People

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Andrew Dacey
FGS, FIMMM, R.P.Geo
BSc, M.Econ.Geol

PRINCIPAL GEOSCIENTIST

Andrew Dacey is an experienced geologist and mining analyst with over 20 years’ experience in the resource sector in all major commodities and across six continents. He has worked for both exploration & mining companies as well as investment banks in London. In 2002 he discovered the Golden Hills 3.3Moz Au-equivalent project in Mongolia and in 2003 worked on the initial discovery of the +4Moz Aueq Palmarejo deposit in Mexico.  In 2005 he co-founded Lydian International (TSX:LYD), now developing the 5Moz Au Armulsar project in Armenia. He graduated with a degree in Geology from Victoria University, New Zealand and completed a Masters of Economic Geology at CODES, Tasmania, Australia. He is a Fellow of the IOM3, a Registered Professional Geologist and a CP/QP under the JORC and NI 43-101 reporting codes.

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Thomas Beattie
FCA, BComm (Hons)

FINANCIAL CONSULTANT

Mr. Beattie is an experienced capital markets professional. He began his career in Vancouver with boutique investment dealer Haywood Securities, completing over a hundred transactions, primarily in metals and mining with a focus on precious and base commodities, as well as oil & gas. At Renaissance Capital, Mr. Beattie focused on Africa and Central Asia, and expanded his knowledge of bulk commodities, fertilizer products and rare earth metals. He has completed transactions on the TSX, ASX and AIM including equity and debt financings, mergers as well as reverse takeovers. He is a CFA Charterholder and holds a BComm (Hons) from Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia, Canada. Tom is currently heading up fintech start-up Voleo but is still providing invaluable insight and comments for Momentum Group

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Susana Seijas
B.A.Russian Studies
M.A. Journalism

MEDIA CONSULTANT

Susana Seijas is a Mexico and UK based journalist, producer and media consultant. Her stories have appeared on the BBC, CNN, CBS News, PBS News Hour, RNZ, Slate and The Times of London, among others. Susana’s media consulting experience includes directing media strategies for the International Crisis Group (ICG), the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and for the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ). She spent a number of years with the Government of Australia’s AusTrade focusing on the mining sector. Susana is a graduate of Leeds University (B.A. Russian Studies) and of Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism in New York. Susana is fluent in Spanish, Russian and English and conversant in French and Portuguese.