Rashid Maidin – Chief Executive Officer
Ng Xinwei – Chief Operating Officer
Manfred Shiu – Chief Financial Officer
Peter Gunn - Chief Technical Officer
David Chan - Financial Controller and Company Secretary  
Diyah Sasanti - Legal Counsel
Donny Pranoto - Group Advisor
Suka Waluya - Head Of Mining Operations
Steve Luo - General Manager
Amy Cheung - Operations Manager

Rashid Maidin, Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer

With more than 20 years of vast and extensive experience as well as hands-on knowledge, Rashid continues to successfully chart new territories on all the Group’s core business fronts.

RASHID BIN MAIDIN, a Singapore national, is the Chief Executive Officer of Agritrade Resources Limited since October 2010. The Group’s landmark and innovative business strategies have been the brainchild of Mr Rashid. His business aspirations, visionary style and unique approach were key in strengthening the core businesses of the Group.

Mr Rashid has had extensive experience in the coal, timber and maritime industries in Asia and the Middle East since 1991. He has held several key leadership positions in various companies, where he has actively involved in providing inspirational as well as operational leadership. He is very hands-on in advising, supervising, monitoring and overseeing the overall operations of the companies.

Mr. Rashid is the founder and the group executive chairman of WSJ International Group (“WSJ Group”), a Malaysia-based group which has been focusing on the trading of commodities and logistics support since 1991. For the past 20 years, he actively oversaw and managed the operations of WSJ Group, where he gained considerable experience running coal mines and other commodities operations in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia. Mr. Rashid is a director of PT. Rimau Indonesia (“PTRI”), an indirect non-wholly owned subsidiary of the Company.

Over the course of his prior 20 years of extensive experience, Mr Rashid has acquired the subtle art and intricate skills of engaging in local as well as cross-border businesses. He continues to bring his focused and valuable acumen and vast experience to bear in his current ventures and capacity as Chief Executive Officer of Agritrade Resources Limited.

Ng Xinwei, Executive Director & Chief Operating Officer
An icon of commitment and dynamism combined with success

NG XINWEI, a Singapore national, is the Chief Operating Officer of Agritrade Resources. He commenced his successful journey as a young entrepreneur in the year 2004, by joining their family business and assisting his father Mr. Ng Say Pek, founder and Managing Director of Agritrade International Pte Ltd, Singapore. He has gained 6 years of expertise and experience in handling the affairs of Agritrade International Pte Ltd and has successfully conducted the business of Crude Palm Oil and Coal trading, as well as Shipping logistic management and in particular, commodities related investments under the guidance and supervision of his father.

Mr. Ng Xinwei played a vital role in paving way for Agritrade International in winning many coveted awards in Singapore by IE Singapore, EDB Singapore, and DP Information Group year after year. Mr. Ng Xinwei’s keen involvement and dynamism led Agritrade to actively diversify into the Power & Energy sector by acquiring important assets such as coal concessions in Indonesia and shipping vessels to meet the ever growing demands of the market.

Mr. Ng is also a director of Rimau Shipping Pte Limited (“Rimau Shipping”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, and a director of PTRI. Mr. Ng is in charge of managing all operational aspects of the Company's coal mining business and charting the Company's future strategy. He is also responsible for investor relations and corporate communications.

Manfred Shiu,  Executive Director & Chief Financial Officer

More than 15 years of experience in corporate finance, M&A, and investment, backed with a strong track record and credentials

MANFRED SHIU SHU MING, a Hong Kong national, is a Chief Financial officer and Executive Director of the Company since November 2010. Mr. Shiu is also a member of the Executive, Remuneration and Nomination Committees. He holds a Bachelor Degree in Accountancy and he is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. He has more than 15 years’ intensive exposure in corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions, investments, Initial Public Offering (“IPO”) and fund raising exercise in various ventures and projects with a deal portfolio covering private entities, China state owned enterprises (“SOE”) and public listed companies in Hong Kong, PRC, Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia.

Mr. Shiu also is a licensed person registered under the Securities and Futures Ordinance of Hong Kong with the capacity to carry out regulated activities on corporate finance advisory and he is the responsible officer of a Hong Kong investment bank, listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. He is the responsible officer of Grand Vinco Capital Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Vinco Financial Group Limited, a company listed on the Growth Enterprise Market (“GEM”) of the Stock Exchange.

Mr. Shiu is also the director of a number of subsidiaries and associated companies of the Group.

