Chairman of the Board
Simon Ridgway is a co-founder of Fortuna Silver Mines Inc., a prospector, and mining financier. Grass roots exploration is his first love and he has had a successful career as an explorationist since starting out as a prospector in the Yukon Territory in the late 70s.
Simon and the exploration teams under his guidance have discovered gold deposits in Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala and Nicaragua. On the financial side, companies operating under the Gold Group banner have raised over CAD$350 million for exploration and development projects since 2003. Simon is the Chairman of Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. and President and CEO of Radius Gold Inc