Mr. Tunaye Sai has over 40 years of diversified technical and managerial experience in the mining and energy industries. Born and raised in Myanmar (Burma, prior to name change), Tunaye, upon graduating with a Mining Engineering Degree in Burma worked for 15 years with the Burma Ministry of Mines before embarking on providing consulting services to private and public companies in Burma, Malaysia, Thailand, Ecuador, Brazil, Papua New Guinea, France, Italy, Mexico, Indonesia, USA, Venezuela, Canada, and China. Mr. Sai was instrumental in introducing Yunnan Mining Company (a private company headed by Robert Friedland) into China in 1994 and then guiding it through its then resulting mining activities undertaken in China.
Mr. Sai received his Bachelor of Engineering (Mining) from the Rangoon Institute of Technology, Burma, and received a Post Graduate Diploma in Management and Administration from the Institute of Economics Rangoon, Burma. Mr. Sai is fluent in Chinese, English, Burmese, Thai, Laos, and Spanish.