Chief Executive Officer/Director
Richard has over 35 years’ experience in international investment banking specializing in corporate finance and corporate advice, predominantly in the mining and natural resources industry. He was formerly the chairman of Atlas Iron Limited and Gold Road Resources Limited. He has been responsible for numerous IPO’s, restructurings and capital raisings for both public and private companies and is actively involved in the venture capital industry.
David has had a long and distinguished career as a partner of an international accounting firm where he specialized in strategic corporate advice and taxation. He has subsequently served a director, adviser, and major shareholder of numerous public companies in the gold, nickel, diamonds, oil and new mining technology sectors.
Guy is a transaction-oriented corporate finance lawyer in Rimon Law’s Montreal office. He has over thirty years of experience advising on securities, corporate finance, and mergers and acquisitions. He has advised on corporate finance matters in relation to major projects in Africa, Europe, and South America. His experience covers a broad spectrum of industries including natural resources, life sciences, and technology.
Chief Financial Officer
Chuck is a CPA CA who qualified with PWC in Canada. With 25 years’ experience in the minerals sector, split between Toronto and London. He has been involved in the financial administration and financing of private and public companies with projects located in several countries in southern Africa as well as Indonesia and China.
Michael is a lawyer with a practice focused on securities, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate and commercial law. He also provides advice and assistance to reporting issuers on their ongoing corporate governance, continuous disclosure, and other corporate and securities law obligations. Prior to private practice, Mr. Kozub served as General Counsel to a mineral exploration company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. He is a member of both the Barreau du Québec and the Law Society of Ontario.
Chief Project Geologist
Lee has over 40 years of mining and exploration experience having worked in Australia, Southeast Asia and the Pacific since 1976, initially with USA based Amax Inc. and subsequently as a consulting geologist on numerous gold and copper projects. During the early 1990’s Lee was co-founder and technical principal of PT Indomineratama, an Indonesian mining and exploration consultancy that consulted to numerous major foreign and local exploration and mining companies within Indonesia including PT Freeport Indonesia and PT Timah.
VP Project Development
Patrick is a highly credentialled mining executive with more than 40 years’ experience in gold and diamond exploration, project development and production in Australia, Vietnam, China, Portugal, the DRC, Zimbabwe, South Africa and Botswana. Previously executive director of Mercator Gold plc, County Diamonds Ltd, Auridiam Consolidated NL, Zapopan NL and Grants Patch Mining Ltd.