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Board of Directors

  • Andrew Bell, MA, LLB, FGS

    Chairman and CEO

    Andrew Bell began his career as a natural resources analyst at Morgan Grenfell & Co. in the 1970s. His business experience encompasses periods in fund management and advisory work at leading financial institutions, international corporate finance work and private equity. Andrew’s listed company directorships are Red Rock Resources plc (Executive Chairman), Greatland Gold plc (Non-executive Chairman) and Jupiter Mines Ltd (Non-executive Director). Andrew is also a former Director of Star Striker Ltd, listed on ASX.

    Andrew Bell, MA, LLB, FGS
  • Scott Kaintz, BS, MBA

    Executive Director and COO

    Scott Kaintz has a MBA from London Business School and Columbia Business School. He started his career as a US Air Force Intelligence Officer and analyst working across Europe, the Middle East and Central Asia. Scott has held operational and managerial roles in the defence industry and worked in corporate finance and investment funds in London, focussing primarily on capital raising efforts and debt and equity investments in small-cap companies. He joined Regency Mines Plc in 2011 as Corporate Finance Manager and has subsequently taken on the role of Chief Operations Officer. Scott is also a Director of Red Rock Resources Plc, listed on AIM.

    Scott Kaintz, BS, MBA
  • Edmund Bugnosen, BSc

    Non-executive Director

    Edmund Bugnosen has a BSc in Mining Engineering from Adamson University, Philippines and studied Environmental Science at the International Institute of Hydraulics and Environmental Engineering (IHE) in Holland. He has worked in both the government and private sectors of the Philippine mining industry. Since 1989 he has worked out of the UK as a consultant for governments, mining companies, NGOs and development agencies, including the UN, UNIDO, the World Bank, the EU, ILO, DFID, and the BGS. Edmund has also served as Senior Mining Engineer in the Department of Mines and Petroleum of Papua New Guinea and as a Technical Assistant to the Namibian Ministry of Mines and Energy. He has published and presented papers on mining laws and regulation, small-scale mining and related environmental, social and development issues.

    Edmund Bugnosen, BSc