Asia Strategic Mining Corporation Pte Ltd
Chief Geologist,
Director of Mining

Dr Willem Smuts is a geologist with a master’s degree in sedimentology from the University of Port Elizabeth and a PhD from Pretoria University. He is a registered professional earth scientist and has authored and co-authored over 79 scientific and technical papers. Willem has 30 years of technical and management experience in the fields of research, exploration, mining and consulting. He sits on the boards of several international private junior companies and was the CEO and president of a Canadian junior that reverse listed on the TSX.V four years ago. Dr Smuts is recognised as a Qualified Person pursuant to NI 43-101 and a Competent Person under the JORC and SAMREC codes respectively.

Willem has edited several leading mining magazines, independently consults on coal, diamond, gold and base metals exploration and has been delivering hands-on mining courses and workshops for mining and financial companies and individuals around the globe.


Asia Strategic Mining Corporation
Director of Business Operations

Ferry is one of ASMC’s most critical “on the ground” managers. He graduated from Gadjah Mada University with a Masters of Business Administration, and has always had a talent for developing streamlined, flexible organizational systems. His ability to rectify and refine organizational processes has served several companies well, and he excelled in his last appointment as Regional Manager at PT. Anugrah Karunia Alam before joining ASMC Indonesia.

Previously, he also distinguished himself with stints at HSBC Indonesia, and at Standard Chartered Bank in Jarkarta.

Ferry’s tenacity is an example to his subordinates and peers being one of ASMC’s most tireless front line workers. He is often the first to be consulted for solutions on daily operational needs.