Alex graduated as a chartered accountant in 1971 and for many years worked at Price Waterhouse concentrating on the mining sector.
From 1985 he has been a consultant to the mining industry and has held directorships in a number of mining companies operating in Senegal, Ghana, Solomon Islands, Ecuador, Brazil and Australia. Since 1993 he has worked predominantly in Senegal promoting and developing the country's mineral resource industry. He discovered the potential of the Sabodala gold project and the Grand Cote mineral sands project in Senegal and has worked in conjunction with Mineral Deposits Ltd to bring these world class projects to fruition.
As a consequence of this work, he has established a strong relationship with the Government of Senegal.
Alex was the founder of Bassari and has been the Senegal Project Manager since Bassari listed on the ASX in 2008.
He was appointed a Director of Bassari Resources Limited on 12 April 2013.
Modou is a Chartered Accountant and financial manager with 15 years' experience. He has held the position of General Treasurer of the Senegal Chamber of Mines since 2013 and is the CEO of Makabingui Gold Operation SA ("MGO") since incorporation. His MGO role includes responsibility for finance, administration and human resources and he maintains strong links with all levels of government in Senegal, in particular, the Mining and Finance Departments.
He was appointed to the Bassari Resources Limited Board on 31 July 2020.
Dip Comm. Chartered Accountant
Ian is a qualified chartered accountant with over 25 years experience as a principal in medium sized chartered accounting firms and more recently established his own consulting practice to provide assurance and advisory services. Ian specialised in managing small to medium sized listed public companies, mainly mineral and oil exploration, and was involved in the preparation of valuations and independent expert reports for mergers, acquisitions and capital raisings.
Ian was appointed Company Secretary/CFO of Bassari in January 2010, and a Director on 26 June 2019, responsible to the Board for all budgetary and management reporting, taxation and statutory financial reporting. Ian is a Chartered Accountant and Registered Company Auditor.
Ian was appointed to the Bassari Resources Limited board on 5 August 2020 and resigned as Director on 20 December 2020.