Andrew has been a CEO, board member, founder and investor in mining companies for over 35 years. Among others, Andrew was involved in the funding and development of the Blackdome (Blackdome Mining) and SNIP (Delaware Resources) projects in Canada, led gold and copper heap leach projects in the US and Mexico, the development and sale of a private mine in China, and the exploration for, and discovery of, one of the world’s largest diamond mines in western Russia (partnered with De Beers).
Andrew founded the Lion Mining Group which he built into a full service mining finance and fund management business over 23 years with $400m under management and a permanent staff of mining engineers and geologists. Prior to this he was a founder member of the James Capel (now HSBC) mining team. Andrew has written regularly for journals on the subject of mining finance and has been a regular speaker at mining conferences including the World Economic Forum in Washington DC.