A resident of Canada, Mr. MacQuarrie has 40 years' mineral exploration experience, including almost 30 years in West Africa. He has been responsible for the discovery, acquisition of gold deposits both in Canada and in Ghana. As the former CEO of PMI Gold Corporation, he oversaw the acquisition of all the PMI mineral titles including Kubi and Obotan (+ 5 million oz. gold deposit) prior to PMI being bought by Galiano Gold(formerly Asanko Gold/Keegan Resources) in 2013 in an all-share deal valued at CAD$183 million; the Galiano-Goldfields 50:50 JV mine is now in production at circa 220,000 oz per year. Mr. MacQuarrie is the founder of Asante Gold Corporation and a member of the Association of Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia, and also serves as an Independent Director at IC Capitalight Corp., which owns and operates Capitalight Research - a weekly and monthly subscription-based research company focused on the gold and silver commodity prices.
A resident of Canada, Mr. Anthony holds a BSc Mining Engineering from Queen’s University. He has +40 years’ international experience in mining and mineral processing mostly gained at the senior management & executive levels in gold process plant design, permitting, construction and operation. This includes 10 years in Africa, where he worked to become COO of African Barrick Gold.
He has designed, delivered and operated open pit and underground mine assets with CAPEX from $100M to $3.6B and with total material movement to 65 Mt/y.
A resident of South Africa, Mr. Swanepoel has 43 years mining experience in open pit and underground mining. He holds a Masters in Engineering, GDE in Mineral Economics and a 4-year diploma in Mine Survey.
Mr Swanepoel has worked on various mines in Africa of which the latest was Asanko gold mine in Ghana where he held the position of General Manager - Operations for 4 years During this time, the company was voted as the best mining company in Ghana for 2 consecutive years. He has held various positions from General Manager to CEO and Project Director. He was also a Director of Tati Nickel Mining Co Ltd.
A resident of Ghana, Mr. Bertram has held the position of Managing Director of Mensin Gold Bibiani Limited for the past two years and has served on the boards of Resolute Mining Limited’s Ghanaian and Ivorian subsidiaries since 2008. A geologist by profession Mr. Bertram has 35 years of mining and exploration experience, including 30 years in West Africa. He is a member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists.
A resident of Ghana, Mr. Abbott holds a General MSc. in geology with 50 years of international exploration and mining experience, including 30 years in West Africa, primarily in Ghana. Mr. Abbott is credited with numerous gold discoveries, most recently the 7.0Moz Namdini gold deposit being developed by Cardinal Resources in northern Ghana. He has worked extensively at Kubi and on delineation of the 4.5Moz Obotan deposit for PMI Gold Corporation (now the Galiano Gold - Goldfields Nkran Mine), on Ghana’s Asankrangwa gold belt.