Gabriel Resources - Officers

Keith Hulley


Keith Hulley is the current Chairman of the Board of Gabriel. Mr. Hulley has been a member of the Board since 2006. Previously, Mr. Hulley served seven years successively as President, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Chairman of Apex Silver Mines before retiring in 2009. Mr. Hulley has more than 50 years of experience in the mining business which, in addition to the above, includes board and senior executive experience at Western Mining Holdings Limited Corp., and former directorships at Luna Gold Corp., Red Tiger Mining Inc. and Ecometals Limited.


Dragos Tănase

President and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Tănase was appointed as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Gabriel on August 8, 2018. Mr. Tănase has been the Managing Director of RMGC for 10 years, a position which he continues to hold. Mr. Tănase joined RMGC in February 2008, coming from the largest cable communications operator in Romania, UPC. Within UPC, Mr. Tănase coordinated the merger of two large cable operators, UPC and Astral, which combined employed a workforce of 3,600 people and held the position of CFO for 7 years. Previously, Mr. Tănase - an expert in financial management - worked in financial and business consultancy, first at the Ministry of Finance and then with Arthur Andersen.


Photograph: Max Vaughan

Max Vaughan

Chief Financial Officer

Max Vaughan joined Gabriel as Chief Financial Officer in March 2011. Mr. Vaughan has spent 13 years in financial advisory and investment banking focused exclusively on the mining and metals sector. Prior to joining Gabriel, Mr. Vaughan was Managing Director of Ogmore Capital from 2009, a mining and metals financial advisory business, and prior to this was Managing Director at RBS Global Banking & Markets specialising in structured finance. Mr. Vaughan is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and holds an MBA from London Business School.


Photograph: Richard Brown

Richard Brown

Chief Commercial Officer

Richard Brown is the Chief Commercial Officer and Corporate Secretary of Gabriel with responsibility for the commercial operations and regulatory compliance. Mr. Brown joined Gabriel in March 2011 following over 18 years in corporate advisory positions specialising in public company mandates, capital markets and regulatory advice, notably at the London Stock Exchange, KPMG and more recently the mining focused investment bank Ambrian Partners Limited, where he was Head of Corporate Finance for 4 years and thereafter the Chief Operating Officer.