Directors and Management
The Rathdowney team consists of highly experienced management and advisors, industry leading consultants and a capable Poland-based team..
David J. Copeland: Chairman
Mr. Copeland is a professional engineer and mining executive with over 35 years' experience in advancing mineral projects through feasibility, permitting, engineering design and initial development phases. Mr. Copeland is a Director of Hunter Dickinson Inc. and as such he has been a key contributor to projects providing expertise and leadership on many projects such as: the Mt. Milligan Copper Gold Project in B.C.; the South Kemess mine in B.C.; the Hollister development project in Nevada, USA; the Burnstone mine in South Africa; and the Xietongmen project in Tibet, China. He is also a Director of several public companies.
Andrew Ing: Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Ing holds Chartered Professional Accountant and Corporate Finance designations, as well as specialized designations in corporate governance, internal audit and the strategic management of information technology. He has more than 15 years of experience in the natural resources sector, focusing on corporate development activities with an emphasis on capital finance, business agreement negotiations and risk management. He previously held positions with professional services firms PricewaterhouseCoopers and Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, providing advisory services to mining companies in Asia, Europe and the Americas.
Trevor R. Thomas: Secretary
Mr. Thomas is corporate secretary of Hunter Dickinson Inc. and many of its affiliated companies. He has practiced in the areas of corporate commercial, corporate finance, securities and mining law since 1995, both in private practice environment as well as in-house positions and is currently in-house legal counsel for HDSI Prior to joining HDSI, he served as in-house legal counsel with Placer Dome Inc.
Lena Brommeland: Project Manager, Poland & Director
Ms. Brommeland has a BSc in geology and more than 20 years of experience in mineral project evaluation and on-site management of large-scale mineral projects, including the Pebble and Niblack projects both located in Alaska and the Prosperity project in BC. Ms. Brommeland is Executive Vice President of Project Services with HDI where she manages on-site drill programs, co-ordinates environmental planning and permitting, and develops community relations activities for exploration and feasibility-level projects associated the HDI group of companies.
Michael H. Nolan: Director
Mr. Nolan is a Chartered Accountant and has worked in the junior resource sector, in various capacities, for 17 years. He has gained industry knowledge through founding, investment in and serving on the boards of a number of public exploration and mining companies, including Minmet plc, Tiger Resource Finance plc, Lapp Plats plc, MeDaVinci plc and GoldQuest Mining Corp. In 2009 he was involved in the formation of Cove Energy plc (Cove) which trades on AIM in London. Cove is an oil and gas exploration and production company with interests in East Africa. He currently serves as Finance Director of Cove.
Rene G Carrier: Director
Mr. Carrier is a past Vice-President of Pacific International Securities Inc. where he worked for ten years until 1991. Since that time he has been President of Euro-American Capital Corporation, a private company which specializes in restructuring, administration, and raising venture capital funds for junior mining companies.
Barry Coughlan: Director
Mr. Coughlan is a self-employed businessman and financier who has been involved in the financing of publicly traded companies for over 25 years. His principal occupation is President and Director of TBC Ventures Ltd., a private investment company.