Eurasia is focused on developing platinum, palladium and gold deposits capable of delivering value to its shareholders.

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Board of Directors and Senior Management

Christian Schaffalitzky, BA(Mod), FIMMM, PGeo, CEng, age 63, is Managing Director. With over 40 years experience in minerals exploration, Christian Schaffalitzky was a founder of Ivernia West PLC, where he led the exploration, discovery and development of the Lisheen world class zinc deposit in Ireland. More recently, he was Managing Director of Ennex International PLC, an Irish quoted mineral exploration company, focused on zinc development projects. He has also been engaged in precious and base metals minerals exploration and development in Russia and the former Soviet Union. He is Chairman of Kibo Mining plc and on the board of two other listed companies.


Gary Fitzgerald, age 63, is a Non-Executive Director. He was previously a Director of Framlington Investment Management Limited and has over 30 years experience in investment management. He has diverse experience of emerging markets including the launch of the first fund for investing in Russia in the early 1990’s

Michael Martineau, MA, D.Phil, FIMMM, age 72, is Non-Executive Chairman. Following a First Class Honours degree and a Doctorate in Geology from Oxford University, he has had 45 years experience in the mining and minerals industry. He was in charge of global exploration for BP Minerals International, later becoming Exploration Director of its Australian listed subsidiary, Seltrust. In 1987, he joined Cluff Resources PLC, as Director Minerals and Managing Director of Cluff Mineral Exploration Limited. In 1989 he cofounded Samax Resources, which listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange in 1996 and which was acquired by Ashanti Goldfields in 1998. He was formerly a Director of First Quantum Minerals

DMITRY SUSCHOV, age 39, is a Non-Executive Director and also a major shareholder of Eurasia. Dmitry is a commodities trading veteran (primarily various grades of metallurgical and thermal coals) and has successfully built a major Pulverized Coal Injection (PCI) franchise throughout Asia, Europe and America with an annual turnover of up to $100 million, thus accumulating around 2.5% of the global PCI market share. He is also an investment banker with extensive experience in the Russian resources industry and has previously worked with IG Capital, MDM Bank, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Ernst&Young as mining & metals leader in corporate finance for Russia and CIS.

Michael de Villiers, B Comm., PA (SA) is the Chief Financial Officer. Mr de Villiers qualified as a professional accountant with Ernst & Young in Cape Town and gained some fourteen years experience as financial manager at various mining and chemical operation in Namibia, Botswana, South Africa, Ghana and Bulgaria before moving to London in 1999 to become the finance director of Navan Mining Plc and then Oxus Mining Plc. He is also chairman of Ariana Resources plc.

William Anderson, M Sc, B Sc, FAus IMM is Exploration Manager. During over 20 years with WMC Resources, he rose from chief geologist at Hill 50 Gold Mines and the Emperor Gold Mines in Fiji to occupy the post of general manager at Emperor and subsequently general manager at Kalgoorlie Gold Operations and Kambalda Nickel Mines, in Western Australia and finally chief executive-Brazil. He joined the company in 1997, and has since had responsibility for the development of its platinum group metals projects in Russia.

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