William Dawes is a founding Director and CEO of AIM/TSXV listed Mkango Resources, and a Director of LeoMinEx and HyProMag. He has over 25 years experience in exploration, business development and investment banking. Having trained as a geologist in South Africa, he worked as a mining analyst based in London and then for Rio Tinto’s exploration division. Subsequently, he gained significant global mining transaction experience at Robert Fleming & Co, Chase Manhattan Bank and JPMorgan. He holds a BSc Geology from Bristol University and MSC Mineral Exploration with distinction from Royal School of Mines, Imperial College.
Alexander Lemon is a founding Director and President of AIM/TSXV listed Mkango Resources, and a Director of LeoMinEx. He has over 25 years experience in exploration and operations management. From 1994 to 2001 he was the Managing Director of a producing gold mining company in Central Asia, where he gained extensive operating experience in emerging markets including government negotiations and project management. From 2001 to 2005, he worked for a family office, Allied Commercial Exporters as an investment adviser. He holds a BSc Geological Sciences from Oxford Brookes University and MSC Mineral Exploration from Royal School of Mines, Imperial College.
Daniel Mamadou is head of the technology metals division of Noble Group and the Executive Director of Talaxis. From 1997 until 1999, Daniel was at Deutsche Bank in London, where he ran the fixed income derivatives structuring desk for Iberia. In 1999, Daniel joined Goldman Sachs within the FICC division in London. In 2003, he was appointed head of the Corporate Markets and Treasury Solutions team at Deutsche Bank in Hong Kong, covering Asia-Pacific, and subsequently joined Nomura Securities, as Head of the Corporate Solutions and Financing Group for the Asia-Pacific region. Daniel holds an MSc in International Securities and Banking from the ICMA Centre University of Reading and a BA in Business Management from ESIC-Valencia.