Management & Directors
Ronald Renne | Chief Executive Officer, Director
Mr. Renne moved into the role of Chairman of the Board in February 2014. Mr. Renne has guided the company from inception and through its change of management and has been instrumental in cementing the new board and senior management members into a unified and focused unit. He has over 10-years of experience in the banking sector and managing information technology resources. Mr. Renne has strong African and European ties that have contributed to his excellent understanding of business, culture and language in West Africa - a significant asset to the company. He has worked at HFC bank in London and the Royal Bank of Scotland. Mr. Renne graduated from the Manchester Metropolitan University in 2000, with a BA Hons. He is also qualified in all aspects of retail banking, which allowed him to practice banking services in the United Kingdom.
Nancy Zhao, CPA CGA | Chief Financial Officer
Ms. Zhao is a Certified Professional Accountant with over seven years in both public and private companies. Ms. Zhao has experience in accounting and finance for various industries including mining, realtor development, property management, sports entertainment, marketing and farming. She also holds the position of Chief Financial officer for Ashanti Sankofa, Inc. – a TSX:V listed gold exploration company.
Seth Okyere | Senior Geologist
Mr. Okyere is a senior geologist with 15 years of international experience. Seth has worked in 8 countries including Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cote D’Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Senegal, Sierra Leone & Republic of Congo. Seth has established a solid technical and practical base to operate in challenging environments across the Natural Resources sectors including early stage Exploration through to large multi rig resource drillouts, maintaining high quality QAQC and acting as a Competent Qualified person as required by ASX and TSX reporting. Seth holds an Honors BSc. Geological Engineering from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana and an MBA in Project Management from the Walden University in USA. He is a registered member of the Australia Institute of Geoscientist (MAIG).
N’Famoussa Kaba LLB | In-Country Manager Guinea
Mr. Kaba is the resident Director of Blox Guinea Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Blox, Inc. He is the in-country agent for the Mansounia project in Guinea and has been associated with this concession since 1997. His rich professional experience and the development of his expertise in management, negotiation, administration and marketing enable him to act as an interface between Blox and the Guinean stakeholders (the Administration, the community and several institutions). As a Guinean and having lived in several West African countries, Mr Kaba has a willingness to further the development of his continent, especially his country, through economic and social development, which drives him to be an active member of the West African entrepreneur network since 1997, the Chamber of Mines since 2008 and the Economic and Social Council of Guinea since 2015.