Rare Earths & Strategic Metals Investment Summit 2011
Developing Tanzania's rare earths
Tony Harwood - Montero Mining

About Tony Harwood

Tony is an economic geologist from the University of Wales, Cardiff in the UK with a BSc (Hons) cum laude (1979) and a PhD degree in Geology (1984).

Tony is currently CEO and President of Montero Mining and Exploration, a mineral exploration and development company focused on rare earth elements in Africa and Canada. He is also a director of Adamus Resources, a gold company listed on the Australian and Toronto Stock Exchange, and Lappland Goldminers AB, a gold mining company listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange.

Prior to joining Montero Mining and Exploration, Tony was CEO and President for Africo Resources Ltd, a Canadian exploring, acquiring and developing base metals and gold assets in Africa. From 1998 to 2006 Tony was Vice President for Global Generative Exploration and Africa-Eurasia Exploration at Placer Dome Inc. He opened Placers' Africa-Eurasia office in 1998 in Johannesburg, South Africa, and subsequently Placer acquired 2 mines in Africa (50% of South Deep and 100% of North Mara Mine in Tanzania). In 2005 Tony's exploration group announced the delineation of 17 million ounces of PGM resources in the Bushveld of South Africa.