DIRECTORS

Archie Koimtsidis
Chief Executive Officer / Managing Director

Mr Archie Koimtsidis has for the last 20 years been involved in all facets of gold exploration, discovery, production, and refining in West Africa and South America.
Archie’s most recent appointment prior to joining Cardinal was as the Deputy Country Manager of Ghana for PMI Gold Limited a joint TSXV and ASX listed company. During this time he was responsible for all field operational matters including coordination of exploration, drilling programs, and human resource management relating to that Company’s projects in Ghana.
Archie has been instrumental in acquiring the Ghanaian projects on behalf of Cardinal and has a unique knowledge and understanding of geopolitical and operational matters relating to resource projects in West Africa.

Kevin Tomlinson
Non-Executive Chairman

Mr Tomlinson possesses over 30 years’ experience in Mining and Finance within the Toronto, Australian and London Stock markets. He was previously Managing Director of Investment Banking at Westwind Partners/Stifel Nicolaus raising equity and providing corporate advice.

Kevin has extensive experience in development and financing of mining projects internationally. Previous Directorships include Centamin Plc, an Egyptian gold producer, Orbis Gold, a Burkina Faso gold developer and Medusa Mining, a Philippines gold producer.

Malik Easah
Executive Director

Mr Malik Easah is the principal of a successful alluvial mining operation in the North West Adansi Gold Obotan concession and is currently developing additional payable gold permits within the Ashanti and Nangodi Gold belts of Ghana.

Malik specialises in the manufacture of alluvial gold wash plants and recovery equipment and is regarded as an authority in the development of alluvial mining operations in Ghana. Malik is a resident in Ghana.

Dr. Kenneth G. Thomas
Non-Executive Director

Dr. Thomas has over 45 years in the mining industry with experience in project development, construction and operations. Until July 2012 he was Senior Vice President, Projects, Kinross Gold Corporation and previously, for 6 years, a Global Managing Director and Board Director at Hatch Ltd, a leading international engineering and construction firm.

From 1987 to 2001 he served in progressively senior roles at Barrick Gold Corporation to Senior Vice President, Technical Services. Prior to Barrick Gold Corporation, he also worked for 10 years in Zambia and South Africa with Anglo American Corporation.

Ken has a doctorate in Technical Sciences (Project Implementation) from Delft University of Technology and in 2001 he was awarded the Selwyn G. Blaylock Medal by the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) for advancements in mining internationally. In addition, he is a Fellow and Past President of the CIM. Ken is an experienced public company director, including his current appointment as director of Continental Gold (TSX: CNL).

Michele Muscillo
Non-Executive Director

Mr. Muscillo is a Partner with HopgoodGanim Lawyers in Australia. Michele has practised exclusively in corporate law for over 15 years and has extensive experience in capital markets transactions, including the negotiation of significant commercial contracts and agreements. As part of this role, Mr. Muscillo has acted on numerous IPOs and debt and equity raisings, and advised both bidders and targets on public market control transactions. His key areas of practice include Corporate Advisory and Governance, Capital Markets, Resources and Energy.

Mr. Muscillo is currently a Non-Executive Director with Aeris Resources Limited (ASX:AIS) and Xanadu Mines Limited (ASX: XAM). Formerly, Michele was also Non-Executive Director of Orbis Gold Limited which is currently owned by TSX-Listed SEMAFO Inc. (TSX:SMF).

Trevor Schultz
Non-Executive Director

Mr Schultz has over 45 years in the mining industry with experience in project development, construction and operations. Between 2008 and 2018 he was an Executive and Non Executive Director with Centamin Egypt and was responsible for the construction of the 12Mtpa processing plant which has a similar flowsheet to Cardinal’s proposed flowsheet.

Prior to this, he served as Chief Operating Officer at Ashanti Goldfields Corporation (now Anglo Gold Ashanti Ltd) and was a resident of Ghana for 6 years. Furthermore, he worked for BHP in Australia and America and in South Africa with Anglo American Corporation.

Trevor has an MA in Economics from Trinity College, England (1968), an MSc in Mining Engineering, from Witwatersrand University, South Africa (1972) and an Advanced Management Programme Diploma from Harvard Business School, USA (1986).