STEVE WILLIAMS, MBA
President and CEO
Steve Williams is the President and CEO of Pasinex Resources Limited. Mr. Williams graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Extractive Metallurgy) from the Western Australian School of Mines and an MBA from Tulane University. He has worked in the mining industry since 1976 in milling operations in Australia and Canada. He worked 20 years with SGS Lakefield Research in Canada and Chile in both metallurgical project management and business management, finally becoming Managing Director for SGS Canada, a company with about 1300 employees in Canada. Steve has authored many technical papers and in 2004 he became a CIM Distinguished Lecturer and in 2008 a CIM Fellow, for his work in geometallurgy.
ANDREW GOTTWALD, CPA, CA
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Andrew Gottwald, CPA, CA has over twenty years of experience in the financial services industry, including senior management positions with various publicly listed mining companies. Mr. Gottwald served as the Chief Financial Officer of Torex Gold Resources Inc. from January 2010 until April 2014 where he contributed to the transition of Torex’s Morelos Gold Property from its exploration stage through to the beginning of its development. Mr. Gottwald was responsible for ensuring the project was fully financed including equity and debt financings in excess of $1 billion, management of the company’s strategic planning processes and development and implementation of accounting, reporting and procedural systems appropriate for the growth of the entity.
Mr. Gottwald held various senior management positions with Tahera Diamond Corporation from January 2001 until June 2009 including, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Finance and Chief Restructuring Officer. He served as the Chief Financial Officer of Homeland Energy Group Ltd. from April 2009 to September 30, 2009. Mr. Gottwald is a Chartered Accountant and also holds a Degree in Statistical Sciences from the University of Western Ontario.
Manager of Corporate Communications
Evan White is the Manager of Corporate Communications at Pasinex Resources Limited. Mr. White graduated with a B.A. (Hons) Economics from Queen’s University. He has worked in the mining industry in various marketing and communication roles since 2006 with a specialization in digital marketing. Mr. White has worked with a broad range of organizations from startups to Fortune 500 all with a goal of driving growth. He brings a strategic, digital focus to the Pasinex team.
SONER KOLDAS, MSc, Mining & Mineral Processing Eng.
Country Director, Turkey
Soner Koldas is a professional Engineer and has more than 20 years of operational and management experience in the mining industry, with a strong focus on mining and exploration operations, mine management and Mineral Processing both in Turkey and sub-Saharan Africa. He has worked on a wide range of commodities including chromite, gold, copper, iron, lead and zinc and coal mines at all phases. Soner has worked for Gold Fields of South Africa, Anglo American, Normandy, Omya, Koc Holding and Ariana Resources Plc. He is presented the country director and general manager of Pasinex Resources of Canada in Turkey.