Dr. Huaisheng Peng, Non-Executive Chairman
Dr Peng is a Chinese citizen and professional senior mining engineer with over 25 years’ experience in the mining sector. He was born in 1964 and obtained a Mining Engineering Bachelor degree from the Northeast University in Shenyang, Liaoning, an EMBA degree from Tsinghua University, Beijing, and a PhD in Science from Central South University at Changsha, China. He is also a supervisor of PhD degree applicants.
From August 1984 to December 2007, Dr. Peng served in the China Nonferrous Engineering and Research Institute successively as Engineer, Senior Engineer, Vice Director, Vice President, and Deputy General Manager of China ENFI Engineering Corporation (China’s largest engineering firm).
Between 2008 and mid-2014 Dr Peng served in various roles with Aluminium Corp of China (“Chinalco”) including Executive Director and CEO of Hong Kong Stock Exchange-listed Chinalco Mining International Ltd (“CMI”). During this period Dr Peng oversaw construction and development of the large Toromocho copper mine in Peru as well as the stock market listing of CMI in Hong Kong.
Dr Peng is currently President of JCHX Group Co Ltd and a Director of JCHX Mining Management Co Ltd.