Steven Zadka

Executive Chairman

Mr. Steven Allen Zadka, a visionary entrepreneur and investor. Mr. Zadka started his career over 15 years ago with a simple task  in mind of utilizing financial strength to realize commercial potential of an asset where value is  understood. With his vision he has come to the forefront of the natural resources and mining industries in his current executive role at Cerro de Pasco. Over the years Mr. Zadka has orchestrated strategy for dozens of projects around the globe in energy and resource development. Mr. Zadka also has extensive experience in Investment banking, capital markets, M&A, and corporate finance. Mr. Zadka currently holds the title of Managing director at Sunrise Securities LLC / Trump Securities LLC, a New York City based Investment Bank. Prior to that Mr. Zadka was an investment banker at Adar Capital Advisors, Associate at Casimir Capital LP, and senior consultant at Mine Management. Mr. Zadka has spent a significant amount of time in South America. Mr. Zadka holds a B.S. from Baruch College in New York City.

Guy Goulet

President & CEO

Guy Goulet is a geological engineer with more than 30 years of experience in the mining sector. He graduated from École Polytechnique de Montréal in 1986. In 1996, he was co-credited for the restart of the Wrightbar gold mine in Val d'Or, Quebec. In parallel, he has conducted with the collaboration of Hydro-Québec (LTD division) and Group STAS the only project leading to the production of lithium metal from high purity lithium carbonate. In 2000, he co-founded H2O Innovation, the largest water treatment company in Canada which he later served as president and chairman until 2008. Later in 2008, he founded Maya Gold & Silver and was co-credited for the restart of the historic Zgounder silver mine in Morocco while serving as CEO. Over the course of his career, Mr. Goulet has raised over $150 million in equity capital for the purpose of advancing associated public companies.

Neil T. Ringdahl

Technical Advisor

Neil is a South African mining engineer with 25 years’ executive and operations experience in Latin America, Africa and Europe.  He has a strong technical and project management background in both open pit and underground hard rock mining environments.  He has held senior and executive management positions with both public and private companies including Anglo Platinum, Golden Star Resources, Volcan Companía Minéra, Korea Zinc. More recently Neil Ringdahl was  previously COO of Orvana, and is currently also the COO of Ascendant Resources.  Neil acquired his BSc. Engineering Honours (Mining), from the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits), in Johannesburg South Africa.

Diederik Duvenage

Technical Advisor

Diederik is a South African mining engineer with 24 years’ mining experience in Latin America and Africa.  He has a strong technical and project management background in both open pit and and open cast mines.  He has held senior and executive management positions with both public and private companies including Tahoe Resources (Shahuindo Mine and Escocal Mina San Rafael), Stracon, Apogee Silver, Ancash Mines , Volcan Companía, Golden Star Resources.

Manuel Lizandro Rodriguez Mariategui Canny

Managing Director

Manuel a Peruvian mining executive with more than 20 years of experience in the mining sector.  He leads the board of directors of Austria Duvaz, a company with over 100 years of mining history and over 700 workers.  He is also CEO of Minera Valor, Executive Director of a Peruvian Aquaculture Company and President of the Investment and Risk Committee of Inversiones Don Lizandro. Manuel has succeeded in taking these companies to the forefront of technology, increasing its value through high productivity, as well as social and environmental responsibility