Markus Janser, MCom
20 years of experience as a senior executive and business consultant in private and offshore banking, finance and investment, project management, junior mining and exploration and property development. He was also the founding partner of a retail textile company, a financial service group and a property development company. Mr. Janser holds a Master of Arts in Economics from the University of Fribourg, Switzerland.
MARTIN WALTER, MBA BSc (Geology)
Director and Chief Executive Officer
20 years of extensive mine geology operational experience in open pit gold mining and on precious metal projects worldwide. He has served as a director and has led a number of junior mining companies listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange including Forrester Resources Corp. (formerly Vena Resources Inc.), Treasury Metals Inc., Absolut Resources Inc., Sierra Minerals Inc., Aquiline Resources Inc., St. Andrew Goldfields Ltd., Crown Point Energy Inc. and Amarillo Gold Corp. Mr. Walter holds a BSc. Degree in Geology from the University of Ballarat, Australia and an MBA from the University of Toronto.
David Fynn, CA
Director and Chief Financial Officer
20+ years in private accounting practice and prior as a senior manager with KPMG in Canada and Ernst & Young in the United Kingdom and Saudi Arabia.
LARRY TREADGOLD, BSc (Hons), CEng MTMS
40 years' experience as an extractive metallurgist and senior manager in gold and copper assets world-wide developing both green- field and brown-field sites bringing them to optimum capacity and profitability. He has also provided metallurgical and environmental consulting services to gold and copper mining operations in the United States, Africa and elsewhere.
William R (Rick) Brown
General Manager, South America
Rick Brown has over 30 years management and operational experience in the junior exploration mining industry. Since 1993, Rick has been based in Latin America, principally Peru, Argentina, Brazil and Colombia as well as several other countries. His track record in South America includes the outcrop discovery of the El Hilorico gold prospect in Peru, negotiating the acquisition of Newmont Argentina SA for Aquiline Resources which included both the Calcatreu and Navidad projects and in Brazil he both identified and negotiated the acquisition of the Mara Rosa project. He is currently Vice President, Business Development, Amarillo Gold Corp (TSX.V:AGC) and an independent director of Duran Ventures Inc. (TSX.V:DRV). Rick is fluent in Portuguese as well as Spanish. Mr. Brown earned a BApp.Sc in Geology at Curtin University, Western Australia and an MBA at the Business School, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
12+ years of mining construction and development experience gained through positions with Guyana Goldfields (Aurora Gold Mine), Knight Piesold, Treasury Metals and Forrester Metals on projects in Africa, Australia, Guyana, Peru and SE Asia. Mr. Martin holds a degree in Engineering and Construction from Curtin University, Western Australia.