President, CEO & Director
Mr. Roth (PhD in Economic Geology - University of Western Australia; FAusIMM) is an economic geologist with 25+ years of experience in international minerals exploration and mining project evaluation. He was most recently Chief Operating Officer of Mariana Resources, which was acquired by Sandstorm Gold in July, 2017, and is currently also a Non-Executive Director of Ivory Coast-focused Awale Resources Ltd. Prior to this, Mr. Roth was Chief Executive Officer of Aegean Metals Group Inc. (acquirer of the high-grade Hot Maden project in Turkey), and President and Chief Executive Officer and then Director of Extorre Gold Mines Ltd. (discover of the high-grade Cerro Moro deposit in Santa Cruz) until Extorre was acquired by Yamana Gold Inc. in June, 2012. Prior to Extorre, he was engaged as a consultant on South American gold projects for Exeter Resource Corp. and Kinross Gold Corp. From January, 2002, to March, 2008, he was employed by AngloGold Ashanti Ltd., initially as the Lima-based Peruvian project and South American opportunities manager and subsequently as the Johannesburg-based global head of greenfields exploration. During his tenure at AngloGold, the greenfields exploration team brought in over 20+Moz Au in Inferred Resources through new discoveries in Colombia (Colosa, Gramalote), Australia (Tropicana), and the DRC (Mongwalu). He is also a principal of consulting firm ER Global Consulting SA.