At present the management of Cancana is acted upon and driven by an active Board of Directors.

Andrew R. Male - President & CEO

Mr. Male brings over 24 years of business management experience. In the public markets; Male has orchestrated corporate restructuring , asset and project acquisition, as well as completing numerous debt and equity financings . Public market companies include internet, mineral and resource production and exploration as well as the industrials sector. Male also serves as a Public Company Director of Maxim Resources Inc. and is a partner in Westridge Management International Ltd. and Director of New Scotland Oil & Gas Ltd.

Dr. William Pfaffenberger – (Director) Chairman of Audit

Dr. Pfaffenberger joined the Company in April 2008 after initiating interest by way of a series of investments in Cancana. Having long standing ownership in Fundamental Resources Corp. and with over 40 years of experience in the TSX Market, Pfaffenberger brings a wealth of knowledge from a mining and exploration point of view. Also President of Torch River Resources, he has a B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Oregon.

Dr. David Madill, M.D

Dr. Madill has had a 30 year interest in mining, particularly in its financing and development. He is a director of the publically traded Torch River Resources. As well, he is a director, and Chairman of the board of the successful, privately owned mining investment company, Fundamental Resources Corp. He has an M.D. degree from Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario.

Marcio Luiz Bastos Nogueira – Country Manager

Mr. Nogueira has worked with Cancana for over 5 years, working closely with Cancana’s geotechnical staff, assisting with on site logistics, translation and field supervision. Currently he is assisting the Cancana group with the due diligence and site evaluation in conjunction with John Harper and Chris Farnworth of the Rio Madeira acquisition.


Management, Amazon Resources Ltd.

Christopher Morgan – COO, Director

Mr. Morgan is a mining sector professional with over 40 years of experience including the energy and environmental sectors. This includes 20 years with Billiton International Metals (previously the metals arm of Shell) to operating company Managing Director level. Presently the Managing Director and CEO of Amazon Resources Ltd. and Jordan Energy Ltd.


Management – DF-II Ltda.

Silvio Giusti – Director / Administrator

Silvio Giusti is a trained engineer and skilled corporate administrator with hands-on experience of running successful mining operations.

Claudio Roberto Carvalho - Operations Manager, Paurana

Claudio Carvalho is a respected geologist with 30 years' experience advising on Brazil's alluvial diamonds and metals.