Tiger Resources


Mark Connelly (Chairman)

Mr Connelly has more than 27 years of experience in the mining industry, and has held senior executive positions with Newmont Mining Corporation and Inmet Mining Corporation. He is the former Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Papillon Resources Limited, a Mali-based gold developer which merged with B2Gold Corp in a US$570 million deal.

He was Chief Operating Officer of Endeavour Mining Corporation following its merger with Adamus Resources, where he was Managing Director and CEO. Mark has extensive experience in financing, development, construction and operation of mining projects in a variety of commodities including gold, base metals and other resources in West Africa, Australia, North America and Europe. He is currently a Non-Executive Chairman at West African Resources (ASX/TSX: WAF).


Brad Sampson (CEO)

Mr Sampson joined Tiger as the Company's CEO in February 2017.

Mr Sampson is a mining engineer with more than 25 years’ resources industry experience across numerous locations including West and Southern Africa. In addition to significant mine development and operating experience, Mr Sampson has listed company governance experience across multiple international jurisdictions. Mr Sampson has held leadership roles that have covered the entire cycle of exploration, development, construction, operations and closure.

Michael Griffiths (Non-Executive Director)

Mr Griffiths is a qualified geologist, a Fellow of AusIMM and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Mr Griffiths has more than 30 years of experience in the minerals and energy sector in Australia and Africa, and adds valuable technical expertise and corporate skills to Tiger's Board.


Ian Kerr (Non-Executive Director) Mr Kerr is a professional engineer with 33 years’ experience including 28 years in the mining industry. He was previously a director of mining consultancy firm Mintrex Pty Ltd and is now an Executive Consultant with the firm.

Experienced in both project management and operations management, Mr Kerr has taken mining projects from concept through to commissioning whilst working directly with international mining houses in Australia and internationally.


Shawn McCormick
Non-Executive Director

Mr McCormick is the Managing Director of a London-based strategic consulting firm focused on mining and oil & gas sectors in Africa and Latin America. He is also Non-Executive Chairman of Piran Resources, a tin producer in Rwanda, and a Non-Executive Director of Guinea bauxite developer Alufer Mining. His previous roles include Corporate Vice President, International Affairs for TNK-BP in Moscow and Senior Global Affairs Advisor for BP in London. He also served as Director for African Affairs at the National Security Council in The White House in Washington.

Mr McCormick joined the Tiger Board in July 2016 as the nominee of Resource Capital Funds (RCF) as part of the terms of the $10 million subscription agreement executed in late 2015.