Dr Andreas Rompel, FSAIMM, President and CEO
Dr. Rompel is a seasoned exploration professional with nearly three decades of exploration experience in a wide range of roles from VP Exploration and Project Manager to Country Manager and Corporate Development. Most recently, Dr. Rompel was the President & CEO of Cobalt Power Group. Dr. Rompel has also worked in a variety of commodities, including precious metals and base metals as well as coking coal and cobalt. For more than a decade Dr. Rompel evaluated capital projects within Anglo American and was on the board of Spectrem (an Anglo-American Company) as Technical Director. He has worked in many countries on several continents and has well developed multi-linguistic skills.
Stephen Woodhead, CFO
Mr. Woodhead is a graduate of the University of Cape Town and a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants. Mr. Woodhead has over 25 years of experience having worked for the South African Department of Finance and Trans Hex Group, a South African diamond producer, before relocating to Canada in 1997 as Chief Financial Officer of Trans Hex International. From 2003 until it was acquired by Yamana Gold in 2006, Mr. Woodhead was the Chief Financial Officer of Desert Sun Mining, developer of the Jacobina gold mine in Brazil, and in 2011 and 2012 was Chief Financial officer of Crocodile Gold Corp.
Michael Dehn, VP Exploration & Director
With over 25 years of experience in the mining industry, Michael has been a VP, President, CEO and Director of nearly 20 companies. Between 1994 and 2005, he worked as an exploration geologist and later as a Senior Geologist with Goldcorp Inc. His expertise lies in grassroots to advanced minerals exploration, marketing and financing junior companies. Michael has worked in diamond, base metals, precious metals, industrial minerals, oil and natural gas, as well as sand, gravel and peat deposits, primarily in the Americas on private, public company and government projects.