Research and Development
Fortuna silver mines inc.
Simon Ridgway is a co-founder of Fortuna Silver Mines Inc., a prospector, a mining financier and a Casey Research Explorer’s League inductee. 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 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., CEO of Focus Ventures Ltd., President and CEO of Radius Gold Inc