CEO and Director
Frederick co-founded Elemental Royalties in 2016 following his role as Managing Director of a listed gold exploration company, Goldcrest Resources plc, where he assembled a portfolio of gold licences in northeast Ghana to take to AIM. He has wide experience in the mining industry, including as General Manager of an ASX-listed uranium company from the age of 25. Frederick received the ‘Young Rising Star’ Award at Mines & Money 2018, read history at the University of Edinburgh and is on the Committee of Young Mining Professionals in London.
Peter was the first Manager of WMC Geoscience technology before he became a founding member of Independence Group Limited, $0.20 in 2002 to $6 in 2006 and now $3bn+. He was a founding director of Ampella Mining Ltd, a vendor of Gryphon Minerals’ Banfora Gold Project and involved in the project generation for Papillion’s Mali projects. Peter co-founded the International Resource Sector Intelligence company, Intierra, and also co-founded the first hard rock mineral seismic company in the world, HiSeis.
John is a professional geologist, prospector and entrepreneur with over 35 years of experience in the mining industry. In 2008 he was awarded the AMEBC Spud Huestis award for his contributions to mineral exploration in British Columbia and Yukon. He has been involved in over a billion dollars in M&A activity and has generated over $500 million in direct and indirect mineral expenditures throughout Canada, Latin America and Australia. Mr Robins is the founder of the Discovery Group of companies and is currently Chairman and director of Bluestone Resources Inc, Fireweed Zinc Corporation and K2 Gold Corp
Martin is senior executive with over 15 years’ experience in the commodities industry, including 10 years in the mining industry, Martin is currently CEO of FPX Nickel Corp. He was formerly CFO of First Point Minerals Corp. from 2012 to 2015 and previously with KPMG LLP and Methanex Corporation. He is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada and serves on the board of directors of the Association for Mineral Exploration of British Columbia.
Simon Collins is the Chief Development Officer of South32 based in Vancouver, Canada.
He is responsible for greenfields exploration, portfolio strategy, business development, acquisitions and divestments, Brazil Alumina and the Hermosa development project located in southern Arizona. He also serves as a director of Ambler Metals LLC, an Alaskan base metals exploration company 50% owned by South32.
Simon has 25 years’ experience in the resources industry in senior leadership and business development roles. Prior to joining South32, Simon worked for BHP for more than a decade, where he led global business development teams. Simon started his career in mine operations in Australia and South Africa.
Simon holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Mining) from the University of New South Wales and an MBA from the London Business School.