- Work Position: Chairman and Managing Director
Dan is the Chairman and Managing Director of MINECON. Prior to joining MINECON in July 2018, Dan was Banro Corporation’s Head of Projects and Operations. Dan was Banro’s Vice President of Exploration from 2007 to 2013 and led a team of geologists in the discovery of over 17 million ounces of gold after exploring less than 16% of Banro’s prospective Twangiza – Namoya Gold Belt.
Before joining Banro in 2004, Dan was the Group Mineral Resource Manager with Ashanti Goldfields, with responsibilities for the coordination, auditing and compilation of Ashanti’s Mineral Resources and Ore Reserves in Africa. Whiles in Ashanti, Dan headed the modelling and evaluation team to appraise a number projects and operations in Africa, leading to their acquisition by the erstwhile Ashanti Goldfields.
Dan has over 30 years-experience in the gold mining industry in Africa. He has MSc. in Mineral Exploration with Distinction from Leicester University, UK. Dan is a Member and a Chartered Professional of AusIMM, a Fellow of the West African Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (WAIMM) and a Member of the Ghana Institute of Geoscientists. Dan is credited with numerous technical papers; both published and unpublished