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Board of Directors

T. Gregory Hawkins, P.Geo., MSc.
Chairman of the Board
Mr. Hawkins has been involved in the mining exploration and investment industry since 1969. He has been variously responsible for the identification and/or delineation of ten mineral deposits in Canada, USA, Chile, Ghana, Mali and the Democratic Republic of Congo (then Zaire). In acting as founding project consultant and/or founding director of seven public and private exploration/development ventures, he has participated in or been responsible for the definition of at least one resource/reserve in every case with five cases resulting in production in the USA, Chile, Ghana, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Mali. In 1990, he started CME & Company, an international full service consultancy and contracting firm, which grew to include Spectral International Geophysics, Eagle Drilling and ATS Inc.

R. Stuart (Tookie) Angus, LLB
Lead Director
Mr. Angus is an independent business advisor to the mining industry. He was formerly Head of the Global Mining Group for Fasken Martineau. For the past 30 years, Mr. Angus has focused on structuring and financing significant international exploration, development and mining ventures. More recently, he was Managing Director of Mergers & Acquisitions for Endeavour Financial. Mr. Angus is the former Chairman of the Board of BC Sugar Refinery Limited; he was a director of First Quantum Minerals until June 2005, a director of Canico Resources Corporation until its takeover by CVRD in 2005, a director of Bema Gold until its takeover by Kinross Gold in 2007, a director of Ventana Gold until it's takeover by AUX Canada Acquisition in 2011 and a director of Plutonic Power until its merger with Magma Energy in 2011. He is presently Chairman of Nevsun Resources Ltd.

Ronald Mathison, B.Comm (Honours), CA, CBV, CFA
Director
Mr. Mathison is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Matco Investments Ltd. and Matco Capital Ltd., private investment firms which specialize in providing capital and management expertise to companies in which they have an interest. Mr. Mathison has extensive experience in restructuring and financing corporations in both the public and private markets. He is a founder and Chairman of Calfrac Well Services Ltd. and Tesla Exploration Ltd., and also serves as Chairman of Western Energy Services Corp. Until 2000, Mr. Mathison was a director and principal of Peters & Co. Limited, an investment firm specializing in the oil and natural gas industry.

Ryan Jennings
Director
Mr. Jennings has over ten years of financial experience in private equity, merchant banking and portfolio management. Mr. Jennings is currently a partner at Matco Capital Ltd., a private investment firm which specializes in providing capital and management expertise to companies in which it has an interest. Mr. Jennings is a director of several private operating and investment companies. He has earned a bachelor of commerce degree from the University of Alberta and is a CFA charter holder.

Glen Swail
Director
Mr. Swail is a Calgary based Chartered Accountant and business person with experience in several different industries including his role in a private equity managing director with: oil and gas services, real estate investment, manufacturing, industrial sales and supply, construction and many other industry enterprises. Mr. Swail has director related experience with public companies and related filing regulations. Prior to his involvement with a private equity firm in Calgary, Mr. Swail was a senior partner with a local chartered accounting firm in Winnipeg.

 
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