Mr. Roth (PhD in Economic Geology, University of Western Australia, FAusIMM) is a non-executive director of Awale Resources Ltd. He has 25 years of experience in international minerals exploration and mining project evaluation, and was most recently Chief Operating Officer of Mariana Resources, which was acquired by Sandstorm Gold in July, 2017. Prior to this, he was Chief Executive Officer of Aegean Metals Group Inc., President and Chief Executive Officer and then Director of Extorre Gold Mines Ltd. until Extorre was acquired by Yamana Gold Inc. in June, 2012. Prior to Extorre, he was engaged as a consultant on South American gold projects for Exeter Resource Corp. and Kinross Gold Corp. From January, 2002, to March, 2008, he was also employed by AngloGold Ashanti Ltd., initially as the Lima-based Peruvian project and South American opportunities manager and subsequently as the Johannesburg-based global head of greenfields exploration. He is also a principal of consulting firm ER Global Consulting SA.