Mr. Stypula has been a financier of mineral exploration companies for the past 20 years. He was formerly the Chief Executive Officer and a director of Chapleau Resources and has significant financial and mining contacts in Europe, Canada and the US. Former founding director of Far West Mining Ltd.
President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
Dr. Carter has over 20 years of experience in the minerals exploration industry. He spent seven years working for Rio Tinto Corp. in South America and the United Kingdom, most recently as Exploration Manager in Bolivia. In 1996, he became President and CEO of Balaclava Mines. Dr. Carter joined Billiton Plc in 1998 and in 2000 moved from Lima, Peru to Vancouver. Following the merger of Billiton with BHP, he assumed the role of Manager, Business Development within the BHP Billiton Exploration Group. and was the Chief Operating Officer of Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. from mid-2004 to late 2006. Dr. Carter is currently a director of Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. and Peregrine Metals Ltd., ECI Mining & Exploration, and Cuprum Resources Ltd. He has a B.Sc. degree in Geology from the University of Nottingham, U.K. and a Ph.D. degree from the University of Southampton, U.K.
VP Business Development, Director
Mr. Moore is an exploration geologist with 27 years international experience, principally in Australia, the SW Pacific, South America and North America. He has worked for both junior and major companies, including Barrick, Newmont, Minera Antamina and Kennecott. From 1993 until 1998 Mr. Moore was responsible for identifying and generating mineral projects for Altoro Resources Corp and was instrumental in the identification of the Amayapampa and Capa Circa gold deposits in Bolivia. He was also responsible for the discovery of the Tocantinzinho gold deposit in Brazil in 2004. Mr. Moore has a B.Sc. degree in Geology from the University of Oregon, and a Masters degree in Engineering from the University of Sydney, Australia.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Hansed has over 20 years of finance and accounting experience including 19 years with KPMG in Canada and Europe. He has been CFO of Magellan Minerals since 2008. Mr. Hansed holds an undergraduate degree in Business Administration from Simon Fraser University and is a Chartered Accountant.