Bill has over 35 years’ experience in the engineering and mining industry serving as a director of a number of mining companies, both public and private. In 1986 he founded MAED Limited, a specialist project management and engineering design company which has designed and constructed 23 gold processing plants around the globe. He was Chief Executive Officer of Oxus Gold plc, where he oversaw construction of three new gold mines and has held a number of other executive and non-executive roles at listed and private mining companies. He is currently chairman of MAED and a director of Gold Mines of Uganda and Paracale Gold Limited. He holds a B.Eng. Hon. In Mechanics from the University of Wales and an M.Eng. from Rand Afrikaans University, Johannesburg.
Mr Trew is a director and shareholder of Paracale Gold Limited, which currently holds 70,352,377 ordinary shares in GoldStone representing 28.17% of its currently issued share capital.
Chief Executive Officer and Director
Emma has a background in mining and financial services. She worked with GVA Grimley and IMC Mackay & Schnellmann with contracts held at PT Anneka Tambang and PT Bukit Assam in Indonesia and with the World Bank in Central America and Africa. In 2000 she was appointed as Mining Analyst with investment bank CSFB, before moving to the financial advisors VSA Resources, and Ambrian Partners, as corporate broker and adviser.
In 2005, Emma was appointed to the main board of Lonrho Plc, which developed business opportunities in infrastructure, transportation, agriculture, support services and natural resources in Africa., Lonrho was successfully taken over in 2014. She is a non-executive Director to CrossInvest Global Management Services Limited, and to Imperial X Plc. Emma is a graduate of Camborne School of Mines, is a Chartered Mining Engineer and Chartered Mineral Surveyor.
Independent Non-Executive Director
Richard is a graduate of Pembroke College, Oxford University, and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Richard is the Finance Director Aim Listed Phoenix Copper Plc.
After qualifying as a chartered accountant with Coopers & Lybrand, he worked in their London and Cairo offices until moving into private business. Richard has considerable experience in emerging markets and the natural resources sector having been a founding director of the Zeravshan Gold Co. (Nelson Gold Group – TSX) in Tajikistan in 1994 and co-founder of the Oxus Gold Group of which he was a director from 1996 to 2017. Oxus produced over 500,000oz. Au from the Amantaytau Goldfields Mine in Uzbekistan.
Dr Orrie Fenn
Independent Non-Executive Director
Dr Fenn has considerable experience in the mining, building materials and construction sectors. He was, from April 2013 until retiring earlier this year, CEO of the Underground Mining business platform of one of the world’s leading underground mining contractors, Murray and Roberts. Prior to that, Dr Fenn was the Group Chief Operating Officer of JSE-quoted PPC Limited. He has also previously held the role as Business Development Manager at Debex, a subsidiary of De Beers Industrial Diamond Division, which designed and manufactured specialised equipment and materials for the diamond, coal and gold mining industries.
Dr Fenn obtained his Doctorate in Engineering from Rand Afrikaans University in 1985, is a member of the South African Institute of Mining & Metallurgy, and a Fellow of the South African Institute of Quarrying
Angela is the CEO of BCM Investments Ltd, the holding Company of Adamus Resources Ltd and Segala Mining SA. Prior to this, she was a member of the KPMG Ghana Limited audit team, where she successfully carried out audits of major Ghanaian companies, multinational corporations and International banks. With the BCM Group, Angela successfully expanded its activities into West and East Africa and Central Asia, to become one of Africa’s largest private contract miners.
Angela holds a BSc in Administration (Accounting Option), University of Ghana, a Masters Degree, Manchester Executive MBA and completed the PLD program at Harvard University, to become a Harvard Alumni.
Angela is a director of BCM Investment Limited (“BCM”), which currently holds 50,000,000 ordinary shares in GoldStone representing 11.3% of its currently issued share capital.