Peter Gunn, Chief Technical Officer
Mr. Gunn, is the Chief Technical Officer of the Company. He is instrumental in providing technical expertise in the areas of coal geology and coal mining.

Mr. Gunn is a seasoned coal professional specialising in the areas of coal geology and marketing. He has over 30 years of international experience in the coal industry. In addition to his extensive experience in Indonesia, Mr. Gunn has worked in New Zealand, Australia, Indonesia, USA, Canada, Russia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Czech Republic, India, China and Vietnam. He has wide experience in improving coal quality and defining coking coals from areas thought to contain only thermal coal.

Mr. Gunn is a member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and has the appropriate qualifications, experience and independence to satisfy the requirements of a Competent Person under the JORC Code.

Mr. Gunn holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Geology from the University of Otago, a Post Graduate Diploma in Science from the University of Otago and a Post Graduate Diploma in Coal Geology from the University of Wollongong.

David Chan, Financial Controller and Company Secretary
Joined the Group in February 2010. He is the company secretary of the Company and held directorship in a number of subsidiaries of the Company. Mr. Chan obtained a Master of Business Administration degree from University of Manchester and is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Hong Kong Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Chan has over twenty years’ experience in financial management, corporate advisory and assurance.

Diyah Sasanti, Legal Counsel

Ms. Sasanti, joined the Company in 2010 with more than 20 years of experience in Corporate and Capital Markets law in Indonesia.

Ms. Sasanti had extensive experience in corporate secretarial and advisory roles in various companies, serving as Director - Corporate Secretary of PT. Darmex Agro; Advisor of PT Total Sinergy International, PT Rimau Indonesia and PT Pembangunan Perumahan Tbk; Associate Director & Corporate Secretary of PT Lippo E Net Tbk; Director of PT Asuransi Jiwa Lippo Utama; Corporate Secretary & Legal Department Head of PT Lippo Life Tbk, and Corporate Secretary Staff PT Lippo Bank Tbk.

Ms. Sasanti holds a Masters in Business Law from the Faculty of Law, University of Padjadjaran, Masters in Business Administration from Newport University, California, United States, and Bachelor of Law from Jember University.

Donny Pranoto, Group Advisor
Mr. Donny Pranoto, was appointed as Group Advisor of SEM, an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, in 2010.

Mr. Donny completed his double degree in Accounting, and Banking & Finance at the Philippines School of Business Administration, Manila, Philippines in 1982, and then joined SGV Group Manila as a Junior Auditor. After which, he joined Lippo Group, before migrating to New York in 1984 to join Chemical Bank New York as Senior Vice President, a post he held until 1987.

During his time as a banker at Chemical Bank, Mr. Donny established a small brokerage firm in Jersey City, New Jersey, USA, engaging in stock and currency trading, which later became R. Moss & Co., a licensed brokerage at the New York Stock Exchange.

In 1987, Mr. Donny joined Bank Central Asia New York to head the Operations department as Executive Vice President. In 1994, he returned to Indonesia to lead an IPO team as Executive Director at Perdana Finance.

Suka Waluya, Head Of Mining Operations

Mr. Waluya, is the Head of Mining Operations of SEM. Mr. Waluya is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day mining operations and mine planning for PT SEM. He supervises a team of geologists and works closely with the local community as well as the relevant authorities to ensure smooth daily operations. Mr. Waluya is a seasoned coal professional, specialising in the areas of coal geology and mining. He has over 10 years of experience in the Indonesian coal mining industry. In addition to his extensive experience at PT SEM, Mr. Waluya has previously worked at PT. Antasari Raya as Quarry Mining Manager, PT. Wirabuana Prajaraya as Site Manager of Coal Mining Project and Project Manager of Tin-sand Mining Project, and PT. Rimineco as Senior Mining Engineer of Geological and Mining Services. Mr. Waluya holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Mining from Universitas Pembangunan Nasional “Veteran” Yogyakarta (1990).

Steve Luo, General Manager

Mr. Luo, holds a Banking and Finance degree from the University of London. He has over 8 years of experience in organizing and managing logistics operations on a large scale basis. As a former Army Captain in the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF), Mr. Luo is equipped with excellent leadership and management skills, and is proven to be effective in working with people from different walks of life and nationality. Mr. Luo works closely with the Board of Directors, where he executes logistics operations and management decisions to the highest of standards.

Amy Cheung, Operations Manager
Miss Cheung, holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Professional Communication from the University of New England. Miss Cheung joined Agritrade in the year of 2009 as the Operations Manager, focuses on trading operations, liaison with external parties and office administration/HR management.