Janet Blas – Chief Financial Officer
Ms Blas is a certified public accountant who has held a number of senior financial roles, including Group Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director of Gemfields plc. Ms Blas was a member of the Gemfields executive management team between August 2013 and July 2017, playing a key role in the formulation and implementation of group strategy, overseeing the financial activities and managing investor relations. Prior to Gemfields, Ms Blas held a number of senior positions with ENRC Plc (August 2007 – July 2013), which at the time of her employment was a FTSE 100 mining and metals company. Her roles included: Group accounting methodology manager; Deputy Finance Controller; Corporate accounting manager and Group reporting manager. Previously Ms Blas was part of the Audit and Assurance Services team at Ernst & Young LLP in London and PWC in the Philippines (2002 - 2007).
Eric Carter –Project Director
Samir Chefai – Pilot Plant Manager
Cherif Rifaat – Company Secretary
Mr. Rifaat is a UK Chartered Accountant who qualified with KPMG and has more than 20 years’ experience in a number of Industries, including mining, IT, real estate and telecommunications. He has been involved with Bacanora since it originally listed on AIM in July 2014, assisting in the preparation of the Group’s Feasibility Studies and the Group's long-term tax and financial structuring. He serves as CFO and director of Erris Resources Plc.
Ricardo Ruelas –Project Engineer
Mr. Ruelas has a degree in process engineering with over 15 years of experience in complex metallurgy and processing operations. He has worked on several large projects in Mexico, predominantly copper and gold.
David Clifford – Financial controller