Born in the Yukon, Mr. Fry founded Songela Inc. in 2011. Mr. Fry is a Canadian-born driller and gold miner with 60 years of experience in hard rock, blasting, underground and open pit placer mining. He has worked in Canada, Russia, Africa, and South America, and is a senior estimator, drilling consultant, and equipment maintenance advisor.
Benjamin De Freitas is a Canadian/Guyanese who has been part of the team since 2016. Prior to working with Songela, Mr. De Freitas spent several seasons mining in the Canadian Yukon. He performed many duties, including equipment operator, office manager, and logistics coordinator. He worked in the Yukon for several years to prepare himself for the position of being a Director of Songela. Mr. De Freitas has all the expertise of managing a variety of different scale projects as well as various team sizes. Mr. De Freitas is stationed in Georgetown, Guyana to oversee day to day operations of the company.