Steven is the Chief Executive and co-founder of Altus Strategies Ltd and a director of Altus Capital Ltd, the investment manager of Altus Resource Capital Ltd [LSE:ARCL] and Altus Global Gold Ltd [CISX:AGGL]. He holds an honours degree in geology from Southampton University and a master’s degree in mining geology from the Camborne School of Mines. Steven worked for Mano River between 1998 and 2005. In 2002 he co-founded Ariana Resources which listed on AIM in 2005 [AIM:AAU], in 2004 he founded African Aura Resources which listed on the TSX-V in 2008 and, through its merger with Mano River in 2009, created African Aura Mining which subsequently split into Afferro Mining [TSX-V/AIM:AFF] and Aureus Mining [TSE/AIM:AUE]. He is a Fellow of the Geological Society of London, a Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining and a member of the Association of Mining Analysts.