Mr. Zhao has more than 17 years of experience in global mining investment and EPC project management in China, Canada, Australia, Kazakhstan, Vietnam, Indonesia and Middle East. He is currently the Managing Director of Zhaojin International Mining Co., Ltd, wholly owned by Zhaojin Mining Industry Co., the fourth largest gold mining company listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. He is also the executive director of Zhaojin-Gravitas Mining Funds which was established in Canada. Prior to joining Zhaojin, he served as a project manager for the China National Nonferrous Industry Foreign Engineering & Construction Company (NFC) working in various countries and was nominated as alternative director in Terramin Australia Ltd from 2010 to 2014. Mr. Zhao received his Bachelor Degree in International Project Management from Tianjin University in 2000 and MBA diploma in Tsinghua University, China, in 2007. He holds a PMP certificate issued by PMI.