Vice President, Corporate Development / Sarama Resources
Paul Schmiede is a mining engineer with over 25 years of experience in mining, exploration, business and corporate development. He has had direct exposure to gold and base metal commodities in a range of jurisdictions including Australia, Burkina Faso and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Mr Schmiede is the vice president of corporate development at TSX-V listed Sarama Resources, which has development stage gold assets in Burkina Faso. Prior to that, he was the vice president of operations and project development at Moto Goldmines where he managed the pre-feasibility, bankable and definitive feasibility study for the +22M ounce DRC-based Moto Gold Project (now Kibali Gold). Prior to Moto Goldmines, he held senior operational and management positions with Gold Fields and WMC Resources where he was responsible for underground & open pit operations as well as project development and planning.
Mr Schmiede holds a First Class Mine Managers Certificate (Western Australia), a Bachelor of Engineering (Mining), and is a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.