Management

Brian Lock (Chairman)

Interim CEO

Mr. Lock has over 40 years of experience in the operations, feasibility, design engineering and construction of numerous precious metals and base metal mining projects around the world. Earlier in his career, Mr. Lock held senior positions with a major international mining consortium and two major engineering companies. In 1985, he founded Proton International Engineering Corp., a Canadian engineering and construction company devoted to the development of small- and medium-sized mining projects. Additionally, Mr. Lock has managed and/or served as a director of several Canadian public and private companies. He was an officer of Frontier Pacific Mining Corporation since early 2006 until it was taken over by Eldorado Gold in 2008, and is presently a Director of Canaco Resources Inc., Scorpio Gold Corporation and San Marco Resources Inc.


Iyad Jarbou, CGA

Interim Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Jarbou is a Certified General Accountant who has 8 years of experience working for Canadian-based international public companies in the area of financial reporting. Prior to joining Castle Peak Mining Ltd. as an Accounting Manager in May 2011, he was a senior accountant of Seaspan Corporation, Vancouver BC and a senior auditor for Deloitte and Touche, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Iyad was responsible for overseeing day to day accounting and corporate reporting and budgeting. As an auditor, Iyad had exposure to wide range of various industries including mining, trading, manufacturing, and telecommunications. Iyad holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Damascus, a US CPA; State of New Hampshire, and has recently obtained his CGA qualification.


Henry Sowah, BSc, MBA

Exploration Manager

Mr. Sowah is a native Ghanaian with more than 10 years experience in the mining industry, many of which were spent working on properties relating to Castle Peak Mining. He was the Tenement Administrator for the Company in 2007, and earlier the Project Geologist at Prince of Wales in 2005. He spent nearly three years as the Database Manager with Etruscan Resources Ghana Ltd., supervising all exploration programs for quality adherence. Mr. Sowah began his career as a student with Ashanti GoldFields and later as a geologist with Ghana Geological Survey. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Geological Engineering from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, and a Master of Business Administration in Project Management from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration.