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Tim Morgan-Wynne joined the Euromax Resources’s Board of Directors in June 2012 and in September 2018 he was appointed as Non-Executive Chairman, while from August 2020 he has served as Executive Chairman.
Mr. Morgan-Wynne was the CFO of European Goldfields until March 2012 and prior to this, he was a Director of the Resources and Energy Group at HSBC Bank plc. Mr. Morgan-Wynne worked in HSBC’s mining sector corporate finance team from 1997 to 2006, and gained a broad experience of corporate finance and capital markets whilst working on transactions involving companies in the UK, Europe, North America and South Africa.
Before HSBC, Mr. Morgan-Wynne worked in the industry as Group Finance Manager for Ashanti Goldfields and Cluff Resources plc.
Nicolas Treand joined Euromax Resources’s Board of Directors in April 2019, he was appointed as Executive Director in charge of Macedonian affairs, in addition to that in August 2020 he was appointed as President of Euromax Resources.
Mr. Treand became independent in August 2018, he is based in Geneva and active in M&A, family office and asset management. Prior to that, he was the CEO of Trafigura Mining Group (Trafigura Pte Ltd branch) in charge of all mining and smelting assets of the group, from August 2014 – August 2018.
From August 2007 – July 2014, Mr. Treand was the Executive Director at Aurubis AD (Aurubis Bulgaria part of Aurubis AG Group). Before that, from September 2001 until July 2007, he was Managing director of Melexis Bulgaria, an automotive semiconductor Belgium company part of the Elex Group.
Mr. Treand is a graduate of the University of Applied Sciences in Lausanne Switzerland and later on specialised in general management, strategic marketing and finance at IMD Lausanne.
Patrick Forward was appointed as Chief Operating Officer in November 2012.
Mr. Forward was previously VP, Projects & Exploration at European Goldfields, where he was responsible for the development of the Skouries and Olympias projects in Greece, and the Certej project in Romania through feasibility work, basic engineering and financing. In addition, Mr. Forward was responsible for European Goldfields’ exploration properties in Romania, Greece and Turkey and the growth and compliance of that company’s resource and reserve base.
In the early 1990s, he managed exploration projects in Europe, Ghana and Venezuela before spending some five years in Burkina Faso managing exploration programmes including the discovery of Semafo Inc’s 2.8 Moz Mana deposit.
Mr. Forward is also specialised in geological due diligence, resource estimation, the application of GIS systems to exploration projects, deposit evaluation and is a Qualified Person with the respect to NI 43-101 reporting.
Nikola Gulev was appointed as Chief Financial Officer in November 2017.
Mr. Gulev joined Euromax as Group Accountant in July 2015.
Before joining Euromax, Mr. Gulev worked for two years at KPMG in bookkeeping outsoursing department in Skopje. Prior to this, Mr. Gulev had roles in internal audit at Stopanska Bank AD Skopje and in audit practice at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Skopje.
Mr. Gulev holds a Master’s degree from Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje for Audit and Accounting, and has been a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) in UK since 2014.
Martyn Konig joined Euromax’s Board of Directors in August 2012.
Mr. Konig has 30 years’ experience in investment banking and the commodity markets. Until February 2012, he was Executive Chairman and President of European Goldfields Limited. He is a Non-Executive Director of TSX listed New Gold Inc. and was Chief Executive Officer of Blackfish Capital Group from 2005 until August 2009. He has extensive experience in the natural resource sector, which includes senior management responsibility in resource finance and commodity trading operations at various international investment banks.
Mr. Konig was a main Board Director of NM Rothschild & Sons Ltd. for 15 years and held senior positions at Goldman Sachs and UBS. He is a Barrister and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers.
Ivan Vutov, PhD, was appointed as Non-Executive Director in June 2019.
Mr. Vutov joins the Board of Directors and takes the position as Director nominated by Galena Resource Equities Limited and is currently Chairman of Board of Directors of Geotrading AD and also Vice President of Geotechmin OOD. Mr. Vutov is also member of the Supervisory Board of Ellatzite-Med AD.
Mr. Vutov has PhD in Social Management University of National and World Economy, Sofia, Bulgaria.
James Burke was appointed as Non-Executive Director in June 2018.
Mr. Burke joined the Trafigura Group in March 2009 and has 19 years of experience in the mining industry with 17 years of experience in mining M&A/investments and is a senior investment professional in the Galena Private Equity Resources Fund. Prior to joining the Trafigura Group, Mr. Burke worked in the metals and mining corporate finance division at Standard Bank in both London and Sydney and was also a mineral commodities analyst at AME Mineral Economics in Sydney. Mr. Burke is a board member of Cadillac Ventures. Mr. Burke has a Master of Science in mineral project appraisal and a Bachelor of Science in geology from the Royal School of Mines, Imperial College London.
Stanislav Delchev was appointed as Non-Executive Director in September 2020.
Mr. Delchev joins the Board of Directors and takes the position as Director nominated by Galena Resource Equities Limited and is currently Deputy Finance Director in Geotechmin OOD and Director in Geotechmin Services EOOD. Before joining the Geotechmin Group, Mr. Delchev had more than 15 years of experience in the audit practice, whereby 2 years spent in KPMG office in the Channel Islands and 6 years in KPMG office in Bulgaria.
Mr. Delchev holds a Master’ degree from University of National and World Economics for Accounting and Control, and he is a Fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) in UK.
Alan brings over 35 years of experience in the mining sector and has a proven track record in successful project management and construction. He will take responsibility for developing and leading the on-site owner’s team ready for the construction of the Ilovica project. He previously acted as Project Manager on the Santa Rosa gold deposit in Colombia for Red Eagle Mining where he took responsibility for the project feasibility study and final permitting and on through to project financing. Alan has previously been responsible for:
– Project management of the Certej project in Romania for European Goldfields Ltd and subsequently Eldorado Gold Corp where he helped advanced the project through feasibility, basic engineering and financing;
– The Construction of a heap leach operation including process plant, mine and associated infrastructure of the Copler mine in Eastern Turkey for Anatolia Minerals;
– Managing the design and construction of the Varvarinskoye gold-copper open pit mine, process plant and associated infrastructure in Kazakhstan for European Minerals;
– Overseeing the refurbishment of Bondaye CIL plant at the Bogoso mine in Ghana for Golden Star Resources.
– Project coordination and construction with an annual budget of up to US$100 million at Ashanti Goldfields.
– In his early career Alan worked in the UK, South Africa and Zambia on a variety of mining projects.