Team with a track record
A dedicated and experienced team with a track record of success. Our team have played key roles throughout the exploration, development and production stages of a number of signification deposits globally.
Board of Directors
Mr Fabian Baker is a geologist with more than 12 years of experience in the mineral exploration industry. Mr Baker was the founder and CEO of Tethyan Resource Corp (“Tethyan”), a TSX Venture Exchange listed company. He led Tethyan’s entry into Serbia and neighbouring Balkan countries, identifying and negotiating the acquisition of a number of significant gold, copper and base metal advanced exploration assets. He was also responsible for building and leading a highly professional exploration team active throughout the Balkan region. In 2020 Tethyan was successfully acquired by Adriatic Metals Plc, a company listed on the ASX and LSE.
Mr. Baker’s positions prior to Tethyan include that of Chief Geologist at Lydian International, where he was an integral part of the team which proved up the + 4 million ounce gold resource and completed the feasibility study on the major Amulsar gold deposit in Armenia. He was also Exploration Manager for Royal Road Minerals in Turkey. He has a Bachelor of Science in Applied Geology from the Camborne School of Mines
Mr Tim Coughlin is an exploration geologist with over 30 years’ experience exploring for gold, copper, base metals and oil in Australasia, the Americas, Asia, the Middle East and Eastern Europe. Tim was responsible for discovery of Amulsar gold deposit in Armenia and founder of
Lydian International. Tim is also responsible for the discovery of new gold deposits in Peru and Armenia. He has held senior positions with major companies including Chief Geologist South America for AngloGold Ashanti, and listed two successful exploration companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Tim is currently CEO and President of Latin-America focused Royal Road Minerals (TSX.V:RYR).
Chief Financial Officer
Dr Katariina Koikkalainen
Head of Sustainability
Head of Exploration
Mr Scott Spurrier is a geologist with 5 years’ experience in early to resource stage base and precious metals exploration across Europe and Africa. He was a key member of the Tethyan Resources team which built out the Raska District in Serbia and led to its acquisition by Adriatic Metals. Scott continued with Adriatic Metals in the position of Project Geologist, designing and implementing exploration programs in Serbia, and later focusing on regional exploration around Adriatic’s flagship polymetallic Rupice deposit, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Scott holds a Bachelor of Science in Geology from the University of Birmingham, a Master of Science in Mining Geology from the Camborne School of Mines and is a Fellow of the Geological Society of London.