Steven is a geologist with 25 years of experience in the mining industry. He has founded or co-founded a number of successful resource companies including Altus Strategies which merged with Elemental Royalties, Ariana Resources which built the Sindirgi gold mine in western Turkey, Altus Resource Capital an LSE listed equity fund with AUM reaching US$150M, African Aura Resources which merged with Mano River, Aureus Mining which built the multi-million ounce New Liberty gold mine in Liberia and was subsequently acquired by Avesoro, Afferro Mining which sold the multi-billion tonne Putu iron ore project in Liberia to Severstal and discovered the multi-billion tonne Nkout iron ore project in Cameroon and was subsequently acquired by IMIC, Stellar Diamonds which built the multi-million carat Tongo kimberlite diamond mine in Sierra Leone and was subsequently acquired by Newfield Resources. He holds an Honours degree in Geology from Southampton University, a Masters in Mining Geology from the Camborne School of Mines and is a Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining.
CEO & Executive Director
Frederick co-founded Elemental Royalties in 2016 following his role as Managing Director of a listed gold exploration company, Goldcrest Resources plc, where he assembled a portfolio of gold licences in northeast Ghana to take to AIM. He has wide experience in the mining industry, including as General Manager of an ASX-listed uranium company from the age of 25. Frederick received the ‘Young Rising Star’ Award at Mines & Money 2018, read history at the University of Edinburgh and is on the Committee of Young Mining Professionals in London.
David has over 12 years experience in the mining and mine finance industries. He started his career in Equity Research at BMO Capital Markets before joining Kulczyk Investments, a Polish family investment company. Whilst at KI, David was part of the establishment of QKR Corporation, a private mining investment company, and was seconded to the business development team which acquired the Navachab gold mine from Anglogold Ashanti. Prior to joining Elemental, David was Vice President at Tamesis Partners LLP, specialising in corporate advisory and equity capital markets.
Executive VP Investments
Alister is an investment professional with over a decade of experience working in private equity and capital markets in the natural resources industry. He has gained international exposure to the sector through his roles as an investment manager at The Sentient Group, a private equity fund focused on metals and mining, and as director of business development at KoBold Metals, a data science-led resource investment vehicle. Alister holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance and Accounting) from Sydney University.
Sandra is a commercial and strategic international lawyer with over 20 years experience, having advised listed and private companies in the natural resources sector on complex commercial negotiations and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) engagement. Sandra is a non-executive director of LSE listed Adriatic Metals Plc, a non-executive director of ASX listed Predictive Discovery and a member of Women in Mining UK.
Werner is an experienced geologist having spent over 35 years exploring for gold, particularly in West Africa, with notable companies, including Etruscan Resources, Endeavour Mining and Sandspring Resources. He has developed and led international exploration teams managing projects from early-stage target generation to resource development and feasibility studies. Werner is fluent in English and French and will continue to be based in Africa. He holds a degree in geology from the Catholic University of Leuven and is a member of the European Federation of Geologists.
VP, Business Development
Prior to joining, Elemental Royalties Meghan worked as an investment banker with RBC Capital Markets’ Metals & Mining and Energy teams based in London, where she was involved in a variety of transactions across commodity types and regions. Meghan holds a MSc in Metals and Energy Finance, jointly awarded by Imperial College Business School and the Department of Earth Science and Engineering. She also holds a BSc in Geological Sciences from the University of Leeds.
Robert ‘Woody’ Milroy
Non-Executive DirectorRobert has over 40 years of experience as an owner or senior manager in the investment, mining and petroleum industries. He was a Managing Director of the Corazon Capital Group; a Guernsey regulated investment management and stockbroking company for 14 years until its takeover by Canaccord Genuity in 2010. In addition, he was the Managing Director of Eagle Drilling. Currently he is a Non-Executive Director of the Energy Venture Funds III, IV, V, V Plus and Chairman of the Zeropex Group, a water engineering firm. Previously he was a Non-Executive Director of Altus Resource Capital, Altus Global Gold and Chairman of Genuity Energy. Robert holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from the University of Manitoba. He is a member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment.
