Martin Pawlitschek


Sector: Mining & Metals

Member Since, August 16, 2023

Open To Work

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About Me

Mining investment professional with international experience from grass-roots discovery to mine development and project financing. Extensive hands-on geology skills and well rounded 360 mining development exposure through various investment and operational roles.


  • Masters, Petroleum Engineering (2001 - 2004) University of New South Wales

    Part Time/Distance Education

  • B/SC (Hons), Applied Geology (1990 - 1993) University of Technology, Sydney

Work & Experience

  • Sanu Gold Corporation (2022 - Present ) Chief Executive Officer & Co Founder


  • Appian Capital Advisory Limited (2014 - 2022 ) Senior Vice President Geology

    Mining focused private equity firm. Source, review, prioritize potential investment targets. Geological due-diligence, evaluation of exploration upside, assessment of geological and resource models, drilling budgets, geological modelling, oversight of portfolio management teams.

  • Independent Consultant (2014 - 2014 ) Senior VP Consulting

    Identify and secure copper and gold projects in Balkans region. Ground Acquisition and work program design. Review of advanced exploration opportunities in Spain.

  • SP Mining (2013 - 2013 ) Chief Exploration Officer

    Drive and expand SPM\'s mineral exploration portfolio. Multi-commodity, Africa Focused. Detailed evaluation and negotiation on a number of advanced iron ore and potash projects in Liberia and Republic of Congo. Securing of high quality copper belt exploration play for the company. Evaluation and work programs for greenfield assets in Chad and Sudan.

  • Teranga Gold Corporation (2010 - 2013 ) Exploration Manager

    Lead an exploration team of >100 personnel to aggressively explore a 1600Km2 land package in Eastern Senegal. Delivery of a 500KOz high grade satellite resource for the Sabodala gold mine. Several other discoveries defined but pending drill out. Technical input to brownfields exploration program on the mining lease and pit sampling and mapping protocols. Also managed a team to re-logging and re-interpretation the main orebody, utilising a greatly simplified set of geology and alteration logging schemes. Acquisition of high value exploration permits.