Frank Holmes is currently the Chairman and CEO of U.S. Global Investors, Inc. and has held positions at U.S. Global Investors, Inc., as director, senior management or both concurrently, since 1989. He has served in the past on the boards of several publicly listed companies, and holds a B.A. in Economics and Natural Science from the University of Western Ontario.
Michael E. Beckett
Michael Beckett is a directorof Endeavour Mining Capital Corp. and Chairman and/or director if a number of other public resource companies, including: Northern Orion Resources Inc, Northam Platinum Limited, Sibelco Minerals & Chemicals Limited, and Orica Ltd. He is also the former Managing Director of Consolidated Goldfields plc.
Jorge L. Gamarci
Jorge L. Gamarci is currently a private investor and a member of several corporate boards domiciled mostly in Latin America. He has held numerous senior executive positions during his 30 plus year banking career, including Managing Director at UBS Securities LLC where he was responsible for UBS' investment banking business in Latin America, Senior Vice President, International Treasury at the Bank of Montreal and Executive Vice President and General Manager of the North American Head Office of Lloyds Bank PLC. He studied accounting in Argentina and banking in the United States and completed the PMD at the Harvard Business School.
Director, Chief Financial Officer, Secretary
Bill Koutsouras is based in the Cayman Islands where he is primarily responsible for overseeing non-Canadian and non-UK merchant banking and financial advisory mandates, the financial operations of Endeavour and the management of Endeavour Mining Capital Corp. Prior to joining Endeavour, he was with PricewaterhouseCoopers, specializing in the Financial Services Industry. He is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Financial Analyst and is a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants and the CFA Institute.
Patrick J. Mars
Patrick J. Mars is an independent consultant and company director specializing in mine finance and analysis. He benefits from over 30 years of experience in the investment industry and has had extensive involvement in mining research, financing and advisory work. From 1999 to 2001 he was Chairman and a Director of First Marathon Securities (UK)/NBC Financial (UK) Limited. Previously he has served 3-year terms both as a Governor of the Toronto Stock Exchange and Director of the IDA. Since 1994 he has acted as Chairman, President and Director of several public mining companies.
Wayne McManus is based in the Cayman Islands and has extensive work experience in the private banking sector, providing accounting and wealth management services for high net worth clients. He has earned a LL.M. in taxation, a Juris Doctor degree, a MBA and has more than 15 years of college teaching experience. He is a Certified Public Accountant, holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the Association for Investment Management and Research.
Director, Chief Executive Officer, President
Neil Woodyer is a founding partner and Managing Director of Endeavour Financial and is responsible for coordinating financial advisory mandates and investment related services. His experience in natural resource marketing and finance spans thirty years, including Chief Executive Officer positions with Lloyds International Trading, a subsidiary of Lloyds Bank specializing in project and trade finance and commodity trading and Amalgamet's group of New York and Latin American based metal trading and mining finance companies. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.