Kevin Tomlinson is a Canadian/Australian Structural Geologist and Investment Banker with over 35 years’ experience in the exploration, development and financing of mining projects globally, and particularly the North American, Australasian and European capital markets. Kevin’s diverse career commenced with 15 years in technical and senior exploration management roles predominantly at Plutonic Resources followed by several years as the Managing Director and CEO of ASX listed junior Austminex, and as Head of Research for Hartleys stockbroking in Australia.
For the past 20 years, Mr. Tomlinson has been a very effective Resources Investment Banker, M&A advisor and Company Director for some of the most successful junior exploration and development companies globally including Centamin Plc, Orbis Gold, Medusa Mining, Cardinal Resources and Bellevue Gold.
As Managing Director of Investment Banking at Westwind Partners/Stifel Nicolaus from 2006-2012 Kevin was involved in many financings and listings for growing junior and mid-tier resource companies across the TSX, ASX, LSE and AIM markets including Centamin, SolGold, Allied Gold and Trelawney.
Between 2015-2017 Mr. Tomlinson was a senior consultant to Maxit Capital leading the merger of Gryphon Minerals with Teranga Gold and introducing SolGold to the firm as a corporate client. Kevin’s most recent M&A role has been as Chairman with Cardinal Resources during the delineation and development of its Tier 1, 5.1 Moz gold deposit in Ghana and the takeover of the company. Kevin is currently Non-Executive Chairman of Bellevue Gold and Non-Executive Director of Kodiak Copper.
Mr. Tomlinson holds a BSc (Hons) and an MSc degree in Structural Geology and a Graduate Diploma in Finance and Investment from the Securities Institute of Australia. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI), a Liveryman for the Worshipful Company of International Bankers (UK) and a Fellow of the Institute of Directors (UK).