P. Geo as 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 and Executive Vice President, Capital Markets
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
ALEX TONG, CPA, CA
Chief Financial Officer & Corporate Secretary
Extensive experience in senior financial roles for mining companies operating in both North America and Africa
Managed operational performance and leading mergers and acquisitions, while also being involved with various financing initiatives
Former Director of Finance for diamond producer Lucara Diamond Corp and former corporate controller of NovaGold
DAVID WHITTLE, CPA, CA
Over 25 years of senior executive experience in the mining industry
Managed strategic planning, operations and all aspects of corporate/financial management
Currently a director at Viva Gold Corp and Treasury Metals Inc.
Former Interim CEO & Independent Director of Mountain Province Diamonds and Former CFO at Alexco Resource Corp.
Former independent director at Alio Gold Inc. (until recently sold to Argonaut Gold)
Co-founder of Kalo, started his career in mining by working underground in small lead/zinc silver mines
Worked on various projects with Placer Dome in Papua New Guinea, for BHP at Ektai, Island Copper and Ok Tedi and for Suncor
Key visionary with identifying Fiji as a solid jurisdiction for mineral exploration and securing the current Kalo licenses in 2009
Mining Engineering degree from Montana Collage College of Mineral Science and Technology
DAVID MEDILEK, P.Eng, CFA
Over 13 years of mining capital markets, corporate strategy and technical experience.
Currently, Vice President Business Development and Investor Relations of K92 Mining Inc. (TSXV:KNT)
Serves on the board of Minaurum Gold Inc. (TSXV:MGG) and Northern Superior Resources Inc. (TSXV:SUP)
Former equity research analyst at Macquarie Group Limited; former mining investment banker with Cormark Securities Inc.
Former mining engineer with Barrick Gold Corp in Western Australia
Professional Engineer designation in the Province of British Columbia, and is a CFA® charterholder
ALASTAIR STILL, MSc
Over 25 years of experience at mining operations, corporate development and strategy, and mine project development
Current Chief Executive Officer of GoldMining Inc. and Director of Technical Services for Gold Royalty Corp.
Former project geologist at the Macassa mine in Kirkland Lake, Ontario for Kinross Gold, became Chief Geologist for Kinross and eventually as Technical Services Manager for Goldcorp Inc.
Former Director, Business Development for Goldcorp in 2007; completed an extensive number of corporate transactions including the acquisition of Cerro Negro, a world-class multi-million ounce gold-silver deposit in Argentina. He spent over three years as Project Director overseeing project development until first production. Former Director, Corporate Development with Goldcorp and then with Newmont.
RUSSELL FOUNTAIN, PhD
Principal, Exsolutions Consulting Pty, Sydney, Australia
Former Chairman, Geopacific Resources NL (held the largest exploration concession in Fiji, including Raki-Raki and Faddy projects), Sydney, Australia
Former Chairman and a founder, Finders Resources Ltd. (developed Wetar Cu Project in Indonesia), Sydney, Australia
Former President, Phelps Dodge Exploration Corp., Phoenix, AZ, USA
Former Exploration Manager, Nord Resources Pacific Ltd., Sydney, Australia
Former Chief Geologist, CSR Minerals, Sydney, Australia
Ph.D. in Economic Geology and a Fellow of Australian Institute of Geoscientists
PAUL HARBIDGE, B.Sc, M.Sc
Professional geologist with over 26 years of experience and a proven record in the discovery of world-class gold deposits.
First class honours degree in geology from Kingston University, London (United Kingdom), and an MSc in mineral exploration and mining geology from Leicester University (U.K.).
Former president and chief executive officer of GT Gold where he led the company in advancing the new gold rich copper porphyry project in Northern British Columbia, and its $456-million sale to Newmont Corp. in May, 2021.
Former senior vice-president of exploration at Goldcorp Inc. from 2016 until its acquisition by Newmont in April, 2019.
Led the exploration team at Randgold Resources resulting in the discoveries of the Yalea Deeps project (more than 7.5 million ounces), the Gara deeps project (more than 4.5 Moz), Loulo 3 (1.5 Moz) and the more than six Moz Gounkoto deposit in the Loulo area of Mali and the more than four Moz Massawa deposit in Senegal.
Worked for Rio Tinto in the Iberian pyrite belt, Anglo American in Senegal and Ashanti Goldfields in Mali, Ghana, Guinea and Tanzania.