MANAGEMENT TEAM


Ng Xinwei – Chief Executive Officer
Ashok Kumar Sahoo – Chief Financial Officer
Patrick Ting - Financial Controller and Company Secretary  
Diyah Sasanti - Legal Counsel
Suka Waluya - Head Of Mining Operations
Steve Luo - General Manager
Amy Cheung - Operations Manager


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

Mr. Ng Xinwei, aged 29, Singaporean, was appointed as executive Director on 24 August 2010 and is the chief executive officer of the Company. He is also the chairman of the executive committee (the “Executive Committee”) of the Company. Mr. Ng Xinwei is the son of Mr. Ng Say Pek, the non-executive chairman of the Company and founder and managing director of AIPL, a controlling shareholder of the Company. He joined AIPL in 2004 to deepen his expertise in the trading operations of palm oil and coal, shipping logistics management and commodities-related investments. He is a director of certain subsidiaries of the Company. 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

Ashok Kumar Sahoo,  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

Mr. Ashok Kumar Sahoo, aged 37, Singaporean, was appointed as executive Director on 1 August 2013 and is the chief financial officer of the Company. He is also a member of the Executive Committee. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and Accounting from Uktal University of India and graduated his MBA in Finance from Pondicherry Central University of India. Mr. Sahoo has 15 years intensive experience in the field of corporate finance, accounting, auditing, cross boarder taxation, risk management, treasury management, and merger & acquisitions. He is a director of certain subsidiaries of the Company. Mr. Sahoo was the regional finance director of the subsidiaries of Gati Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd, an Indian listed company based out of Singapore to look after corporate finance activities of the group spread over in South East Asia, Middle East, China, Japan and Africa. From 2009 to 2012, he was the finance director of a mining company operates coal mine in the East Kalimantan of Indonesia. Mr. Sahoo is a qualified chartered accountant and fellow member from The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.


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.

Patrick Ting, Financial Controller and Company Secretary
*To be updated*


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.



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.