Mr. van Doorn is a mining engineer with over 50 years in mining and mining finance. Recently he was Chairman, President & CEO of Mundoro Mining Inc. (a public company developing the Maoling Gold project in China), Executive Vice President of Business Development for Rio Narcea Gold Mines S.L. (a public company with projects in Spain and Mauritania), and Executive Vice President of Golden China Resources Corporation (a joint venture with Kingsway Capital, a Hong Kong merchant bank, involved in Chinese mining investments). His career prior to 2002 includes positions as Senior Mining Analyst at Loewen, Ondaatje, McCutcheon, as Global Gold Analyst at Morgan Stanley and as Business Development Manager at Royal Dutch Shell.
In a distinguished career, Mr. Van Doorn's achievements include investment recommendations and financing of successful exploration companies such as Great Basin Gold, Pangea Minerals Ltd., Platexco Inc., Argentina Gold and Arequipa, whose discoveries have been developed into major mines. At Rio Narcea Mr Van Doorn was instrumental in the acquisition of the Tasiast project in Mauritania.
Mr. Van Doorn is currently non-executive Chairman of Tri Metals Mining and was previously director of Romarco Minerals, Leydenburg Platinum, Hana Mining, Golden China and Mundoro Mining.