– UK, London – Trident Resources Plc (LON: TRR) today announced the appointment of Al Gourley to its Board as a non-executive director effective immediately.
“I am delighted that Al has agreed to join the board of Trident. Al brings vast experience in mining finance and asset transactions, including in respect of numerous royalty and streaming transactions. I am in no doubt that his experience will be invaluable as we execute our strategy of building a growth-focused, diversified royalty and streaming company. ” said James Kelly, Non-Executive Chairman.
About Al Gourley
Mr Gourley is the London Managing Partner of Fasken Martineau, an international law firm, where his practise focuses on finance and asset transactions in the natural resource industry. Mr. Gourley has served as a director of several TSX, TSX-V and AIM mining and mineral exploration companies such as Diamond Fields Resources Inc. and a company that was acquired by Franco-Nevada for its gold royalty on the Newmont Ahafo Mine in Ghana. Mr. Gourley has direct mining industry experience having worked for the Noranda Group (1992 to 1995) and having served as CEO of an AIM-listed industrial mineral producer (2011 to 2012).
Mr Gourley is a member of the Law Society of England and Wales, a member of the Ontario Law Society and Chairman of the Board of the World Association of Mining Lawyers (WAOML), whose Advisory Council he led from the date of its formation in 2014 until 2018. Mr. Gourley holds a BBA from Schulich School of Business and an LLB from the University of Ottawa.
Mr Gourley currently holds, indirectly through Albert C. Gourley Professional Corporation, 1,300,000 ordinary shares in the Company, representing 5.9% of the issued ordinary share capital.
As announced on 25 March, 2020, Trident has entered into a definitive purchase agreement to acquire a significant, cash generative royalty over part of the Koolyanobbing iron ore mine operated by Mineral Resources Ltd (ASX: MIN) in Western Australia.
The Acquisition will initiate the establishment of Trident as a new, growth-focused diversified mining royalty and streaming company, aiming to provide investors with exposure to a mix of base and precious metals, bulk materials (excluding thermal coal) and battery metals.
For more information: https://www.tridentresources.co.uk
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