Marcus Edwards-Jones, MA
Marcus Edwards Jones, Chairman has significant experience in global institutional capital raisings. MD of Lloyd Edwards-Jones S.A.S. a Paris and Dubai-based finance boutique specialising in selling equities to institutional clients and advising resources companies. Graduated from Oxford University with an MA in Ancient and Modern history. Recently served as a Non-Executive Director of Georgian Mining.
Ryan McDermott, B.Sc.
Chief Executive Officer
Ryan McDermott, CEO has over 25 years experience in base and precious metals mining. Positions including Director of Mining Operations in Idaho and Montana; general manager in western USA and in Alaska. He has worked for Kinross Gold, Plexus/Sovereign and Kleinfelder West. Recently responsible for permitting a new mine into production in Idaho for GHRMC. Graduate of Idaho State University with a B.Sc. degree in Geology. Joined Phoenix Copper in March 2017.
Richard Wilkins, MA, FCA
Chief Financial Officer
Richard Wilkins, CFO is a Chartered Accountant. He was founding director of Zeravshan Gold in Tajikistan (Nelson Gold: TSX) and co-founder and director of Oxus Gold (AIM) which produced over 500,000 oz of gold and 1.2m oz of silver from the Amantaytau Goldfields mine in Uzbekistan. Richard is a non-executive director of Goldstone Resources (AIM). A graduate of Pembroke College, Oxford.
Roger Turner, ACSM., MSc, MIMMM, CEng
Chief Technical Officer
Roger Turner, NED and CTO, is a co-founder of Phoenix Copper Limited and has spent over 40 years in the mining industry. He was previously CEO of Nelson Gold (TSX) and co-founder and CEO of Oxus Gold (AIM) which built gold mines in Tajikistan and Uzbekistan . Mine management in Manitoba and British Columbia on copper operations and Senior Mining Engineer for Rio Tinto Plc in London. A Camborne School of Mines Graduate mining engineer with an MSc in Economic Geology from Leicester University.
Andre Cohen, B.Ec. MA, M.Phil
Andre Cohen, NED is a highly experienced banker who has advised on significant fund raisings and international transportation, infrastructure and project financings. Economics graduate from Sydney and Yale.
Jason Riley, BCom
Jason Riley, NED of Phoenix and CEO of ExGen Resources (which holds a 20% interest in Konnex Resources alongside Phoenix with 80%). He is Chairman of Konnex Resources. He has over 15 years of experience in the North American investment and capital markets. Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of British Columbia.
Catherine Evans, NED has over 20 years of experience in institutional investment sales in the UK, Europe, Hong Kong and South Africa. She started her career with a US brokerage firm before joining Pictet Asset Management, then spent 10 years working in alternatives, specifically hedge funds, before joining the founding team of Fundsmith as Institutional Sales Director. She has a BA from the University of South Africa in English and Psychology and has a MA from the University of Kingston.
ACSM, FIMMM., FGS., EurIng., CEng
Dennis Thomas is co- founder Phoenix Copper Limited. He has held senior management roles including CEO of Delta Pacific Mining plc and was a Non-Exec Director of Cariboo Gold, Gold, Ridge Resources, Rembrandt Gold Mines Limited and St Genevieve Resources. A graduate mining engineer from Camborne School of Mines.
Harry Kenyon-Slaney has over 37 years of experience in the mining industry, principally with Rio Tinto. His experience spans operations, marketing, projects, finance and business development. He is chairman of Gem Diamonds Ltd, a non-executive director at Sibanye Stillwater Ltd and an Advisory Board member at Schenck Process GmbH. He is also a senior advisor to McKinsey & Company. He has an MSc degree in geology from Southampton University.