Segun Lawson, BSc, MBA
Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
Segun has been the CEO of Thor since he led a reverse takeover of Thor by African Star Resources in August 2011. He has identified and lead all of Thor’s acquisitions and financings, notably the 100% acquisition of the Segilola Gold Project. He also led Thor’s Joint Venture with Acacia Mining.
He is the founder of African Star Resources Incorporated where he served as the Managing Director, leading financing activities, acquisitions, corporate and business development activities.
He holds a Bachelor of Science from the Royal School of Mines at Imperial College (UK) with Honours in Geology and has an MBA from Cass Business School. Mr Lawson had extensive corporate finance transaction experience at Noble & Company, in the Oil and Gas corporate finance areas, and also experience at Premier Oil in identifying and negotiating new West African opportunities.
Segun is a British Nigerian citizen and has a strong network of contacts both in the UK and in West Africa.