joao carrelo

João Carrêlo
President and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Carrêlo is a senior mining executive with over 34 years of international experience in the mining and resource sectors. His experience includes the management of underground and open pit projects and operations, with exposure to precious and base metals, coal and industrial minerals in Latin America, Europe, India, and Africa. Mr. Carrêlo previously served as President, CEO and Director of Eco Oro Minerals Corp. from 2012 to 2014, and Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Lundin Mining Corporation from 2007 to 2012. He currently serves as a Non-Executive Director of TMAC Resources and Lucky Minerals. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree (Hons.) in Mining Engineering from the University of Newcastle Upon-Tyne (U.K.) and a Master of Business Administration degree from the European Management School (U.K.)


Doug Tobler 2014

Douglas Tobler 
Chief Financial Officer
B.S. in Business Administration (Accounting) 

Mr. Tobler has over 30 years of corporate financial management experience gained as a chief financial officer, CPA and corporate advisor. He has extensive experience with growth-stage resource companies, including CFO for Alacer Gold Corp. throughout development and early years of operations of the Çöpler Gold Mine. While a CPA and advisor, Mr. Tobler assisted numerous mining clients with financing activities, royalty arrangements, joint ventures, internal controls development, and financial modeling. He was also a fellow to Coopers & Lybrand’s National Accounting and SEC Directorate. Mr. Tobler holds a B.S. in Business Administration (Accounting) from the University of Colorado and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.


Hayk Aloyan 2014

Hayk Aloyan 
Managing Director, Armenia 
PhD Ore Deposit Geology

Dr. Aloyan has 17 years of mining exploration industry experience. He was formerly Deputy Chief of the Geological Survey in the Armenian Mining and Metallurgical Institute. Dr. Aloyan is widely published on Armenian metallogenesis, he is also a specialist in resource estimation.