People: Geo Energy Resources Ltd (GEOE.SI)

GEOE.SI on Stock Exchange of Singapore

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Charles Melati

41 Executive Chairman of the Board

Dhamma Surya

47 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Cheang Shiong Tan

33 2011 Chief Financial Officer

You Chuan Zhou

29 2013 Chief Investment Officer

She Thong Huang

35 Executive Director

.. Darmin

45 Head - Operations

.. Junanto

47 2011 Head - Marketing

Richard Melati

39 Head - Fleet Management

See Yong Ng

34 2012 Head - Corporate and Human Resource

Vincent Lim

Company Secretary

Chun Bin Soh

38 2012 Lead Non-Executive Independent Director

James Rogers

70 2012 Non-Executive Director

.. Karyono

46 2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

King Seng Lu

45 2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Beng Chye Ong

46 2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Charles Melati

Mr. Charles Antonny Melati is Executive Chairman of the Board of Geo Energy Resources Ltd. Having identifi ed potential in the Indonesian coal mining industry, he established the Group in 2008 and together with the other founders of the Group, he procured, mobilised and organised relevant experienced staff and resources for the setting up of business and operations. Since Group’s fi rst coal cooperation contract in October 2008, Mr Charles Antonny Melati has been building up his knowledge and contacts in the coal mining industry through, inter alia, (i) hands-on management of Group’s coal mining operations; (ii) business dealings with industry players; (iii) participating in seminars and conferences; and (iv) interactions with relevant government authorities. His learning curve was complemented by the commitment of adequate fi nancial resources and dedication of suffi cient time and resources to support the implementation of the Group’s coal mining operations. As Executive Chairman, he oversees the overall strategic directions and expansion plans for the growth and development of the Group. Prior to his appointment, Mr Charles Antonny Melati was an entrepreneur in the property development and hotel industry from 1991 to 2006. From 2006 to 2008, Mr Charles Antonny Melati was involved in the setting up and operation of PT Trivesta Polymas Perkasa which is principally engaged in the manufacture of cast polypropylene for fl exible food packaging in Jakarta, Indonesia. From 2004 to 2010, Mr Charles Antonny Melati was involved in the setting up and operations of a tug and barge business in Singapore and Indonesia. In 1987, Mr Charles Antonny Melati graduated with a Surat Tanda Tamat Belajar (Sekolah Menengah Pertama (SMP) (which is equivalent to the Ordinary Level General Certificate of Education).

Dhamma Surya

Mr. Dhamma Surya is Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Geo Energy Resources Ltd. Having identifi ed potential in the Indonesian coal mining industry together with the other founders of the Group, he established the Group in 2008 and supported Mr Charles Antonny Melati in the initial stages of Group through setting up and managing the business and operations. Similar to Mr Charles Antonny Melati, Mr Dhamma Surya had, since the Group’s fi rst coal cooperation contract in October 2008, been accumulating his working knowledge and contacts in the coal mining industry through, inter alia, (i) hands-on management of the Group’s coal mining operations; (ii) business dealings with industry players; (iii) participating in seminars and conferences; and (iv) interactions with relevant government authorities. Being responsible for setting up and overseeing the day-to-day and detailed aspects of ground operations, Mr Dhamma Surya has spent considerable time at the coal mining sites and is conversant with the Group’s coal mining operations. As Chief Executive Offi cer, he is responsible for the overall business and general management of the Group. He is currently also a director of Master Resources International Limited and Bounty Success Ventures Ltd, and oversees the overall management and operations of both companies. Thereafter, between 2003 and 2006, he worked with various business associates in constructing and developing shophouses and houses in Pekanbaru, Riau Province in their personal capacities. In 2007, he started exploring and learning about the coal mining industry before establishing the Group in 2008. Mr Dhamma Surya graduated from Sekolah Menengah Umum Tingkat Atas Negeri in 1984 with a Surat Tanda Tamat Belajar (Sekolah Menengah Umum Tingkat (SMA) (which is equivalent to the Advanced Level General Certifi cate of Education).

