Mr. Stuart is the Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Montage and is the President and a Director of Orca Gold. He is one of the founders of Orca and is a professional geologist with over 25 years of international experience in mineral exploration. Previously, he held the position of Vice President Exploration of Orca from April 2013 to December 2014, the positions of President and Chief Executive Officer from December 2014 to August 2016 and has served as President since August 2016.
During his career, Mr. Stuart has been instrumental in the grassroots discovery of three gold deposits and the significant growth of two pre-existing gold deposits in Africa. From 1994 to 2001, Mr. Stuart worked for Ashanti Goldfields Inc. and led the team responsible for the discovery of the multi-million ounce Geita gold deposit in Tanzania. The Geita gold deposit entered production in 2000 and is currently owned by Anglogold Ashanti and is one of its flagship mines today. In 2003, Mr. Stuart joined Red Back Mining and for 7 years he led the exploration teams responsible for significant growth in Mineral Resources at the Chirano gold deposit in Ghana and the Tasiast gold deposit in Mauritania, both of which are significant multi-million ounce gold deposits that are currently in production. While with Orca, Mr. Stuart was responsible for the grassroots discovery of the multi-million ounce Block 14 Gold Project located in Sudan and the Koné deposit at the Morondo Gold Project.
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