- Dr. Andreas Rompel
- President and Chief Executive Officer
- Jourdan Resources, Canada
Dr. Rompel has more than 28 years’ experience in the industry as a Team Leader, Shaft Geologist, Divisional/Chief Geologist, Exploration Manager, Project Manager, Country Manager, Head of Department, Corporate Business Manager, Director, and, more recently, as President & CEO of Cobalt Power Group. He has worked in a variety of commodities, ranging from Gold to PGE's and Silver on the precious metal side, Copper and Nickel (base metals), iron ore and thermal and coking coal (bulk commodities). As part of a multi-disciplinary team, he assessed and technically reviewed capital projects within Anglo American for more than 10 years, and was on the board of Spectrem (an Anglo-American Company) as Technical Director. In his function at Anglo American he was responsible for many R&D projects in Geoscience and also part of the Mine 2030 team. Prior to joining Cobalt Power Group, Dr. Rompel was looking for new business opportunities worldwide for Hochschild Mining plc. He has had many years of involvement in management, partly as a member, partly as the leader. Dr. Rompel has worked in many countries on several continents and has acquired multi-linguistic skills.