President & CEO
Mr. Klenman brings over 30 years of business development, finance, marketing, media and corporate communications experience to his lead role with Nexus. He served as Vice President, Corporate Finance for Columbia Star Resources, the precursor of Nexus Gold, from 2012 through 2015, and subsequently as Chairman and Chief Operating Officer of the company from 2015 through May 1, 2018. He has held senior management and board positions in both the public and private sectors, and currently sits on the boards of multiple public companies. Prior to 2012, Mr. Klenman also served as a communications consultant for several TSX Venture listed resource companies, including Roxgold Inc., Integra Gold, Forum Uranium, Midnight Sun Mining, and others. In addition, Mr. Klenman also spent ten years in broadcasting, which included notable board positions with CKVU Television in Vancouver and Canwest Pacific Television. He is also currently president & CEO of Azincourt Energy Corp. (TSX.V: AAZ).
Senior Vice President, Exploration & Director
Mr. Robb graduated from the University of British Columbia in 1987 with a Bachelor of Science in Geology and brings over 25 years of mineral exploration experience to Nexus Gold Corp. Mr. Robb has worked for both senior and junior mining companies and has extensive operational and drill program management experience ranging from small preliminary testing to expansive programs for ore reserve definition to mining operations. Mr. Robb has managed exploration programs for precious and base metals throughout Canada, the United States, China, Africa and South America. In 2012, Mr. Robb served as Chief Geologist for Roxgold Inc., where he supervised both field exploration and the diamond drilling program on the company’s Bissa West and Yaramoko gold projects in Burkina Faso, West Africa.
Mr. Stalker has more than 40 years of development and operational mining experience in countries around the world, including over a decade working in West Africa. Among his many senior executive positions, he was Managing Director of Ashanti Goldfields Co. Limited; Vice President of Gold Fields Ltd., at one point the world’s fourth largest gold producer; and Chairman and CEO of Brazilian Gold Corp. Currently Mr. Stalker is Chairman of Plateau Uranium, President & CEO of LSC Lithium, and Director of K92 Mining Inc., a TSX listed company that operates a high-grade gold mine in Papua New Guinea. He has successfully managed over eight mining projects through exploration & development to mining production.
Chief Financial Officer
Ms. Kropivnitski is a highly-qualified certified general accountant with over 15 years of practice experience, mainly with public companies listed on the Canadian Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange. Ms. Kropivnitski has served as CFO for public companies with a combined market capitalization approaching $80 million. She has been involved in all areas of financial reporting, corporate finance, and related aspects of regulatory compliance. She has extensive international experience in the resource sector. Zula received her Certified General Accountant professional accounting designation from the Certified General Accountants Association of British Columbia and later obtained her ACCA designation from the Association of Chartered Accountants based in London, UK. She holds a Masters of Mathematics and Economics degree from Russia.
Mr. Jean Claude Ouedraogo is a graduate of the University of Quebec, Montreal, Canada. For the past 20 years in both Canada and Africa he has served as a director for several private companies in the mineral and resource sector. In 2011, he held the position of country manager in Burkina Faso for Roxgold, Inc. In this capacity, he assisted in the operations of company projects notably the discovery and development at Yaramoko, while maintaining good relations with the various government ministries responsible for mining and exploration.
For the past 25 years Mr. Berdusco has been an investor, business consultant, senior executive and board member in the public and private markets. Over the last 10 years, through his private consulting firm Berdusco Enterprises Inc., he has fulfilled executive management, corporate development and strategic planning roles. Mr. Berdusco is also currently president, CEO and director of Guyana Goldstrike (TSX.V: GYA).
Mr. Stevens is a CFA charter holder with over ten years’ experience in the capital markets, first as an Investment Analyst with Salman Partners Inc., then as a merchant and investment banker. While at Salman Partners, Mr. Stevens became a top-rated analyst by StarMine on July 17, 2007 for the metals and mining industry.