Getting in Touch

AMECA Mining is a growing company in a stage of transition. As such we do not yet have a centralized contact portal. Please read through the bios of our Board of Directors and select the person who seems best able to answer your questions. Each member's image is followed by a series of icons which are linked to their phone, emails, and LinkedIn pages. Simply click on the appropriate icon and it will take you where you need to go.

Board of Directors


Mark Bolster

Project Steering & Development
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Mark is a senior project exploration specialist with an experienced background in project engineering, project steering and end to end management , heavy industry scheduling & planning. Business development and relationship building in localities, political, social & technical liaison to project start-up and development.


Michael Paterson, MBA

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Michael has spent the last decade as a M&A professional. Michael earned an MBA at Dalhousie University and an MA at the University of Guelph with a focus on finance and investment policy, respectively.


Pawan Burde

Mining Engineering

Pawan is in Mining and Resources, focused on Investment banking and Corporate Development professional with 15 years of Global Mining transaction experience. Pawan was part of over USD 1B fundraising and M&A transactions across Asia, Africa and Europe. Apart from being an MBA Finance, he is also a Mining Engineer



Dr Christian Derosier

Senior Geologist NA

Dr. Derosier received his Diploma in Physical, Chemical, and Natural Sciences (S.P.C.N.) from the University of Paris, France in 1966; followed by his M.Sc., Geology in 1969 and his D.Sc. Geology in 1971, also from the University of Paris.


Christian is a member of the Order of Geologists of Quebec and the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. He brings almost 50 years of global exploration, project development and mining experience to AMECA's management team.


William Pfaffenberger, Ph.D


Dr. Pfaffenberger is a retired professor of mathematics who was in the Mathematics and Statistics Department at the University of Victoria for 38 years. He served as a Member of the Board of Governors, was Chair of his department and served as Chair of the Board of Pension Trustees for 11 years overseeing a fund of over $400m. He is presently CEO and a director of Saint Jean Carbon Inc and is President of Fundamental Resources Corp, a private mining company.


Vishva M. Gunaratne

Senior Barrister

Vishva is a Senior Barrister-of-Law, Kings Counsel in Colombo, Sri Lanka. He received his Master’s Degree from Bristol University and his L.L.B.  (Hons) from the University of Buckingham in the UK. He has been in active legal practice in Sri Lanka since 2001 and was extensively involved in helping reform the Sri Lankan Tea Industry.