Founder of Tietto Minerals. Bachelor, Master and PhD in Mining Engineering. Fellow of AusIMM and Chartered Professional Engineer of Institution of Engineer, Australia. Over 25 years practical experience in mining engineering and mineral exploration in Australia, China, Africa and Canada. Dr. Wang’s recent professional experience includes Managing Director for an ASX listed junior mineral resources company, senior technical and management roles in mining houses (St Barbara, Sons of Gwalia, BHP Billiton and China Goldmines PLC etc.) He has been working on a variety of mineral commodities including coal, gold, nickel, iron, copper, lead & zinc, molybdenum and oil sands etc.
Mr Strizek is a resource industry professional with over 25 years in the industry with experience in gold, base and technology metal projects. Mr Strizek has worked as an executive with management and Board responsibilities in exploration, feasibility, finance and development ready assets across Australia, West Africa, Asia and Europe. Mr Strizek was Managing Director of Vital Metals Limited, an ASX listed company from 2011 to 2019.
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Ms. Xu has been managing and controlling Tietto’s corporate accounting and related compliance since joining the group in May 2021. She has been working on Tietto’s day to day accounting functions as well as strategic financial planning.
Ms. Xu brings critical expertise in international taxation to Tietto, which will be valuable as the company works to deliver capital returns and dividends as soon practicable following commencement of gold production at Abujar in 2022.
Prior to joining Tietto Minerals, Ms Xu held senior financial roles in mining houses Consolidated Minerals and IGO Limited, and corporate accounting firms Grant Thornton and ShineWing Hall Chadwick, with a wide range of responsibilities covering corporate financial accounting, statutory reporting, tax effect and compliance, cashflow management, financial modelling, and business analysis.
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Prior to Joining Teitto, Mr Wilcox directly managed the construction of West African’s (ASX: WAF) 300,000ozpa Sanbrado Gold Mine, which was completed in March 2020, ahead of schedule and under budget. He is highly experienced in the gold mining construction industry in West Africa, having spent the prior eight years working for Nord Gold, which operates nine gold mines globally, including three mines in Burkina Faso and one mine in Guinea.
Prior to his role at West African, Mr Wilcox was Project Director for the construction of Nord Gold’s 4Mtpa Bissa Gold Project and 8Mtpa Bouly Gold Project, both located in Burkina Faso. He was General Manager of the 6Mtpa LEFA Gold Project in Guinea, and prior to joining West African was Project Director for the construction of the 12Mtpa Gross Gold Project in Siberia, Russia.
Fred Yao Nkanza
Fred Yao Nkanza founder of B&F Minerals which is currently a subsidiary of Tietto Minerals.
Mr Nkanza is a chartered accountant, Economist and project developer with over 15 years practical experience in mining industry in Ivory Coast. Mr Nkanza has been the Country Manager of Tietto Minerals since 2011. Mr. Nkanza graduated as Bachelor of accounting from University of Cote D’Ivoire and Master of Economics from University of Helsinki.
Daniel has more than 15 years’ experience on West African projects. He was most recently construction manager on the Sanbrado project for West African Resources and has previously held senior roles at Nordgold and Resolute Mining.
Guillaume has more than 30 years’ experience in major earthworks projects with the past 10 years working on West African projects. Guillaume has completed projects for Nordgold, Endeavour Mining, and most recently with West African Resources on the Sanbrado project.
Hesbon has more than 15 years’ experience in mining construction and operations. He started his career in East Africa on construction projects in Kenya and Tanzania before moving to West Africa with Lycopodium working on the Bissa Gold Project for Nordgold and the Agbou project for Endeavour. He then moved to Nordgold for the Bouly Project and most recently was Commercial Manager at West African Resources’ Sanbrado project.
Beatrice is a qualified emergency nurse with 20 years’ experience in West Africa. Beatrice has held senior HSE roles for Nordgold on the Bissa and Bouly projects and also for West African Resources on the Sanbrado Project.