Rui Feng, Ph. D., Geology
Dr. Feng has worked as both a geologist and an executive in the mineral resource industry for over 17 years and is the current CEO, Chairman and director of Silvercorp Metals Inc. He is an entrepreneur with an extensive track record in successfully acquiring and exploring mineral properties and ultimately turning them into profitable mining operations. Dr. Rui Feng obtained his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Geology in China and his Ph.D. in Geological Sciences from the University of Saskatchewan in Canada in 1992. He was awarded a Post-Doctoral Fellowship from the National Engineering and Science Council of Canada from April 1992 to April 1993 to work as a Research Scientist at the University of Montreal. From 1993 to 1994, Dr. Feng worked for the Institute of Sedimentary and Petroleum Geology of the Geological Survey of Canada in Calgary as research scientist.
Hongen Ma, M. Sci
Hongen Ma is President of New Pacific Holdings Corp. He is leading the exploration and development projects at the RZY project in Qinghai Province, China. Before joining New Pacific Holdings Corp. he worked at Silvercorp Metals Inc. for over six years assisting in the development of its properties in China. Mr. Ma has a Masters in Science and Bachelor of Science from Peking University, China.
Jalen Yuan, C.P.A., C.A.
Chief Financial Officer
Jalen Yuan is a professional accountant with over nine years of diverse international experience in financial reporting, auditing, internal control, and accounting. Mr. Yuan is a member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia (“CPA, CA – BC”). Mr. Yuan has also held the position of financial controller at Silvercorp Metals Inc. for over five years. Prior to joining the mining industry, Mr. Yuan had three years audit experience with Grant Thornton LLP where he focused on audits of financial information and internal controls for Canadian companies. Mr. Yuan has a Honours Bachelor of Commerce Degree from Laurentian University, Canada and a Bachelor of Engineering Degree from Tongji University, China.