$ 0.160 TSX-V: CDU
$ 0.129 OTC: CDYCF
€ 0.102 FSE: CR51


Board of Directors

Keith Henderson, Director

Mr. Henderson is a mining industry executive with 20 years' experience throughout Africa, Europe, and North and South America. He was educated in Europe, graduating with B.Sc. (Hons) and M.Sc. in geology and has extensive experience in multiple mineral deposit types and commodities. After several years in consulting roles, Mr. Henderson worked with Anglo American Exploration in Europe and North America, leading a number of exploration projects and ultimately he was project manager for Anglo Coal as the company made its first entry into Canada. In 2007, Mr. Henderson joined Cardero Resource Corp. as Executive Vice-President, where he played a critical role in advancing the Pampa de Pongo through a positive scoping study and ultimate sale for US$100 million cash. Mr. Henderson is currently a director at Desert Star Resources, and Remo Resources.

Robert Kopple, Director

Mr. Robert Kopple is an experienced investor, businessman and lawyer. He is involved in a broad range of corporate financing activities with public companies. Mr. Kopple is an experienced lawyer and a senior partner in a law firm based in Los Angeles specializing in estate planning, tax law and business transactions. He is an experienced investor with diverse interests in real estate and in a number of operating companies in mining, health care and technology. Mr. Kopple is a significant investor in Cardero Resource Corp.

Henk van Alphen, Director

Mr. Van Alphen has been in the mining business for over 36 years, first as an exploration drilling contractor, then as President of Pacific Rim Mining Corp.  Mr. Van Alphen laid the foundation for Pacific Rim becoming a successful South American-based resource company and was instrumental in the company’s entrance into South America.  He has been a director of Cardero Resource Corp. (“Cardero”) since 1999, was the Chief Executive Officer of Cardero from May 14, 2001 to November 9, 2011, President of Cardero from April 10, 2000 to June 1, 2011, Managing Director of Cardero from November 9, 2011 to March 19, 2013 and Chief Executive Officer and President of Cardero again from March 19, 2013 to August 15, 2017.  He is currently CEO and a Director of Wealth Minerals Ltd and is presently also a director of Blackrock Gold Corp., Ethos Gold Corp., Gelum Capital Ltd. (formerly Jagercor Energy Corp.) and Centenera Mining Corporation, all public natural resource companies listed on the TSX Venture Exchange (“TSXV”).

Robert van Doorn, Director

Mr. van Doorn is a mining engineer with over 50 years in mining and mining finance. Recently he was Chairman, President & CEO of Mundoro Mining Inc. (a public company developing the Maoling Gold project in China), Executive Vice President of Business Development for Rio Narcea Gold Mines S.L. (a public company with projects in Spain and Mauritania), and Executive Vice President of Golden China Resources Corporation (a joint venture with Kingsway Capital, a Hong Kong merchant bank, involved in Chinese mining investments). His career prior to 2002 includes positions as Senior Mining Analyst at Loewen, Ondaatje, McCutcheon, as Global Gold Analyst at Morgan Stanley and as Business Development Manager at Royal Dutch Shell.

In a distinguished career, Mr. Van Doorn's achievements include investment recommendations and financing of successful exploration companies such as Great Basin Gold, Pangea Minerals Ltd., Platexco Inc., Argentina Gold and Arequipa, whose discoveries have been developed into major mines. At Rio Narcea Mr Van Doorn was instrumental in the acquisition of the Tasiast project in Mauritania.

Mr. Van Doorn is currently non-executive Chairman of Tri Metals Mining and was previously director of Romarco Minerals, Leydenburg Platinum, Hana Mining, Golden China and Mundoro Mining.

Dr. Deepak Malhotra, Director

Dr. Deepak Malhotra has a Ph.D. in Mineral Economics (1978) and M.S., Metallurgical Engineering (1973) from Colorado School of Mines and B.S., Metallurgical Engineering (1970) from Indian Institute of Technology.

Dr. Malhotra with over 45 years of mining industry experience is a world renowned processing expert. He provides expertise in Process Design, Process Development, Plant Auditing and Troubleshooting and Capital and Operating Cost Estimates. He has utilized his education in Mineral Engineering and Mineral Economics coupled with his industrial experience in metallic/nonmetallic minerals and precious metals to find innovative solutions to mineral related problems. He holds four patents and has published over 80 articles and edited several books.

After working for AMAX Inc. for 17 years, Dr. Malhotra started his own metallurgical testing and consulting company in 1990. The clients include World Bank/IFC, international financial institutions, mining companies and Governments. He has worked with mining organizations worldwide (from Kazakhstan to Chile and Canada to India).

Dr. Malhotra's process work had led to commercialization of about 15 plants worldwide with capital ranging from $50 MM to $750 MM. He periodically teaches graduate course titled "How to Prepare Bankable Feasibility Studies and Short Course titled "Plant Auditing for Improved Metallurgical Performance", Operator Training Courses and Industrial Mineral Project Evaluation Short Course. He is a Registered Member of Society of Mining Engineers, Member of Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineering and QP for the Canadian Stock Exchange. He has been awarded Gaudin award and Arthur C. Daman Lifetime Achievement Award by the Society of Mining and Metallurgy and Exploration Engineers. Dr. Malhotra is currently a director of Canarc Resources, Blackrock Gold and Resource Development Inc.

Subscribe to our Email List