Management

Caigen Wang

MANAGING DIRECTOR

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.

Mark Strizek

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

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.

Matt Wilcox

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

COUNTRY MANAGER

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 Kotzee

CONSTRUCTION MANAGER

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 Hubert

EARTHWORKS MANAGER

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 Okwayo

COMMERCIAL MANAGER

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 Godde

HSE SUPERINTENDENT

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.

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