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Dr. Columba Yeung
Founder, Chairman and CEO of Value Creation Group

#    VCI / Founder VISION

     Transform Oil Industry → Clean Energy - with BIC+ Economics and Environmental Performance
      …  with horizon Endgame of Net-Zero [ Power / Resource Development ].

#    Relevant Oil Industry Experience


  •     Designed the Unique Configuration of the only All – Synthetic Crude Refinery ( Shell – Scotford ),

                   ranked by Solomon as Best in Class.

  •     Created unique Froth-treatment ( sciences ) and the novel Integration of

                   ( wide range ) Hydrotreater within LC-Finer high pressure train,
                   pivotal to Albian Oil Sands Partnership first project approval.

  •     Created Strategy ( for Royal Dutch Shell ) and Led Development ( in HK/China ) for

                  mega Refinery - Petrochemical Complex, for first Massive Entry into China
                  … eventually resulted in Shell – CNOOC Petrochemical Complex at Huizhou, Guangdong.
                  [ All above projects were perceived / criticized by many as Mission Impossible … till Success ! ]

  #    Academic / Training Background

PH.D. – Chemical Engineering, U. of Toronto, Top of Class throughout all University Years,
             with numerous Scholarships / Fellowship / Awards.
             Participated in multiple professional / management / executive training programs.


Dr. Ian Chan

  • Over 12 years of experience in the oil and gas industry, six of which were with Shell Canada, where he was responsible for refining technology research and development.

  • Extensive high level social-political networks in China / Hong Kong; Chair or Vice-Chair of Chambers of Commerce

  • PhD Chemical Engineering; Princeton University


Bovornrat Darakananda

  • Over 27 years experience in the energy industry

  • Served as director or senior officer in various affiliated companies of Saha-Union Public Co (Thailand)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical and Management Engineering and Master’s Degree in Electrical and Management Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA


Dr. John Lacey

  • Is founder and President of John R. Lacey International Ltd., an oil and gas consulting company formed in 1970, and has very extensive experience in the international oil and gas industry with both government and major private sector clients, with an emphasis on Australasia, Russia, the CIS and Europe.

  • He has extensive experience in many sectors associated with oil and gas exploration, production, transportation and marketing.

  • He is a member of the Alberta Securities Commission Petroleum Advisory Committee.

  • He is the Honourary Consul-General for the Kingdom of Thailand and has been elected to the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences​

Julio Leung

  • Over 40 years of business experience spanning public accounting, consulting, international banking, capital markets deals, electronic manufacturing, IT/ software services, and bio-science products

  • Direct responsibilities include board memberships, CFO, COO, profit center leadership, and executive advisory committee

  • Geographical responsibilities in U.S., Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, China and ASEAN

  • MBA from Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania; CPA certification in New York State



Dr. Liming Liu - Vice President, COLF-Technology

  • Over 20 years of experience in fundamental and industrial technology research & development

  • Team Leader in the development of ADC™ and COC™ technologies

  • Lead member in design team

  • Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, University of Alberta

Nazeef Muhammad - Legal Counsel

  • Over 20 years of legal practice experience

  • In-house and private legal practice experience in Canada and internationally

  • Multi-jurisdictional transaction structuring and completion experience


Gary Wang - Geologist


  • Over 30 years industrial experience in China, Mid-East, Africa, and Canada. Including 17 years of working experience on the “Medium/Heavy Oil/ Bitumen Corridor” straddling the border of Alberta and Saskatchewan.

  • Previous hold position, include Director of Exploration Planning Department, G&G Manager with CNPC, CNODC, Vital Energy Ltd.

  • Extensive experience on geological evaluation, project management and execution through the conception and completion of the conventional and unconventional project development

  • Broad exposure to planning and execution of various field and lab test program of geological evaluation. Geomechanics studies and hydrogeology investigation.

  • Registered memberships with APEGA and APEGS.

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