A. (Alexander) Massoud, M.A. Econ
CEO & Director
Alexander Massoud brings a wealth of experience within the investment banking and venture capital industries. Born in Alexandria, Egypt, Mr. Massoud has been instrumental in undertaking the corporate finance and development initiatives for Alexander Nubia Inc. since the Company’s inception in 2006.
Prior to founding Alexander Nubia., Mr. Massoud held senior strategic consulting positions for multiple large-scale real estate and development projects. Mr. Massoud holds an M.A. in Economics from Simon Fraser University.
Justin Blanchet, CA, CPA (Illinois)
Mr. Blanchet is qualified as a Chartered Accountant and as a Certified Public Accountant (Illinois). He has extensive experience in the mining industry as an auditor, and has acted in various roles including CFO, consultant, and controller for a number of public companies listed on the TSX Venture Exchange.
John Payne, Ph.D
Dr. Payne is a professional Geologist, and has over 40 years experience in exploration for and delineation of commercial grade volcanogenic massive sulphide and porphyry copper and gold deposits. Significant recent project contributions include Northern Dynasty's Pebble deposit in Alaska (US$92billion in contained Au, Cu, Mo) and Farallon's Campo Morado in Mexico (US$2.7 billion in contained Zn, Au, Ag, Cu, Pb), which began production in 2009.
General Faisal El Masry, Ph.D
General Faisal El Masry is a highly decorated military General in the Egyptian Army and Special Forces. 30 years military service followed by senior posts as General Manager of Investments in the Red Sea Governorate, Mayor of Safaga, General Secretary of Matrouh Governorate and General Secretary of Dakahlia Governorate. Graduating with a Master's Degree in Military Science and fellowship with a Ph.D degree from Nasser Military Academy in Strategic Studies in 1993. General El Masry brings significant logistical, government and corporate affairs experience with day-to-day field operations and interfacing with all key Egyptian-based stakeholders.
Mr. Ralph Gonzalez, P. Geo
Senior Field Geologist/Project Manager
Over 40 years of expertise managing all facets of exploration and production programs for gold and base metal deposits in South America, Central America, Asia and North America. Mr. Gonzalez managed a 1,200 ton/day Cu-Ag mine in La Serena, Chile with the eventual sale to Phelps Dodge. Chief Geologist in the 1,000 ton/day Bullmoose Gold mine in the Northwest Territories. Chief Mining Geologist of Giant Mascot Nickel Mines, where he managed exploration and production in the 1980's Mr. Gonzalez brings exploration expertise in a variety of deposits: skam open-pit copper-silver mine, skam open-pit gold mine, small copper-gold porphyry deposit, and carbonate-hosted base-metal deposits. As an Active Mentor of S.E.G. the Society of Economic Geologists Mentoring Program, he provides young geoscientists with work and career advice from experienced mining and exploration professionals. http://www.segweb.org