Board of Directors

Ralph De Lacey, MAICD

Managing Director and Joint Executive Chairman (Managing Director 28 September 2007
to 16 February 2014, appointed Chairman 26 June 2009, re-appointed Managing Director

26 February 2016)

Mr De Lacey is a company founder. He is an experienced, hands-on, mine manager with extensive mining experience in North Queensland. Mr De Lacey has managed successful large scale private mining operations and mining and exploration projects throughout the North Queensland region.
He is in his 17th term as President of influential lobby group, North Queensland Miners Association Inc.

Kwok Ching (Alex) Tsoi

Joint Executive Chairman (appointed 02 February 2015)

Mr Tsoi is Vice-President of Snow Peak Group.  He oversees group public relations and manages international projects and investments.  Since joining Snow Peak Group, he has been pivotal in successfully initiating and managing several large projects and diversifying the group’s investment strategy.
Mr Tsoi has a Bachelor of Computer Science and Maths from Clarkson University, New York. He is an IT and mathematical specialist with extensive experience at various management levels and start-up projects in several Fortune 500 companies.  He brings an extensive network of international investment and financial contacts from Hong Kong, China and abroad.

Ze Huang (Martin) Cai

Executive Director & Chief Financial Officer (appointed 02 February 2015). Company Secretary (appointed 09 June 2016).

Mr Cai is an experienced financial executive having co-founded and managed a number of companies in Australia and Hong Kong.  He has comprehensive experience in the financial sector, spending four years with the Construction Bank of China and more than three years as Managing Director of Shinewarm Resources, a commodity trading and advisory company.
Mr Cai has a Masters in Applied Finance from Macquarie University and a Bachelor of Science (Mathematics) from the Hua Qiao University, China.  He has a deep understanding of Snow Peak’s assets, now transferred to CSD, gained during two years as Chief Financial Officer of Snow Peak Mining.  Thorough knowledge of the Mount Garnet Tin Project comes from his time as Alternate Director for Mr Tong.  Mr Cai has acted as Mr Tong’s Alternate on the CSD board since 2012.

Si He Tong, MBA

Non-Executive Director (appointed 1 March 2012)

Mr Tong Si He

Mr Tong is a highly successful businessman in China, with a diverse range of interests which include real estate development, shopping mall management, banking and insurance.  Mr Tong is a multiple recipient of ‘The Elite Managing Director of Zhejiang Province’ award, which is awarded by the Chinese Local, State and Central government.
Mr Tong has been Chairman and Managing Director of Snow Peak Group Limited since it was established in September 2007.  Before that, he held Managing Director roles in various manufacturing industries, including the silk and paper industries. Mr Tong began real estate development in October 1993, and is a first tier member of the China Real Estate Association and the Centre of Research of Private Economy in Zhejiang Province.
Mr Tong holds a Master of Business Administration from Zhejiang University, and gained the title of Senior Economist in China in 2000. Mr Tong has not been a Director of any other listed company in the last three years.