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Brendan Yurik


Founder and CEO of Evenor Investments Ltd, a financial advisory group to junior mining companies for alternative financing, debt, equity and M&A with experience on over $2 billion in mining financing transactions throughout his career. Prior global experience as a research analyst as well as in business development and mining financial advisory roles with   Endeavour Financial, Cambrian Mining Finance Ltd, Northern Vertex Mining Corp. and King & Bay West Management Corp.

Luqman Khan CPA, CGA


CFO RE Royalties Ltd, a renewable energy royalty company, involved in the acquisition of over 100 royalties to date. Financial reporting executive with over 20 years of professional experience in accountancy and business management. Has served as CFO for several publicly listed TSX-V resource companies and previously with Ernst and Young in their assurance practice.

Manuela Balaj-Coroiu CGP & CCS


A chartered governance professional and corporate secretary who brings over 13 years experience in the legal field, where she has acted as Legal Counsel to various private companies in Romania and as Manager Legal Affairs and Paralegal for public companies and over 500 private companies in Canada. 


Ms. Balaj-Coroiu recently graduated the Chartered Governance Institute of Canada and applies her in-depth knowledge of corporate laws, capital markets, security laws and corporate governance to provide all types of support and guidance to company directors, helping them in discharging their duties.


Manuela obtained her Law Degree at the University of West Timisoara in Romania, and continued her studies to obtain her Masters in European Law at the University of Oradea, prior to relocating to Canada.

Greg Bowes


Gregory Bowes holds an MBA from Queens University and an Honours degree in Geology from the University of Waterloo. He has over 30 years’ experience as a senior executive and director of a number of resource and engineering companies. Mr. Bowes has been CEO and a Director of Northern Graphite Corporation for the past 10 years and is considered to be a leading expert on worldwide graphite deposits. Northern Graphite owns the advanced stage Bissett Creek deposit in Ontario, Canada.

Rod Cooper


Rodney Cooper is a professional mining engineer and an accredited public company director. He has worked in mine exploration, development, technical services, permitting, construction, operations, mine closure and reclamation during a career that spans approximately 40 years. He has extensive project evaluation and valuation experience. His career has taken him to over 40 jurisdictions around the globe, holding executive positions in mining companies and financial institutions. His experience spans precious metals, base metals and industrial bulk commodities. He is currently an independent consultant living near Toronto, Canada where he assists organizations in due diligence, project and mine valuation and engineering studies.

Darcy Marud


Darcy Marud is a Professional Geologist with more than 30 years of precious metals exploration experience in the Americas. A graduate of the University of Saskatchewan with a BSc Honors in Geology (1985), he is an active member of the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario. Mr. Marud is currently the CEO of Western Exploration LLC, a Nevada based precious metals exploration company and has been in that role since December 2017. He was Senior VP Exploration at Yamana Gold Inc (2007 to 2013) and later Executive Vice President - Enterprise Strategy from 2014 until his departure in September 2017. Prior to Yamana Gold, Mr. Marud held senior roles in exploration with Homestake Mining Company, FMC Gold Corp and Meridian Gold Inc. During his career, Mr. Marud has been involved in the discovery and subsequent development of significant precious metals deposits including: El Peñón, Chile; Mercedes, Mexico and Pilar and Corpo Sul (Chapada) in Brazil.

Marceau Schlumberger


Marceau Schlumberger is responsible for the day-to-day management of Coral Reef Capital, a natural resources private equity firm, making investments in metals and mining and energy companies led by proven management teams. He sits on the investment committees of CRC Resources Fund II LP and CRC Energy Fund LP and has 25 years’ experience in private equity and private credit. He currently serves as a board member of Rawhide Mining, Western Exploration, ROC Service, Krewe Energy, and Shawnee Oil Company. Prior to Coral Reef, Marceau was an investment professional at private equity firms Triumph Capital and Columbus Nova. Marceau graduated from the Wharton School of Business and Yale University.

Nicolas Schlumberger


Nicholas Schlumberger has over 40 years of private equity and investment banking experience having worked throughout London, Tokyo, Paris and, for many years, within China. As a serial entrepreneur, he has focused primarily in the mining and energy sectors as former Managing Director at Drexel Burnham Lambert and Warburg Paribas Becker and is currently an active advisor to several alternative energy start-ups.

Richard Williams


Richard Williams is a Professional Geologist with over 30 years’ experience in gold mining and precious and base metal mineral exploration in southern Africa, the Americas, and Europe. Richard has spent the last 15 years in public company executive management, building a wide network of contacts across the financial and technical sectors of the mining and exploration industry. He is currently CEO & President of Cornish Metals Inc, which is advancing the United Downs copper-tin project and the South Crofty tin project in Cornwall.  He is also CEO & Director of Winshear Gold Corp (formerly Helio Resource Corp), which discovered the resource at the SMP Gold Project in Tanzania.

David Gaunt P.Geo


David Gaunt specializes in computer-based deposit modeling and quantification, and his involvement spans projects worldwide. He brings a strong geological perspective to resource estimation and geostatistical analysis having worked in all phases of mineral exploration as well as underground and open pit mine operation.

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