Mark Rachovides is a consultant to Eldorado Gold Corporation and has been a director of publicly listed Natural Resource companies for almost 20 years. He was formerly an Executive Director of European Goldfields which was acquired by Eldorado in early 2012. Mr. Rachovides is also Chairman of the Euromines Gold Group. Previously he was Vice President, Europe at Dundee Resources Limited after spending 11 years at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD.) He has been involved in a wide variety of projects in the Former Soviet Union, Southern and Eastern Europe and holds an MA from Oxford University.
Leif Boström, currently Chief Finance Officer (CFO) of LKAB, has been employed in the LKAB corporation since 1992 and has also served as the CFO of LKAB Minerals from 1998 to 2005.
Mr. Haga is the Vice President for Europe at Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited and the Managing Director at Agnico-Eagle Finland Oy.
After studying earth sciences at Uppsala University, Pierre began his career as a mining geologist at Boliden in 1981. He quickly moved into management positions, and by 2004 he was in charge of exploration at AREVA NC. Pierre put his expertise in this area to use serving on various boards and committees. In 2006, he returned to Boliden, where his career first began, this time as the Vice President of Exploration. In 2009, he began his tenure at Boliden as the Director of Group Strategy and Business Development where he still serves today.
Mr. Schauman was born and educated in Sweden and holds a BA in Finance from The Stockholm School of Economics. He began his career with Boliden in 1983 and has held several senior positions of increasing responsibility in international trading companies since that time. Mr. Schauman's most recent position was as senior trader at Mitsui & Co. Metals (U.S.A.), Inc. with responsibility for zinc and lead concentrate sales globally.
Mr. Schauman has been a Vice President of Marketing at Lundin Mining Corporation since February 9, 2007.
Beata Staszków is an accomplished MBA-calibre Executive Manager, with international and UK experience in managing professional services, higher education and membership organisations. Chief Executive Officer of Employers’ Organization of Polish Copper, Beata has been successfully representing extractive and metal industry in Poland and Europe. With 20 years of a fulfilling management and consulting career in Europe and profound expertise in the global market place, she has been working on multiple business transformation projects with large and medium size companies needing restructuring.