Joined the Board of Condor Gold plc on the 24th May, 2006 as a non executive Chairman. Following the moratorium of all mining in El Salvador in 2008, Mr Child successfully repositioned the company in Nicaragua, acquiring 100% of ten concessions. Mr Child is a shareholder with 7.5% of Condor Gold. He has provided the leadership from no resource to 2.5m oz gold resource, maiden reserves and permitting a 1mtpa processing plant, spending 25% of his time in Nicaragua.
Mr. Child is a versatile, entrepreneurial senior executive with a speciality in emerging markets. He worked for 20 years in equity capital markets as an institutional stockbroker and in corporate finance/private equity. At board level Mr. Child has been an executive director of Hong Kong listed Regent Pacific Group, an emerging market fund manager and private equity group. He has been a Non Executive director of several private companies.