MANAGEMENT & DIRECTORS
Chairman of the Board & Director
Vic Bradley is a chartered accountant with more than 50 years experience in the mining industry, including more than 15 years with Cominco Ltd. and McIntyre Mines Ltd. in a wide variety of senior financial positions from Controller to Chief Financial Officer.
Over the past 30 years Vic has founded, financed and operated several mining and advanced stage exploration and development companies, including Yamana Gold Inc., Aura Minerals Inc. and Nevoro Inc. (sold to Starfield Resources).
Vic Founded Yamana in early 1994, and served as President and CEO and then Chairman of the Board and Lead Director until 2008. He served as Chairman of Osisko Mining Corp from November 2006 up to its sale for $3.9 billion to Agnico Eagle and Yamana in June, 2014. Osisko unlocked the porphyry gold target at Malartic and, in 6 years from first drill hole to commercial production, created the largest open pit gold mine in Canada.
Don McKinnon Jr.
Mr. McKinnon has been involved in the mining exploration industry since a very young age. Son of Don McKinnon Sr., of Hemlo fame, Mr. McKinnon has been actively exploring mining properties in Ontario and internationally. This includes having been involved in managing all aspects of exploration from property acquisition and grass roots exploration, to seeing projects through to the development stage. Mr. McKinnon also has an extensive network of business associates throughout Canada as well as internationally.
CEO & DIRECTOR
Mike England has been involved in the public markets starting in 1983 working on the floor of the Vancouver Stock Exchange as a floor trader after successfully completing the Canadian Securities, Options and Futures Courses. Since 1995 Mr. England has been involved directly with public companies serving various roles including investor relations, CFO, Directorships and Presidencies and has raised in excess of $40 million to date for exploration and acquisitions.
PRESIDENT & DIRECTOR
Gordon Zelko graduated with a major in economics from Simon Fraser University and has over 25 years of experience in the mining, energy and technology sectors, focusing on raising capital and building numerous strategic relationships. He has extensive knowledge of the capital markets and financing activities. Mr. Zelko has also developed expertise in the areas of business and strategic planning, leadership, identification of potential acquisitions, business development, and contract negotiations.
CFO & CORPORATE SECRETARY
John Masters brings over a decade of experience working with public companies to the board. John is a Director, CFO and Secretary of Alix Resources Corp., CFO and Secretary of Ashburton Ventures Inc. and a Director of Sienna Resources Inc.