Richard Moores

Between May 1996 to February 2008, Mr. Moores was the CEO, President and director of Anatolia Minerals Development Limited, a publicly listed mineral resources company focused on exploration and development in Turkey which discovered several large copper and gold deposits of which the Copler Gold Mine was put into production in 2011. Mr. Moores began his career with the metals/minerals departments of Conoco and Mobil, where he helped discover and/or develop copper, uranium, gold and synfuels projects. Specializing in porphyry-style deposits, he has worked with or created a number of resources companies, both private and public directing exploration and development programs in a wide range of countries including the USA (Florence Cu, Sanchez Cu SXEW, et al), Kazakhstan (Balkhash Cu), Mongolia (Erdenet Cu SXEW), Turkey (Copler ~7 million Au oz @ ~220koz/yr) and Colombia (Toldafria Gold, et al), among others.  Mr. Moores holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Geology from Cornell University, a Masters in Geology from the University of Arizona and an MBA from the University of Arizona. In the past Mr. Moores has served as the Chair of the Compensation Committee and a member of both the Audit Committee and Nominating & Corporate Governance Committee.