President & Chief Executive Officer
A seasoned mining entrepreneur and professional geoscientist with over 30 years of experience in mineral exploration and development projects worldwide having acquired or discovered several gold deposits, of which three have advanced to production.
Former CEO and Director of Nyota Minerals Limited (AIM, ASX) focused on an advanced stage gold project in Ethiopia.
Former President, CEO and Director of TSX listed StrataGold Corporation, where he successfully advanced the exploration and development of two gold projects in both Guyana and Canada before acquisition by Victoria Gold Corp (TSX-V: VIT) in June 2009.
Previously responsible for several exploration projects in northern Canada, including the co-discovery of the precious metal rich Wolverine Deposit.
Serves on the Board of several Canadian and UK-listed public companies.
A member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia.
FRED TEJADA, P.Geo
Director & Executive Vice President, Exploration
Over 35 years of international mineral industry experience with both major and junior companies.
Former Country Manager for Phelps Dodge Exploration Corp. and former Vice President, Exploration of Panoro Minerals Ltd., and Operations & Exploration of Tirex Resources Ltd.
Serves on the board of several Canadian junior public mining companies.
KEVIN MA, CPA, CA
Director & Executive Vice President, Capital Markets,
Interim Chief Financial Officer & Corporate Secretary
Over 15 years corporate finance, strategic go-public and management advisory experience with public and private companies.
Has been involved in over $500 million in corporate financing and mergers & acquistions transactions.
Former Director of Finance of Alexco Resource Corp and former CFO of First Cobalt Corp.
Serves on the board of several Canadian public companies.
Director, Co-Founder, Senior In-Country Manager
Over 10 years of exploration and development experience of mineral properties in Fiji, South Pacific and Africa.
Established strong relations with regional landowners and government.
BSc. Economics, Minor in Spanish from the University of Victoria.