Galane Gold's management team is comprised of senior mining professionals with extensive experience in managing mining and processing operations and large-scale exploration programmes.
CEO & Director
Nick Brodie is a senior executive with extensive experience in Africa. Prior to joining Galane Gold Mr. Brodie was the CFO of Katanga Mining Limited and Copperbelt Energy Corporation Plc. Mr. Brodie is a Fellow of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants and holds a BSc(Hons) Geography.
Wayne Hatton-Jones has 26 years experience working in South Africa, Mali West Africa, Tajikistan, Kazakstan, Romania and the Solomon Islands. Mr. Hatton-Jones served as the General Manager of the Gold Ridge Operation (Allied Gold) in the Solomon Islands, the Chief Operating Officer of Galaxy Gold Mining Limited, Acting General Manager of Avocet Mining plc in Tajikistan, General Manager of Ergo gold surface retreatment operation at DRD Gold, Process Manager and Acting General Manager of Randgold Resources and Metallurgical Manager for Harmony Gold mine. He holds a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree from the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa and a Management Development Diploma (MDP) from the University of South Africa.
Charles Byron has over 30 years experience as a geologist focused on Archaen gold exploration and mining. Prior to joining Galane Gold as its Chief Geologist, Mr. Byron was with Phelps Dodge, Falconbridge, and later Gallery Gold where he led the team that discovered the Mupane Gold deposit and saw it into production in 2004. Mr. Byron holds a B.Sc. (Hons) Geology, Soils, Geography (University of Natal).
Mr. Vandervegt has had extensive experience in Africa and held several senior finance positions in mining including Group Financial Controller at Nautilus Minerals, Finance Director at Katanga Mining and Commercial Controller at Xstrata Coal.
Mr Kevin Crossling is a mining Professional with 13 years experience in progressively Snr roles former operations manager Allied Gold, Geology Manager at St Barbara, Principle Geologist at Geocross, mineral resource manager at Pilanesberg. Kevin holds a B. Sc (Hons) Geology.
Mr Cedric G. Sam is a Mining Engineer with 17 years of experience. He holds a BSc in Mining Engineering from the Queens University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Prior to joining Galane Gold, Mr Sam was Inspector of Mines & Explosives with Dept of Mines, Manager Mine Planning with Tati Nickel Mining Company and Mining Manager with African Copper Mining