Board of Directors
Mr. Poh has a Certified Diploma in Accounting and Finance from ACCA, UK, a Diploma in Management Studies from the Singapore Institute of Management and a Diploma in Civil Engineering from the Singapore Polytechnic.
He has over 30 years’ experience at senior management level in the construction, real estate development, manufacturing industries and in financial markets.
From 1998 to 2005, he was Managing Director of Singapore Stock Exchange listed Teamsphere Limited, leading the strategic management and business development division. He has also held senior positions in corporate finance and mezzanine capital investment companies in Malaysia.
Since 2005, Mr. Poh has been managing a Singapore based investment advisory company that focuses on participating in strategic stakes in listed companies.
He has been a non-executive director of Centrex Metals Limited, a company listed on ASX, since May 2008. He has no former directorships during the last three years.
Freddie Heng KC
Mr. Heng is a Chartered Accountant, BSc (Economics) from the London School of Economics. He worked with an international accounting firm in London and Singapore.
From 1992 to 2000, he was an Executive Director (Finance) in a Singapore listed company. During that period he oversaw the structuring of four oil pipeline and storage depot projects in Indonesia. He also oversaw the successful issue of floating rate notes to financial institutions in East Asia to fund the first of those projects.
Since 2000, Mr. Heng has pursued his own interests in investments, primarily in listed companies. Mr. Heng is currently a Director of Noel Gifts International Limited, a company listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange. He has no former directorships during the last three years.
Sze Shaw Pao
Mr. Sze is a Master Mariner FG (Commonwealth of Australia) spending thirty years in the Neptune Orient Lines (‘NOL’) group of companies, as Managing Director of some of the group’s companies. His expertise covers a spectrum of activities such as corporate planning for NOL headquarters, conventional and containerized shipping in areas of ownership and operation, shipping agency, cargo handling and haulage, port operations and development and heavy lifting.
Mr. Sze is currently a Director of Zicom Group Limited, a company listed on the Australia Stock Exchange. He has no other current directorships and has no former directorships during the last three years. He holds no shares or options in SMLC.
Mr. Li has a masters degree majoring in geosciences engineering and is a member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. He currently is vice-chief engineer of Northwest Mining and Geology Group Co, the general manager of Northwest Nonferrous International Investment Company Ltd and director of Northwest Nonferrous Australia Mining Pty Limited.
Since 1989, Mr. Li has worked on exploration for gold, silver, copper, lead-zinc, nickel, manganese, and iron. He has vast experience in presiding over the investigation and management of large-scale international geological exploration and mining projects.