Mark Parker

Managing Director, Equator Gold

Mark Parker is a geophysicist and mineral exploration entrepreneur with 40 years’ experience in prospecting and corporate management in Africa, Europe, Southeast Asia, Latin America and the Middle East.

Mark is Chairman of Andiamo Exploration Ltd, a British company with gold and base metal VMS projects in Eritrea. He is also Managing Director of Equator Gold Limited, which he founded in 2011 to explore for gold in the newly independent Republic of South Sudan, and a non-executive director of AIM-traded natural resources investor Blenheim Natural Resources plc. From 1996 to 2011, Mark was Managing Director of African Eagle Resources plc, and previously worked in the British Geological Survey, Hunting Geology and Geophysics, Ark Geophysics and as a consultant. He holds a BA in Environmental Science from Lancaster University.