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SENIOR MANAGEMENT

 

Andrew Meloncelli  B Com, CA, F.Fin, FGIA, CTA, MAICD
Interim CFO and Company Secretary

Mr Andrew Meloncelli commenced his career with Coopers and Lybrand (now Pricewaterhouse Coopers) and has over 18 years professional experience working as a Company Secretary and Chief Financial Officer for resources companies listed on AIM, ASX, POMSOX (PNG) and TSX. Andrew holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Western Australia, in addition is a Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, a Fellow of Governance Institute of Australia, Taxation Institute of Australia and the Financial Services Institute of Australasia. Andrew was the founding Company Secretary of Novacoat Holdings Limited (now Decmil Group Limited) listing on the ASX in 2005 and is a former assistant Company Secretary of an S&P/ASX 200 Index Company. Mr Meloncelli also acts as a Director of a number of Galaxy Subsidiaries.

Allen Qian MBA
Managing Director – Chemical Division

Mr. Qian has solid operational and business management experience in the chemical and automotive industries in China.  His previous major career history includes Managing Director roles with two public companies for more than six years and almost seven years’ service with General Motors in various engineering & management functions. Mr Qian obtained a dual Bachelor of Engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School.

Jingyuan Liu PhD
General Manager Development

Dr Liu has over 20 years experience in project management, process design and equipment design involving mineral processing, chemical industries, non-ferrous industries, iron & steel industries and energy industries.  He has a PhD degree in Chemical Engineering. He worked at a senior design role in a mineral processing equipment provider.  He also worked as a consultant in Hatch prior to joining Galaxy.


Frank Shi

Operations Director - Chemical Division

Mr Shi has over 21 years of operational management experience in China including  11 years with multinational chemical companies such as Wacker and Dow Chemical.  He was previously the plant manager of Wacker Chemical (Zhangjiagang) Co., Ltd.  Mr. Shi received his Master of Business Administration from Nanjing University and his Bachelor of Engineering from Nanjing University of Science & Technology.  He holds a Six Sigma Black Belt Certificate from Steinbeis University Berlin.

Iain Scarr

General Manager - Argentina

Mr. Scarr joined Galaxy as part of the merger with Lithium One, where he was Vice President – Development. After joining Lithium one in September 2009, Mr. Scarr elected in March 2010 to move to Argentina, where he could focus his activities mainly on the Sal de Vida project. On the merger with Galaxy Resources he became the Company’s General Manager for Argentina, leading the Sal de Vida project through completion of the feasibility study, and now finalizing the environmental permitting, and preparing and preparing for the detailed engineering and construction phase for this world-class future lithium brine extraction and chemical refining operation.

Mr. Scarr holds a Bachelor of Science degree (Geology) from California State University, and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business. Born in the United Kingdom, after many years living in the United States, he currently resides in Salta and Cordoba, Argentina.