Cheang Shiong Tan

Mr. Tan Cheang Shiong is Chief Financial Officer of Geo Energy Resources Ltd. As Chief Financial Offi cer, he is responsible for overseeing the fi nancial and accounting management and reporting. Prior to his appointment, Mr Tan Cheang Shiong was the assistant controller, South East Asia, of Honeywell Pte Ltd from 2007 to 2011, where he was responsible for, inter alia, internal and external audits as well as taxation matters in connection with the group’s companies in the South East Asia region. He was also the fi nance manager, Sunningdale Tech Ltd from 2006 to 2007, where he was responsible for, inter alia, preparation of consolidated fi nancial statements, implementation and monitoring of internal control matters as well as ensuring compliance with the continuing listing obligations of the SGX. He was also an auditor with Deloitte & Touche (Singapore) from 2000 to 2006, last held position was assistant audit manager, where he was involved in various IPO projects and the audit of several clients listed on the SGX-ST.Mr Tan Cheang Shiong obtained a professional qualifi cation from the Association of Chartered Certifi ed Accountants in 2002 and is also a member of the Institute of Certifi ed Public Accountants of Singapore. Mr Tan Cheang Shiong graduated from Ngee Ann Polytechnic with a Diploma in Accountancy (Merit) in 2000.

You Chuan Zhou

Mr. Zhou You Chuan has been appointed as Chief Investment Officer of Geo Energy Resources Ltd., effective January 21, 2013. He was Senior Manager, Corporate Finance, Canaccord Genuity Singapore Pte Ltd., May 2009 – Dec 2012; Associate, Corporate Finance, Westcomb Capital Pte Ltd., May 2007 – May 2009.

She Thong Huang

Mr. Huang She Thong is Executive Director of Geo Energy Resources Ltd. Having identifi ed potential in the Indonesian coal mining industry together with the other founders of the Group, he established the Group in 2008 and has played a pivotal role in the growth and development of the Group. As the Executive Director, he oversees the business developments and sales targets of the Group. Prior to his appointment, he was a sole proprietor, operating a furniture store and mini market (from 2001 to 2007) in Pekanbaru, Riau Province, Sumatra, Indonesia. He was also a vicedirector of PT Royal Bintan International which operates the Hotel Royal Palace (from 2000 to 2001) in Tanjung Pinang, Riau Province, Sumatra, Indonesia. Mr Huang She Thong graduated from the Australian School of Tourism and Hotel Management with an Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management in 2001.

.. Darmin

Mr. Darmin is Head - Operations of Geo Energy Resources Ltd. Having identifi ed potential in the Indonesian coal mining industry together with the other founders of the Group, he established the Group in 2008 and has played a pivotal role in the growth and development of the Group. As the Head, Operations, he oversees business operations, including the mining and port loading operations. He was fi rst a partner then a director of PT Cipta Serbajaya Abadi (formerly known as CV Serba Jaya Abadi), which is principally engaged in the business of supplying hardware to oil and gas companies in Dumai, Riau Province, Indonesia, from 1991 to 2011. Mr Darmin graduated from Swasta lancing Kuning di Dumai with a Surat Tanda Tamat Belajar (Sekolah Menengah Umum Tingkat Pertama (SMP)(which is equivalent to the Ordinary Level General Certifi cate of Education) in 1984.

.. Junanto

Mr. Junanto is Head - Marketing of Geo Energy Resources Ltd. As Head, Marketing, he devises, plans and implements marketing strategies to increase Group’s customer base and maximise sales. Prior to his appointment, Mr Junanto was a managing director of PT Royal Energy Resources from 2008 to 2010. He was also a director of PT Royal Prime Resources from 2009 to 2011. He was also a director of PT Royal Prince Travel from 2009. He was also director of PT Niaga Hijau Lestari from 2000 to 2005. He was also managing director of Unipro CV & BV from 1996 to 2000. He was also general manager of PT Teluk Intan from 1996 to 2000. He was also export manager of PT Sungai Budi from 1992 to 1996. He was also an account manager of Haga Bank from 1991 to 1992. Mr Junanto graduated from the University of Toledo with a Masters of Business Administration (Finance) in 1990 and from the Trisakti University with a Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering in 1988.

