Management & Directors
Mr. Ronald Renne BA (Hons)
Chairman & CEO
Ronald Renne was appointed to the board in November 2017 and has over 10 years of experience in the banking sector and managing information technology resources. Mr. Renne has strong African and European ties that have contributed to his excellent understanding of business, culture and language in West Africa – his skill set brings a significant asset to the company. He has worked at HFC bank in London and the Royal Bank of Scotland. Mr. Renne graduated from the Manchester Metropolitan University in 2000, with a BA Hons. He is also qualified in all aspects of retail banking, which allowed him to practice banking services in the United Kingdom. Mr Renne has also held the position of Chairman of the Board at Blox, Inc. since February 2014.
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Mr. Kevin Thomson, P.Geo.
Mr. Thomson is a senior mining professional with 30 years’ experience, including international technical, corporate and project management experience in West Africa and Canada. His experience ranges from project generation and grass-roots exploration to resource development, project assessment and due diligence. Kevin previously resided in Ghana for 12 years, during which time he served as Group Exploration Manager at Perseus Mining Limited and Regional Exploration Manager at Newmont Mining Corp. Kevin holds an Hons. BSc. Geology & Physical Geography degree, and is a member of the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario.
Mr. Ed Low
Mr. Low is a senior professional with 18 years of extensive experience in public companies. Mr. Low has held positions including those of Director, Chief Financial Officer, and consultant in various publicly traded companies. Since 1998, Mr. Low has provided accounting services to venture capital companies including those listed on the TSX Venture Exchange and Nasdaq OTC: Bulletin Board. Currently, Mr. Low is also the Chief Financial Officer for Prime Meridian Resources Corp., QMC Quantum Minerals Corp., and Envirotek Remediation Inc., and Director and Chief Financial Officer for Image International Group, Inc.
Nancy Zhao, CPA CGA
Chief Financial Officer
Nancy Zhao is a Certified Professional Accountant with over seven years’ experience with both public and private companies. Ms. Zhao has experience in accounting and finance for various industries including mining, realtor development, property management, sports entertainment, marketing and farming. She also currently holds the position of Chief Financial Officer of Blox, Inc., a publicly listed mining company based in Vancouver, BC.
Ms. Dhillon is a highly experienced corporate secretary with over thirteen years of experience. She has extensive knowledge of corporate governance, as well as strong management skills and excellent corporate communications. Ms. Dhillon acts as Corporate Secretary for several TSX, TSXV and CSE listed companies.
Mr. Simon Meadows Smith
Mr. Meadows Smith is a graduate of the University of Nottingham with a Bachelor of Science (Honors) Geology. Currently based in Accra, Ghana, Mr. Meadows Smith has over twelve years experience in the mineral exploration and mining industry. He was instrumental in the discovery of the Homase gold deposit (current gold resource of 500,000 oz) which is located thirty-five kilometers to the south of the Adumasa Project and fifteen kilometers to the north of the Obuasi Mine. Mr. Meadows-Smith has supervised Ashanti Sankofa’s exploration activities in Ghana since April, 2002.
Mr. Tony Lithur
Legal & Government, Ghana
Mr. Lithur has a LLB Honours degree from the University of Ghana and a Bachelor of Law degree from the Ghana School of Law. Currently based in Accra, Ghana, Mr. Lithur is a sound advocate and negotiator who has advised and assisted a variety of clients both individual and corporate, local and international on various aspects of law. He is the founder and Managing Partner of the law firm LithurBrew & Company. Mr. Lithur has been retained to manage the renewal/extensions of our mineral licenses and to liase with government officials pertaining to issues under the Minerals Act.
Mr. John Rhee
Corporate Counsel, Vancouver
Mr. Rhee is a partner with Vantage Law Corp., a securities law firm with its head office in Vancouver, British Columbia.