Karim is the Managing Partner of La Mancha Resource Capital LLP, advisor to the La Mancha Resource Fund SCSp, a privately held mining investment fund with a global portfolio of mining assets. Prior to La Mancha, Karim was the CEO and CIO of Digital World Capital (DWC), an FCA regulated investment manager investing globally and across the capital structure in Telecom and Media companies. At DWC, Karim was in charge of the investment strategy and risk management for the DWC Cross Com Fund on a discretionary basis and of the special situation investments and debt restructuring advisory practice for private clients on a non-discretionary basis. Karim holds a Masters in Management from the University of Paris IX Dauphine with a major in Finance. He is fluent in English, Arabic and French
David is a mining engineer with over 40 years of experience. He was involved in the construction and development of the New Liberty, Iduapriem, Siguiri, Samira Hill and Kiniero gold mines in West Africa. David served as the CEO of Shield Mining until its takeover by Gryphon Minerals, prior to that he was the CEO of Afcan Mining Corporation, a China focused gold mining company that was sold to Eldorado Gold in 2005. David has held senior management positions in numerous mining companies including Golden Shamrock Mines, Ashanti Goldfields and Semafo Inc. He is a former director of Altus Resource Capital, Altus Global Gold, African Aura Mining, Afferro Mining, Avesoro Resources and Kilo Goldmines. David is currently a non-executive Director of Kore Potash (ASX, AIM & JSE: KP2)] and Canyon Resources (ASX: CAY).
John Robins is a professional geologist, prospector, and entrepreneur with over 35 years of experience in the mining industry. In 2022 he was the recipient of the AME's Murray Pezim Award for his significant contribution to the financing of exploration and development projects over the last 20 years. He was also awarded the Spud Huestis Award in 2008 for having made significant contributions to mineral exploration in British Columbia and Yukon.
Mr. Robins has been involved in several notable discoveries, including the 5M oz Coffee Gold deposit in Yukon, the Three Bluffs gold deposit in the Committee Bay greenstone belt, the Aviat / Churchill diamond districts of Nunavut, and the Great Bear project in north-western Ontario. Through his entrepreneurship, John has been instrumental in over CDN$3B in M&A activity and has generated over $1B in direct and indirect mineral expenditures throughout Canada, Latin America, and Australia. Notable recent successes include the sales of Great Bear Resources Ltd. to Kinross Gold Corp. for $1.8B, Great Bear Royalties Corp. to Royal Gold Inc. for $200M, and Kaminak Gold Corp. to Goldcorp for $510M.
John’s outstanding strategic guidance, technical expertise, strong industry relationships, and steadfast adherence to ethical practices, underpin his status as a leading steward of the junior mining industry. He currently acts as Chairman of Fireweed Metals Corp. and K2 Gold Corp. Mr. Robins is also a Director of Elemental Altus Royalties and a Strategic Advisor to Defense Metals Corp., Kodiak Copper Corp., ValOre Metals Corp., and Prospector Metals Corp.
Martin is senior executive with over 15 years’ experience in the commodities industry, including 10 years in the mining industry, Martin is currently CEO of FPX Nickel Corp. He was formerly CFO of First Point Minerals Corp. from 2012 to 2015 and previously with KPMG LLP and Methanex Corporation. He is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada and serves on the board of directors of the Association for Mineral Exploration of British Columbia.
Peter was the first Manager of WMC Geoscience technology before he became a founding member of Independence Group Limited, in 2000, which is now $12bn+. He was a founding director of Ampella Mining Ltd (3.2 Moz Batie gold project and 5.3 Moz Doropo deposit), a vendor of Gryphon Minerals’ Banfora gold project (includes the 3.2 Moz Wahgnion deposit) and involved in the project generation for Papillon’s Mali projects (includes the 10 Moz Fekola and satellite gold deposit) and Boss Resources (mkt cap ~$1bn). Peter was also involved in the generation of the Didievi gold project (1.7 Moz) and a seed investor in Bellevue Gold (3.1 Moz). Peter co-founded the International Resource Sector Intelligence company, Intierra, which has been developed into the S&P Capital IQ Pro platform, co-founded the first hard rock mineral seismic company in the world, HiSeis; the gold geochemistry disruptor company, Portable PPB, and the geophysical technology company, RoqSense. Peter is a non-executive Director of Alderan Resources (ASX:AL8), African Gold (ASX:A1G) and Benz Mining (ASX:BNZ).