Mr. England has been involved in the public markets since 1983, beginning his career working at the Vancouver Stock Exchange as a floor trader. Since 1995, Mr. England has been directly involved with public companies in various roles, including investor relations, directorships and senior officer positions. To date, Mr. England has been directly responsible for raising in excess of $60-million for mineral exploration and acquisitions.
Richard Sutcliffe has had management and directorship roles in advancing several precious and base metal properties into production including Lac des Iles Palladium Mine (North American Palladium Ltd.), Island Gold Mine (Patricia Mining Corp.), Shakespeare Nickel Mine (URSA Major Minerals Inc.) and Sugar Zone Mine (Harte Gold Corp.). He has had significant involvement in mineral deposit discoveries, numerous resource and reserve estimates for gold, PGM and base metal projects, as well as preliminary economic analyses, feasibility studies, and permitting. His experience spans a wide range of geological environments from precious metals and base metals to energy, with particular expertise in gold deposits and nickel-copper-PGM deposits. He is currently a Senior Geological Advisor to P&E Mining Consultants Inc.
Mr. Desjardins brings more than 30 years of public company experience in the areas of finance and public company management. Mr. Desjardins has served in varying capacities of numerous public mineral exploration and technology companies and has been very active in the Red Lake Mining district since 2006.
Lindsay has over 45 years of experience in international exploration and development, most recently focused on epithermal gold and porphyry copper-gold exploration in the American Cordillera and Central Asia. Lindsay has been a former officer or director of more than 20 public companies, including Entree Resources and Richfield Ventures. While with Entree he was closely involved in the discovery and definition drilling of both the Hugo North Extended and Heruga Cu-Au porphyry systems in the Oyu Tolgoi camp of Mongolia, and acquisition of the Ann Mason Cu porphyry deposit in Nevada. He was a founding director of Richfield Ventures which acquired and developed the Blackwater gold deposit in BC prior to its sale to New Gold for approx. $500 million.
Mr. Ho is a chartered professional accountant working at Cross Davis & Company LLP, a chartered professional accountant firm providing accounting services to publicly listed entities, primarily in the mining sector. Mr. Ho works directly with mining chief executive officers and directors, assisting with their regulatory and accounting needs.
Mr. Bissoondatt has over 35 years of experience with companies involved in the public markets. He has held the positions as Director and as Corporate Secretary in various companies traded on the TSX Venture Exchange and the Canadian Securities Exchange. He has also served on the Audit Committee in some of the companies. Mr. Bissoondatt graduated from BCIT in Control Electronics in 1975 and in Medical Radiology in 1980. Recently retired from being a manager in health care. He has also been a business owner for many years.