Welcome To The Continental Gold Ltd. HUB On AGORACOM
Continental Gold Ltd. is an advance-stage exploration company with an extensive portfolio of gold projects in mineral-prolific regions of Colombia,South America
President and CEO
Ari Sussman has over 10Ja years of experience in both the resources and investment markets. Having dedicated the majority of his career to the natural resources industry, Mr. Sussman co-founded Titanium Corporation Inc in 2000 and spear-headed its business strategy to develop technology to extract titanium and zircon from the tailing of the open-pit oil sands producers in Canada. The Company grew from inception to a valuation of over $100 million in five years. Currently, Mr. Sussman is the co-founder, Chairman and CEO of Colossus Minerals Inc., a development-stage mining company that has grown to a market capitalization of over $650 million since going public in 2008. Mr. Sussman has a strong network of business contacts globally and has raised over $200 million for the various companies he has been involved with to date.
Vic Wall brings to the Continental team a wealth of expertise and experience in the generation, acquisition and evaluation of precious, base metal and energy mineral projects. Dr. Wall is a geologist with 35 years in the minerals mining, consulting, and exploration and research industries. Following a career in Australian and North American academes, he held senior positions in a number of multinational major and junior minerals companies. A Fellow of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists, Dr. Wall is Principal of Taylor Wall & Associates, a Brisbane-based consultancy that provides geoscientific services to mineral companies and government agencies, worldwide. His professional highlights include the targeting and acquisition of gold and base metal deposits on several continents, developing new models for precious, base metal and energy mineral systems. Between 1989 and 1996, Dr. Wall served as the Principal Geologist and Chief Geologist, Project Generation for MIM Exploration Pty. Ltd. In 2001, Dr. Wall was named the winner of the Goldcorp Challenge. Dr. Wall is also a co-founder and current VP of Exploration for Colossus Minerals Inc., the junior mining company developing the famed Serra Pelada, high-grade precious metals project in Brazil.
Stuart Moller has over 30 years of world-wide experience in the exploration and mining industry with a focus on precious metals. Prior to joining Continental Gold as the company's VP of Exploration he served in the same position with Pan American Silver for nine years where he participated in that company's growth from one mine to five, and as a project manager and country exploration manager for Barrick Gold. Mr. Moller's is credited with the new discoveries recently made by Continental Gold in the Buriticá district.
Dr. Peter Bolt has over 25 years of experience in the mining industry. Prior to joining Continental, Dr. Bolt was the Chairman, a director and Technical Director for Cambridge Mineral Resources Plc where he was responsible for establishing and managing its operations in Colomba. Prior to that, Dr Bolt was the Chairman, a director and Mining Engineer of Hereward Ventures plc
COO and General Counsel
Gustavo Koch brings over 15 years of legal experience to the Continental team. In the past, Mr. Koch held many senior positions at Grupo and was an Assciate with the International Law Institute in Washington. He was also an Associate at the Latin American Mining Institute where he was responsible for editing The South American Investment and Mining Guide and The Mexican and Central American Investment and Mining Guide. Mr. Koch was a solicitor with Koch & Arroyo from 1988-1991 in Santa Fem Argentina and was also a Staff Attorney for the Argentina Department of Transportation in 1990
Chief Financial Officer
Previously, Mr. McKay has served as vice-president and CFO for Aurelian Resources Inc. and senior vice-president financial operations for an international engineering and project management services firm, and as controller at Rio Algom Ltd., a Canadian-based mining company that produced copper, gold, uranium, molybdenum and coal in North and South America. Mr. McKay has also served as vice-president, finance, for Potash Company of Canada and has worked with Bank of Montreal. Mr. McKay obtained his chartered accountant's designation with Coopers & Lybrand. In addition to his role as CFO of Continental gold, Mr. McKay also serves as the CFO of Dalradian Resources Limited and is the CFO for Andina Minerals Inc. until Sept. 30, 2010.
Senior Vice President of Operations
Mr. Moseley-Williams, a citizen of Colombia and the United Kingdom, holds a BSc. Mining Engineering degree from the Colorado School of Mines and an MBA from the Cranfield School of Management in the United Kingdom. Having been raised in Colombia he is bilingual in Spanish and English. Mr. Moseley-Williams has over 16 years of experience in mine construction, expansion projects and operations in North, Central and South America. His most recent position was Operations Manager for Agnico-Eagle's Pinos Altos Mine located in Chihuahua, Mexico. He was responsible for all underground and open pit operations as well as the mine's engineering and planning requirements. In his previous roles, he acquired expertise in a variety of fields including corporate development, project development, corporate social responsibility and environmental permitting.