Kudzawu-D’Pherdd is a Ghanaian and a senior exploration geologist with more than a 15 years’ experience in the industry. He has worked in Ghana, Burkina Faso, Mali and Senegal in various managerial, administrative and coordinating capacities. He holds Bachelors and Masters Degrees of Science from the University of Ghana, a Professional Development Short Course certificate in Hydrothermal Ore Deposits from the University of Ottawa, Mineral and Energy economics from the Australian National University, and Local, Economic and Social Development in the Extractives from the University of Queensland (Australia). He is a fellow of the Society for Economic Geologists (SEG), and a member of the Ghana Institution of Geoscientists (GhIG), Raymond has a unique ability to find easier ways of doing things. He has worked for Coffey International, Gold Fields, Sahara Mining Resources, etc as an exploration geologist on various projects. He planned and designed the exploration program at Asheba and successfully increased the limits of mineralization via systematic exploration protocols. His incredible drive and impregnable innovative thought are divine an ingredient for this project at Taki.