Loncor’s team has previously delineated +/-13 million ounces of gold resources in the 15 years many of the individuals have operated in the DRC, with the huge Ngayu Belt now the focus. With so much experience in the Congo, they are able to call on a wealth of contacts throughout the DRC, something that is essential if you want to develop a project in any jurisdiction.
Peter N. Cowley
Mr. Cowley is a geologist with over 40 years' experience in the minerals industry and a history of major exploration successes in Africa, including the DRC. Among his major accomplishments, Mr. Cowley was Chief Executive Officer and President of Banro Corporation from 2004 to 2008 where he led the exploration that delineated major gold resources at Twangiza and Namoya in the DRC. Prior to joining Banro, Mr. Cowley was Managing Director of Ashanti Exploration, where he led the exploration team in the discovery and development of the Geita mine in Tanzania. Prior to Ashanti, he was Technical Director of Cluff Resources which discovered and developed mines in Zimbabwe, Ghana and Tanzania. He holds an M.Sc from the Royal School of Mines, an MBA from the Strathclyde Business School and is a Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining. He previously served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Loncor from 2009 to 2015, which will allow him to move rapidly in his new role.
Arnold T. Kondrat
Mr. Kondrat is the Founder, President and CEO of Sterling Portfolio Securities Inc, a private venture capital firm based in Toronto, Canada. He is the founder and CEO of Loncor Resources with over 30 years’ experience in the public markets, primarily in the resource industry. His 25 year history in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has enabled the Company to secure a number of highly prospective gold assets.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Madilo has over 29 years of experience in accounting, administration and finance in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and North America. Mr. Madilo most recently was Senior Vice President, Commercial & DRC Affairs of Banro and was previously Chief Financial Officer of Banro. Mr. Madilo holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree from Institut Supérieur de Commerce de Kinshasa, a B.Sc. (Licence) in Applied Economics from University of Kinshasa and a Masters of Science in Accounting (Honours) from Roosevelt University in Chicago.
Vice President of Business Development
Mr. Barker has 15 years' experience as a leading mining analyst, including with RBC DS heading up their Global Gold Mining initiative and focussing on African mining equities. Subsequently, he was Vice President Corporate Development for TSX-listed SouthernEra Resources, which was taken over by Lonmin, and was instrumental in the Guinor Gold sale to Crew Gold. More recently he has been involved in various copper, diamond and platinum initiatives in Southern Africa. During his career he has been involved in numerous asset sales and equity issues raising over US$600m in Canada, Australia, Europe and RSA.
General Manager, DRC
Mr. Matheys is a professional geologist with more than 26 years of experience in Africa. Prior to his role with Loncor, Mr. Matheys served as Exploration Geologist for De Beers in Botswana, West Africa and South Africa and spent eight years as Exploration Manager in the Democratic Republic of the Congo with exploration programs focused on gold, diamonds, niobium and tungsten.