Dr. Antony Harwood

President | CEO | Director

Dr. Harwood is an economic geologist with 35 years of international exploration and mining experience and graduated from University of Wales, College Cardiff, with a B.Sc. (Honours) degree and Ph.D in Economic Geology. Dr. Harwood was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Montero Mining & Exploration in June, 2009. Between 2006 and 2009, Dr. Harwood was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Africo Resources Ltd., a TSX company engaged in exploring, acquiring and developing base metal and gold assets in Africa. Between 1998 and 2006, Tony served as a Vice President of Placer Dome Inc., a major Canadian gold mining company. Other past professional credits include positions as Executive Chairman of Universal Coal PLC (ASX) and non-executive director of Adamus Resources (ASX), Endeavour Mining (TSX-ASX), Auryx Gold Corp. (TSXV), African Gold Group (TSX), and Lappland Goldminers (STO). Currently Dr. Harwood serves on the boards of: Tesoro Resources (TSXV) and East African Metals (TSX), He was the founder and MD of Harwood International Ltd., a geological consulting company operating throughout Africa for 10 years. Dr. Harwood additionally held a position as a lecturer – University of Wales, Cardiff (UK), University of Natal and University of Durban (South Africa).

Sheri Rempel

Acting CFO

Sheri has more than 30 years of accounting and financial management experience. Ms. Rempel started her career with public companies in 2001 and currently provides senior financial and advisory services to Canadian private and public corporations, acting in officer or controller capacities.

Michael Evans

Chief Geologist & Qualified Person

Mike has an MSc in Geology from Natal University, South Africa. He has over 38 years experience as a geologist including 26 years working with Phelps Dodge Corporation. Mike has worked in over 15 African countries where he has directed mineral target generation and on-site evaluation of properties. This included the establishment of exploration operations and the development of major exploration programs, as well as the management of feasibility studies on two major projects. Mike is a Qualified Person.

Geoff Skelton

Consulting Metallurgist & Project Manager

Geoff is an Industry recognized SX hydro-metallurgist with over 30 years of experience in Base, Precious and Rare and Speciality Metals, hydrometallurgical plant design, construction and operations in South Africa and worldwide. Geoff graduated with a B.Sc. (Hons) Chemical Engineering from the University of Exeter, UK. He spent 21 years with Impala Platinum Refineries filling roles including General Manager and Project Manager where he was responsible for the metallurgical development of state of the art hydrometallurgical separations processes that are incorporated within Impala’s Enhanced Precious Metals Refinery in Springs, South Africa.

Nico Scholtz

Chief Geologist & Qualified Person

Nico is a geologist with more than 15 years of experience in the style, genesis and occurrence of base and precious metals, rare and industrial minerals as well as nuclear fuels, precious stones and fossil fuels in varied geological settings. Nico obtained a M.Sc. degree (2003) in Geology at the University of the Free State, South Africa and was subsequently employed as lecturer and research geologist at the same University (2004 to 2006). Nico has experience in managing multiple exploration programs in early and advanced stages as well as using multidisciplinary techniques in mineral exploration. He is proficient in using 2D as well as 3D mineral exploration software for target generation and Resource Estimation modeling. Nico is a Qualified Person.

Baldwin Lema

Country & Logistics Manager - Tanzania

Baldwin has over 30 years experience in Business Management & Administration. He graduated from the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania with BA in Economics and a Masters degree in Economic Policy & Planning from the  Institute of Social Studies, The Netherlands. Mr. Lema has worked with local and international companies in Tanzania including:
Planning Manager with the National Bank of Commerce and Finance/Admin Manager with Tancan Mining Company. He has worked on a consulting basis with exploration and drilling companies such as Newmont Mining & Exploration, Resource Drilling Ltd, Twigg Gold Ltd and Spectral Geophysics Ltd.