President & Chief Executive Officer
Danny Callow has over 25 years of experience in building and operating mines in Africa. Mr. Callow was Head of African Copper Operations for Glencore PLC., Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Katanga Mining Limited and Chief Executive Officer of Mopani Copper Mines PLC. Mr. Callow is a Professional Mining Engineer and holds an MBA from Henley Management College and a Bachelor (Hons) of Mining Engineering from the Camborne School of Mines as well as non-executive Director professional diploma from FT-London. Mr. Callow has overseen more than $2.5 billion in mining projects from conception through to full production.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Bozoki is a seasoned dual Canadian and U.S. CPA with approximately 25 years of accounting, tax, and corporate finance experience. Mr. Bozoki has served as Chief Financial Officer of several development stage TSX and TSXV listed companies involved in gold, iron ore, and phosphate projects in Canada and internationally. Mr. Bozoki began his career at EY LLP where he spent six years in the audit practice. Mr. Bozoki has an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business and a Bachelor of Commerce from Queen’s.
Vice President, Corporate Development
Several years of diverse financial and capital markets experience. Mr. Baizak brings experience in venture capital and investments from a global private merchant bank, having managed a number of private and public companies. Mr. Baizak holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto.
+22 years as a civil servant working for the Malian Ministry of Public Works and Transportation. + 20 years of experience facilitating exploration and mining activities in Mali; former experience with Golden Shamrock, SEMAFO, OREZONE, Golden Rim and African Gold Group. Former management experience at Direction Nationale des Travaux Publics, Chief Division of Supply Fuel at Petrostock State Company.
Shaun Drake has been providing dedicated corporate secretarial services to reporting issuers since 2000, using his experience to provide effective and practical solutions to clients’ continuous disclosure and governance requirements. Prior to that, Mr. Drake worked in the global trust services industry and provided corporate services to a private bank. He is an Associate (ACG) of the Chartered Governance Institute. Mr. Drake also acts as Corporate Secretary to various companies listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) and the TSX Venture Exchange.
Former Chief Investment Officer for Eurasian Resources Group with a specific focus on the financing and development of ERG’s portfolio of copper and cobalt assets in Africa. Mr. Back has extensive experience in financial markets and has served as Global Head of Investments and Structured Finance Group at BTG Pactual Commodities and previously spent over 10 years with the Hatch Group with a focus on project financing for mining projects.
Highly regarded geologist with over 40 years experience in resource sector. Numerous CEO and Board positions in listed entities over the past 25 years. Global experience in all aspects of the resource industry. Experienced in management and fund raising for resource companies.
Mining Engineer with 28 years experience of building and operating mines in Africa. Board experience includes Katanga Mining, QuestCap International and Eurosun. Former head of Glencore Copper and Cobalt African division.
Accomplished executive with over 25 years of experience in the capital markets, including working for HSBC, Patersons Securities and Euroz Securities Limited. Mr. Kestell played an instrumental role as a director and an investor in a number of companies in the mining sector, including Capricorn Metals and Emerald Resources NL, enabling the transition from explorer to producer stage.