Richard Hyde – Managing Director
Richard Hyde is a geologist with 20 years’ experience in the minerals industry and more than 15 years of experience in West Africa. Richard has managed large exploration and development projects in a range of different geological environments in Australia, Africa and Eastern Europe. He has consulted extensively to the mining industry as a senior consultant with RSG Global and Coffey Mining based in West Africa and Australia. Richard is a founding director and shareholder of West African Resources. He is Member of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.
Nick Harch – Advisor – Project Finance
More than 15 years with Macquarie Bank, experienced in initiating and leading equity, quasi-equity, project finance and structured hedging transactions for a broad range of resource projects, across many countries.
What is your rationale for attending 121 Mining Investment?
To meet new investors and update existing investors with the progress for our Sanbrado Gold Project.
Specifically looking for investors that have a focus on gold development projects and can invest in Africa.
What recent news would you like to highlight to investors attending?
What do you see as the key risks and challenges facing your company at the moment and how are you overcoming these?
Gold price and country risk. Both are outside our control.
In a sentence, what do you think makes your company such a compelling investment?
We have a high-grade and high margin conventional processing and mining project which differentiates WAF from other Companies in the African development space. WAF’s Sanbrado Gold Project is the best undeveloped gold project on the ASX.