Dr Barnes has 34 years of experience in over 52 countries in a wide variety of commodities and has over 25 years experience in undertaking bank due diligence studies for the majority of the major resource lending institutions.
Archie Koimtsidis, managing director, commented: "We have appointed Dr Julian Barnes, as he has the qualifications and experience to make a significant contribution to our company.
"Dr Barnes will initially focus on taking the Namdini Project through to a Bankable Feasibility Study."
Dr Barnes will work alongside Paul Abbott, exploration manager, who will continue to explore beyond the newly discovered orebody in search of more gold.
Cardinal continues to deliver drill results that suggest the Namdini gold project in Ghana has the potential to host a world class gold deposit.
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