Management & Board
President, CEO and Director
Michael is a qualified geologist, a Fellow of AusIMM, and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors with more than 35 years of experience covering all facets of the minerals and energy sector, including over 20 years’ experience in Africa with roles ranging from Geologist to Managing Director of a producing copper company.
Teams under Mike’s guidance have brought 3 gold projects totalling over 6 Moz to the feasibility stage.
David Bhumgara is a senior finance executive with more than 25 years of leadership experience and proven expertise in finance, financial reporting, accounting, corporate finance, budgeting, financial modelling, and mergers and acquisitions, as well as hands-on experience with IT and HR responsibilities. He possesses strong technical skills and throughout his career has led numerous ERP and financial reporting controls implementations. David’s focus lies on small-to-medium sized publicly and privately held organizations.
Ryan has developed and operated a successful internet travel site, and over the last seven years, has founded and operated a growing residential real estate investment company.
In that capacity he is keenly aware of the budgeting process, the operating statements of results, and the related accounting and physical management of assets and liabilities.
Mr. Coates is Founder and Principal of Grove Corporate Services, which provides business development, communications, accounting, and capital markets advisory services to small-cap public companies, primarily in the mining and resource industry.
Stephen Coates began his career in investment management and advisory services at RBC Dominion Securities in Canada, following which he joined Independent Equity Research Corp. as Vice President, Business Development. He has previously founded and served as CEO of TSX-listed Homeland Energy Group and, having spent more than 12 years in the resource and financial industries, brings together strengths in business development, communications and finance to create strategic relationships for success.
Mr. Coates is a graduate of Kings College at the University of Western Ontario in London, Canada.
Namrata has an extensive background in corporate governance management and regulatory compliance. Namrata most recently held the position of Assistant Vice-President, Corporate Secretarial and Compliance at a fintech start-up in India and is now Corporate Secretary of several public companies.
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