Anthony KOCKEN, COO, Hummingbird Resources

Anthony has over 23 years’ experience in the mining industry. Anthony has spent 18 years in various managerial positions, including, COO for African Mining Services (one of the largest mining contractors in Africa), COO and General Manager at the Bisha Share Mining Company, owner of the world class Bisha mine in Eritrea (gold, copper, silver and zinc mine), and as COO and Operations Director at Mirabela Mineração do Brasil, owner of the Santa Rita Mine (one of the largest open pit nickel sulphide mines globally). Anthony has also held various senior operational positions for Xstrata Zinc (Now Glencore) as General Manager of Mining for all open pits and underground with a major part of Anthony’s last 15 years focused on site operation improvements.


Anthony brings a wealth of operational and African expertise to the senior management team with a focus on supporting site in driving operational performance improvements at Yanfolila and oversee the Kouroussa, Guinea project development.