Position: Founder, President and CEO
Mr. Ridgway is a successful prospector and mining financier, gaining his initial experience with grass roots mineral exploration. Starting out as a prospector in the Yukon Territory in the 70's, Simon and the teams under his guidance have discovered gold deposits in Honduras, Guatemala and Nicaragua and silver deposits in Mexico. Simon is a founder and the Chairman of Fortuna Silver Mines, and Founder and CEO of Medgold Resources and Focus Ventures.
Mr. Bales has 20 years of financial reporting experience in mining and information technology industries. He currently serves as CFO for several public junior exploration companies with operations in Canada, the U.S,. Latin America, and Europe. Mr. Bales holds a Bachelor of Management degree with a major in accounting.
Position: Corporate Secretary
Sally has over 20 years experience in corporate compliance and securities regulations, and handles Radius' corporate regulatory work. Before joining the Gold Group, she spent six years working as a corporate securities legal assistant in a major Vancouver law firm. She has completed the Canadian Securities Course and is Corporate Secretary of the companies in the Gold Group. Sally has worked with Simon since 1994.
Position: Chief Geologist
David holds B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in geology from McGill University, Montreal, Canada, and has been involved in mineral exploration since 1999, working on magmatic sulphide Ni-Cu-PGE, intrusion-hosted PGE, and orogenic and epithermal precious metal deposits in Canada, USA, Mexico, Central America, and Europe.
Position: General Manager, Latin America
Pedro Garcia Varela, a Venezuelan citizen, graduated as forestry engineer at the Universidad de Los Andes in Venezuela. Pedro specializes in mining-related activities and has worked in the Latin American mining industry for 20 years, handling land, environmental and legal issues for North American companies. He is a director of the mining chambers of several Latin American countries. Pedro has worked with Simon and been an important member of the team since 1994, managing public and community relations for Radius.