Roger Walsh - B Bus. President & CEO, DirectorMr. Walsh has over 22 years of experience and relationships in the international mining and exploration sector and has worked with a wide range of companies on the acquisition, divestment, and joint venturing of mineral properties in numerous jurisdictions.
Prior to working on the formation of the company, Mr. Walsh worked in senior executive corporate development roles with Aurizon Mines, Jinshan Gold Mines Inc. and Ivanhoe Mines Ltd.
Prior to these executive roles, Mr. Walsh was a founding partner of a corporate advisory firm providing acquisition, divestment and strategic advisory services to the international mining sector.
Daryl Hodges, MSc. - DirectorMr. Hodges was appointed to the Board on March 30, 2015.
Mr. Hodges is a geologist with more than 35 years' experience in mining and mining finance, having worked on exploration and development projects in Canada, Russia, Scandinavia, and Southeast Asia. Mr. Hodges was a founding partner of Jennings Capital Inc. and was responsible for growing their successful mining franchise, originally as an analyst and subsequently as Executive Director of Investment Banking. Mr. Hodges served as Chief Executive Officer and President of Jennings Capital Inc. until September 2013. Prior to joining Jennings Capital, Mr. Hodges worked as both a Mining Corporate Finance executive and Mining Research Analyst at HSBC Securities. Prior roles also included positions of increased responsibility at Falconbridge Limited and Texas Gulf Inc.
Claude Oberson, B.Com, Grad., Dipl. Bus. Admin. - DirectorMr. Oberson was appointed to the Board on March 30, 2015.
Mr. Oberson has extensive experience in European and Canadian capital markets, financing companies in the technology, energy and mining sectors for over thirty years. Mr. Oberson's firm acts as an advisor to a number of public companies. Mr. Oberson was a founding partner of Blue Lakes Advisors and was previously Managing Director for BMO Capital Markets in Zurich and Geneva for ten years. Mr. Oberson has extensive relationships with Swiss institutions and individual investors focused on the mining sector.
John Blake M.Eng.Sc, MBA, DBA, MAusIMM. - DirectorDr. Blake was appointed to the Board on May 17, 2016.
Dr. Blake is a mining engineer with over 35 years of international mining industry experience in Canada, Australia, Brazil and Asia Pacific, building and operating underground open pit gold mines. Dr. Blake has most recently served as President and CEO of Luna Gold, CEO of Australian Solomon's Gold, as well as Director of Operations for Newcrest Indonesia.