Board of Directors

Dianfei Pei
Non-Executive Chairman

Mr Pei is a mining engineer with almost 30 years of relevant experience. He has been in several senior positions within Shandong Gold Group, such as Resident Manager of Ling Long Mine and Chief Health and Safety Inspector of the Group. Currently, he is the Executive Chairman of Shandong Gold Non-ferrous Mining and the Executive Chairman of Shandong Gold International Mining.

Mr Pei has a Master’s degree in Mining Engineering at University of Science and Technology Beijing.

Directorships of other ASX listed companies: Nil

Zhaoya Wang
Non-Executive Director, Non-Independent
Incoming Chief Executive Officer

Mr Wang is a mining engineer who began his career at Shandong Gold in 1994. He has served various management positions in three of Shandong Gold’s mine sites.

He has a Master degree in Project Management at Science and Technology University of Shandong and a bachelor degree in Mining at Inner Mongolia University of Science and Technology in China.

Once Mr Wang receives his work right in Australia from the Department of Home Affairs, he will become the CEO of Focus Minerals.

Directorships of other ASX listed companies: Nil

Zaiqian Zhang
Executive Director
Chief Financial Officer

Qualifications: CA, AGIA, ACIS, MSc, BSc (Hons)

Mr Zhang joined Focus Minerals Ltd in September 2013 as a Senior Accountant. On 24 November 2017, he was promoted to Director and Chief Financial Officer. He is a Chartered Accountant (Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand) and a Chartered Secretary (Governance Institute of Australia). He has a master’s degree in Accounting and Finance and an Honours degree in Accounting for Management from Aston University in Birmingham, UK.

Directorships of other ASX listed companies: Nil

Gerry Fahey
Independent Director

Qualifications: BSc (Hons) Geol, FAusIMM, MAIG

Mr Fahey is a geologist with over 40 years’ experience. He was Chief Geologist for Delta Gold between 1992-2002 where he gained extensive resource, mine development and feasibility study experience on projects including Kanowna Belle, Sunrise and Wallaby in Australia and Ngezi Platinum in Zimbabwe. Mr Fahey began his career as a Mine Geologist in the Irish base-metals industry on projects such as Tynagh, Avoca, and Tara Mines (Navan) owned by Noranda and later Outokumpu. On migrating to Australia in 1988, he gained further operational experience in Western Australia and the Northern Territory (Whim Creek and Dominion Mining), prior to joining Delta Gold. He formed FinOre Mining Consultants in 2005, which merged with CSA in 2006.

Mr Fahey is currently Principal Mine Geologist at CSA Global and formerly a Director of CSA Global and member of the Joint Ore Reserve Committee (JORC).

Directorships of other ASX listed companies:

  • Prospect Resources Limited (Non-Executive Director: appointed July 2013, ongoing)
  • Modun Resources Limited (Non-Executive Director: resigned January 2014)

Peter Hepburn-Brown
Independent Director

Mr Hepburn-Brown has over 35 years mining experience including senior management and Board positions. He served as the Chairman of MRL Corporation Limited and in the last five years has also been an Executive Director of Medusa Mining Limited. He graduated from the Western Australian School of Mines with Bachelor of Applied Science and also holds a Graduate Diploma of Human Resources from Monash University.

Directorships of other ASX listed companies:

  • MRL Corporation Limited (Non-Executive Chairman, resigned November 2015)
  • Medusa Mining Ltd (Executive Director, resigned August 2014)


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