Directors & Management

Evan Jones, President & CEO– Mr. E. Jones serves as the Chief Executive Officer, President and Director of Altan Rio Minerals Limited and Altan Nevada Minerals Limited. Prior to that, he was the Commercial Manager of Troy Resources Brasil Participacoes Ltd., a subsidiary of Troy Resources NL, a public mining company listed in Canada and Australia. He also worked as an Executive Advisor with Westchester Corporate Finance in Australia. Mr E. Jones’ eight years of experience in corporate advisory and commercial management in the mining industry, including six years based in developing countries has a enabled him to build business networks and negotiate opportunities. He holds a Bachelor of Information Technology (Information Systems) and a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance & Management) from Bond University in Australia.
John L.C. Jones, Chairman – Mr. J. Jones serves as a Chairman and Director of Altan Rio Minerals Limited and Altan Nevada Minerals Limited. He has been a Director of Troy Resources NL since 1988 and was Chairman from late 1988 until October 2008. Since 1990, he has been Chairman of Anglo Australian Resources NL. He was formerly Chairman and Director of North Kalgurli Mines Limited and was a founding director of Jones Mining NL. Mr. J. Jones has been a member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy since 1977. He is a prominent player in the international mining sector for over thirty years with a long list of successes. His guiding involvement in four companies led to the discovery of four deposits and the development of eight mines.
Kerry GriffinKerry Griffin, Exploration Manager - Mr. Griffin has 18 years professional experience in mining geology, resource development and exploration in Australia, Southern Africa, South America and Mongolia including senior roles with Newcrest Mining, Consolidated Minerals, Aspire, Haranga and Ivanhoe Mines Mongolia. Kerry began his career as a mine geologist at Telfer Gold Mine and has since had extensive hands on experience in mine development and management, designing and managing exploration and resource drilling programs, resource modelling and estimation and the management. Notably, at Ivanhoe Mines he managed major diamond drilling programs, geological interpretation, 3D modelling and resource estimation, and the training of the incoming national geologists as Senior Development Geologist for the world class Oyu Tolgoi Project.
J. Kelly Cluer, Director - Mr. Cluer serves as Director of Altan Rio Minerals Limited. He was previously the Exploration Manager Mongolia for Centerra Gold Inc., a public gold mining and exploration company and a Senior Geologist with Cameco Corp. Mr. Cluer is a Certified Professional Geologist by the American Institute of Professional Geologists. He obtained a Bachelor of Science (Geology) from Idaho State University and a Masters of Science (Geology) from the University of Arizona. He has over twenty years of experience in mineral exploration and development, including leading advanced exploration, reserve delineation and feasibility work for the Boroo and Gatsuurt gold projects in Mongolia. Mr. Cluer participated in two team discoveries and was involved in the successful Centerra Gold IPO.
Anthony Jackson, CFO – Mr. Jackson serves as Chief Financial Officer for Altan Rio Minerals Limited and Altan Nevada Minerals Limited. He is a Principal of BridgeMark Financial Corp. and a founder of Jackson & Company Chartered Accountants, a company that assists private and public companies with their accounting and tax requirements. Mr. Jackson spent a number of years at Ernst & Young LLP before working as a senior analyst at a boutique investment banking firm. Mr. Jackson earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Simon Fraser University, and holds the professional designation of Chartered Accountant (CA), where he is a member of the BC and Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants. Mr. Jackson has had extensive experience as a Director and CFO of numerous publicly traded corporations in the metals and mining industry.
Murray Seitz, Director – Mr. Seitz serves as Director for Altan Rio Minerals Limited and Altan Nevada Minerals Limited. He is also President of Corex Management Inc., a private company that provides administration services to public and private companies. Mr. Seitz has ten years of experience in mineral exploration, including corporate compliance, management and business development services. Specializing in capital raising and corporate communications, his extensive network provides substantial equity capital for his client companies. Mr. Seitz holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in finance.