John Skeet (CEO)
(Metallurgist, F. AusIMM)
John has over 30 years experience in gold-silver mining, both in management at operations and developing projects in Australia, Republic of Georgia and Mexico. He successfully developed Ballarat East, Quartzite Gold in Georgia, and Palmarejo Silver Gold Mine in Mexico, prior to the Coeur Mining takeover and was COO of Cerro Resources prior to its takeover by Primero Mining. He has 16 years experience in Mexico. He founded Sun Minerals in 2017 and acquired the option to purchase the Copalquin Project in Mexico.
Dudley Leitch (Non-Executive Director)
Dudley is a geologist and mining entrepreneur with over 40 years developing mining projects and running ASX mining/exploration companies with projects in Australia, Mexico, USA. He was director and major shareholder – Perseverance Corp. (Nagambie), Mogul Mining (Magistral, Ocampo in Mexico), Valdora Minerals (Ballarat East, Rusters Roost), Bolnisi Gold (Quartzite, Palmarejo), Kings Minerals (San Anton (Mex), Kalman).
Adrien Wing (Non-Executive Director)
Adrien is a certified practicing accountant. He previously practiced in the audit and corporate advisory divisions of a chartered accounting firm before working with a number of public companies listed on the ASX as a corporate and accounting consultant and company secretary.
Stephen Layton (Non-Executive Director)
Mr Layton has over 35 years’ experience in Equity Capital Markets in the UK and Australia. Starting as a Jobber (market maker) with BZW on the trading floor of the London Stock Exchange from 1980 to 1986, he became a Member of the London Stock Exchange in 1985. Since migrating to Australia in 1986 Mr Layton has worked with various stockbroking firms and/or AFSL regulated Corporate Advisory firms. Having raised capital for many ASX-listed companies, he has a depth of knowledge that only comes from a thorough immersion in the industry. Mr Layton has specialized in capital raising services and opportunities, corporate advisory, facilitation of ASX listings and assisting companies grow.
Mr Layton has held both Principal and Director roles in his advisory career and his professional associations include Master Practitioner Member of the Stockbrokers and Financial Advisors Association – MSAFAA.
Mr Layton is also currently a Non-Executive Director of ASX listed New Age Exploration Limited (ASX:NAE) and Speciality Metals International Limited (ASX:SEI).
Garry Thomas (Alternate Non-Executive Director for Dudley Leitch )
Garry is a civil engineer with over 35 years’ experience in civil construction, mine development and operations. He has been involved in the implementation of mining operations in Australia, Indonesia, Laos, Russia, Zimbabwe, Ghana, Zambia, South Africa, Algeria, Mexico and Mali. He has managed the construction and commissioning of over 20 CIL/CIP, flotation and heap leach plants in Australasia, Russia and Africa as well as many plant upgrades including construction of at Palmarejo, Mexico prior to the Coeur Mining take over. Garry founded Intermet Engineering which he sold to Sedgman Metals.
Hall Stewart (Chief Geologist)
(Geologist, CPG, PG)
Hall is a professional geologist with significant experience and success in managing, developing, and exploring mining projects in USA and Mexico. In particular, Hall has considerable experience in the gold-silver trend in Mexico and located and recommended the multimillion ounce Palmarejo project to Bolnisi Gold and managed its regional exploration. Hall cofounded Puno Gold Corp. and Commonwealth Silver & Gold which were both acquired by Canadian companies.