Richard Melati

Mr. Richard Kennedy Melati is Head - Fleet Management of Geo Energy Resources Ltd. As Head, Fleet Management, he oversees business operations, including the mining and loading port operations. Prior to his appointment, he was an entrepreneur in the construction industry in Indonesia. He was a director of PT Dwi Putra Anjaya, which is principally engaged in the business of construction in Batam, Riau, Indonesia, from 1999 to 2009. He was also a director PT Alexindo Graha Pratama, which is principally engaged in the business of hotel management in Batam, Kepri, Indonesia, from 1996 to 1999. Mr Richard Kennedy Melati graduated from SMP Swasta Santo Tarcisius with a Sekolah Menengah Pertama (which is equivalent to the Ordinary Level General Certifi cate of Education) in 1991.

See Yong Ng

Mr. Ng See Yong is Head - Corporate and Human Resource of Geo Energy Resources Ltd. As Head, Corporate and Human Resource, he is responsible for overseeing and managing the corporate affairs of the Group as well as the Corporate Human Resource matters particularly in the area of recruiting, benefi ts and employment relation matters. Prior to and concurrently with his appointment, Mr Ng See Yong is an entrepreneur in the hospitality industry in Batam and Tanjung Pinang, Kepri, Indonesia and Dumai, Riau Province, Indonesia and was the director of Ud Triayu Lestari, which operates the Miracle Aesthetic Clinic in Batam, Indonesia from 2005 to date. He is also a director of PT Alexindo Grahapratama which operates Mercure Hotel Batam, formerly known as Royal Batam Hotel in Batam, Kepri, Indonesia from 1999 to date. He is also a director of PT Bintan International Hotel which operates Comfort Tanjung Pinang Resort in Tanjung Pinang, Kepri, Indonesia from 1997 and a director of PT Bali Furindo, a furniture retailer from 2000. Mr Ng See Yong graduated from the Australian School of Tourism and Hotel Management with a Diploma of Hospitality Management in 1999.

Vincent Lim

Chun Bin Soh

Mr. Soh Chun Bin is Lead Non-Executive Independent Director of Geo Energy Resources Ltd. He has more than twelve (12) years of experience in the legal industry. He is currently the chief executive offi cer of China Titanium Ltd, a company listed on the SGX-Catalist. Prior to his current appointment, Mr Soh Chun Bin was a partner in the equity capital markets department of Stamford Law Corporation. He had advised on many Singapore and international initial public offerings of corporations and real estate development trusts, as well as on post-listing fund-raising, including secondary listings. He had also provided advice to sponsored Catalist companies. He has been recognised as a lawyer by legal publications such as Chambers and Partners, and Asialaw. Mr Soh Chun Bin graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Law (Honours) in 1999.

James Rogers

Mr. James Beeland Rogers, Jr., has been appointed as Non-Executive Director of Geo Energy Resources Ltd., effective December 3, 2012. He is an author of five books, a globally financial commentator and a international investor. Mr. Rogers is also currently the Chairman of Rogers Holdings and Beeland Interests, Inc.

