Board & Management

The team at Rome Resources is comprised of specialists in their respective fields with a wealth of experience and proven track record.

Mark Gasson

CEO & President

Mr Gasson is a qualified geologist with more than 33 years of experience developing mineral deposits throughout the globe, predominantly in Africa. He has been active in South Africa, Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) since 1986 in gold and base metals exploration and resource development. Mr Gasson was instrumental in the negotiations, acquisition and discovery of Alphamin’s Bisie tin project (the world’s highest grade tin deposit at 4.5% tin) which is located 8 km to the south of the Company’s Bisie North Tin Project. He has 19 years of experience in the DRC, has built up a network of high-profile contacts in DRC and was also instrumental in the discovery of 1 million tonnes of copper at Kipoi and 3 Moz of gold at Amani’s Giro deposits, which are both in the DRC. Mr Gasson currently serves on the boards of AJN Resources and Pathfinder Minerals.

  • Mark Gasson
    CEO & President

    Mr Gasson is a qualified geologist with more than 33 years of experience developing mineral deposits throughout the globe, predominantly in Africa. He has been active in South Africa, Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) since 1986 in gold and base metals exploration and resource development. Mr Gasson was instrumental in the negotiations, acquisition and discovery of Alphamin’s Bisie tin project (the world’s highest grade tin deposit at 4.5% tin) which is located 8 km to the south of the Company’s Bisie North Tin Project. He has 19 years of experience in the DRC, has built up a network of high-profile contacts in DRC and was also instrumental in the discovery of 1 million tonnes of copper at Kipoi and 3 Moz of gold at Amani’s Giro deposits, which are both in the DRC. Mr Gasson currently serves on the boards of AJN Resources and Pathfinder Minerals.

  • Serge Nawej Tshitembu
    Director

    Mr Nawej is a qualified lawyer, a Congolese national who grew up in Belgium and is based in Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo (“DRC”). He is currently a professional business consultant, and has significant experience advising mining construction and infrastructure companies operating in Africa, particularly the DRC, in respect of strategic development, finance, legal matters and government relations and geopolitical challenges. Mr Nawej has an extensive network of contacts across Asia, the Middle East and Africa and assists companies with their fundraising activities. Mr Nawej completed his legal qualifications (and remains registered as a lawyer) in Belgium. He previously practiced law in Belgium and the DRC, and was a key contributor in the development of a successful law firm based in the DRC involved in major cross border transactions in Africa. Mr Nawej is a director and shareholder of one of the Company’s joint venture partners.

  • Jamie Anderson
    Exploration Manager

    Mr Anderson is a geologist with 15 years of experience in the DRC including 7 years of experience working in tin. Mr Anderson started the Bisie Tin project as Exploration Manager with Alphamin in 2012 and defined a +200k tonne high grade tin resource. He was part of the team that took the project through to construction phase and managed the exploration when Alphamin recommenced drilling at their Mpama South Project at Bisie in 2020. Prior to Alphamin, Mr Anderson completed the resource definition drilling on Kipoi Central, Kipoi North and Sase copper deposits in the Central African Copper belt and oversaw exploration on the Judiera and Kaminafitwe projects and drilling out the Kileba deposit with Tiger Resources. He also managed a cobalt exploration project with CHEMAF in the Kolwezi district.

  • Dr Georg Schnura
    Non-Executive Director

    Dr. Georg H. Schnura graduated in Law and Economics from the University of Mannheim, Germany, and after studies in Cambridge obtained a PhD in Business and Economics at the University of Mannheim. After many years in banking, he has worked as consultant for renowned international companies and has advised governments in emerging economies on structural and macro-economic reforms.

  • Sheryl Jones
    CFO and Company Secretary

    Ms Jones has over 30 years of accounting experience, including 25 years working primarily for TSXV 
    listed companies. She provides accounting, management advisory services and financial disclosure services to the Company.