European Lithium is a mining exploration and development company focused on its wholly-owned Wolfsberg Lithium Project in Austria.
The company is developing its advanced hard rock lithium project in the heart of Europe with the intention of helping to meet Europe’s growing demand for self-sufficiency in the supply of natural resources, specifically critical metals such as Lithium.
European Lithium is ideally placed to supply major European based battery factories and electric vehicle (EV) automakers with the project scheduled to start operation in 2023. The company also plans to make use of the projects by-products, quartz, mica and feldspar, supplying the European glass and ceramics industry.
Mr Tony Sage | Non-Executive Chairman
Mr Tony Sage has more than 35 years’ experience in corporate advisory services, funds management and capital raising predominantly within the resource sector. Mr Sage is based in Western Australia and has been involved in the management and financing of listed mining companies for the last 22 years. Mr Sage has operated in Argentina, Brazil, Peru, Romania, Russia, Sierra Leone, Guinea, Cote d’Ivoire, Congo, South Africa, Indonesia, China and Australia.
Mr Dietrich Wanke | Chief Executive Officer
Mr Dietrich Wanke has more than 30 years’ experience in management at operational level for underground and open cut mines and held statutory positions as registered manager under the applicable mining acts in several countries and for several commodities. Mr Wanke has managed mining operations through all phases, starting from greenfield exploration to full scale production as well as extension of existing mines.
Mr Wanke holds a Mine Engineering/Mine Surveying degree from Technical University Bergakademie Freiberg, a licensed Mine Surveyor’s certificate in Germany and 1st class Mine Manger’s certificates in Western Australia and Papua New Guinea.
Mr Kimon Gkomozias | Executive Director
Mr Kimon Gkomozias is a finance professional with considerable experience in the technology metals and mining assets, energy storage and renewable energy sectors.
Mr Gkomozias has significant expertise and experience in dealing with US, European and Asian Capital Markets, institutional investors, private equity firms, hedge funds and family offices. Mr Gkomozias is a member of the Institute of Directors (UK) and the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association (CAIA). He holds a Masters in Financial Engineering (ICMA Centre, University of Reading) and a Masters of Physics (University of Sussex).
Mr Malcolm Day | Non-Executive Director
Mr Malcolm Day holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Surveying and Mapping. Mr Day commenced his career working in the civil construction industry for ten years, 6 of which were spent in senior management as a Licensed Surveyor and then later as a Civil Engineer. Whilst working as a Surveyor, Mr Day spent 3 years conducting mining and exploration surveys in remote Western Australia. Mr Day is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.