Sydney, Mar 12, 2009 (ABN Newswire) - Group Executive and General Counsel of Sino Gold Mining Limited (ASX:SGX), Kevin Hobgood-Brown, has over 25 years experience practicing international commercial and investment law and was one of a small group of international lawyers to work in Beijing in the early 1980's. He has worked on mining and resources projects throughout China and in other parts of Asia. Sino Gold has been a pioneer of international participation in China's mining sector, and operates two successful gold mines in China.
Prior to joining Sino Gold, Kevin was an international law firm partner, in which capacity he had postings in Beijing, San Francisco, Taipei and Sydney.
Kevin was appointed to the Australian government's eight-member Australia-China Council in 2007 for a three year term. He is the Immediate-Past Chairman of the Australia China Business Council and is a member of the Advisory Board to the China Research Centre of the University of Technology, Sydney. Kevin taught at the Law School of Beijing University from 1983-87.
Kevin will talk at the China Australia Business Congress 2009 (Sydney, May 19-20) about some of the practices that have contributed to Sino Gold's success in China.
For more information or to register for the Congress please visit: http://www.acevents.com.au/chinabusiness09