Stuart Mills M.Sc.
Vice President Exploration, Bulgaria
Stuart has an M.Sc. in Mineral Exploration & Mining Geology and 30 years’ experience working in minerals exploration and advanced feasibility projects. He is a skilled and enthusiastic explorationist with a number of significant discoveries under his belt, including the Galat Sufar gold deposit in Sudan (maiden resource of 28.8Mt @ 2.2 g/t Au, 0.8 g/t cut-off; approximately 2 million ounces). Stuart’s early career was with Anglo American, working initially as Senior Geologist in Bulgaria, Turkey, Yemen, Iran, and Ireland and he was ultimately appointed Principle Geologist Asia-Pacific, having responsibility for exploration in China, India and Australia. In Australia, Stuart was responsible for Anglo’s Myrtle zinc discovery in the Batten Trough. Later, Stuart worked with Lundin Mining as Regional Exploration Manager Africa-Eurasia where he had exploration responsibility for Lundin’s Ozernoe zinc – lead deposit in Siberia. He was also part of the Lundin M&A team and Lundin’s exploration representative on the Tenke Fungurume ownership team. He was later Exploration Manager with technical responsibilities on all of Red Back Mining’s projects and was part of the M&A team that sold Red Back to Kinross for $7.2 billion. Most recently, he was country manager for Orca Gold in Sudan and managed eexploration funded by the $65M RTO of Canaco Resources, discovering Galat Sufar. Stuart has global experience having actively explored and/or reviewed projects throughout most of the world.