Richard Thomas

Richard Thomas, COO

Richard Thomas is a mining engineer with 30 years of experience in both the production and technical disciplines. He has worked in diverse areas of the mining world from Central Asia, South East Asia, Southern and West Africa. Prior to joining Aris Gold (now Aris Mining), Mr. Thomas was SVP, Operations with Leagold Mining until it merged with Equinox Gold. Previously, he was the VP Operations and EVP Technical Services for Endeavour Mining, where he was part of the team that established a mid-tier mining company in West Africa. Prior to that he held the role of VP Mining at AngloGold Ashanti for the Continental Africa Region. Mr. Thomas has worked as a mining consultant in a Johannesburg based company and held a directorship for four years in the same company.