Partnered with Barrick and Resolute Mining for Discovery in the Congo
Controls over 3,600,000 High Grade Ounces Outside of Barrick JV
Arnold T. Kondrat
Mr. Kondrat is Loncor’s founder and has over 30 years of management experience in the resource exploration industry. During this time he has been a senior officer and director of a number of publicly-traded resource exploration companies, in both Canada and the United States, including founder of several of these companies. Mr. Kondrat’s experience includes more than 20 years as a senior officer and director of Banro Corporation (a gold mining and exploration company in the Democratic Republic of the Congo).
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Madilo has over 29 years of experience in accounting, administration and finance in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and North America. His experience includes more than 20 years with Banro Corporation (a gold mining and exploration company in the Democratic Republic of the Congo). Mr. Madilo most recently was Senior Vice President, Commercial & DRC Affairs of Banro and was previously Chief Financial Officer of Banro. Mr. Madilo holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree from Institut Supérieur de Commerce de Kinshasa, a B.Sc. (Licence) in Applied Economics from University of Kinshasa and a Masters of Science in Accounting (Honours) from Roosevelt University in Chicago
General Manager, DRC
Mr. Matheys is a professional geologist with more than 26 years of experience in Africa. Prior to his role with Loncor, Mr. Matheys served as Exploration Geologist for De Beers in Botswana, West Africa and South Africa and spent eight years as Exploration Manager in the Democratic Republic of the Congo with exploration programs focused on gold, diamonds, niobium and tungsten.
William R. Wilson
Mr. Wilson has been involved in the mining industry for more than 40 years, and during this time has been a director and senior officer of a number of public companies in both Canada and the United States. During his career he has created and managed 14 mining companies with properties in the U.S., Canada, Russia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Ukraine. Mr. Wilson is currently Director, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of TUVERA Exploration Inc. TUVERA is a private British Columbia holding company for the ARVENUT exploration properties in Nevada, Utah and New Mexico. He serves as a director and chair if the audit committees of Loncor Resources Inc. and Gentor Resources Inc. Mr. Wilson is a Qualified Professional in Mining, Metallurgy/Processing and Environmental Compliance of the Mining and Metallurgical Society of America, a member of the Canadian Institute of Mining, a fifty-year member of the Society of Mining Metallurgy and Exploration, and a past chairman and honorary life member of the Colorado Mining Association. He has a degree in Metallurgical Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines and a Masters of Business Administration degree from the University of Southern California. Mr. Wilson is a Professor of Practice in the Mining Engineering Department at the Colorado School of Mines.
Mr. Cowley is a geologist with over 40 years’ experience in the minerals industry and a history of major exploration successes in Africa, including the DRC. Among his major accomplishments, Mr. Cowley was Chief Executive Officer and President of Banro Corporation from 2004 to 2008 where he led the exploration that delineated major gold resources at Twangiza and Namoya in the DRC. Prior to joining Banro, Mr. Cowley was Managing Director of Ashanti Exploration, where he led the exploration team in the discovery and development of the Geita mine in Tanzania. Prior to Ashanti, he was Technical Director of Cluff Resources which discovered and developed mines in Zimbabwe, Ghana and Tanzania. He holds an M.Sc from the Royal School of Mines, an MBA from the Strathclyde Business School and is a Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining. He previously served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Loncor from 2009 to 2015
Zhengquan (Philip) Chen
Mr. Chen is a managing partner of Dynaco Capital Inc., a Toronto-based financial advisory firm. He has participated in several significant transactions between Chinese SOEs (state-owned enterprises) and Toronto Stock Exchange-listed mineral companies in the past two decades. Mr. Chen holds an EMBA degree (University of Hawaii), an LLM degree (East China University of Science and Technology) and a BSc degree (Shanghai Normal University).
Vice President of Business Development
Mr. Barker has 15 years’ experience as a leading mining analyst, including with RBC DS heading up their Global Gold Mining initiative and focussing on African mining equities. Subsequently, he was Vice President Corporate Development for TSX-listed SouthernEra Resources, which was taken over by Lonmin, and was instrumental in the Guinor Gold sale to Crew Gold. More recently he has been involved in various copper, diamond and platinum initiatives in Southern Africa. During his career he has been involved in numerous asset sales and equity issues raising over US$600m in Canada, Australia, Europe and RSA