Fokus auf die Entdeckung von Edelmetallvorkommen der Extraklasse
Volcanic Gold Mines bringt ein erfahrenes und erfolgreiches Bergbau-, Explorations- und Kapitalmarktteam zusammen. Durch den strategischen Erwerb von Mineralgrundstücken mit nachgewiesenem Potenzial für Gold- und Silberressourcen und durch die Durchführung effektiver Explorations- und Bohrprogramme will man Goldvorkommen von Weltklasse entdecken.
Director and Chairman
Mike Povey is a mining engineer with over 40 years of worldwide experience in the resource sector in a wide range of commodities. He has held senior management pjositions in various public companies including Rio Tinto and Anglo American, with surface and underground mining operations in Africa, North America, and Australia. Over the past 20 years, Mike has held positions as Chairman, Managing Director and Technical Director of several ASX and AIM listed companies where he has led project acquisitions, exploration programs, JV negotiations and equity raisings. Mike is a Chartered Engineer and a Member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and holds a number of Certificates of Competency, including a West Australian Mine Managers Certificate.
Director and Chief Executive Officer
Charles Straw is an economic geologist with over 20 years of global experience in the mining and natural resource industries. He has held executive management positions in public and private mineral explorers, and led the successful exploration and evaluation of precious and base metal projects in Australia, South America, North America, and China. He has an international network of technical and financing relationships providing both project flow and project finance. Charles is a member of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM), and the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM).
Founder and Director
Simon Ridgway is a co-founder of Fortuna Silver Mines Inc., a prospector, a mining financier and a Casey Research Explorer’s League inductee. Mr. Ridgway and the exploration teams under his guidance have discovered gold deposits in Honduras, Guatemala and Nicaragua and a silver/gold deposit in Mexico. His companies have raised over CAD$450 million for exploration and development projects since 2003, including a recently completed $100M bought deal for Fortuna Silver. Mr. Ridgway is the Chairman of Fortuna Silver, and CEO of Radius Gold Inc. and CROPS Inc.
Mr. Bales has over 20 years of financial reporting experience in mining and information technology industries. He currently serves as CFO for several public junior exploration companies with operations in Canada, the U.S., Latin America and Europe. Mr. Bales holds a Bachelor of Management degree with a major in accounting from the University of Lethbridge.