Rafaella Resources Management

Steven Turner


Steven Turner brings over 25 years of experience in the resource sector, having held senior roles in both industry and investment banking. During his career, Steven has been based in London, Aberdeen, Singapore, Brisbane and Madrid. Steven has raised significant capital for the development of resource projects, including equity, public bonds and project finance. Most recently Steven was head of business development at a private mining group, having been instrumental in the successful growth of the company from a junior to mid-tier Australian base metal operator.

Mr Turner holds Australian, Canadian and UK citizenships and is a Fellow of The Chartered Accountants of England and Wales and a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Dr. Robert Wrixon


Robert Wrixon is currently a Director of the mining venture capital group Starboard Global Limited and has 20 years of experience in corporate strategy, commodities marketing, mining M&A and mineral exploration management. He has previously run two listed junior resources companies in Australia, and prior to that spent five years in corporate strategy for Xstrata plc based in Sydney and London.

Dr Wrixon is an Irish national and holds a PhD in mineral engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.

Oscar Amigo Garcia


Oscar Amigo Garcia is a mine engineer with over 15 years of combined operational and project development experience for world-class mining operations across Africa, Latin America, Europe and Southeast Asia. He has worked in permitting and project management in Spain as well as in the construction and commissioning of large mechanized underground mines in Mexico. Most recently, he worked at the Guelb Moghrein copper and gold mine in Mauritania.

John Webster


John Webster brings over 35 years of diverse mining industry experience, including exploration, project acquisition, feasibility review, construction, and operations as well as senior corporate and international business development roles. John specialises in the turnaround of poor performing assets and the optimisation of projects through using  best available technology and operational efficiencies. John has previously worked for Trafigura as project manager at an underground tin and copper mine in the UK, he has held senior roles at a number of companies with gold and copper operations in the USA, CIS, Africa and Cuba , has been a mining consultant for the EBRD and Deloitte and has hard rock development and operational experience in Canada, the USA, and Australia. John is a mining engineer and graduate of the Camborne School of Mines.

Lluis Boixet MartÍ


Lluis Boixet, geologist, is a member of the European Federation of Geologists (QP), with more than 30 years of experience in the exploration, evaluation and development of mineral resources, including 3D modeling and resource estimation, mainly for gold and base metals. He has participated in the discovery and development of several sites in Spain and has served as a consultant for projects in Latin America and Africa.