The New Luika Gold Mine (100% owned) is a low cost, established, cash generative operation boasting high grade resources rarely found around the world. Shanta is focused on delivering maximised sustainable value for shareholders from this mine, and other assets in its portfolio, through meticulous expert management throughout the business.
Alongside New Luika, Shanta owns Singida, an exploration and development stage project, located in central Tanzania. A portion of the Singida asset is held in a joint venture of which Shanta has a 90% interest.
Eric Zurrin – CEO
Eric Zurrin has 15 years’ experience in mining and investment banking, previously with UBS Investment Bank in London. Eric re-joins Shanta having previously worked across a range of roles with Shanta including as interim CFO in 2015/2016 leading the financial restructuring and as a Commercial Analyst advising the former CEO in 2013. Eric is a Canadian national and has worked and lived in North America, the UK, Asia and Africa. Eric completed his Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) in Canada.
Luke Leslie – CFO
Luke is a mining investor with a background in Mergers & Acquisitions. Luke was previously Co-Head of Trafigura-Origo, a member of UBS Investment Bank’s Corporate Finance team and a management consultant with Accenture where he specialised in post acquisition integration and cost reduction strategies. Luke was a non-Executive Director of Moly World, a private molybdenum and tungsten developer and was previously on the Board of REBgold (RBG:TSX) prior to its merger with Aquila Resources (AQA:TSE). Luke is an English national and has worked and lived in the UK, Asia and Africa.