Management and Board

Brian Hinchcliffe

President, Executive Chairman

Brian Hinchcliffe, recent co-founder of Kirkland Lake Gold and Rambler Metals and Mining both producing mines in Ontario and Newfoundland , Canada respectively. Prior to this Mr. Hinchcliffe co-founded base metal producer American Pacific Mining and joint ventured the construction of the Loma de Hierro nickel mine in Venezuela.

James Withall

Chief Executive Officer

James Withall joined Rupert Resources in April 2017 and has over twenty years’ experience in mining. He was previously a Managing Partner and Fund Manager at Baker Steel Capital Managers.  He was the lead manager of the award winning Baker Steel Global Funds Precious Metals Fund that was voted the top performing Gold and Precious Metals Equities Fund by Thomson Reuter Lipper Fund Awards, over 3 years in 2016 and, 3 and 5 years in 2017, throughout Europe.  James was also awarded two gold medals by Sauren Fund Research in 2016 for excellent fund management in the category “Equity Goldmines”.  James worked for more than seven years as a geologist, working in Western Australia for number of gold mining companies in exploration, project and mine geologist roles, before joining the development team of the Xstrata Windimurra vanadium project. James has a degree in Applied Geology from Leicester University and a Masters in Mineral Project Appraisal from Imperial College, London.

Susan Milton

Non-Executive Director

Susan has two decades of experience as an investor and investment advisor with a focus on the mining sector. She began her career at Moss Lawson & Co before continuing at Richardson Greenshields & Sons, RBC Dominion Securities, Ocean Equities and Macquarie Private Wealth. Susan holds an MBA with a specialization in Financial Management & Markets from Arizona State University and was appointed as Director of Rupert Resources in June 2016. She sits on the Audit Committee of the Corporation.

Michael Sutton

Non-Executive Director

Mr. Michael W. Sutton, P. Geo., is a geologist who has worked in some of the most prolific producing Canadian gold camps, including Timmins Ontario and Kirkland Lake Ontario, working in various senior-level positions directing gold exploration programs. Mr. Sutton was awarded Prospector of the Year for Ontario by the Ontario Prospectors Association and credited with the discovery of the South Mine Complex while he was Chief Geologist and Assistant Manager at Kirkland Lake Gold Inc. (TSX). Most recently, he guided Vault Minerals as Vice President of Exploration to a takeover by Queenston Mining Inc. (TSX).

Robert Suttie

Non Executive Director

Mr. Robert Suttie possess more than sixteen years experience in financial services, including over ten years in public accounting, specializing in management advisory, accounting, and financial disclosure. His public company experience includes preparation of financial statements, initial public offerings, business combinations and asset carve-outs, and spin-out transactions. He serves as Chief Financial Officer to a number of junior mining companies listed on the TSX and TSX Venture exchanges, and currently manages the financial reporting team at Marrelli Support Services Inc.

Jeffrey Karoly

Chief Financial Officer

Jeffrey Karoly is a Chartered Accountant with a degree in Geology from the University of Bristol. He has worked in the mining sector for over 20 years including 11 years in corporate finance roles with Anglo American on three continents. Since 2008 he has been Chief Financial Officer of several listed junior resource companies including South American Ferro Metals, listed on the ASX in 2010, AIM & TSX-listed Horizonte Minerals (2010 to 2016) and Altus Strategies, listed on AIM in 2017.

Jukka Nieminen

Managing Director of Rupert Finland

Jukka was instrumental in the acquisition of the Pahtavaara Project for the Company andis a geologist with over 20 years of experience in the mining industry. He started his career with Outokumpu at the Forrestania Nickel mines in Western Australia before returning to Finland to work as a mine geologist at the Pahtavaara and the Orivesi Gold mines. Latterly he was General Manager of Belvedere Mining’s Hitura nickel mine and CEO of the Belvedere’s Finnish operating subsidiary.

Thomas Credland

Head of Corporate Development

Thomas is a geologist with over 15 years experience in mining. Thomas began his career in the gold mining industry in Western Australia before returning to the United Kingdom to work as a mining analyst. He then worked in an institutional equity sales role at Canaccord before moving into a senior corporate position at a London listed mining company. Thomas contributed to the identification and acquisition of the Pahtavaara mine by Rupert.

Head Office:

Rupert Resources Ltd.
82 Richmond Street East
Suite 203, Toronto,
Ontario M5C 1P1

UK Office:

Rupert Resources Ltd.
Abbey House, Wellington Way
Brooklands Business Park
Weybridge,  KT13 0TT
United Kingdom
Tel. +44 (0) 1932 268 276

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Page last updated on: Nov 23, 2017 @ 12:29 pm