Directors & Management
Mr French has over 30 years of experience in capital markets, investment banking and mining. He began his career at Merrill Lynch, and was country manager for Credit Lyonnais Securities Asia (CLSA) in various locations in Asia, before setting up its business in Latin America. Mr French was also Managing Director of North River Resources plc from December 2012 until January 2015, and took its Namibia-based brownfield lead-zinc project through to bankable feasibility study and sourced a strategic funding partner. The project is now under construction.
Mr Parker has over 30 years of experience as an exploration geologist, including a 20 year career with First Quantum Minerals (FQM). While at FQM he was Country Manager for DRC, where he managed over 100 exploration personal and played a key role in two major copper discoveries, the Lonshi and Frontier mines. He was more recently appointed Country Manager with responsibility for FQM’s operations in Peru and Argentina. Mike is not a member of the Board
Mr Cliff has over 50 years in exploration and mine geology. Previously he had over 26 years at Rio Tinto including five as Exploration Manager Europe. He has a BSc Hons in Geology and a Chartered Engineer, Member of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining.
Mr. Damouni has over 18 years of experience in investment banking and capital markets, with expertise in mining and oil and gas. Throughout his career, Mr. Damouni has worked on and led equity and debt financings valued over $5 billion. He has comprehensive experience in equity financing, restructuring, corporate valuations and advisory assignments.