MR. DUCHINTAV KHOJGOR
INTERIM NON-EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN
Mr Khojgor, a Mongolian national, is an executive of business development and government relations for Kincora. He is a proactive Mongolian partner and major shareholder since Kincora’s formation. Mr Khojgor is a trilingual executive involved in various Mongolian businesses, including significant coal and other natural resource projects, with 20 years' experience in entrepreneurship. Mr Khojgor earned his Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering in Precision Machinery from the Polytechnical University in Vladimir, Russia.
MR. JOHN HOLLIDAY
INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE TECHNICAL DIRECTOR, NON-EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN OF TECHNICAL COMMITTEE
John has over 30 years’ experience in metals exploration mostly with BHP Minerals and Newcrest Mining, including the positions of Chief Geoscientist and General Manager, Property Generation and more recently in the junior sector. He was a consultant geologist to Kincora from mid 2015, becoming Chairman of the then newly formed Technical Committee in November 2016 before joining the board in late January 2017.
John was a principal discoverer and site manager of the undercover Cadia and Marsden porphyry Tier 1 gold-copper deposits in NSW, and was a principal geological advisor on the acquisition of many significant projects, including Namosi and Wafi-Golpu.
John has a track record of success in global gold-copper deposit exploration, discovery and evaluation, particularly with concealed porphyries such as those that the Oyu Tolgoi-Tsagaan Suvarga copper belt is prospective for where Kincora holds the dominant regional landholding.
John has a geophysics/geology honours degree from Macquarie University and economics/politics degree from Sydney University. He is a member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists, the Australian Society of Exploration Geophysicists and the Society of Economic Geology.
MR. ERIC ZURRIN
Eric is CEO of Shanta Gold, the London listed Tanzanian gold producer, with 15 years’ experience in mining and investment banking, previously with UBS Investment Bank in London. Eric is a Canadian national having worked and lived in Toronto, London, Hong Kong, Dar es Salaam and Ulaanbaatar covering mining and industrial sectors. Eric completed his Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) in Canada.
MR. JONATHAN (SAM) SPRING
DIRECTOR, PRESIDENT AND CEO, MEMBER OF THE TECHNICAL COMMITTEE
Since joining Kincora in 2012, Sam has led day-to-day activities and proactively adjusted the business strategy to market conditions. Kincora was one of the most active copper exploration groups in Mongolia, before restructuring the balance sheet and leading countercyclical expansion activities with the IBEX transaction. Sam led industry lobby efforts with the Government of Mongolia for the resolution of the 106-exploration license dispute resulting in the return of Kincora’s two previously revoked licenses, and recently led a second dispute resolution process with the Government. Sam was nominated for “Chief Executive of the Year – Exploration” award at Mines & Money London (December 2017).
Prior to Kincora, Sam was recognised as one of the leading European Metals and Mining research analysts, having won the Association of Mining Analysts (UK) Equity Mining Analyst of the Year, with multi disciple financial service sector experience, including the Goldman Sachs Group.He is a CFA Charterholder and a Chartered Accountant (ICAA). He earned his Bachelor of Commerce degree at the University of Melbourne.