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.
General Manager, Konnex Resources
Zach Black, General Manager, Zack has 18 years' experience in the mining industry in base and precious metals. He was a principal founder of Hard Rock Consulting ("HRC") of Lakewood, Colorado where he worked on mining projects worldwide. More recently he was COO of Endomines responsible for the Friday Mine, an operating underground gold mine in Idaho. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Geological Engineering from the University of Nevada, Reno
ESG Programme Lead, Konnex Resources
Lenie Wilkie, ESG Programme Leader, Lenie was born and raised in Mackay, Idaho. She has an integral sense of values rooted in environmental care and social involvement. She is an active participant in the community using her skills and time for local economic and business development. She is both a regular volunteer and leader in the community. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Corporate Training from Idaho State University.