Tiger Resources



David Frances (Executive Chairman) 

International mining executive of over 25 years with a track record of developing assets in Africa (Democratic Republic of Congo) with Mawson West (TSX: MWE) from 2006- 2012. Mr Frances developed MWE from a Western Australian gold hopeful into a significant international copper producer, developer, and explorer in the DRC.

After successfully completing a transaction with Anvil Mining and subsequently recommissioning and restarting the Dikulushi copper-silver mine Mr Frances then completed the largest base metals capital raise and IPO in the world for 2010 when MWE was listed on the TSX with a market capitalisation of approx. $250 million.

Mr Frances has also overseen other successful developments and his experience in successfully exploring, funding and developing projects, his proven corporate strategic skills, and his knowledge of equity capital and debt markets complement the highly experienced and successful team at Tiger.


Mark Connelly (Non-Executive Director)

Mr Connelly has more than 29 years of experience in the mining industry, and has held senior executive positions with Newmont Mining Corporation and Inmet Mining Corporation. He is the former Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Papillon Resources Limited, a Mali-based gold developer which merged with B2Gold Corp in a US$570 million deal.

He was Chief Operating Officer of Endeavour Mining Corporation following its merger with Adamus Resources, where he was Managing Director and CEO. Mark has extensive experience in financing, development, construction and operation of mining projects in a variety of commodities including gold, base metals and other resources in West Africa, Australia, North America and Europe. He is currently a Non-Executive Chairman of West African Resources (ASX/TSX: WAF) and Non-Executive Director of Ausdrill.


Michael Griffiths (Non-Executive Director)

Mr Griffiths is a qualified geologist, a Fellow of AusIMM and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Mr Griffiths has more than 35 years of experience in the minerals and energy sector in Australia and Africa, and adds valuable technical expertise and corporate skills to Tiger's Board.

Ian Kerr (Non-Executive Director)

Mr Kerr is a professional engineer with 38 years’ experience including 30 years in the mining industry. He was previously a director of mining consultancy firm Mintrex Pty Ltd and is now an Executive Director and Development Manager for Gascoyne Resources Limited.

Experienced in both project management and operations management, Mr Kerr has taken mining projects from concept through to commissioning whilst working directly with international mining houses in Australia and internationally.


Shawn McCormick (Non-Executive Director)

Mr McCormick is the Managing Director of a London-based boutique strategic consulting firm focused on mining and oil & gas sectors in Africa and Latin America. He is also Non-Executive Chairman of Piran Resources, a tin producer in Rwanda, and a Non-Executive Director of Rainbow Rare Earths, a London Stock Exchange listed Rare Earths producer in Burundi.  His previous roles include Corporate Vice President, International Affairs for TNK-BP in Moscow and Senior Global Affairs Advisor and Africa regional advisor for BP in London. He also served as Director for African Affairs at the National Security Council in The White House in Washington.

Mr McCormick joined the Tiger Board in July 2016 as the nominee of Resource Capital Funds (RCF) as part of the terms of the $10 million subscription agreement executed in late 2015.