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Richard P. Clark

Chief Executive Officer & Director

Richard P. Clark

Mr. Clark has a long and highly successful track record in the mining industry including Red Back Mining Inc. where as President and CEO he led Red Back to become an intermediate gold producer with a 2010 production of 500,000oz per annum. Mr. Clark successfully guided Red Back through all facets of growth including discovery, feasibility, financing and production coupled with successful corporate acquisitions culminating in the $9.2 billion acquisition of Red Back by Kinross Gold Corporation in late 2010.

Hugh Stuart

President & Director

Hugh Stuart

Mr. Stuart is a professional geologist with over 25 years of international experience in mineral exploration. He holds a B.Sc. (Hons) Geology from the University of Manchester and an M.Sc. in Mineral Exploration and Mining Geology from the University of Leicester. Mr. Stuart was one of the founders of Orca Gold and held the position of Vice President Exploration until December 2014 when he was appointed President and CEO. He has extensive experience working in the Arabian Nubian Shield having previously worked in Sudan, Egypt and Yemen.

Prior to joining Orca, Mr. Stuart was Vice President Exploration for Red Back Mining Inc., and oversaw the growth of Red Back's gold resources to over 18 million ounces. Prior to his involvement with Red Back, Mr. Stuart was Exploration Manager at the Geita Gold project in Tanzania, taking the project from initial exploration to production.

Kevin Ross

Chief Operating Officer

Kevin Ross

With 40 years of experience leading mining operations in Africa, Australia, North and South America, and Europe, Mr. Ross (Eur Ing, MBA, MIMMM) contributes a wealth of knowledge and technical expertise to Orca. Mr. Ross was the former COO of Red Back Mining Inc., where he led its operations and directed the development of the Akwaaba Deeps underground mine, the Chirano plant expansion, and the Tasiast plant expansion. Prior to joining Orca as an officer, Mr. Ross served as the COO of Sirocco Mining Inc., New Gold Inc., Invernia Inc., and former CEO of ARCON international.

Glenn Kondo

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Kondo is a highly qualified finance professional with extensive senior executive and corporate board experience in the mining industry, most recently as Chief Financial Officer with Lucara Diamond Corporation, owner of the Karowe mine in Botswana, one of the world’s most successful and profitable diamond mines. Prior to Lucara, Mr Kondo held senior executive roles with Anglo American where he has been responsible for delivering significant commercial growth internationally by leading mergers and acquisitions, raising capital finance and achieving business transformation through operational performance and project management. Mr. Kondo is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto.

Karamo NM Sonko

Chief Strategist, African Affairs

Karamo NM Sonko

Dr. Sonko (B.A. (Swaziland), M.Phil. (Cambridge), Ph.D (Denver)) has 20 years of experience in the mining industry in Africa. As one of the Company’s founding shareholders and managers, Dr. Sonko has served the Company since 2011, providing strategic guidance over the Company’s business affairs in Africa. Prior to joining the Company Dr. Sonko served as Vice President of Red Back Mining Inc.’s Mauritanian subsidiary, which held the Tasiast gold mine, for four years until Red Back Mining Inc.’s acquisition by Kinross Gold Corporation in September 2010. Dr. Sonko has vast experience in strategy, business development, government relations and corporate social and environmental responsibility. Prior to entering into the mining industry, Dr. Sonko worked for several international organizations, such as the IMF, UN and African Union, and taught at a number of universities in North America and Europe. Dr. Sonko chairs or is a member of three boards and advises a variety of international organizations and corporations.


Conceived & developed businesses, successful strategies and numerous publications on African Affairs

Former Role

Multiple Roles
Red Back, Universities, IMF,
UN & African Union

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