldorado Gold Corporation as senior mining engineer and chief engineer at Tanjianshan mine, and six years with Sino Gold Limited as senior manager at JCL gold mine and White Mountain project.
|Dr. Yingting (Tony) Guo|
Dr. Yingting (Tony) Guo has over 27 years' experience in the mineral industries. He has worked on mineral exploration and development projects/mines in China, Mongolia, Africa, US and Canada. Mr. Guo's business expertise includes the mineral resource exploration, development, assessment, acquisition and project management. Mr. Guo has participated and managed many mineral exploration works internationally for the last 15 years. His credentials include a Bachelor of Science Degree in Geology from the Nanjing University as well as a Doctor Degree in Geology and Exploration from China University of Mining and Technology. Dr. Guo has also worked at West Virginia University and British Columbia University as a Post Doctor. He is a registered Professional Geoscientist from the Province of British Columbia, Canada, QP member of Mining and Metallurgical Society of America and Associate of the International Institute of Minerals Appraisers. Dr. Guo has worked from mining companies to consulting firms such as Jinshan Gold Mines, China Gold International, Behre Dolbear Group etc. as an exploration and development manager, chief geologist, Vice President and Independent Director. Dr. Guo is a Qualified Person as defined under Canadian NI43-101.