Scott Drever has 45 years of geological expertise. He has dealt extensively with strategic planning, mergers & acquisitions, and operations for international mining corporations. Mr. Drever has served as an Executive Officer and Director of a number of public companies listed on the TSX and the TSX Venture Exchange, including Placer Dome Ltd., Blackdome Mining Corp., and Goldsource Mines Inc.
Eric Fier has over 25 years of international experience in a senior capacity including exploration, acquisition, development and production of numerous mining projects in Chile, Brazil, Honduras, Mexico and Peru. His background includes project evaluation and management, reserve estimation and economic analysis, as well as operations management. Mr. Fier previously served as Chief Geologist with Pegasus Gold Corp., Senior Engineer and Manager with Newmont Mining Corp., and Project Manager with Eldorado Gold Corp.
Barney Magnusson has spent more than 30 years in corporate finance and public company management. He has actively been a part of management teams responsible for structuring and building rapidly expanding companies. Mr. Magnusson is a former Senior Officer and Director of six mining companies that developed, constructed or operated eight precious metal mines in North- and South America: Dayton Mines Inc. (Chile), High River Gold Mines Ltd. (Manitoba, Canada) and Brohm Resources Inc. (South Dakota, USA).
Brent McFarlane has over 25 years of diverse experience, including over 10 years in senior management positions in Latin America.He has managed all phases of open pit and underground mining projects and has been instrumental in leading projects through feasibility, construction, and into production.Mr. McFarlane previously worked as a project engineer with Pegasus Gold Corp, General Manager with Knight Piesold at Yanacocha, and Country Manager for Minefinders Corp. Ltd. in Mexico.
Mr. Fonseca has over 20 years experience. He has served as Division Director at Macquarie Metals & Energy Capital with focus on equity and debt financing for the mining sector over the last 9 years. Prior to that, he held corporate positions in business development, project development, operations and exploration with Vale and Phelps Dodge in Latin America.
Salvador Aguayo Salinas holds a Ph. D. in Hydrometallurgy from the Imperial College of Science and Technology (United Kingdom). He previously worked as a professor at the Universidad de Sonora, actively engaged in research in the areas of base metals chemical extraction, recovery, and effluent treatments. He has more than 25 years of experience in the areas of leaching and recovery of precious metals. He has been a consultant for several mining companies including Hecla Mining, El Dorado and Grupo Mexico.
Bernard Poznanski has a broad legal background in corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions and securities law. He has acted for a wide variety of companies listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange, the TSX Venture Exchange, the American Stock Exchange and NASDAQ. Mr. Poznanski is one of the founding partners of Koffman, Kalef and currently heads the firm's securities group.
George Sanders has a background spanning almost 30 years in mining and exploration finance. He previously worked as a mining analyst, a stockbroker specializing in resource issues and in managing a wide range of exploration finance activities. Mr. Sanders has held positions with Canaccord Capital Corp., Richmont Mines Inc., Consolidated Cinola Mines Ltd., and Shore Gold Inc. He is currently President and Director of Goldcliff Resource Corporation, a gold explorer focused on new discoveries is historic mining districts.
Graham Thody has spent more than 30 years in corporate finance and public company management. His focus has included audits of reporting companies, IPO's, corporate mergers & acquisitions, as well as domestic and international tax matters. Mr. Thody is a former partner of Nemeth Thody Anderson, Chartered Accountants. He is currently a director of several reporting corporations which are involved in mining exploration and development throughout North, Central and South America.
Mr. Glanville has over forty years of resource-related experience in numerous countries, and has been involved in the exploration, financing, development, and operation of a number of mines. Mr. Glanville has specialized in valuations, fairness opinions, and litigation support, often as expert witness, related to the mining and exploration industry. He has prepared hundreds of valuations and fairness opinions for mining and exploration companies in North America, Africa, Australia, South America, Asia, and Europe. Mr. Glanville has formed public companies, listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange, the Australian Stock Exchange, NASDAQ, and the TSX Venture Exchange, and has served on the Boards of Directors of four companies with producing mines.