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at a glance



RUA GOLD is a minerals company at the forefront of the mining industry, specializing in gold exploration and discovery. With permits which have rich history dating back to the gold rush era, RUA GOLD has successfully combined traditional prospecting practices with modern technologies to uncover and capitalize on valuable gold deposits.

Our commitment to responsible and sustainable exploration is evident in our professional planning and execution, ensuring minimal environmental impact. RUA GOLD has a skilled team of professionals who possess extensive knowledge and experience in geology, geochemistry, and geophysical exploration technology.

RUA-Pactolus drill-responsible and sustainable exploration

Board & Management

Our Experienced Team

Oliver Lennox-King- RUA GOLD- Director


Oliver Lennox-King

Former Chairman of Fronteer Gold and Roxgold. Largest shareholder of RUA GOLD.

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Robert Eckford- RUA GOLD - CEO & Director

CEO & Director

Robert Eckford

Co-founder and Head of Finance of Aris Mining, experience in M&A, accounting, finance, and commercial management in the mining industry. 

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Simon Henderson - RUA Gold -COO

COO & Director

Simon Henderson

Exploration expert, on the discovery team of multiple major New Zealand gold discoveries including Wharekirauponga and has strong relationships with New Zealand’s permitting authorities.

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Zeenat Lokhandwala- RUA GOLD- CFO & Corporate Secretary

CFO & Corporate Secretary

Zeenat Lokhandwala

Former CFO of Great Bear Royalties and Director of Finance of Great Bear Resources with over 10 years of M&A, finance, accounting and taxation experience.

Mario Vetro- RUA Gold- Director


Mario Vetro

Co-founder K92 Mining, Owner of Commodity Partners. Extensive experience in structuring and advising resource companies.

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Paul Criddle- Director Rua Gold


Paul Criddle

COO West Africa at Fortuna. Formerly COO of Azimuth and Perseus. Experience in building and managing gold mines in Australia and West Africa. Former Managing Director at Matador Mining.


Tyron Breytenbach

Geologist with experience in operations and capital markets. CEO of Lithium Africa Resources, formerly SVP Capital Markets at Aris Mining and Managing Director of Cormark Securities

Corporate Governance

Our Integrity & Accountability

Anti-Bribery & Corruption


Corporate Disclosure, Social Media and Trading

Environment and Corporate Social Responsibility

Health and Safety


Business Conduct and Ethics

Whistleblower Policy

Corporate Governance

Committee Charters

Audit Committee Charter

Compensation Committee Charter

Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee Charter

Sustainability Committee Charter

Exploration Team

New Zealand RUAGOLD

Jamie Cudby

Supervising Geologist

Pilgrim Christian

Field Manager

Sike Li

Field Geologist

Sofia García

Field Geologist

Matias Tettamanti

Field Geologist