Mehmet Nazif Gűnal

Non-Executive Chairman & Director:

Mr Günal graduated from the Middle East Technical University (METU), Ankara, as a civil engineer in 1971 and has an MBA from the same university.

Mr Günal founded his first company in 1976 and is the owner of the MNG Group.  The MNG Group now employs more than 20,000 people and has interests including construction (high-rise buildings, shopping & commercial centres, hotels, resort villages, industrial plants, dams, hydroelectric power plants, irrigation systems, tunnels, roads & highways), railways including high technology metro cars & compatible electrical locomotives manufacturing, energy production & marketing including renewable energy, a domestic and international cargo airline and MAPA Construction, one of largest firms in Turkey.

Serhan Umurhan

Chief Executive Officer & Director

Mr Umurhan graduated as an electrical and electronic engineer from Cukurova University, Adana.
Mr Umurhan’s experience in the mining industry includes overseeing the construction of four CIL / Heap leach gold mines in Turkey and West Africa.

Serhan previously worked for 7 years at Koza Gold Corporation where he worked as the Assistant General Manager – Technical.  Prior to that Serhan held various positions with Normandy Mining and Newmont Mining Corporation Limited between 2001 and 2005.

Mr Umurhan is the CEO of Avesoro Holdings.