Richard Hyde

Founder, CEO and Executive Chairman - commenced 2006

BSc (Geology and Geophysics), MAusIMM, MAIG

Richard Hyde is a geologist with 24 years’ experience in the mining industry and more than 19 years of experience in West Africa. Richard has managed large exploration and development projects for gold and base metals in Australia, Africa and Eastern Europe. He has led the Company from incorporation in 2007, IPO in 2010 and through the 2016 discovery and development of the Sanbrado Gold Project. He has coordinated all of the debt and equity funding for the Company culminating in A$78m equity and US$200m in senior debt in 2018 to fully-fund the Sanbrado Gold Project to production in mid 2020. He is Member of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and a Member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists.