The management team at HEXA is formed of emerald market and mining professionals who have between them, many years of trading experience and core competencies in the commodities and mining industry. The team shares an overriding commitment to build value for our shareholders through the drill bit and licence acquisition.
Christopher Harris – Managing Director
Chris is an FCA, and an experienced investor, deal-maker and structurer with over 30 years experience in energy, commodity trading and mining finance. He trained at Ernst & Young, and worked at CIBC, Enron UK, BHP Billiton, and GMI Resources, making multiple principal investments with associated director roles. He has extensive experience in setting up and managing new businesses, as well as building new teams. Chris is currently a Director of Altamira Gold Corp, a Canadian public company (formerly President & CEO), and was co-founder and chairman of Alta Floresta Gold, a private Brazilian Gold exploration company which was acquired in 2016 by Altamira Gold.
Kyler Hardy – Director
Is a natural resources focused entrepreneur, he has been involved for over fourteen years in the sector with both private and public businesses. His career has spanned many facets of the industry, and has built businesses from early stage start-ups to advanced operating companies in several sectors. He was a founder and former CEO of a large geosciences and logistics management business specialising in grassroots to brownfields exploration with active First Nations partnerships. Kyler is experienced in project generation, exploration management, logistics, raising capital corporate development and developing strategic alliances and partnerships.
Philip Spencer – Director
Having founded London DE fine jewellery & gems in 2013 out of a lifelong passion for precious stones, Phil joined the board of Hexa Resources as a founding member in 2016. Over the years he has developed a broad wealth of experience in gemstones, jewellery, financial services and the armed forces. Graduating from University College London in 2003, he subsequently served as a Commissioned Officer in the Royal Navy, prior to working in the financial services sector as a Stock Broker and Wealth Manager, both in the City of London and Dubai. He now combines his business interests with his continuing part-time role as an Amphibious Warfare Officer in the Royal Naval Reserve.
Rory Dyer – Commercial Manager
Started his career as a broker in the London market with a focus on smaller to mid-size quoted equities. Following this he became a founding partner of IEEX (International Emerald Exchange) gaining 5 years experience of the Colombian emerald market both buying in country and selling internationaly. Rory has been with Hexa from the start and is bringing to Hexa this experience in pricing and treatment of stones. Going forward he will focus on the manufacturing of Hexa’s production and the trading of their stones globally and the implementation of a thorough grading structure.