Diamond Fields was originally founded as Diamond Fields Resources Inc. (TSE:DFR) by Mr. Jean-Raymond Boulle in 1993. Diamond Fields Resources (DFR) discovered the massive Voisey's Bay nickel deposit, and in 1996 DFR was sold to INCO for CDN$4.3 billion. Diamond assets of DFR were spun off into Diamond Fields International Ltd. (DFI). Diamond Fields International Ltd. is focused on diamonds, gold and base metal opportunities worldwide.
The members of Diamond Fields management team bring strong technical, geological and financial expertise to the Company. Below you will find a list of all the directors and management as well as a brief summary on each.
| ||Ian Ransome|
Position: CEO, President and Director
Ian Ransome is a geologist and has been involved in management and running the Company's various exploration programmes for the past twelve month's. He has extensive experience in Africa in running exploration and mining programmes for various commodities and precious metals. Mr. Ransome became interim President and CEO of the Company in July 2010.
| ||Michael Cuthbert|
Position: Executive Chairman and director
| ||Earl Young|
Position: CFO and Director
Mr. Young was appointed Director of Diamond Fields in June 2003. He is a director of the Corporate Council on Africa, a Washington, D.C. based organization with a membership that represents nearly 85% of all U.S. private sector investment in Africa. Mr. Young also serves as President of the U.S./Madagascar Business Council headquartered in Washington, D.C.
| ||Norman Roderic Baker|
Norman Roderic Baker is a geologist. Since 1989 Mr. Baker has been a self-employed mining geologist engaged in pursuit of his individual interests in Venezuela and Brazil. Mr. Baker has also acted as a consulting geologist for other mining companies. Mr. Baker was a founding director of Diamond Fields Resources Inc.
| ||Gregg J. Sedun|
Mr. Sedun is an independent venture capital professional based in Vancouver, Canada with 29 years of mining & industry-related finance experience. Upon graduating with a Bachelor of Law Degree (LLB), he practiced corporate finance/securities & mining law in Vancouver until retiring from law in 1997. Thereafter, he founded two private venture capital firms, including Global Vision Capital Corp., where he continues to carry on venture capital investing as President & CEO.
Mr. Sedun has been involved as a director and/or founding shareholder in a number of successful companies including Diamond Fields Resources Inc. (founding director) which was acquired by Inco in 1996 for $4.3 billion in the largest takeover of a junior mining company in Canadian history; Adastra Minerals Inc. (founding director) which was acquired by First Quantum Minerals in 2006 for $275 million; and Peru Copper Inc. (founding shareholder) which was acquired by Chinalco in 2007 in an all-cash $840 million takeover. Mr. Sedun is also currently Chairman, President & CEO of Goldgroup Mining Inc. (TSX:GGA), Chairman & CEO of Uracan Resources (TSX.V:URC), Director and former President of Oceanic Iron Ore Corp. (TSX.V:FEO) and former President & CEO of Luna Gold Corp. (TSX:LGC).
| ||Warner Brückmann|