Board of Directors
David Netherway (Non-Executive Chairman)
|David Netherway is a mining engineer with over 40 years of experience in the mining industry. David was involved in the construction and development of the New Liberty, Iduapriem, Siguri, Samira Hill and Kiniero mines in West Africa and has mining experience in Africa, Australia, China, Canada, India, and the Former Soviet Union. David served as the CEO of Shield Mining Ltd until its takeover by Gryphon Minerals; prior to that he was the CEO of Toronto listed Afcan Mining Corporation, a China focused gold mining company that was sold to Eldorado Gold in 2005. He was the Chairman of Aureus Mining Inc. (now known as Avesoro Mining Inc., AIM/TSE: ASO) and also Afferro Mining Inc.
David has held senior management positions in a number of mining companies including Golden Shamrock Mines, Ashanti Goldfields, Crusader Resources and Semafo Inc. He is a former director of Altus Resource Capital and Altus Global Gold.
Mr Netherway is currently the non-executive Chairman of Canyon Resources Limited (ASX: CAY) and Altus Strategies Ltd and is a non-executive director of Avesoro Mining Inc.
Jim Mustard (Director)
|Mr Mustard, formerly Senior Mining Analyst and Vice President at Haywood Securities Inc. is a professional geologist and registered professional engineer. With over 25 years of industry experience with major Canadian international mining companies and the Government of Canada, Mr Mustard’s interests and focus, is on the junior exploration sector, with the aim of identifying early stage business opportunities, particularly within the gold, silver, copper, lead, zinc, nickel, PGMs and diamonds sectors.|
Loudon Owen (Director)
|Mr Owen is a lawyer by training, co-founding and currently managing McLean Watson Capital, a private Toronto-based venture capital firm funding high-growth entrepreneurial ventures in the technology sector. Mr. Owen currently serves on the board of directors/trustees of a number of public, private and non-profit corporations and organisations including Hanfeng Evergreen Inc. (Chairman–TSX), Ntegrator International Ltd. (Singapore Stock Exchange) and Posera-HDX Limited (TSX).|
Philip Gibbs (Interim CEO & Chief Financial Officer)
|Mr Gibbs is a Chartered Management Accountant with extensive financial management experience in large corporate environments, both in the manufacturing and retail sectors in North America and in Africa. Mr Gibbs’s multi-disciplinary exposure includes Market Research, Logistics and IT System implementations, making him well suited to a growing business.|