Shawn Balaghi, CEO

Mr. Balaghi brings over 20 years of experience in the capital markets industry globally, holding key roles in finance, corporate development, and strategic planning. Previously, he has served as the CEO and CFO for several publicly listed companies and has worked closely with some of the largest independent auditing firms in Canada and the US. Shawn has raised over $300 million in funding for several start‐ups and has led them to public listings in Canada, the US, and Germany.

Kelvin Lee, CFO & Director

Mr. Kelvin Lee offers over 15 years of extensive financial management experience with publicly traded companies. Most recently, he worked in progressively senior roles from Corporate Controller, VP Finance, and Administration to Chief Financial Officer for Monument Mining Limited, a TSX-V listed gold producer with $400 million in revenue. His responsibilities included development and execution of financial strategy and operations, including regulatory reporting, financial planning and analysis, treasury, tax and audit. Previously, he held Controller positions in the mining industry with various publicly traded companies including Prodigy Gold Inc. between 2011 – 2013 that was acquired in 2012 for $340 million. Kelvin has his CPA, CGA and holds a Diploma in Accounting(Hons) and a Bachelor in Business Administration (Hons) from the British Columbia Institute of Technology.

Eugene D. Spiering, Director

Mr. Spiering is an exploration geologist with over 35 years of international experience in mineral exploration and senior level project management in the Western United States, South America, and Europe. He served 14 years as VP Exploration for Rio Narcea Gold Mines in Spain where he participated in the discovery of the El Valle gold deposit and managed the definition and development of the Aguablanca nickel sulfide deposit. Rio Narcea Gold Mines was subsequently acquired for $858M by Lundin Mining in 2007. During his 9-year term as VP Exploration for Quaterra Resources, he managed the definition of 2 porphyry copper deposits in Nevada and participated in the discovery of 3 uranium breccia pipe deposits in northern Arizona. He presently serves as director for Anfield Energy, Nuclear Fuels Inc., Southern Silver Exploration Corp. and for Arizona Silver Exploration. He is also a technical advisor for Encore Energy Corp., and Group 11 Technologies. Mr. Spiering graduated from the University of Utah with a Bachelor of Science in 1978. He is a registered member of the Society of Mining, Metallurgy, & Exploration, a fellow member of Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and a senior fellow member of the Society of Economic Geologists.

Tom McCandless, Director

Dr. McCandless is a registered Professional Geoscientist. He provides both technical and business consulting services to public and private companies involved in mineral exploration and development and operating mining companies. He has over 20 years of experience with reporting issuers. Over the past five years, Dr. McCandless has served as VP Exploration of Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. since November 2018, as director of Kennady Diamonds Inc. from March 2016 to April 2018, as director of CBLT Inc. since January 2014 and as COO of Group Ten Metals Inc. from July 2014 to July 2016.