Directors and Management


Mr. David Netherway

Non-Executive Chairman


David is a mining engineer with over 35 years of experience in the mining industry and until the takeover by Gryphon Minerals Limited, was CEO of Shield Mining Limited, an Australian listed exploration company.  David was involved in the construction and development of the Iduapriem, Siguiri and Kiniero gold mines in West Africa and has extensive mining experience in Africa, Australia, China, Canada, India and the former Soviet Union.


David was the Chairman of Afferro Mining, a UK listed iron ore exploration and development company in Cameroon until December 2013 when Afferro was subject to a US$200 million dollar takeover by AIM listed International Mining and Infrastructure Corporation plc.  He is also the Chairman of Altus Strategies, Canyon’s joint venture partner on the Birsok Project in Cameroon.


Mr. Phillip Gallagher

B.Bus – Managing Director


Mr Gallagher has had extensive experience in senior commercial and operational roles in both private and public companies. He was previously Managing Director of ASX listed Empire Beer Group Ltd, Marketing Manager Western Australia for the Fosters Group for over 4 years and has held various other commercial and general management roles.


Mr. Emmanuel Correia

Non-Executive Director


Emmanuel is a Chartered Accountant and founding director of Peloton Capital and Peloton Advisory and has over 25 years public company and corporate finance experience in Australia, North America and the United Kingdom.  He has held various senior positions with Deloitte and other accounting firms and boutique finance houses.