Magellan Minerals Ltd

Exploring the Tapajós region of northern Brazil - Gold & Bauxite

Magellan Minerals Ltd. Management


& Directors

Alan Carter
Position: President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Alan Carter, is President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of the Company. 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, and 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 Cincoro Capital Corp. 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. Alan is also President of Electrum Capital.

Dennis Moore
Position: Vice President of Business Development, Director

Dennis Moore , is Vice President of Business Development and a director of the Company. 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.

Paul Hansed
Position: Chief Financial Officer

Paul Hansed, is the Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Hansed has 20 years of accounting experience including 5 years with KPMG in Canada followed by 14 years with KPMG in Poland. He began his career in 1987 in the audit practice of KPMG in Richmond, BC. In 1992, he transferred to the Warsaw, Poland office of KPMG where he joined the Transaction Services group. In 1993, he was appointed head of the group and in 1996, was appointed partner. Mr. Hansed left KPMG and returned to Canada in 2006. He holds an undergraduate degree in Business Administration (Simon Fraser University) and is a Chartered Accountant.

James Stypula
Position: Director

James Stypula, is a director of the Company. Mr. Stypula is a self employed businessman and has been a financier of mineral exploration companies for the past 20 years. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer and a director of Chapleau Resources Ltd. and has significant financial and mining contacts in Europe, Canada and the US. He is also currently director of Far West Mining Ltd.

Derek White
Position: Director

Derek White, is a director of the Company. Mr. White is currently the Chief Financial officer for Quadra Mining Ltd. and has over 15 years of financial experience in the mining and metals industry. He started his career in 1986 with Coopers & Lybrand LLC, in Vancouver and Johannesburg. In 1992, he joined Impala Platinum Ltd. and held financial management positions in both mine operations in South Africa, and metals trading in London. He joined Billiton International Metals BV in 1994, as part of the Gencor Ltd. acquisition team, and held executive financial positions in The Hague, London, and Toronto where he was Chief Financial Officer of the Base Metals Division, formed after the acquisition by Billiton Plc of Rio Algom Ltd. In 2003, he served as the Chief Financial Officer of International Vision Direct Corp., an online contact lens retailer and winner of the 2003 Ernst &Young LLP - Pacific Region Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Mr. White holds an undergraduate degree in Geological Engineering and is a Chartered Accountant.

Mario Szotlender
Position: Director

Mario Szotlender is a director of the Company. Mr. Szotlender is a businessman from Caracas, Venezuela who has 17 years experience managing, developing and financing mineral exploration companies that are active in Latin America. He is a former CEO of Rusoro Mining Ltd. and currently a director of Endeavour Silver Corp. and Radius Gold Inc.

Sharon Fleming
Position: Corporate Secretary

Sharon Fleming, Corporate Secretary. Ms. Fleming has over 20 years experience in regulatory filing requirements and administration of public and private companies. In 1994, she founded Fleming & Associates, a consulting company specializing in the field of corporate securities and mining administration. Prior to 1994, Ms. Fleming was a senior paralegal with Campney & Murphy, Barristers and Solicitors and Lawson Lundell, Barristers and Solicitors.

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