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This list showcases the top United Kingdom based Director operating in the Mineral space. If you think a Director is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected].
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Companies House UK, Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
Founder and Executive Chairman, Director of Guyana Goldfields
Mr. Sheridan has a depth of experience, working in the mining industry for more than 30 years. He has been actively exploring Guyana since 1996 and is the founder of the Company. He holds a B.Sc. and M.Sc. from the London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom.
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About Guyana Goldfields: Guyana Goldfields is focused primarily on the exploration and development of gold deposits in the Guiana Shield of South America.
Director and Majority Shareholder of Discovery Harbour Resources
Mr. Gilliam is a graduate of the University of Virginia’s College at Wise, has spent 30 years building and operating coal mining companies. He is the past president and founder of Cumberland Resources Corporation, which was one of the largest privately-owned coal mining companies in the United States. In March 2010, Massey Energy purchased Cumberland for US$960 million in cash and shares. Richard brings to the board a fundamental understanding of building and operating a new resource company.
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About Discovery Harbour Resources: Discovery Harbour Resources is focused on sourcing, exploring and developing mineral properties.
President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Odyssey Resources
Mr. Crombie graduated from the Royal School of Mines, London, in 1980 with a B.Sc. (Hons) in mining Engineering, where he was the recipient of an Anglo American scholarship. Mr. Crombie held various positions with DeBeers Consolidated Mines and the Anglo American Corporation in South Africa and Angola between 1980 and 1986. He spent the next thirteen years as a mining analyst and investment banker with Shepards, Merrill Lynch, James Capel & Co. and Yorkton Securities. Mr. Crombie was vice president, corporate development of Hope Bay Gold Corporation from February 1999 through May 2002 and president and CEO of Ariane Gold Corp. from August 2002 to November 2003. Mr. Crombie was president, CEO and a director of Palmarejo Silver and Gold Corporation until the merger with Coeur d’Alene Mines Corporation in December 2007. He was a director of Sherwood Copper Corporation until its business combination with Capstone Mining Corp. in November 2008. Mr. Crombie is also currently an officer or director or both of a number of publicly-traded resource companies.
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About Odyssey Resources: Odyssey Resources Limited Odyssey Resources Limited is a Canadian-based junior exploration company.
Managing Director of Natural Resource Governance Institute
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About Natural Resource Governance Institute: NRGI is an independent and non-profit group that works to ensure that countries rich in oil, gas, and minerals achieve sustainability.
Director & Group Chief Executive Officer of Oriole Resources
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About MINEXIA, Oriole Resources, Ormonde Mining plc, Strategia Worldwide: Oriole Resources PLC is an AIM-listed exploration company, operating in Africa and Europe.