Matador Mining is a gold explorer with a primary focus on finding high-grade gold in Newfoundland.

Matador’s primary project is the Cape Ray gold project. The Project is in the south-western area of Newfoundland, Canada. The Project is about 25 km northeast of the coastal town of Port aux Basques and is located on the Cape Ray shear, one of the most prospective, yet under-explored gold regions in North America. The Company is the largest holder of ground along the Cape Ray shear, with approximately 120km of continuous strike along the shear.  The Company’s tenement boundary is located approximately 50km along strike from Marathon Gold’s (MOZ.TSX) 4.2Moz Valentine Lake Gold Project.


Ian Murray | Executive Chairman

Mr Murray is a Chartered Accountant, a Member of Australian Institute of Company Directors, and holds an Executive degree in Advanced Management & Leadership from the University of Oxford, Saïd Business School. With over 25 years’ mining industry experience in senior leadership positions, including the position of Executive Chairman and Managing Director of Gold Road Resources Ltd (ASX: GOR) and DRDGold Ltd (NYSE & JSE: DRD), he has also held executive positions with international ‘Big Four’ accounting firms.

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Dr Nicole Adshead-Bell | Non-Executive Director

Dr Adshead-Bell is an experienced mining executive and non-executive director with a successful career spanning over 24 years. She was most recently the CEO and Managing Director of Beadell Resources Ltd, an ASX-listed company prior to its acquisition by TSX/NYSE American listed Great Panther Mining Ltd in March 2019.

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Justin Osborne | Non-Executive Director

Justin has over 30 years’ experience as an exploration geologist and is a fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and holds a Bachelor of Science, Honours (First Class) from La Trobe University of Victoria.

In addition to his role at Matador, Justin is an Executive Director at Gold Road Resources (GOR.ASX) and played a pivotal role in the rapid and effective resource development of the world class Gruyere Gold Deposit (6.6Moz Au) which currently producers approximately 300,000oz Au per annum.

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Mick Wilkes | Non-Executive Director

Mr Wilkes is a highly experienced mining executive, with a successful career spanning over 35 years. He was most recently the CEO and President of dual listed (ASX/TSX) OceanaGold, where he served for a decade, prior to leaving from the position during early 2020.  During his time at OceanaGold, Mr Wilkes transformed the company from a junior gold producer in New Zealand to a multinational mid-tier gold producer with a market capitailsiation of $2 billion when he departed. Under Mr Wilkes’ watch OceanaGold acquired and successfully developed the 3 million ounce Haile Gold Mine in South Carolina, USA.  Mr Wilkes holds a bachelor’s degree in mining engineering from the University of Queensland and an MBA from Deakin University.

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