Christian Schaffalitzky is managing director of Eurasia Mining plc a company admitted to trading on AIM. From 1984 to 1992, he founded and managed the international minerals consultancy, CSA Group, now CSA Global Pty Ltd . With over 30 years’ experience in minerals exploration, Christian Schaffalitzky was a founder of Ivernia West plc, where he led the exploration and was instrumental in the discovery and development of the Lisheen zinc deposit in Ireland. More recently, he was managing director of Ennex International plc an Irish quoted mineral exploration company, focused on zinc development projects. He has also been engaged in precious and base metal mineral exploration and development in the former Soviet Union and is an independent director on the board of Russian company, Raspadskaya Coal Company.
Louis Coetzee has 25 years experience in business development, promotion and financing in both the public and private sector. In recent years he has concentrated on the exploration and mining area where he has founded, promoted and developed a number of junior mineral exploration companies based mainly on Tanzanian assets. Louis has tertiary qualifications in law and languages, project management, supply chain management and a MBA from Bond University (Australia) specializing in entrepreneurship and business planning and strategy. He has worked in various project management and business development roles mostly in the mining industry throughout his career. Louis is currently a Director and Chief Operating Officer of the Mzuri Group which has coal projects in Tanzania and coal, oil and gas projects in Russia. He is also Chairman and acting CEO of Australian listed East African Resources limited (ASX: AAF) which holds copper and uranium exploration projects in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Tanzania respectively. Between 2007 and 2009, he held the position of Vice-President, Business Development with Canadian listed Great Basin Gold (TSX: CBG).
Wenzel Kerremans is a lawyer by profession with over 25 years international legal experience in mining, banking, project finance and international tax, advising clients who have invested in exploration and mining projects in Africa. He has also originated and succesfully sold Veremo Holdings Limited a billion ton titaneferous magnetite exploration project for the production of iron and titanium slag. Wenzel is also the principal and director of a gold, graphite and coal exploration project in Africa.