.. Karyono

Mr. Karyono is Non-Executive Independent Director of Geo Energy Resources Ltd. He has more than twenty (20) years of experience in the coal mining industry (including mining engineering academia). From September 2006 to July 2007, he worked at PT Bara Pratama Agung. In 2006, he worked fi rst as a mine project coordinator and mine engineering superintendent at PT Mahakam Prima Akbar Sejati from January to June, then as the geotechnic engineer at PT Bukit Mandiri (BUMA) from June to September. From October 2004 to December 2005, he worked as a mine project coordinator and a mine engineering superintendant at PT Alhasanie. From 1993 to 2006, he was also a lecturer in the mining engineering study programme of Universitas Islam Bandung, Bandung. He had been appointed as the division head of administration and student affairs of the engineering faculty in 1997, and then the assistant dean of the engineering faculty in 1999. Concurrently from 1993 to 1994, he was also chief of the chemistry laboratory. From 1992 to 1993, he was a mine planning engineer at PT Lusang Mining and was involved in the monitoring and planning of mine operations and design, as well as mine rehabilitation. From 1990 to 1991, he worked at PT Lusang Mining, Bengkulu as a mine ventilation offi cer, and then subsequently as a mine technical and ventilation engineer from 1991 to 1992. Mr Karyono obtained a Masters in Geomechanics from the mining engineering department of the Bandung Institute of Technology in 1997, as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Mining Engineering from Unisba Bandung in 1989.

King Seng Lu

Mr. Lu King Seng is Non-Executive Independent Director of Geo Energy Resources Ltd. Mr Lu King Seng has more than six (6) years of commercial experience as Chief Financial Offi cer and nine (9) years of audit experience in London, Singapore and Malaysia. Since 2004, Mr Lu King Seng has assumed the role of chief fi nancial offi cer in SinCo Technologies Pte Ltd and SinCo Group Holdings Pte Ltd. He oversees the accounting, treasury, legal and fi nance matters including group restructurings and mergers and acquisitions. From 2002 to 2004, he joined Deloitte & Touche (Singapore) as an audit manager and was responsible for the audits of listed companies, multinational corporations and small and medium-sized enterprises from the technology, engineering and manufacturing industries. In 2000, he joined Arthur Andersen (which was subsequently merged with Ernst and Young (Singapore) in 2002) as an audit senior and was promoted to Audit Manager in 2001. He was involved in the audits of numerous public limited companies and multinational corporations in the shipping, contract manufacturing, logistics, confectionary and construction industries. From 1997 to 1998, he joined Price Waterhouse (Malaysia), and then KPMG (Singapore) from 1998 to 1999. During these periods, he was involved in the audits of public limited and medium-sized companies. He was an audit semi-senior at Rubin Winter & Co (London) from 1995 to 1997. Mr Lu King Seng is a fellow member of the Association of Certifi ed Chartered Accountants, as well as a non-practising member of the Institute of Certifi ed Public Accountants of Singapore. He is also a member of the Singapore Institute of Directors. Mr Lu King Seng graduated from Emile Woolf London and obtained a professional qualifi cation from the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants in 1995.

Beng Chye Ong

Mr. Ong Beng Chye, CPA, is Non-Executive Independent Director of Geo Energy Resources Ltd. since 25 September 2012. He has more than twenty (20) years of experience in the fi nancial sector. Since the end of 2006, he joined Appleton Global Private Limited as director and is providing business management and consultancy services. Concurrently since 2007, he joined Higson International Pte Ltd as group fi nancial controller of Higson International Pte Ltd, a retailer and manufacturer of sportswear. He is also presently the lead independent director and chairman of the audit committee of Hafary Holdings Ltd and Kitchen Culture Holdings Ltd, and a non-executive director of Heatec Jietong Holdings Ltd. From 2005 to 2006, he was an executive director and chief fi nancial offi cer of Time Watch Investments Limited, a watch manufacturer and retailer. In 2004, he was an executive director and vice-president of SAC Capital Private Limited, a merger and acquisition advisory and corporate advisory fi rm. From 1998 to 2004, he was a senior manager in Deloitte & Touche LLP in Singapore. Prior to this, he was with Jupiter Asset Management in Malaysia from 1997 to 1998, Seacorp-Schroders in Malaysia from 1995 to 1997 and Deloitte & Touche (London) from 1990 to 1995. He is a fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, a Chartered Financial Analyst conferred by The Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts and a non-practising member of the Institute of Certifi ed Public Accountants of Singapore. Mr Ong Beng Chye obtained a Bachelor of Science (Honours) from The City University, London in 1990.
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