Board of Directors


Troy Flannery

Non-Executive Chairman


Mr Flannery has more than 23 years’ experience in the mining industry, including 7 years in corporate and 16 years in senior mining engineering & project development roles. He has a degree in Mining Engineering, Masters in Finance & First Class Mine Managers Certificate of Competency. Troy is also the CEO of Abra Mining Pty Ltd, the corporate vehicle for the Galena Mining Ltd (ASX:G1A) & Toho Zinc Joint Venture. He has worked at numerous mining companies, mining consultancies & contractors including BHP, Newcrest, Xstrata, St Barbara Mines & AMC Consultants.

Dr Caigen Wang

Managing Director


Founder of Tietto Minerals where he led the company for 13 years through private exploration, ASX listing, gold resources definition, project study and mine building to become one of Africa’s newest gold producer with gold production forecast of over 200,000 oz per annum at its Abujar Gold Mine in Côte D’Ivoire.  Bachelor, Master and PhD in Mining Engineering. Fellow of AusIMM and Chartered Professional Engineer of Institution of Engineer, Australia. Over 25 years practical experience in mining engineering and mineral exploration in Australia, China, Africa and Canada. Dr. Wang’s recent professional experience includes Managing Director for an ASX listed junior mineral resources company, senior technical and management roles in mining houses (St Barbara, Sons of Gwalia, BHP Billiton and China Goldmines PLC etc.) He has been working on a variety of mineral commodities including coal, gold, nickel, iron, copper, lead & zinc, molybdenum and oil sands etc.

Mark Strizek

Non-Executive Director


Mark Strizek joins the Board with more than 27 years’ experience in the resource industry having worked as a geologist on various gold, base and technology metal projects. Mark brings invaluable geological, technical, and development expertise to Aurum, most recently as an Executive Director at Tietto Minerals’ which progress from IPO to gold production at the Abujar Gold Project in West Africa. Mark has worked as an executive with management and Board responsibilities in exploration, feasibility, finance and development-ready assets across Australia, West Africa, Asia and Europe.

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