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Our team


Karim Nasr


Acting CEO/CFO 



  • Previously CEO of DWC, a hedge fund manager specialised in Telecom & Media investments
  • Joined Orascom Telecom in 2000 to become its head of corporate finance, led over 225 M&A, financing and restructuring deals totalling over US$135 billion from 2001 to 2011
  • Karim holds a Masters in Management from the University of Paris IX, major in Finance




Peter Spora

EVP: Exploration 

  •   Head of Discovery at Acacia Mining Plc up to January 2018.
  •   More than 23 years experience in near-mine and greenfield exploration in Australia and Africa. Holds a Bachelor of Applied Science, Geology degree. 





Simon El Beze

Vice President: Corporate Development 


  • Previously worked at BMO in the M&A natural resources team, advising mining and oil & gas companies on M&A and capital markets transactions
  • Simon holds an MSc in Metals and Energy Finance from Imperial College London & an MSc in Engineering from CentraleSupélec