Coro is led by a management team of proven mine-finders and developers and supported by an experienced Board of Directors
Gordon J. Fretwell
Chairman and Independent Director
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.
President, Chief Executive Officer and Director
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., during which time he lived and worked extensively in Chile, Mexico and Brazil. Prior to First Quantum, Mr. Stephens 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 also a qualified person for the purposes of NI 43-101. Mr. Stephens also serves as an independent director of Weatherly International PLC.
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.
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.
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.
(1) Audit Committee
(2) Governance & Nominating Committee
(3) Compensation Committee