Gordon Ellis, P.Eng, MBA, CDIR, Chairman, Director and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Ellis was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Lupaka Gold Corp. in October 2015. He has been Chairman of the Company since its inception.
Mr. Ellis has been involved with the mining industry and resource development for over 40 years. He is a former owner/manager of a geophysical exploration consulting firm and has held senior management and director roles with a number of publicly-traded mining exploration and development companies. The last two companies for which he was chairman were acquired by much larger firms in 2003 and 2010.
Darryl F. Jones, CPA (CA), Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Jones is a CA with a wealth of experience in publicly-traded companies. Most recently he was CFO with Corriente Resources for 7 years and was a key member of the management team which negotiated and closed the May 2010 cash sale of Corriente to CRCC-Tongguan Investment (Canada) Co., Ltd for approximately $680 million.
Julio Castañeda, President of Lupaka's Peru Operations
Mr. Castañeda is a geologist with more than 29 years of experience in exploration and exploration management, and is a member in good standing of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists. He is the former Regional Manager for Golden Minerals in Peru and Mexico, and has held senior positions with Barrick Gold and Hochschild Mining.
Brian King, CPA (CGA), Controller
Mr. King has over 15 years of experience as a controller in the junior mining space. Most recently he was Controller with Corriente Resources.
Kathy Scales, Corporate Secretary
Ms. Scales has worked for several public companies in the capacity of corporate secretary and was with Gold Group Mining prior to her current role.