Management

Alan Carter

President, Chief Executive Officer and Director.

Dr. Carter has over 25 years of experience in the minerals exploration industry. He spent seven years working for Rio Tinto Corp. in South America and the United Kingdom, most recently as Exploration Manager in Bolivia. In 1996, he became President and CEO of Balaclava Mines and moved to Lima, Peru. Dr. Carter joined Billiton Plc in 1998 and in 2000 moved from Lima to Vancouver. Following the merger of Billiton with BHP, he assumed the role of Manager, Business Development within the BHP Billiton Exploration Group and was the Chief Operating Officer of Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. from mid-2004 to late 2006. Dr. Carter was a co-founder of both Peregrine Metals Ltd. and Cuprum Resources Ltd., and is currently a director of Peregrine Diamonds Ltd., Blackrock Gold Corp. and Anfield Gold Ltd, and Chairman of Fremont Gold Inc. He has a B.Sc. degree in Geology from the University of Nottingham, U.K. and a Ph.D. degree in gold geochemistry from the University of Southampton, U.K. Most recently, Dr. Carter founded Magellan Minerals Inc. which listed on the TSX Venture Exchange in early 2008 and was acquired by Anfield Gold Corp. in May 2016.


Paul Hansed

Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary

Mr. Hansed has more than 25 years of accounting and finance experience, including eight years as CFO of Magellan Minerals Ltd. from 2008 until 2016, when the company was acquired by Anfield Gold Corp., and five years as CFO of ECI Exploration and Mining Inc. from 2010 until 2014. Prior to joining Magellan Minerals Ltd. in 2008, Mr. Hansed worked for 20 years with KPMG in Canada and Europe. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CA) and holds an undergraduate degree in business administration from Simon Fraser University.


Dennis Moore

Consultant, Director

Mr. Moore has over 35 years of experience as an exploration geologist. Originally working for major companies in Australia and the South West Pacific, he later became involved with several of Ross Beaty’s early companies in Bolivia, Peru and Brazil. Dennis co-founded Magellan Minerals Inc. with Alan Carter in 2005 and remained as an officer of the company through its formative years. Mr. Moore discovered and drilled the 1.8M ounce Tocantinzinho deposit being developed by Eldorado Gold Corp and has been directly involved in at least four other gold discoveries in South America, including Amayapampa in Bolivia, and Cuiú Cuiú, Coringa and Cajuiero in Brazil. Mr. Moore is currently President & CEO of Fremont Gold Inc., a Nevada focused gold exploration company.


Ruari McKnight

Country Manager Brazil

Mr. Ruari Macartan McKnight, Country Manager Brazil, worked in gold and base metal exploration for Mt Isa Mines Exploration Pty Ltd (MIMEX) from 1993 to 1996 before moving to South America where he became fluent in Portuguese and Spanish.  He joined Serabi Mining Plc in 2003 and as Chief Operating Officer, he oversaw management of the Palito gold project including exploration planning, successful plant commissioning and project generation. Mr McKnight was a founding partner of Dourave and has held the position of VP Exploration of Dourave Mining and Country Director of Dourave Mineracao & Exploracao Mineral since September 2007. He has an Honours degree in Geology and graduated with a Commerce degree in Accounting and Finance.  He is also the treasurer of the SIMEOESPA (Syndicate of Miners of West Para).


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