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
Executive Director
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.

Directorships of other ASX listed companies: Nil

Lingquan Kong
Executive Director

Qualifications: MEng (Mining Engineering)

Mr Kong joined Focus in September 2019 as the company’s Principal Mining Engineer.  Prior to joining Focus, Mr Kong spent five years as a Director and General Manager at Vatukoula Gold Mines in Fiji, focusing on long term mine planning, production management, cost assessment and stakeholder relations.   During his time at Focus Minerals, he has been pivotal in managing the pre-feasibility studies for Coolgardie and Laverton, including mine planning and engineering.

Directorships of other ASX listed companies:

  • Cardinal Resources (appointed 1st February 2021). Cardinal Resources was delisted from ASX on 8th February 2021

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)

Rod Johns
Independent Director

Qualifications: BAppSc (Extractive Metallurgy)

Mr Johns has extensive experience in the WA gold sector, having held senior positions at Delta Gold, Placer Dome, La Mancha Resources and Echo Resources that included oversight and delivery of growth strategies, new processing plants and mine optimisations. In addition to his current role as a consultant to the WA mining sector, Mr Johns was previously a Non-Executive Director of Beacon Minerals (ASX: BCN).


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