President & CEO
A resident of Canada, Mr. MacQuarrie is the former CEO of PMI Gold Corporation and has 40 years’ mineral exploration experience, including 27 years in West Africa. He holds a Combined Honours degree in Geology & Geophysics and is a member of the Professional Engineers & Geoscientists Association of British Columbia.
A resident of Ghana, Mr. Easah was a founding Director of Cardinal Resources Limited responsible for the acquisition of all tenements. He played a key role in the discovery and development of the seven million-ounce Namdini Gold Project in Northern Ghana. Cardinal Resources was recently purchased by Shandong Gold Company for ~AUS$600 million.
Director & Vice President Production & Development
A resident of Ghana, Mr. Ahmed, is a mining engineer with over 30 years of experience in mine operations, planning, production, and management. Mr. Ahmed is a former Mine Manager at Obuasi, one of the World’s foremost underground gold mines, producing up to 1.8 million tonnes per year.
Mrs. Aziz is a resident of Ghana and a finance professional with many years of experience in government relations, communications, marketing, and acquisitions throughout West Africa. Mrs. Aziz has played a key role in the acquisition of significant mineral concessions and mine development.
Independent Director, Audit Committee Chair
A resident of Canada, Mr. Heath has 15 years of corporate finance, investment banking, and capital markets experience focused on the mining industry. He has worked on several equity offerings, valuations, fairness opinions, and M&A transactions. Mr. Heath graduated with a B.Com. (Hons) from the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia, and is a CFA charter holder.
Independent Director, Member Audit Committee
A resident of Canada with more than 25 years experience as Founder, CEO, and Board Member. An innovative leader and go-to-guru for project consultations, government issues, and startup initiatives. Carsten is a business coach and active board member in businesses related to intellectual property, retail, investment, mining, and data-driven marketing.
Dr. Roger Norwich is a resident of Great Britain. He has undertaken undergraduate and postgraduate studies in geology at Manchester University, England. As a founding director of Mexican Silver Mines (TSX-V), Dr. Norwich was instrumental in merging with Rio Alto Mining (TSX & NYSE) which grew into a significant gold producer in Peru and was subsequently sold to Tahoe (NYSE) for US$1.12billion.
Chief Operating Officer
A resident of Canada, Mr. Anthony holds a BSc in 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.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Gibbs is a resident of Toronto, with over 30 years of corporate financial management experience. He has worked with Canadian junior mining and mineral exploration companies since 2008. Mr. Gibbs holds an MBA from the University of Durban and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. He is the former CFO of PMI Gold Corporation.
A resident of South Africa, Mr. Swanepoel has 43 years of 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.
Executive General Manager
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.
General Manager Geology
Mr. Abbott holds an 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 the delineation of the 4.5Moz Obotan deposit for PMI Gold Corporation (now the Galiano Gold - Goldfields Nkran Mine), on Ghana’s Asankrangwa gold belt.
Advisor to the Board
His Majesty EhunabobrimPrahAgyensaim VI, LLB/BA (Hons), also known as W. E Jonah, Paramount Chief of Owirenkyi Traditional Area Central Region, Republic of Ghana, was born in Obuasi, Ghana. He is a graduate of the Metropolitan University of the City of London and holds LLB/BA (Hons) in Business Law, is a Barrister-at-Law and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Ghana.
Advisor to the Board
Advisor to the Board
Mr. Alothman is a senior professional who currently serves as the CEO of Fujairah Holding where he oversees both UAE and Global operations. He holds an MBA from Hult International Business School, a Bachelor of Science, from Kings College London, and also the following certifications: CMA, PMP, and CDIF. MrAlthomanhas worked on numerous IPO listings. He has worked with several financial institutions such as Al Ahli Bank, Bastion Capital, etc. He has negotiated and closed many Joint Venture projects with large listed entities including a Platinum Recovery Plant and Refinery.
Advisor to the Board
Mr. Abrokwah is a resident of Ghana. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Cardiff Business School, University of Wales; and Master’s degrees in Energy, Trade, and Finance from Cass Business School, City University, London, and in Public Administration from Cornell University, Ithaca, New York. Mr. Abrokwah has worked since 2008 with the Ministry of Finance, Ghana, as a Technical Consultant and currently as Principal Economist. He has worked in various capacities in the Ministry and currently as the Head of Tax Policy Research.