Our Team

The Lake Victoria Gold Board


Managing Director: Seth Dickinson Seth has a Bachelor of Engineering (Mining) and a Graduate Diploma of Business Administration both from the University of Queensland. He has a First Class Mine Managers ticket covering both Open cut and Underground mines. He has 30 years mining experience including mine management, contract mining, feasibility studies, and Project Management from initial exploration, design, permitting, and mine construction through to mine operations. Seth is a major shareholder of Lake Victoria Gold Ltd.


Director: Alistair Smith Alistair is a national of Zimbabwe with extensive African experience and a proven track record of collaborative communication and negotiation across a diverse range of industry verticals. His broad industry experience in project management brings a wealth of international experience to this exploration company. Alistair is a major shareholder of Lake Victoria Gold Ltd.  Alistair is also Managing Director of TanzOz Uranium.


Director: Craig Ross Craig is an experienced company director and a founding shareholder of the Tanzoz group of companies. Craig has previous investment experience in the value adding cycle of exploration tenements as part owner of Nebo Central Coal Pty Ltd. Nebo Central Coal was an early stage coal exploration company that progressed from investigating, applying for, and acquiring exploration permits in the Bowen Basin through to mining leases and finally production.


Director: Bjorn Zikarsky Bjorn holds a Masters of Business Administration from The Wharton School of Business and a Bachelor of Business from the University of Southern California.  He has 14 years international experience in the financial services industry, including advisory, capital market transactions and private equity management.  As Co-founder, Director and CFO of the Square Resources Group, Bjorn was previously a Senior Vice President of Nomura Australia and responsible for the natural resources metals and mining franchise.

The Tanzanian Team

Administration Manager: Rena Fernandes Rena a Tanzanian, has been a valuable human asset to the company since 2013. She plays a big role in keeping all administrative requirements up to par as per government policies. Rena is also actively involved in managing personnel, operations, logistics as well as the financial aspects of the Tanzanian Branch and is a key communicator within the TML team.

Exploration Manager (Consultant): Nico Scholtz Nico holds a Master of Science (Geology) from the University of the Free State, South Africa. He is a Competent and Qualified person under JORC, NI43-101 and SAMREC. Nico has 12 years’ experience including Chief Geologist with ASX listed Deep Yellow and independent geological consulting.

Director Tanzoz Minerals Ltd: Vivian Komu Vivian is a Tanzanian national with 20 years’ experience in the Ministry of Minerals and Energy of Tanzania and has an extensive working knowledge of the licensing system and regulatory environment. Vivian brings good entrepreneurial skills to the team, local knowledge and networks. Vivian operates a business enterprise covering the hotel industry, road construction and residential developments in Tanzania. Vivian is a shareholder in Lake Victoria Gold.

Senior Geologist (Contract): Amos Mughendi Mukome Amos graduated from University of Dar es Salaam in June 2002 with B.Sc.Hons Geology.  Amos has been with Tanzoz Minerals Ltd since July 2012. His previous 10 years included 3 years as a senior geologist with the Eden Group and Protocol Mining, field geologist’s roles with MDN Mining, and Coffey Mining International in Zambia, Malawi and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Other contracts included gold exploration in the Lake Victoria region with Kiboko Resources, Sub Sahara Resources and Isata Gold Company.