The MMIH Group is an enterprise headquartered in Singapore with minerals exploration and mining interests in the Philippines and other geographies in Southeast Asia. The group boasts a diverse and talented board of directors and industry experts with decades of experience between them.
Mining and Minerals Industries Holding (MMIH) is an aggregator and developer of minerals projects in the Philippines and Southeast Asia.
MMIH is committed to responsible exploration and mining practices and conducting our business in an ethical and sustainable manner to promote long term economic growth for shareholders and local communities.
At MMIH, we are guided by these statements:
We place people first and do not compromise on Health, Safety, Security and Environmental (HSSE) practices.
We believe in productive and respectful partnerships in the communities in which we operate
We deliver shareholder value by growing our reserves in an ethical and sustainable manner.
Baker McKenzie / Quisumbing-Torres
Philippine Legal Counsel
Kunal Awasthy, an Engineering graduate with a post graduation in business management, has over 20 years of rich corporate and business experience ranging from the financial industry, leasing, logistics/supply chain, trading and dealing with mineral assets. He has worked in a senior management capacity with large Corporates such as IL&FS, Elbee, Orix and All Cargo Logistics.
Kunal has also been actively involved in the Mining and Minerals arena in South East Asia for the past 5 years, owning assets in Coal, Iron and other metals before eventually moving onto the current venture.
Jason is a commercial lawyer with over 18 years experience in the mining and banking sectors, most recently as CEO to the Global Drilling and Exploration Group and prior to that having spent considerable time at Avocet Mining, JP Morgan Chase and Signal Delta.
His skill sets include corporate advisory, mergers and acquisitions, business development, compliance, dispute resolution and personnel management.
He has worked for public and private companies operating throughout North America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia.
Country Manager, Philippines
A Geologist by education and profession, Leo has over 38 years of experience in precious Metals, Geothermal and Oil exploration and development. He is an expert in mineral lands management, mine contract negotiations, mine project management, associated campaigns and government compliance and environmental management.
Leo is a certified Professional Geologist (License no. 0906) of the Philippines and affiliated to ‘Geological Society of the Philippines’ and ‘Association of Filipinos for the Advancement of Geosciences, Inc.’.
John started his career with Black & Decker Corporation in 1974 and he was promoted to Vice President in 1985 and based in Singapore. He was previously the CEO of British Chamber of Commerce from 2004 to 2006. He graduated from the Oxford University at Canterbury with Bachelor of Arts.
John has global exposure in all aspects of business development and management and his areas of expertise includes marketing, organisation development, strategic planning, finance and communication.
Aloysius is the managing partner of boutique law firm, AQUINAS LAW ALLIANCE LLP. He previously was the managing principal of Dacheng Wong Alliance LLP, Singapore’s first China, Singapore joint venture law firm. He graduated from the University of Kent at Canterbury with a BA in Law & Economics and is a qualified barrister at law and admitted as an advocate and solicitor in Singapore in 1995.
His areas of practice are Intellectual Property Law, Corporate Law, Cross Border Commercial Transactions and Real Estate Transactions.
With a Bachelor’s degree in Mining Engineering from Saint Louis University, Ronnie is currently the president of Crescent Mining and Development Corporation and Director of Bezant Resources Inc. Prior to this he was the president of Pacific Falkon (Phils), Inc, and was Mine Manager of Multistone Mining Corporation. Additionally he was also an Engineer for Portman Mining (Phils), Inc and Benguet Exploration Thanksgiving Mine.
Ronnie is also a lifetime member of the Philippine Society of Mining Engineers.
Signal Delta combines over 300 years of experience in the discovery, development and feasibility of mining projects around the world including the due diligence, acquisition and divestment of projects.
Aquinas Law Alliance
Legal Counsel/Company Secretary
Aquinas Law is a medium size boutique law firm comprising lawyers from Singapore, Malaysia and China, working across practice groups to achieve the aims, goals and objectives of our clients combining experience and expertise.
Baker McKenzie is a global law firm, partnering with clients to deliver solutions in the world's largest economies as well as newly opening markets. With more than 50 years of experience in the local market, we are the go-to firm for domestic and foreign multinationals and financial institutions doing business in the Philippines.