Simon Youds, Chief Executive Officer
Mr Youds is an experienced mining engineer and CEO, with considerable exploration, development and operational experience in Africa, Asia and Australia. Mr Youds is the former CEO of Afrian Iron, an iron ore explorer in the Republic of Congo, where he facilitated a A$388 million deal for its purchase by Exxaro Resources.
Mr Youds has the proven ability to manage the development of African gold mining projects from exploration to production, with various operating and development roles at the Bibiani Gold Mine in Ghana and the Bulyanhulu and North Mara Gold Mines in Tanzania.
Andrew Steers, Chief Financial Officer & Company Secretary
Mr Steers is an experienced senior finance executive with considerable experience in mining in Africa and Australia. A Chartered Accountant with a formal background from KPMG, Mr Steers has held various CFO roles with ASX listed mining entities, including IMX Resources Limited and Equatorial Resources Limited.
In addition, Mr Steers was the former Group Finance Manager and Company Secretary of TSX listed Moto Goldmines Limited, who’s primary asset was the Kibali Gold Mine in the DRC and facilitated the sale to Randgold Resources and Anglo for C$490 million.
Peter Stockman, Chief Geologist
Mr Stockman is a highly experienced senior geologist and Competent Person under JORC Code. Mr Stockman has significant African exposure in the DRC, Tanzania, Ghane, Sierra Leone, Zambia and Rwanda.
Mr Stockman’s experience is through the exploration, development and operational phases, with more than 15 gold projects, including Wassa Gold Mine in Ghana and North Mara Gold mine in Tanzania