Directors and Management
Eddie Lung Yiu Pang BSc (Hons), Executive Chairman
Chairman Mr Pang holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. Mr Pang owns a successful trading business based in Shanghai which supplies the Chinese market with Australian wool and wine, Chilean iron ores, cathode copper and timber; marketing and exportation of Chinese building materials to Vietnam and United Arab of Emirates; and Chinese chemicals including antibiotic precursors to the pharmaceutical facilities in Canada and United Arab of Emirates. Mr Pang is also involved in a joint venture in food flavours manufacturing facility in Wisconsin, USA and has an established distribution network of food flavours and additives in China, supplying the major dairy processors and beverages producers.
Mr Pang has private business interests in Australia, including Tattersall's gaming venue in Victoria, vineyard and timber plantation investments.
Mr Pang's extensive network of business associates in several large corporations in China (both national and private) and the Middle East will be an invaluable asset for Genesis in its future capital raising and product marketing.
Kim Heng Lim, Non-Executive Director
Mr Lim has an MBA from Southern California University and is the founder and managing director of Senheng Electric (KL) Sdn, a large retail outlet chain in Malaysia, which was established in 1989 and has more than 130 stores retailing electronics. Mr Lim has won several awards, including Franchise of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year, and Best Employer of Choice.
Chin Niap Mah, Non-Executive Director
Mr Mah obtained the Chartered Certified Accountant qualification from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in 2004 and is currently a Fellow member of ACCA and the Malaysian Institute of Accountants. Mr Mah possesses more than 25 years of finance and accounting experience, having held positions in various companies from a diverse range of industries. He also holds an MBA from Golden State University. Mr Mah has served as the Chief Financial Officer of Senheng Electric since September 2008.
Yau Young Lim, Non-Executive Director
Mr Lim obtained his Bachelor of International Business degree from Macquarie University (Sydney, Australia) in 2009, and a Master of Business in Marketing from the University of Technology in Sydney in 2011. He is currently the Head of Merchandising for Senheng Electric (KL) Sdn Bhd, Malaysia's largest electrical retail store, where he is mainly responsible for the sourcing and management of products, including market forecasting, margins and stock flow, and sales. Prior to this position, Mr Lim was the Head of Marketing for Senheng Electric (KL) Sdn Bhd and was mainly responsible for corporate marketing and branding of the company.
Mr Lim also sits on the board of Purple League (M) Sdn Bhd, a Malaysian private limited company. Purple League (M) Sdn Bhd is the organiser of Malaysia's first professional badminton league, with the world's top players and participation of more than 15 countries, and which is broadcasted in more than 10 countries. The league is sanctioned by the Badminton Association of Malaysia and the Badminton World Federation. The league is supported by the Youth and Sports Ministry of Malaysia.
James Patterson, Non-Executive Director & Exploration Manager
Mr Patterson is a geologist with over 20 years' exploration experience, primarily in gold and copper-gold systems. He has worked with several successful Exploration Companies such as Delta Gold, Newmont, Oxiana and MMG. He has worked in Australia, Asia, the Pacific Islands and Eastern Europe.
His last role was as Country Exploration Manager with Rio Tinto in Laos. He is a Member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists (AIG).
Mr Patterson is also the Company's Exploration Manager, a role he has held since April 2013.
Deric Wee, Non-Executive Director
Mr Wee has been involved in the financial services industry since 1989 as a stockbroker and investment banker, and has worked within well-established financial services companies which are part of financial and banking conglomerates in Malaysia.
Mr Wee acquired extensive experience and competence in key areas including sales, marketing, share and stock trading, and co-ordinated a number of corporate strategies such as initial public offerings, mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, placements and advisory services relating to securities listed on Bursa Malaysia and the ASX.
Mr Wee currently has a relevant interest in 1,860,000 Shares, and 620,000 options to acquire Shares in the Company.
Sophie Karzis, Company Secretary
Sophie Karzis is a practising lawyer with over 15 years' experience as a corporate and commercial lawyer, and company secretary and general counsel for a number of private and public companies. Ms Karzis is the principal of Corporate Counsel, a corporate law practice with a focus on equity capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance for ASX-listed entities, as well as the more general aspects of corporate and commercial law. Ms Karzis is currently the company secretary of a number of ASX-listed and unlisted entities, and is a member of the Law Institute of Victoria and Governance Institute of Australia.
Patricia Wong, Chief Financial Officer
Patricia is a Certified Practising Accountant of CPA Australia Limited and a Fellow of the Institute of Public Accountants, Australia. Patricia is also an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (UK) and Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (UK).