Andrew Chubb (BSC, HONS)
Chief Executive Officer
Andrew Chubb was the COO of Awale resources for 5 years; he is an economic geologist with 20 years of international experience in precious and base metal exploration with a particular focus and experience on the greenstone belts of west Africa. He has acted both as consultant and company geologist. He has a proven record in exploration and project management with well developed management and technical skills.
Mr. Chubb holds Bachelor of Science with Honours degree in Geology and Geophysics from the University of New England (Australia) and is a member of the Australian Institute of Geologists and the Society of Exploration Geologists.
Sharon Cooper (CA, BA)
Chief Financial Officer
Sharon is a Chartered Accountant with over 10 years of experience in accounting and auditing roles for mining and mining-related companies. Ms. Cooper began her career as an auditor at Ernst & Young, working on both internal and external audits, and gaining experience on larger audits for major mining companies as well as junior explorers and mining-related companies. Since leaving Ernst & Young, Sharon has held senior accounting and financial reporting roles for a number of junior exploration companies and a mining services company. Most recently, Sharon was CFO of Mariana Resources Ltd until its acquisition by Sandstorm Gold Ltd (TSX: SSL, NYSE American: SAND) in July, 2017.
Ms. Witter has been the Chief Executive Officer of Marketworks, Inc since 1989, a private company specializing in providing financial, regulatory and consulting services to both emerging and mid-cap public companies trading in Canada, the USA and the United Kingdom. Ms. Witter has been a director and/or officer in several publicly traded companies and has experience in full cycle accounting, project and budget management; customization of managerial and administrative procedures, mergers and acquisition, negotiation and structuring.
Head of Investor Relations
Karen Davies has been involved in the mining industry since 2002 with a focus on Senior Investor Relations and Corporate Communications roles. Karen has had extensive experience with a number of exploration and production companies listed on the TSX Venture Exchange including Fortuna Silver Mines Inc., Rye Patch Gold Corp and Mariana Resources Ltd. Before joining Awale Resources Ltd. Karen led various marketing initiatives with public company management teams to assist with equity financings, to secure coverage from all sectors of the investing community, and to implement internal procedures to ensure clear and effective communication to stakeholders.