Mr. Peter Tallman, P.Geo, is an experienced mining entrepreneur and Professional Geologist. He has 35 years experience in the mining industry. Mr. Tallman has worked in Canada, Chile, Mexico, and Australia. His career has included the grassroots discovery and delineation of three mineral deposits, two of which have been mined, diversely including one gold, one antimony, and one zinc deposit. He is currently Director of Fiore Exploration Ltd. which is focussed on South America exploring for gold in Chile. Mr. Tallman has held either Founder, Director, and/or senior management positions at a number of publicly listed Canadian mining companies continuously over the past 20 years.
Ms. Van Den Akker is a chartered professional accountant with over 11 years of experience in the resource sector. She gained extensive experience through a Canadian audit firm providing reporting and accounting assurance services to publicly traded companies, primarily in natural resources. Ms. Van Den Akker is a graduate of Simon Fraser University where she received a bachelor of business administration.
Gordon Keep has extensive business experience in investment banking and creating public natural resource companies. Mr. Keep currently is CEO of Fiore Management & Advisory Corp., a private financial advisory firm. He also serves as an officer and/or director for several natural resource companies. From January 2001 to July 2007, Mr. Keep was Managing Director of Corporate Finance at Endeavour Financial Corporation, September 1997 until March 2004, he was Senior Vice President and a director of Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., and from April 1987 until October 1997, he was Vice President, Corporate Finance in the Natural Resource group of Yorkton Securities Inc. He obtained his B.Sc. in Geological Science from Queen’s University in 1979 and his Master’s of Business Administration from the University of British Columbia in 1983 and is a Professional Geologist in the province of British Columbia.
Mr. John L. Pallot has over 32 years business experience in the telecommunications industry. Mr. Pallot has subsequently served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Windarra Minerals Ltd. and West African Iron Ore Corp. (formerly, Westward Explorations Ltd.) from 2002 to 2013 and has served as a Director of various public companies focused on the resource sector continuously since 1993.
Mr. Brunelle is a graduate of Queen’s University with over 30 years of exploration and management experience of Canadian and international exploration projects. Mr. Brunelle was an Officer and Director of Corner Bay Silver Inc. and played an integral part in the discovery and assessment of the Alamo Dorado silver-gold project in Sonora, Mexico. Corner Bay Silver (TSX) was merged with Pan American Silver Corp. in 2003. Mr. Brunelle was a founder, Officer and Director of Stingray Copper Inc. that took the El Pilar Copper Property, Sonora to Feasibility after which the company was acquired by Mercator Minerals Ltd. in a plan of arrangement in December 2009. Mr. Brunelle is currently CEO, President and Director of Amerix Precious Metals Corporation as well as a Director of Duran Ventures Inc.
Ms. Christie has over 20 years’ experience in the exploration and mining business. Ms. Christie is currently President of KECM Services and is past president of privately owned Gimlex Gold Mines Ltd. (2006-2016), one the Yukon’s largest placer mining operations. Ms Christie currently is President of TSXV listed Banyan Gold Corp, Director of Constantine Metal Resources Ltd, and Director of the Prospector & Developers Association of Canada. She was a founding board member of the Yukon Environmental and Socio-Economic Assessment Board (2004-2016) and past president of the Klondike Placer Miners Association. Ms. Christie has a Masters Degree in geotechnical engineering from the University of British Columbia and is a registered professional engineer in BC and Yukon.