Edward Kelly, BBA
President, CEO & Director
Over 15 year career in capital markets managing and running firms in a diverse range of sectors from natural resource to technology. Held Senior Management positions and directorship with several public companies on the TSXV Exchange.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Hart is a Chartered Professional Accountant with over 20 years of international experience in finance, administration and governance for mining companies listed on the TSX and NYSE. Most recently, he was Corporate Controller for Asanko Gold Inc. During his tenure, Asanko transitioned into a mid-tier gold producer in Ghana, West Africa. Prior to Asanko, Mr. Hart held senior finance and management positions for several companies founded by the Hunter Dickinson (“HDI”) group. Those companies included Farallon, which built the G9 Mine in Mexico and was sold to Nyrstar in 2011. Mr. Hart was also involved in the restart of Taseko’s Gibraltar Copper Mine in Williams Lake, BC.
Mark St.John Wright, B.Sc. MBA
VP Operations & New Projects
Trained as a research chemist & process engineer with experience in heavy industry, metal purification and extraction. Fast Moving Consumer Goods sector expertise in product research & development, production, logistics and distribution. Consultant for KMPG and District Sales Management with Loomis & DHL. Entrepreneur with multiple successful networking and internet marketing businesses.
Ivan Salas, MBA
Executive with proven experience in B2B and business management, with 12+ years of managerial achievements, directing and accelerating growth from start-ups through to transnationals in Peru, with specific experience in Mining and Energy sectors.
Director, Plant Operations
Metallurgy professional with over 20 years international experience having worked in Middle East and South America, optimizing production of multiple commodities, including Gold, Silver and Antimony. Worked most of his career with world-class mining companies, first Barrick Gold (Pierina Mine, Peru), then Newmont Mining (Yanacocha Mine, Peru), and most recently with Strategic and Precious Metals Processing (SPMP, Oman) for Antimony production. Mr. Candela is a specialist in optimization of a variety of metallurgical processes, focusing on HSE, efficiency and continuous improvement.