Advisory Board

Mines and Money Asia's program is developed in conjunction with the following members of the programme advisory board, experts in their field.

Andrew Ballingal

  • Ballingal Investment Advisors
  • Chief Executive Officer, Chief Investment Officer & Fund Manager

Mr. Andrew R. T. Ballingal founded Ballingal Investment Advisors Ltd in 2002 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer, Chief Investment Officer and Fund Manager. Mr. Ballingal served in Asia Pacific investment for over 20 years for companies including NatWest, Barclays Capital PLC/BZW, Sloane Robinson LLP, Schroders plc, TAL and Ruffer in Hong Kong and as Chief Economist at HSBC. Along with…

Andrew Ferguson

  • APAC Resources
  • Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Andrew Ferguson was appointed as an Executive Director and the Chief Executive Officer of APAC Resources on 12 January 2010. Mr. Ferguson holds various directorships in subsidiaries of the Company. Mr. Ferguson holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Natural Resource Development and worked as a mining engineer in Western Australia in the mid 90's. In 2003, Mr. Ferguson co-founded New City…

Craig Feebrey

  • OceanaGold
  • Executive Vice President & Head of Exploration

Craig Feebrey is a geologist with over 20 years of global exploration and commercial experience. He has held senior technical and management positions across major international mining organisations and junior exploration companies. His focus has been in gold and copper exploration and mining across Australia, Asia-Pacific, and South…

Daniel Ornatowski

  • DKO Capital
  • Founder & Managing Partner

Daniel Ornatowski is a Director of DKO Capital Pte Ltd, a Singapore investment holding company with focus on private equity, venture capital, and commodities. He is also a Director of IMP Minerals, an Indonesian mining company with production of lead, zinc, silver, copper,…

Danila Kotlyarov

  • IRC
  • Chief Financial Officer

Geoff McNamara

  • Medea Natural Resources
  • Director

Geoff joined Medea Capital Partners in 2016 as a consultant and became a partner in 2017. He is based in Singapore, representing the firm in Asia-Pacific, and has over 25 years of resources sector…

Jason Chang

  • EMR Capital
  • Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer

Jason has over 20 years' experience in transactions and advisory specialising in Asian markets, investment management and the resources sector. Prior to EMR, Jason was a partner of KPMG in Australia for over 13 years where he was Partner in Charge of KPMG Australia's Asia Practice, China Practice and India Practice, at different times, and a member of KPMG Australia's leadership team. In these…

Jayant Bhandari

  • Anarcho Capital
  • Senior Analyst - Mining & Minerals and Institutional Investor Consultant

Jayant Bhandari is constantly travelling the world to look for investment opportunities, particularly in the natural resource sector. He advises institutional investors about his finds. He was a Director on the board of Gold Canyon, a publicly-listed Canadian company, until its merger with another entity. Earlier, he worked for six years with US Global Investors (San Antonio, Texas), a…

Justin Osborne

  • Gold Road Resources
  • Executive Director - Exploration & Growth

Mr Osborne brings to Gold Road a wealth of exploration experience in multiple commodities including gold, copper and base metals. He has over 30 years of field and management experience covering all aspects of the mining and exploration process in Australia and internationally through senior positions held with Gold Fields Ltd and WMC Resources Ltd amongst others. Mr Osborne commenced with…

Rod Nichol

  • Lionsgate Capital
  • Managing Director

Rod Nichol is the Managing Director of Lionsgate Capital Limited, a principal investment and advisory firm, based in Hong Kong, with a primary concentration on Energy and Natural Resources. Rod founded Lionsgate Capital in 2010 after thirteen years in investment banking, based in London, as a Senior Advisor and Natural Resources coverage banker. He has successfully originated and executed…

Steve Letwin

  • IAMGOLD
  • President & Chief Executive Officer
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Steve Letwin was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of IAMGOLD (NYSE: IAG) on November 1, 2010. He has been a member of the Board of Directors since joining the Company.

Specializing in corporate finance, operational management, and merger and acquisitions, Steve brings over 30 years of experience from the highly-competitive resource sector. Steve actively leads his…

Warren Gilman

  • CEF Holdings
  • Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Warren Gilman was appointed Chairman and CEO of CEF Holdings in 2011. Prior to that he was Vice Chairman of CIBC World Markets. He was previously Managing Director and Head of Asia Pacific Region for CIBC for 10 years where he was responsible for all of CIBC's activities across Asia. Mr Gilman is a mining engineer who co-founded CIBC's Global Mining Group in 1988. During his 26 years with CIBC…