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Our People

Tolga Kumova

Non-Executive Chairman

Mr Kumova is a resource industry entrepreneur and corporate finance specialist with over 15 years’ experience in stockbroking, IPOs and corporate restructuring.  Throughout his career, Mr Kumova has raised in excess of $500 million for ASX listed mining ventures associated with a variety of projects from early stage exploration through to construction and operations.

Tolga was previously Managing Director and founding shareholder of Syrah Resources Limited (ASX: SYR), which is now an ASX200 mining company.  During his period of tenure at Syrah, he led to the Company’s development activities from delineation of the mineral resource through to being fully funded for development of the world class Balama graphite deposit in Mozambique, including the completion of offtake negotiations and agreements with numerous globally recognised counterparties.  The results of these activities generated significant returns for shareholders.

The focus of Mr Kumova within European Cobalt is to deliver the same successful strategy of applied to Syrah in terms of marketing, promotion, funding and offtake negotiation.

Rob Jewson

Managing Director

Mr Jewson is a geologist with 11 years of experience from junior to major mining and exploration companies throughout a variety of jurisdictions and commodities.  He has conducted both corporate and technical roles within the mining and exploration sectors inclusive of due diligence, business development, exploration management, acquisitions/divestment and corporate structuring.

Throughout his career, Mr Jewson has identified, acquired and transacted on numerous resource projects globally. 

The focus of Mr Jewson within European Cobalt will be to devise, manage and implement the substantial exploration and development of Dobsina.  In addition, Rob will be responsible for identification of additional value adding Cobalt focussed projects throughout Europe.

Eddie King

Non-Executive Director

Mr King is a qualified mining engineer and holds a Batchelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Engineering from The University of Western Australia.  Mr King is currently a representative for CPS Capital.


Mr King’s past experience includes being manager for an investment banking firm, specialising in the technical and financial aspects of resource projects.

Don Carroll

Non-Executive Director

Mr Carroll is a senior resources executive with 37 years experience with BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto.  Mr Carroll has worked in a variety of leadership, technical, strategy, marketing and business development roles throughout his career.


Mr Carroll also has extensive experience across a broad range of commodities including iron ore, coal and aluminium.