William Dawes is a founding Director and CEO of AIM/TSXV listed Mkango Resources, and a Director of LeoMinEx and HyProMag. He has over 25 years experience in exploration, business development and investment banking. Having trained as a geologist in South Africa, he worked as a mining analyst based in London and then for Rio Tinto’s exploration division. Subsequently, he gained significant global mining transaction experience at Robert Fleming & Co, Chase Manhattan Bank and JPMorgan. He holds a BSc Geology from Bristol University and MSC Mineral Exploration with distinction from Royal School of Mines, Imperial College.
Alexander Lemon is a founding Director and President of AIM/TSXV listed Mkango Resources, and a Director of LeoMinEx. He has over 25 years experience in exploration and operations management. From 1994 to 2001 he was the Managing Director of a producing gold mining company in Central Asia, where he gained extensive operating experience in emerging markets including government negotiations and project management. From 2001 to 2005, he worked for a family office, Allied Commercial Exporters as an investment adviser. He holds a BSc Geological Sciences from Oxford Brookes University and MSC Mineral Exploration from Royal School of Mines, Imperial College.