Coro is led by a management team of proven mine-finders and developers and supported by an experienced Board of Directors
Chairman, Independent Director
Mr. Kinley spent 26 years with Layne Christensen Co, as a Senior Executive responsible for Energy Operations, Specialized Drilling, Mining Technologies and Remote Site operations. For the past eight years Mr. Kinley has been CEO of Kinley Exploration, a resource industry integrated project management company operating internationally. He is currently a director of Excelsior Mining Corp., COO, founder and director of Eco Atlantic Oil and Gas, an E&P company exploring oil offshore Africa, and is founder and CEO of Jet Mining Corporation Australia.
Luis Albano Tondo
President, CEO & Director
Mr. Tondo is a highly experienced mining engineer with a Bachelor’s degree from the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil; an MEngSc from the University of Queensland, Australia; and an MBA from the Fundacao Dom Cabral business school in Brazil. He has some 30 years of mining experience in Latin America and prior to joining Coro, spent the seven years as Chief Operating Officer at mid-tier copper and gold producers in Chile, Uruguay and Brazil, where he was responsible for operations, projects and business development activities. Prior to this, he spent five years developing multi-million dollar capital projects for Kinross Gold Corporation in Brazil and Chile, and 16 years in operations roles with Rio Tinto in Brazil. He is a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, and a Qualified Person for the purposes of NI 43-101.
Mr. Haworth was nominated to the Board of Directors by Greenstone Resources, a private equity fund specializing in the mining and metals sector. The Greenstone team has over 80 years of experience in the sector covering all aspects of mining project development.
A graduate of the Royal School of Mines, Imperial College, University of London, Mr. Stephens has over 40 years of international mining experience. Before co-founding Coro, Mr. Stephens was Vice-President of Exploration for First Quantum Minerals Ltd., from 2000 to 2005, and before that, he spent ten years with Cyprus Amax Minerals Company managing exploration teams in Latin America, Africa, Europe and Asia. He is a Fellow of the Society of Economic Geologists (US) and of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (UK). Mr. Stephens is a qualified person for the purposes of NI 43-101 and serves as an independent director of Weatherly International PLC.
Gordon J. Fretwell
Mr. Fretwell graduated from University of British Columbia in 1979 with his Bachelor of Laws degree. Since that time, Mr. Fretwell has been a practicing solicitor in the City of Vancouver and over the last 25 years primarily in areas of resources and securities law. In addition, Mr. Fretwell is a director or officer of various publicly traded companies including Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd., Asanko Gold Inc. and Auryn Resources Inc.
Mr. Webster has more than 40 years’ experience in the resources industry, including over 20 years in executive positions. Mr. Webster is a Fellow of both the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and he currently serves as Vice President Development of Weatherly International PLC. Prior to that role, he was a senior executive of First Quantum Minerals Ltd., responsible for the development of the Kansanshi mine in Zambia. Mr. Webster was also the founding Director and Chief Executive Officer of Western Metals Ltd.
(1) Audit Committee
(2) Governance & Nominating Committee
(3) Compensation Committee