Our Team

Mr Cixiong Cai – Chairman

Mr Cai is the founder of Hun Tsun Knitting Industry Ltd., which was established in the early 1990s in South China. After 20 years of development, Hun Tsun Knitting has become one of the leading clothing manufacturing enterprises in the industry. The Company is widely regarded as a world class designing and manufacturing operation, serving clientele around the globe.

Mr Cai has also been engaged in the improvement of the national textile industry improvement in addition to local economic and social development. He has been elected the member for Committee of the Political Consultative Conference (CPCC) of Chenghai, the Deputy Chairman for the Textile and Apparel Association of Chenghai as well as other honorary titles. In addition to his business and social endeavours, Mr Cai is also involved in the public welfare service, and has been made a number of endowments to a multitude of public welfare organisations.


Mrs Cathie Wu – Director

Cathie has been involved in corporate analysis and investment in the mining industry in Australia and has had numerous successful cases. Parallel with her commercial success, Cathie endeavours to set up a strong Australian expert team to conduct professional mining investment or facilitate transactions for those ASX listed companies seeking funding in China. Cathie holds a Bachelor of Science from Fudan University and a MPhil (Research) in InfSys from the University of New South Wales. 


Mr John Bradley - Director

John brings a wealth of experience to the WIM Board, having played a prominent role in the development of the chemicals & water purification industry in Australia. John has founded & developed several successful companies, including Hardman Chemicals Pty Ltd, Bituminous Products Pty Ltd and Lucas Boilers Pty Ltd. 


Mr Eddy Wu – CEO

Mr Wu has a strong finance and management background and has worked as CEO/MD of several resource companies in Australia. As the first CEO of Murray Zircon Pty Ltd, he successfully completed the development and start-up of Mindarie Mineral Sands project in South Australia. Eddy graduated from the University of Science and Technology, Beijing. He holds a Master's Degree in Commerce (Finance) from the Australian National University and a Master's Degree in Science from Cass Business School, City University London.


Mr Tony Mason – Exploration Manager

Tony has a geology degree from Melbourne University and a post graduate degree in Mineral Economics from Macquarie University. He has more than 40 years' experience in mineral exploration and development, including 16 years in mineral sands in the Murray Basin. He has held senior positions with RZM, Murray Basin Titanium and as a private consultant for the past 10 years.

He is a Principal Adviser to Murray Zircon and has been heavily involved with the development of the Mindarie Mineral Sands Mine. Tony has previously had extensive experience with the WIM 150 Project, the Donald Mineral Sands Project and several other fine grained mineral sand prospects.


Mr Michael Winternitz – Project Manager & Senior  Geologist

Michael holds a Bachelor of Science (Geology, Geophysics & Geography) from the University of Sydney.

He has several years' experience across exploration, resource development & project managemet across a wide variety of commodities & settings. Michael held position of Project Geologist with Iluka Resources, where he was involved with running mineral sands exploration and resource definition projects across the Murray Basin.

Previously, Michael held the position of Exploration Manager with Aard Metals Ltd, Project Geologist with Hill End Gold Ltd & as well as holding other senior positions with other mining companies, where he worked across a broad range of commodities & geological settings and managed an extensive portfolio including: Mineral sands, Bauxite, Gold, Copper, Iron Ore and Sapphires.

Mr Winternitz currently is currently a Board Council Member of the Science Foundation, University of Sydney.



Dr Steven Guo - Business Development Manager

Dr Guo holds a PhD in Commerce from the Australian National University, a MBA from School of Public Policy and Management, Korea Development Institute, and a Bachelor of Economics from University of International Business and Economics, China.

Steven has significant experience managing business relationships between Australia and China. Dr Guo worked for over 7 years at the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation in China, to promote trade and investment between China and other  countries. He has a strong background in import, export, order management and production. Dr Guo also brings extensive experience in market research and business development.

Mr Barry Oldaker - Community Liason Officer

Barry brings a wealth of experiemce, having held Senior positions with several major companies, including Iluka Resources Ltd, where he was responsible for logistics and land holder consultation for the Murray Basin exploration team. Barry is responsible for logistics as well as communications between WIM, the wider community & relevant stakeholders.