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.
Mr. Kirtlan is a finance professional with over 20 years of experience in company management and arranging equity and debt financing in the resource sector.
For the last 11 years, Mr. Kirtlan has taken active roles in the financing, management and development of exploration and development opportunities across a broad spectrum of commodities in various countries. Prior to that, he spent 7 years in the investment banking sector based in New York and London.
He is currently Chairman of ASX-listed RMG Limited, a company focused on copper in Chile and a Director of TSX-V listed Telfascot Resources Inc.
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.