Mr. Hepworth is an accomplished entrepreneur and business leader with more than 35 years diverse international business experience. Mr. Hepworth has started and built 5 successful businesses from the ground up. He also consulted and advised businesses, in many sectors including professional and financial services, high tech, engineering and manufacturing. Mr. Hepworth has over 8 years of corporate development experience in the resources industry. He is experienced negotiator of technology agreements, corporate acquisitions and divestitures. At the moment Mr. Hepworth is President of Nordic Gold and director of Condor Precious Metals, Canadian Iron Metallics and Alpha Resource Management.
Mr. Botha brings more than 30 years international mining and marketing experience to Nordic Gold. Mr.Botha has extensive knowledge of the metals markets in Asia, North America, and Africa and brings significant company building experience. Mr. Botha is currently Chairman of Lithium Energy Products. He is past Chairman of Lithium America’s (“LAC”) and Past President and Chief Executive Officer of G4G Resources Ltd. All of which are listed on the TSX or TSXV.
Mr. Botha holds an MBA from the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa.
Gregory has over 20 years of experience working in the resource sector and over 10 years of experience working as Chief Financial Officer for various publicly traded companies including Avion Gold Corp. which had mining operations in Mali and Burkina Faso. Gregory has an abundance of international mining experience, having served as Vice President of Finance and Administration at S.C. Rosia Montana Gold Corporation, a mineral exploration and mining development company based in Romania, and more recently working in the resource sector based in Seville, Spain. Gregory has a Bachelor of Administration from Lakehead University and is a Certified Professional Accountant (“CPA”).
Mr. Ranford has a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of South Australia and an MBA from the University of Adelaide. He has a wealth of experience mining various commodities; including gold, copper, platinum, lead, zinc and iron ore. His wide management experience includes operations, business and project development and stakeholder engagement. While working on three continents, Joe has held various leadership roles with companies such as Crocodile Gold Corp., Mount Gibson Iron Limited, Goldcorp Inc., Brandrill Limited and Normandy Mining Limited.
Vern Langdale is a Mining Engineer with over 30 years mining experience including operations management and production. Specialising in Open Cut gold mining, Vern has been involved with all project aspects from bankable feasibilities to production responsibilities. Vern bring his skill to this project with experience in commissioning new mines in remote locations including China, Indonesia, Bolivia and Saudi Arabia. Most recently he successfully project managed an open pit from feasibility through to the approval in Java, managing a 10million dollar budget with 35 consultancies setting up contracts and systems to commission production.