Black Dragon Gold Corp. (TSX-V:BDG, FWB:BCD) owns 100% of the Salave gold project in the Asturias region of Spain, through its wholly owned subsidiary Fénix Minería Oro. Salave is a technically robust project situated in a highly prospective region and recognized as one of the largest undeveloped gold projects in Europe.
The Company has a highly experienced management and technical team focused on bringing Salave into production as soon as possible and creating shareholder value.
Douglas Turnbull, P.Geo, the Company’s Qualified Person under National Instrument 43-101, has reviewed and approved the technical content of the Company's website.
Board of Directors & Management
Director and President & Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Brian Wesson has extensive experience spanning a career of over 30 years in the management, operation design and construction of natural resource operations globally. He qualified as an engineer in South Africa, gained an MBA in Australia, studied Economics at the University of South Africa and is a fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and a fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Mr Wesson founded the Wesson Group of Companies, which Lionsbridge and Westech form part, with a view to utilizing the Groups' experience in the ownership, management and development of natural resource companies and the intellectual property developed to unlock shareholder value.
Director, Vice President Corporate, Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Clyde Wesson holds bachelor degrees in both Law and Commerce (BCom, LLB) and is completing a Masters of Law (LLM) from Melbourne University. Clyde Wesson is a lawyer, having been admitted to the Supreme Court of NSW. Clyde has significant experience in all facets of corporate management including corporate finance, structuring transactions and drafting, negotiating and executing commercial agreements. Clyde is a member of both the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Law Society of NSW.
Christopher Towsey, MSc, BSc (Hons), Dip Ed, FAusIMM, CP(Geo)
Mr Christopher A J Towsey, MSc, BSc (Hons), Dip Ed, FAusIMM, CP(Geo) Christopher Towsey is currently Managing Director of a private geological consulting company.
He is a former Director of Citigold Corporation Limited, Great Mines Ltd and the Queensland Resources Council. He has 40 years’ experience as a mining & exploration geologist with particular expertise in the underground mining of narrow-vein gold deposits, ore reserve estimation, geochemistry and in copper and lead-zinc-silver mines. Mr Towsey holds Honours and Master's degrees in economic geology from the University of Sydney. He is a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM), a Chartered Professional (Geology), Chair of the AusIMM Health & Safety Society Committee and a Competent Person under the Australian JORC Code for the reporting of mineral resources and ore reserves. He has experience in 26 countries around the world.
Sung-Eun Stephan Kim
Mr. S.E. Stephan Kim has over 10 years experience in mining and natural resources industry as a practicing attorney. He has over 30 years experience in private practice, serving as counsel to multinational corporations on transactions with Korean based global companies, and investments in or acquisitions of Korean companies. Mr. Kim is admitted to the practice of law in New York and New Jersey (USA). He is a graduate of the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, with a BS in Economics and holds a JD from Georgetown University and an LLM in Taxation from New York University School of Law. Mr. Kim formerly headed KPMG's Korea Tax Division and served as KPMG's Asia Pacific Regional Tax Partner coordinating the KPMG Tax practices in 16 Asia-Pacific countries.
Chief Financial Officer
Mark Gelmon obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of British Columbia and subsequently attained his chartered accountant designation in 1995 and is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of B.C. Mr. Gelmon has provided his expertise to several TSX Venture Exchange listed companies in the capacity of director, chief financial officer and consultant. His background as a C.P.A. provides the Company with the necessary skills required for financial management, reporting operating results to the Board of Directors, liaison with financial institutions, and compliance with today's complex regulatory reporting requirements.
Ms. McGrath has been actively engaged in the securities industry for 30 years. She has served as a director and officer of numerous public companies in a corporate administrative capacity. Ms. McGrath is the owner of iO Corporate Services, which provides corporate and accounting services to various publicly traded Canadian companies. Prior to organizing iO Corporate, Ms. McGrath was a senior paralegal with a Vancouver-based securities law firm.
Vice President, Administration and Human Resources
Mrs. Amelia Wesson gained extensive experience over the last 30 years in the management of natural resource companies and projects both at the Board of Directors and ‘C’ Suite level, with a passion for stakeholder engagement and corporate social responsibility. Having a deep understanding of the obligations of a modern company to report on a triple bottom line. Ms. Wesson keeps abreast of the fast changing environment through being a member of the Australian Institute of company Directors and working with global policy makers. Amelia has a strong focus on company administration, policy, investors and corporate communications.
The management of Black Dragon Corp is focused on the development of its business in an environmentally and socially responsible manner. We earn a social license through working closely and forming a part of the community in which we operate and address the issues and concerns of the stakeholders as they arise.
Having owned and operated mines throughout the world, management understands both the benefits and the potential issues presented by mining operations throughout their lifecycle. We work to maximise benefits for all stakeholders and minimise the issues and risks to the environment and the community. Stakeholder benefits are not merely the positive economic impacts of mining but encompass the development of community participation programs.
Black Dragon Gold Corp. respects the safety, health and human rights of all employees and residents.
“As an organization it is our responsibility to be environmentally conscious and continuously strive to achieve sustainable prosperity a result of our operations. We aim to work closely with the people of Salave and the surrounding areas and want to have a positive impact on the communities.” ~ Brian Wesson
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