Hok Kiang Sia is a professional geologist registered with the Board of Geologists in Malaysia. He has 40 years of hands-on mining and exploration experience in various metal mining projects within Malaysia, Peru, Brazil, Ecuador, Venezuela, Guyana, USA, Canada, Central Africa, Mongolia, Australia, Indonesia, and Cambodia.
Mr Sia is an adjunct professor in the Faculty of Science and Technology at the National University of Malaya. He is also a senior council member of the Malaysian Chamber of Mines, and an honorary member of the Malaysian Geological Society. Mr Sia is actively advising the Department of Mineral and Geosciences of the Malaysian Ministry of Land and Natural Resources on matters relating to mining and economic geology.
He holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Applied Geology from the University of Malaya.