Management


Richard Warke

Richard Warke

President, Chief Executive Officer

Richard Warke, President, CEO, and Director, was responsible for founding Augustagroup in 2006, when he started Ventana Gold Corp., Augusta Resources Corp. and Arizona Mining Inc.  The group now includes NewCastle Gold Ltd. and Titan Mining Corp.  Augusta Resource Corp. was sold in 2014 for $0.7 billion, and the former Ventana Gold Corp. was sold in 2011 for $1.6 billion. Mr. Warke currently serves as the Executive Chairman for Arizona Mining Inc. and NewCastle Gold Ltd. and has more than 25 years of experience in corporate finance and marketing in the global resource industry, and has been involved in raising over $1 billion dollars in equity for resource companies.


Keith Boyle

Keith Boyle

Chief Operating Officer

Keith Boyle, P.Eng, has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer of Titan Mining. Mr. Boyle has more than 30 years of experience in mine operations, project feasibility, design and construction and was previously Chief Operating Officer at Chieftain Metals Corp. and Alexis Minerals Corp. He holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Mining Engineering and an MBA from the University of Alberta.


Saurabh Handa

Saurabh Handa

Chief Financial Officer

Saurabh Handa has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Handa has over 10 years of experience in the mining industry with prior positions including Vice President, Finance of Imperial Metals Corp., CFO for Meryllion Resources Corp., CFO for Yellowhead Mining Inc. and Corporate Controller for SouthGobi Resources Ltd.  Previous to that, Mr. Handa worked at Deloitte and Touché LLP working in its audit and valuation practices primarily on international mining companies. He is a Chartered Accountant and holds an Accounting Diploma and Bachelor of Science in Cellular Biology and Genetics from the University of British Columbia, and a diploma in Computer Systems from the British Columbia Institute of Technology.


Jerrold Annett

Jerrold Annett

Senior Vice President, Corporate Development

Mr. Annett joined Titan Mining Corporation in June, 2017. He has over 11 years of experience with Teck and Falconbridge and an additional 10 years in capital markets, most recently with Scotiabank. He worked for Cominco as a metallurgist at the lead-zinc Polaris Mine, the Sullivan lead-zinc mine, and the Quebrada Blanca mine. Mr. Annett was ranked a Brendan Woods TopGun SuperLeague Sales Professional during the last two surveys in 2015 and 2012.


Susan Muir

Susan Muir

Vice President, Investor Relations and Corporate Development

Susan Muir, VP Investor Relations and Corporate Communications, is an experienced IR executive, and was most recently Vice President, Investor Communications at Barrick Gold Corporation following a series of increasingly senior roles since 2007. Ms. Muir also has 25 years’ experience analyzing and covering large and small cap precious metals equities for several major Canadian investment banks, respectively.


Roger Lacerte

Roger Lacerte

General Manager

Roger Lacerte joined Titan in 2017. He is a mining engineer with nearly 40 years of experience at various mining operations and over 30 years of experience in management and supervisory positions in the mining industry, including 19 years in the African mining environment. Mr. Lacerte gained operating experience in both underground and open pit mining, and has an extensive background in underground stoping methods including long hole, shrinkage and cut-and-fill, with both conventional and highly mechanized equipment as well as with hydraulic and paste backfill operations. Mr. Lacerte also brings extensive underground mine management experience to the Company spanning over 30 years having worked at JDS Silver’s Silvertip Mine, Mine Superintendent at Barrick’s Bulyanhulu Mine, Agnico Eagle’s Laronde Mine, and Aur Resources’ Louvicourt Mine.


Michael Kirschbaum

Michael Kirschbaum

Consulting Exploration Manager

Michael Kirschbaum has a diverse background with over 15 years of experience in the geosciences, including metallic and industrial mineral evaluation, geologic hazard assessment, and exploration program design and management. He earned his BSc in Geology from the University of Utah and obtained an MSc in Economic Geology from the Colorado School of Mines. Prior to joining Titan in 2017, he worked for Ivanhoe Mines in Africa where he served as Senior Project Geologist at the Kamoa Copper Project and later assumed the role of Regional Exploration Manager for the DRC. He has worked on a variety of deposit types including sediment-hosted stratiform copper, porphyry copper-gold-molybdenum, iron oxide copper-gold, and Kipushi-style copper-zinc-lead deposits.


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