leadership
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S. Randall Smallbone

CEO, President & Director

  • CPA, CGA, with over 35 years experience in financial and management consulting, capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, investor relations, and board governance

  • Currently principal at Smallbone Consulting and board member at National Youth Orchestra of Canada, Burlington Chamber of Commerce, Burlington Economic Development Corp., Joseph Brant Hospital Foundation, Pneu-Hyd Industries Ltd., and CannTx Life Sciences Inc.

  • Previously served as Chief Financial Officer of TSX listed companies such as: Migao Corporation, KCP Income Fund, and Decoma International Inc.

  • Former board member at Hanwei Energy Services Corp., and Norecast Income Fund

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Hong (Iris) Duan

Chairman & DIrector

  • CPA, CA, CPA (California) with over 20 years experience in business advisory and audits

  • Previously Partner and National Leader of China Services in MNP LLP and Senior Manager at Ernst & Young

  • Former Chief Financial Officer at Yalian Steel Corporation

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ian mallmann

CFO

  • Over 20 years experience in corporate finance, real estate investment, finance acquisitions, development and asset management

  • Currently President of Chagford Square Capital Inc., Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Eastwood Bio-medical Canada Inc., CFO and Director of Crowning Holdings Ltd., and Director of Glorious Creation Limited

  • Former Director of TSX companies: ASB Capital Inc., Canada Renewable Bio-energy Corp., IEMR Resources Inc., Symax List (Holding) Co. Ltd.

  • Former CFO and Director at CY Oriental Holdings Ltd. and Former CEO, President, and Trustee at Del Cano Properties Trust

  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Juris Doctor of Law from University of British Columbia (UBC)

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wei kang

VP finance & director

  • CPA, CGA, with over 15 years experience in general accounting practices

  • Currently principal of public accounting firm Wei Kang & Company

  • Previously President and Chief Executive Officer of Exalt Capital Corp. and VP of Finance at Centerpoint Resources Inc.

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fei chu

director

  • BA in International Accounting with over 20 years of experience in food and beverage procurement specialized in working with international suppliers

  • Currently Procurement Director of the fresh food department of Beijing Hema Fresh Network Technology Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.

  • Previously worked for Beijing Jingdong Century Trading Co., Ltd and in the purchasing department of Sam’s Club, a subsidiary of Walmart Inc.

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jack austin

chief consultant & advisor

  • Over 45 years experience in politics, as practitioner and teacher of law, and as corporate executive and director

  • Awarded the Order of British Columbia in 2010 and made a member of the Order of Canada in 2014

  • A honorary professor at the University of British Columbia’s Institute of Asia Research

  • Previously served in the Canadian Senate for 32 years and played a key role in building Canada’s relationship with the Asia-Pacific region

  • Former president of the Canada China Business Council (1993 - 2000)

  • B.A and LL.B from University of British Columbia (UBC) and LL.M form Harvard Law School