Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Michael Cox has over thirty years of experience in base metal mining and processing operations with Inco Ltd and Vale SA. He has held a number of senior leadership positions in Europe, Canada and Asia.
At Vale, Michael was Head of UK and Asian Refineries, overseeing a portfolio of precious metal and nickel refineries in the United Kingdom, Taiwan, China, and Japan. While under Michael’s leadership, the Clydach (UK) and Kaohsiung (Taiwan) nickel refineries achieved all-time production records in 2016.
Additionally, he successfully managed the transition of the Clydach refinery to new feedstock for the first time in the 114-year history of the refinery. Most recently, he was a Managing Partner at CoDa Associates, a consultancy providing various advisory services to the corporate and public sectors in Asia, Europe, and North America.
He was also a Non-Executive Director of the Canada Nickel Company (TSX-V:CNC). Michael holds a BSc (Hons) in Chemistry and an MBA from the University of Glamorgan.