Our Team

Management

Frederick Bell

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.

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Richard Evans (FAusIMM)

Senior VP Technical

Richard has some 35 years of technical and commercial resource industry experience on five continents with a metals focus. He spent 18 years with WMC covering exploration, feasibility, underground mining, business development and audit. Richard was formerly CEO of an ASX-listed uranium explorer and relisted it in 2010 raising $2M and defining a maiden Resource. He was a founding shareholder and consultant to Mantra Resources, acquired by ARMZ for A$1bn.

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David Baker

VP Business Development

David has over 10 years’ experience in the mining and mine finance industries. He started his career in Equity Research at BMO Capital Markets before joining Kulczyk Investments, a Polish family investment company. Whilst at KI, David was part of the establishment of QKR Corporation, a private mining investment company, and was seconded to the business development team which acquired the Navachab gold mine from Anglogold Ashanti. Prior to joining Elemental, David was Vice President at Tamesis Partners LLP, specialising in corporate advisory, research, and equity capital markets.
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Greg Owen

VP Operations

Greg has over 10 years’ experience of both public and private companies within the mining sector, most recently as VP Corporate Development with Altus Strategies Plc from 2011 until Q1 2018. He was part of the management team responsible for the AIM IPO in August 2017 and the acquisition of TSX-V listed Legend Gold Corp in January 2018. Prior to that Greg was Business Development Manager for Metals Exploration Plc, an AIM-listed company developing the Runruno gold-molybdenum project in the Philippines.
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Matt Anderson

CFO

Matt is a chartered professional accountant who has served as CFO of public companies in the mining industry for over 10 years. He earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McGill University and earned his CPA while articling at a large accounting firm. He is currently the managing director of Malaspina Consultants Inc., a company providing consulting, accounting and administrative services to junior resource companies.
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Meghan Sharp

Business Development Analyst

Meghan joined Elemental Royalties in 2020. Prior to joining, Meghan worked as an investment banker with RBC Capital Markets’ Metals & Mining and Energy teams based in London, where she was involved in a variety of transactions across commodity types and regions. Meghan holds a MSc in Metals and Energy Finance, jointly awarded by Imperial College Business School and the Department of Earth Science and Engineering. She also holds a BSc in Geological Sciences from the University of Leeds.

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Directors

Frederick Bell

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.

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Peter Williams

Director

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.

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John Robins

Director

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

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Martin Turenne

Director

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. 

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Simon Collins

Director

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.

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