Sam is President and CEO of Kincora Copper Ltd (KCC.CN), a Canadian listed copper exploration and development company with assets in Mongolia. He is also an Operating Adviser to Sandown Bay Resource Capital, a specialist mining private equity fund.
Since his executive involvement with Kincora, two equity offerings have been oversubscribed, the Company has been one of the most active copper exploration groups in Mongolia, oxide development studies commenced, discussions advanced for strategic investment, together with an active M&A strategy. Sam lead industry lobby efforts with the Government of Mongolia for the resolution of the 106-exploration license dispute resulting in the return of Kincora’s two previously revoked licenses, and drove its program to expand its license portfolio post legislative change.
Prior to Kincora, Sam was recognised as one of the leading European Metals and Mining research analysts, having won the Association of Mining Analysts (UK) Equity Mining Analyst of the Year, before becoming Vice-President of Mining Investments for Origo Partners PLC, a natural resource private equity company. Sam has over 10 years of financial service and/or junior-mid cap mining sector experience including various disciplines within the Goldman Sachs Group and Ocean Equities (now part of Pareto Securities), within the UK and Australia.
Sam is a CFA Charterholder and a Chartered Accountant (ICAA). He earned his Bachelor of Commerce degree at the University of Melbourne.
Key Skills: finance, mineral economics, strong analytical, due diligence/transactions and entrepreneurial skills