Management Team

Strong management team in place with excellent technical capabilities and local community relations

Joern Vogt

Executive Chairman & Director

With a Ph.D. in Economic Geology, Joern has more than 30 years of executive management as well as hands-on experience in various fields of the metals industry in Australia, Africa, Europe and the Americas, covering exploration, mining, processing, general management, project development etc.  He held senior positions at Degussa (now Umicore), H.C. Starck, and others.

Steve Nicol

CEO & Director

Steve is a mining engineer with 30 years experience in the mining industry, initially in operations and subsequently in mine evaluation and development projects. He has held production supervisory roles in various underground and open pit mines in Australia (incl. Newcrest Mining) and Europe, culminating in a two year period as Managing Director of an Italian based gold mining and exploration operation.  Steve has lived with his family in Spain since 2009.

Paul Carroll

CFO & Director

Paul is an experienced Chartered Certified Accountant with +15 years experience in senior financial roles including ~8 years in the mining industry in the areas of finance and corporate development, with Ormonde Mining Plc.  Prior to this Paul held CFO roles across a number of industries including within digital media and financial services.

Tomas Vecillas

Barruecopardo Manager

Tomas is a mining engineer with 25 years operating experience including 3 years as statutory Mine Manager at the Los Santos Tungsten mine, Salamanca, Spain; 3 years on the Barruecopardo Project.

Pedro Villar

Barruecopardo Technical Director

Pedro is a geologist with 25 years experience in mainly gold & tungsten, principally in the Salamanca province; 8 years on the Barruecopardo Project.

Contact Details


Saloro SLU
Pza Constitución 20,
37255 Barruecopardo,
Salamanca, España

Tel: +34 923 520 367

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