Directors and Management


Brazil Iron has established a high-caliber Board of Directors and management team. The Board and Management have extensive experience in the exploration, development, financing and mining of iron ore deposits around the world. The team is well qualified to develop the vast potential of our projects.


Guy Saxton

Chief Executive Officer

  • CEO of Brazil Iron since 2014

  • Director, Financier to and shareholder in Iron ore projects in Brazil, Asia and Australia

  • Former CEO of Angel Bourse. Senior post at Axa and Director Fidelity and Director of numerous listed companies in New York, London and elsewhere


Gordon Toll​


  • Former Chairman of Fortescue Metals Group and Chairman/Founder of Ferrous Resources

  • Senior Executive with BHP and Rio Tinto with a career spanning over 40 years in the mining industry

  • Since 2007 has raised over $5 billion USD for major mining projects with a track record of major project implementation and development

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Roberto Mann

Vice president

  • Roberto is one of the founders of Brazil Iron and is currently Vice President.


  • Roberto has over 30 years of experience in operational and commercial positions, being the Founder and Executive Director of Mobile Port Logística Ltda and formally the country manager of 13D Research Limited.


Aksel Azrac


  • Co-founder and senior partner of 1875 Finance SA

  • Made his first marks as consultant for various major automobile manufacturers and their brand divisions

  • Co-managed the Parvest Switzerland investment fund and then took up again the position of portfolio advisor for Banque Paribas (Suisse)

  • Worked for Ferrier Lullin & Cie, Geneva, where he had specific management responsibility for Swiss and foreign private client portfolios


Rob Davies

Chief Technical Officer 

  • Chief Technical Officer for Brazil Iron and Director of Forge International Limited. Responsible for technical and business development as well as product offtake negotiation. 

  • Experienced in the development and optimization of mining projects, including public disclosure and communications to shareholders, investors and other stakeholders.

  • Chartered Resource Geologist and CP/QP as defined by JORC and NI43-101, with over 18 years’ experience working globally across all phases of mining projects.

  • Formally Principal Resource Geologist for Tetra Tech Inc and Geological Manager for SLR Consulting Limited.


Geoff Marshall

Operations Manager

  • Operations Manager for Brazil Iron Limited and Director of Boxlock Engineering.

  • Experienced Project Engineer with a demonstrated history of working on and managing successful projects in the minerals processing, mining & metals industries.

  • Strong professional and skilled in Project Management, Process Plant Design, Contract Management, EPC, Mechanical Engineering, and Commissioning.

  • Previous roles include Site Project Manager for Consolidated Nickel Mines (CNM), Zambia and consulting to numerous mining companies across the globe as Project Engineer for GBM and Tetra Tech Mining and Minerals.