Mr. Gao was appointed to the Board of Directors of Western Potash Corp. in April 2017. He is currently Chief Executive Officer of Western Potash Corp.，and Chief Financial Officer of Western Resources Corp.
Mr. Gao was the President of the Beijing Mining Exchange (“BMX”) and was responsible for its overall strategy and operations. Mr. Gao has also worked as the Head of Business Development for the Toronto Stock Exchange (“TSX”) and TSX Venture Exchange out of the TSX Beijing office before moving onto becoming the Chief Representative out of the TSX Beijing office. His time with the TSX and BMX brought him years of experience in leadership, business development, and strategic decision making. His depth of experience and skill set will greatly help Western Potash moving forward.
Mr. Gao obtained his MBA from the Schulich School of Business at York University and his Bachelor of Economics, Honors Degree with Distinction, from the Shanxi University of Finance and Economics.