The Management

Our team
Teako knows that strategic management is a progress of building on capabilities that allows an early exploration stage company to succeed and create value for all their shareholders. Teako Gold Corp boasts a stellar management team with decades of exploration and production experience, as well as capital market strengths.
Robert Ripplinger
Chairman of the Board & Co-founder
Andrew Mitchell
President, CEO, P.Geo.
Barry Miller
Co-founder and Director

Directors

Deepak Malhotra
Director
Sven Gollan
Director

Advisory Board

Stuart (Tookie) Angus
Special Advisor

Robert Ripplinger

Mr. Ripplinger graduated from Utah State University in 1974 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. Currently Managing Director of Scottish Royal Capital in North America; founded EconoReel (sold to Sonoco); founded SpoolTech (sold to Mossberg Industries).

Andrew Mitchell

Andrew serves as Vice President of Exploration for Evergold Corp., a senior geologist at C.J. Greig & Associates Ltd., and Co-Founder and CEO for Junior Mining Hub.

He has been actively engaged in mineral exploration since 2010 and has worked on numerous precious and base metal projects throughout Canada and Ethiopia; primarily focused on volcanogenic massive sulphide, structurally hosted gold-silver, copper-gold skarn and copper porphyry systems. Mr. Mitchell boasts over 12 years experience, spending his early years with Archer, Cathro & Associates Ltd. where he cut his teeth managing soil sampling and mapping crews, and diamond drill programs.

He was the project manager for SSR Mining Inc’s SIB project in NW British Columbia where he managed multi-million dollar exploration programs. He furthered his experience internationally with Sun Peak Metals Corp. in Ethiopia where he managed their drilling operations and presented to the governing body of the Tigray Region on behalf of Sun Peak. Through Andrew’s experiences with his boots on the ground in the field and working closely with some of the best in the industry, including Charles Greig, Doug Eaton and Kevin Keough, he has gained extensive experience in all aspects of mineral exploration.

He has implemented and executed numerous multi-million dollar exploration programs, helped clients raise money for their exploration projects, and engaged and worked collectively with Indigenous groups. He has worked on a number of high quality projects, including GT Gold’s Saddle North and South, Eskay Mining Corp.’s ESKAY-Corey, Rockhaven Resources Ltd.’s Klaza and Atac Resources Ltd.’s Rackla Gold.

Barry Miller

Entrepreneur and strategist with a deep understanding of public markets gained over a 30 year career that has included participation as a broker, consultant, and financier.

Deepak Malhotra

Deepak Malhotra, PhD – President and Principal of Resource Development Inc., a testing and consulting company located in Colorado, USA. Mineral Economist/Metallurgical Engineer. Over 42 years of mining industry experience. Has managed projects in research, process development for new properties, plant troubleshooting, plant audits, detailed engineering and overall business management. He has helped commercialize over ten processing plants and performed more than twenty audits of operations worldwide. He was involved the first Albion Process Gold recovery plant that is currently operating at Canarc’s joint venture partner, Panterra Gold in the Dominican Republic.

Sven Gollan

Mr. Gollan has worked with investment & private banking in Germany and Austria for 16 years while also being a lecturer in equity and commodity derivatives & futures trading for various banking groups in Central Europe. He has been active in the education of securities advisors and investment bankers. For 5 years he served as an external consultant for the Grabher Family, Austria and have since December 2015 been an employer of FruchtExpress Grabher with their Corporate Treasury Unit / Family Office in Austria. They specialize in strategic investments in exploration-stage commodity projects as well as in energy, infrastructure and food companies.

Mr. Gollan is a Director of Sego Resources and Alianza Minerals. He is Advisor at; Capella Minerals, Playfair Mining, Norden Crown Metals and White Metal Resources. FruchtExpress is also one of the shareholders in Teako Gold Corp.

Stuart (Tookie) Angus

Mr. R. Stuart “Tookie” Angus is an independent business advisor for Teako Gold Corp. He is presently Chair of K92, Chair of San Marco Resources Inc., and Kenadyr Mining (Holdings) Corp. He is the former Head of the Global Mining Group for Fasken Martineau. For the past 40 years, Mr. Angus has focused on structuring and financing significant international exploration, development and mining ventures. More recently, he was managing Director of Mergers and Acquisitions for Endeavour Financial and was responsible for merger and acquisition mandates. Mr. Angus is the former Chairman of the Board of BC Sugar Refinery Limited, he was a Director of First Quantum Minerals Ltd. until June 2005, a Director of Canico Resource Corp. until its takeover by Brazil’s CVRD in 2005, a Director of Bema Gold Corp. until its takeover by Kinross Gold Corporation in 2007, a Director of Ventana Gold Corp. until its takeover by AUX Canada Acquisition Inc. in 2011, and a Director of Plutonic Power Corporation until its merger with Magma Energy Corp. in 2011. He resigned June 30, 2017 as Chair of Nevsun Resources Ltd. following its acquisition of Reservoir Minerals in 2017.

Mr. Angus holds a Bachelor of Law degree from the University of British Columbia and is a retired member of the Law Society of British Columbia.

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