Senior Team
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Dr. Patrick Janssen
Co-Founder, CEO & President
Dr. Patrick Janssen is an industry expert in the metals and rare-earth metals industry. Dr. Janssen is responsible for providing direction and development strategies to our wide range of distributors, end use manufacturers, consultant agencies, customer and client trade organizations. He has unique skills in the management of the general and financial operations of SIP Resources international trade associations.
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Mr. Yasif Susilo Nadoor
Co-founder & Director
Yasif Nadoor is the Co-Founder and also a Director of SIP Resources from its establishment in June 2006. Mr. Yasif Nadoor is an expert consultant and his role is paramount to the success of the companies projects in the methodology of the sourcing of ferrous and non-ferrous metals. His background includes exploration and mining for electrical and electronic component commodities and he is advisory to the Board on the mining, smelting and refining related industries and the recovery of metal-based chemicals used as raw materials for component manufacturing. Mr. Nadoor has more than 25 years of experience in metal products, rare earth compounds and ceramic ingredients used in the production of catalytic converters. Mr. Nadoor’s knowledge is vital in locating and analyzing supplies of minor metals and their ores.
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Dr. Mahyadi Yudhoyono
Vice President & Director of Operations
Mahyadi Yudhoyono, PhD, is Vice-President & Director of Operations and he heads the operational division on the mining of metals at SIP Resources. He joined the company after serving as Vice-President and Director at Indo Mining Metal Technologies, where he led a team focused on the design and real-world application of innovative magnetic materials, devices and systems. Dr. Yudhoyono is a Chartered Engineer and Senior Member of the IEEE and belongs to the Institute of Materials, Minerals, and Mining (IOM3), as well as the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET); he also serves on the Board of Advisors for J. Mitchell-Green & Co. He holds five Worldwide patents on a variety of devices and received his PhD in Metallurgy of Magnetic Materials from the University of Birmingham (UK).
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Mr. Xing Japei
Director of Development & Research
Xing Japei is the Director of Development and Research at SIP Resources. Prior to joining the company he ran an independent minerals consultancy providing information, supply demand analysis and advice on policy developments for the mining industry. Mr. Xing Japei is responsible for conducting feasibility studies & providing advice on various minerals & metals such as tin, copper, mineral sands, titanium dioxide and of course Columbite Tantalum as well as other minerals and metals operations throughout China, Australia & South-East Asia. He has extensive experience with tin ore, rare-earths, lithium, magnesia, bentonite, silica, zinc oxide, titanium dioxide and Coltan. Mr. Xing Japei has experience in conducting supply-demand analysis for a wide range of feasibility studies & due diligence reports particularly for tin ore, zircon, rutile, ilmenite, garnet, kaolin, vanadium as well as many other minerals & metals. He has gained experience with high purity quartz, rare earths, nano-materials and graphene.
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Dr. Henry Jiang
Senior Marketing & Technology Analyst
Dr. Henry Jiang, PhD, is Senior Marketing and Technology Analyst at SIP Resources. A Chinese National, Dr. Dr. Jiang is a mining and exploration veteran and has been invaluable in commercializing metal-bearing mineral deposits that the company has discovered. Dr. Jiang has more than 30 years of experience in the mining, extracting, processing of industrial minerals and metals and metal ores. He is also experienced in the assessment of relative new technologies for the evolving products and in solving problems in mining, extractive metallurgy, energy, and resource recovery for iron and steel, aluminum, gold, tin, amongst others. Dr. Jiang was a Manager of Process and Research at Rio Tinto Iron and Titanium prior to joining SIP Resources in 2009. Dr. Jiang received his PhD in Extractive Metallurgy from Columbia University in New York.