Board of Directors
Mr David (Jing Ze) Li - Chairman / Executive Director
Following the completion of a degree in commerce in China and experience working in state owned organisations in China, Mr Li moved to Australia. He then established several businesses including a joint venture between an Australian company of which he is Managing Director and owner and a state owned firm in Shanghai China. This business has grown rapidly and diversified into several industries including manufacturing, trading, real estate and specifically during the last 7 years into the area of supplying minerals into the booming Chinese economy. Mr Li was appointed to the QIM board in early 2007 and brings considerable marketing and management experience with him. His company, Waranga Resources Pty Ltd holds a marketing agreement for a large proportion of the minerals that will be produced from the QIM project.
Harry Mavrolefterou - Non Executive Director
Harry Mavrolefterou has directed and managed his own independent accounting practice specialising in the delivery of strategic business planning, encompassing appropriate tax structures, strategic finance, corporate strategy & development, in addition to operational and financial turnaround procedures for a diverse domestic and international organisations.
With over twenty two years experience as a Public Accountant and Tax Agent, Mr Mavrolefterou is conversant and a well respected fellow of the Institute of Public Accountants in Australia, a member of the Taxation Institute of Australia, and also holds a seat with the Australian Taxation Office Steering Committee in the South Sydney region.
His experience is highly specialised in various mining sectors throughout Australia and holds a strong focus and knowledge in M & A Strategic Advice & the Australia regulatory investment framework for mining sectors.
Felix Cheung - Non Executive Director
Mr. Felix Cheung has high professional qualifications in commerce (major in accounting) and taxation both in China and Australia. He has extensive experiences of working in both professional practice and commerce environments.
He worked as an auditor for the Taxation Bureau in China, was responsible for the tax audits of large companies. Currently, he is a public accounting, taxation practitioner and senior business adviser in Australia. Mr. Cheung has over 28 years of experience in financial investment, management accounting and taxation in relation to senior business. He has been involved in the planning and implementing in connection with cross-border financing arrangements for large construction projects in China, and provided integrated business, financial investment and taxation advisory services to a number of large companies both in Australia and China. He also operates private companies, and was appointed as company director/ company secretary for several investment and finance companies.
His strong financial background, professional qualifications and extensive experiences of working with large Australian and Chinese companies, enables him to play an important role in the financial management and financing arrangement in our company.
Shi Yi Wei - Non Executive Director
Ms. Shi was gruadated from Peking University of China and had achieved the degree of MBA. Since then she has been working at a global educational institute as a centre manager, because of her dedicated contribution in 3 years, she was awarded as the top 3 managers in the whole group. With respect to her global networking and enthusiasm in management, she was invited to join a large scale minerals trading firm as a marketing manager since 2006, in last financial year, she has achieved a turnover of 3 Billion RMB with the sale of coal and coking product. Ms. Shi was appointed as the director in June 2011, who can bring significant marketing networking with her.
Tony Tao - Company Secretary
Tony is a senior manager of the HM & Associates team and has been with the practice for more than ten years. His qualifications include a Post Graduate Master in Accounting, a Bachelor of Science and a Diploma of Financial Services. Tony is also a member of the CPA as well as a member of the Tax Institute of Australia “TIA”.
Tony has a fine analytical mind and is a superlative communicator. He is bilingual, fluent in both Chinese and English. Although an expert across all areas of the business, Tony specialises in mining Corporate Advice in the areas of across board Taxation, Financial Reporting, Due Diligence, Business Valuations & Business Risk Analysis. His expertise in corporate business and investment structure has served our clients well in the past ten years.