|Richard A. Graham|
Position: President, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Richard Graham is a Professional Geologist, registered with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA) and has approximately 25 years of geological experience, including 9 years in the management, development and governance of public companies conducting worldwide mineral exploration. During his career Mr. Graham has been the founding President or a founding Director of over 10 junior resource companies that advanced to public-listings on the CSE, TSX or TSXV. A qualified person ("QP") under National Instrument 43-101 for many deposit types, Mr. Graham has completed numerous Technical Reports, written numerous Press Releases, as well as completing global mine/mineral property evaluations for short term debt financings ranging from $1 million to over $60 million and equity financings ranging from $500,000 to over $150 million. Mr. Graham has a Bachelor of Science, Specialization in Geology, (1988) from the University of Alberta, has completed the Canadian Securities Course and the Partners, Directors and Senior Officers Course.
Dr. Pohl, a Certified Professional Geologist, is Vice President of Exploration for Sanu Resources Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of NGEx Resources Inc., a TSX Venture Exchange listed mineral exploration company, and he has a PhD in Geochemistry from Stanford University. Dr. Pohl is also a consulting geologist with Carlson Pohl Associates.
Mr Basha has been working in the mineral exploration industry for more than 23 years with major and junior companies domestically and internationally. His experience includes project generation, fieldwork, and senior management experience in gold, base-metal and magmatic nickel-copper-platinum group elements exploration. Mr Basha was instrumental in the discovery of the Hammerdown Gold deposit in Newfoundland. Mr. Basha was formerly Vice-President of exploration of Cornerstone Capital Resources Corp., leading the generative initiative that led to development of a large portfolio of projects and many successful joint ventures in eastern Canada and Ecuador. Mr Basha holds degrees in geology and engineering and in addition to his exploration experience has worked as a consulting geotechnical and environmental engineer in the past.
Mr. Downes is a Certified Professional Accountant, Chartered Accountant, and also has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Victoria. Mr. Downes has 15 years of management and accounting experience in the natural resource and financial services sectors. Mr. Downes serves as the Chief Financial Officer for Earlston Investments Corp. Previously, he was the Manager of Financial Reporting for Sprott Resource Lending Corp. and has held various audit and consulting positions with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Vancouver and Dublin, Ireland.
Position: Corporate Secretary
Sandra Lee has worked in public company management and administration since 1996. Currently she is the Manager, Corporate Administration of Earlston Investments Corp., a private merchant bank. Previously, Ms. Lee was the Corporate Secretary of several publicly traded companies including Sprott Resource Lending Corp., a resource lending company, between July 2003 and January 2011 and Kirkland Lake Gold Inc., an operating and exploration gold company, between February 1995 to February 2012. Prior to industry experience, Ms. Lee worked as a legal assistant for a number of national law firms in the areas of corporate and securities laws. Ms. Lee has a Legal Assistant certification from Capilano College and is a Member of the Canadian Society of Corporate Secretaries and the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.