He has many years of experience in devising structures, managing international businesses and corporate governance issues. He has worked both onshore and offshore , with great experience in dealing with investors and regulators. He focuses on the natural resources sector and emerging economies. Mr Morley-Kirk held directoral positions at Samuel Montagu and SG Warburg in London before he moved to Jersey in 1995. He has over ten years of experience as a non executive director/chairman of AIM and TSX listed companies. He is currently a non executive director of EastSiberian PLC and Sarossa PLC. He was chairman of Fox-Davies Capital, a London based stockbroker and investment manager, that focused on the natural resources sector. He is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments, and a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.
Mr Barclay has over 40 years in the gold mining industry. For the past 25 years he has been a senior executive in gold mining companies in the Asia Pacific region. He gained his mining training in South Africa between 1970 and 1990 before moving to the Fiji Islands where he became the Chief Operating Officer for Australian based Emperor Mines Ltd. In the early 2000’s he was a consultant before joining Highlands Pacific Ltd. in 2003 where he was responsible for the design and development of the Kainantu gold mine in Papua New Guinea. In 2006 he joined Olympus Pacific Minerals becoming Chief Operating Officer the following year where he was responsible for the design, construction and operations of two gold mines in Vietnam. He relinquished his position in 2011 to become the Chief Technical Officer, a position which he held until mid 2013. Over his career he has been involved in most facets of gold mining from feasibilities to management. He has a South African Metalliferous Mine Overseer's Certificate and a Metalliferous Mine Manager's Certificate.
Since 2000, Mr Patterson has been managing his own consultancy company, Momentum Resources International. He has more than 40 years’ experience in the mining industry and is experienced in all major aspects of mining (management, production, design, exploration, evaluation, construction and corporate). He has held directorial and executive management positions at numerous mining and exploration companies and has operated and managed projects worldwide. Most recently he was executive Chairman of a Philippine listed gold producer, Apex Mining. He is a fellow on Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and Australian Institute of Company Directors. He holds a degree of a Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Mining), a Bachelor of Commerce with honours in Business Economics (Finance) and has a diploma of Company Directorship (Australia).
He has a number of years of experience in start-up businesses in the Philippines in various sectors. Mr Bishop has been an integral part in starting new businesses in the Philippines. Since 2013, he has been founder and Director of Gourmet Society Digital Ventures Inc, a company that developed two leading smartphone applications in the restaurant loyalty sector in the Philippines. Since 2011, he has been founder and Director of PhilCocoa Ltd, a company that is investing and managing a cocoa production and trading business.
He has many years of experience working in the natural resources sector having directorial positions. Since 2009 he has been Executive Chairman of Agricola Resources plc. Previously, from 2008 until November 2014, he was the Executive Chairman of Beowulf Mining plc, an AIM listed company. Prior to this he was a Non-Executive Director at Morning Star Holdings (Australia) Ltd, an aluminium processing and platinum exploration company listed on the ASX. Between 2004 and 2008, he held the office of the Chief Executive Officer at Bezant Resources plc, an AIM listed exploration company whose assets included a Philippine exploration project. He earned a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Law from St Catharine's College (Cambridge). He is a Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.