Claudio Mancuso, Director and Chief Executive Officer, Director
Mr. Mancuso has over 10 years experience in the mining industry and capital markets. Prior to joining Colossus, he served as Vice President, Treasurer of Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited, a position he held since January 2009. Prior to that appointment, he served Agnico-Eagle in various financial management positions. Prior to joining Agnico-Eagle in 2002, he held positions at the Ontario Securities Commission and BDO Dunwoody LLP, a public accounting firm. Mr. Mancuso was appointed to the Colossus Minerals Board of Directors, effective as of October 15, 2012. Mr. Mancuso is a graduate of the University of Waterloo and is a Chartered Accountant.
David Anthony, P. Eng, President and Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Anthony is a mining engineer with more than 30 years experience in the mining industry and brings strong engineering and mineral processing expertise. In 2010 and 2011, Mr. Anthony was the Vice President & Senior Project Director, Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. and from 2001 to 2010 Mr. Anthony held senior positions at Barrick Gold in Tanzania responsible for the development of the Bulyanhulu, Buzwagi and Tulawaka mines which are three of the four world-class gold and copper operations which form African Barrick Gold (“ABG”). Mr. Anthony was appointed Chief Operating Officer of ABG in 2009. ABG was listed on the FTSE in 2010 with a market capitalization of $3.8 billion. From 2005 to 2009, Mr. Anthony was the General Manager and Project Director of the Buzwagi Mine for Pangea Minerals Limited. Mr. Anthony also worked for Kinross, as the Project Director, responsible for execution of the Fruta del Norte Project. Prior to his appointment at Colossus is currently the Senior Vice President, Mining of Forbes & Manhattan. Mr. Anthony is also Chairman of Tembo Gold Corp, a Canadian based mine development company, with interests in Tanzania. Mr. Anthony graduated from Queens University in 1979 with a Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering (Mineral Processing).
Alden Greenhouse, CFA, Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Greenhouse has over 10 years capital markets experience. Prior to joining Colossus, Mr. Greenhouse held various senior positions within RBC Capital Markets in commodity risk management, foreign-exchange and fixed income. Prior to joining RBC, Mr. Greenhouse was a Senior Analyst at Dominion Bond Rating Service. Mr. Greenhouse is a graduate of the Michael G. DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University (B.Com), the London School of Economics, University of London (M.Sc.), and he holds the CFA designation from the CFA Institute.
Graham Long, VP Exploration
Mr. Long is a professional geologist and has over 25 years experience in the mining industry. Mr. Long spent the majority of his career with Agnico-Eagle Mines where he held progressively changing roles from exploration geologist to Exploration Manager for Canada. Mr. Long has a broad range of mining experience having worked in several operating mines both underground and open-pit as well as experiencing the discovery of a gold deposit and seeing it through to production. Mr. Long is a graduate of Concordia University, Montréal, Québec and holds a bachelor of science degree in geology.
Luis Albano Tondo, VP Operations & Country Manager, Brazil
Mr. Tondo is a mining engineer with twenty five years' experience working at increasingly senior levels of a number of organizations. Mr. Tondo brings strong engineering and mineral processing expertise from developing mining projects for Rio Tinto plc, Kinross Gold Corporation and most recently OROSUR Mining Inc. where he was the Chief Operating Officer from 2010 to 2012. Prior to this, Mr. Tondo worked in a variety of capacities for Kinross, overseeing the Paracatu expansion from 2005 until 2010 and the development studies for Kinross' Lobo Marte development project and the Maricunga gold mine in Chile. Mr. Albano has his MBA from Fundacao Dom Cabral, a MEngSc awarded by the JKMRC - University of Queensland - Australia in 1999, and a BSc Mining Engineering awarded by Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul - Brazil in 1988. He is also a fellow of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM), and is entitled to act as a Qualified Person according to the Canadian NI 43 101 reporting guidelines.
Jason Brooks, CA, VP Finance
Mr. Brooks has more than 10 years of finance and accounting experience in the mining industry. He most recently served as Assistant Controller of NewGold Inc., an intermediate gold producer. Previously, he spent six years with Barrick Gold Corporation in various financial management positions. Prior to joining Barrick, he spent five years at BDO Dunwoody LLP, a public accounting firm. Mr. Brooks is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario and is a Chartered Accountant.
Ann Wilkinson, VP Investor Relations
Ms Wilkinson possesses over 20 years experience in the mining industry in investor relations and other management roles. Prior to joining Colossus, Ann served as Vice President, Investor Relations of Breakwater Resources Ltd., a position she held from October 2005. Preceding that appointment she was Breakwater's Corporate Secretary. Before joining Breakwater in 1995 she held a number of roles with several capital market firms and a couple of junior gold exploration companies. Ms Wilkinson has a B.A. (Economics) from the University of Western Ontario.