Mark Somlyay has over 20 years of experience in senior finance, commercial and business improvement roles within the mining industry. Most of his experience has been in West Africa, and in francophone jurisdictions.
Mr Somlyay will become chief financial officer of Chesser Resources in October 2022. Prior to that, he was with Perseus Mining where he held various roles including as group general manager of commercial, both within West Africa and at its corporate office, where he was intimately involved in the successful recent development and funding of both the Sissingué and Yaouré gold mines in Côte d'Ivoire.
Mr Somlyay holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Queensland, and an Australian CPA accreditation.