Pat Dubreuil, MBA
Pat is a successful businessman and entrepreneur who was named the “2016 Northern Ontario Business Entrepreneur of the Year”. In 2017, he was appointed President of Manitou Gold Inc., a junior mining company with projects in Ontario. From 2014 to 2018, Pat was the Research and Development Director for the Centre of Excellence in Mining Innovation’s Ultra Deep Mining Network (UDMN). Previously, he held the positions of Vice-President of Business Development & Marketing at BESTECH Engineering, General Manager at ACR Fuller Industrial and Director of Sales at Les Entreprises Boréal. He holds an MBA from Athabasca University and an Honours degree in Psychology and Business from the University of Ottawa.
Kevin Tanas, P.Eng
Kevin is currently Principal, Global Front End Solutions, Mining, Minerals & Metals at Worley, a consulting and advisory business providing expertise to energy, chemicals, and resource sectors. Previously, Kevin practiced as Principal, Metals and Mining Consulting with Wood Mackenzie, a research and consultancy business, and was focused in mineral market dynamics, government fiscal strategy, and mining sector development. Kevin also worked for RPMGlobal where he spent over 6 years as Principal with primary focus in technical advisory consulting for project feasibility, funding, development and operation. He also served as Vice President of Business Development, North America. Kevin has 20 years experience in mine technical study and review, financial modelling, and technology planning. Kevin’s experience encompasses all stages of the mine’s life cycle of open pit and underground deposits. He has a strong understanding of the mining business model, operating philosophies and data management requirements for successful asset management. His operational and consulting experience spans the Americas, Africa and Australia. Kevin holds a B.Sc. in Mine Engineering from Queen’s University and is a registered Professional Engineer.
Stuart Adair, CPA, CA.
Mr. Adair is a seasoned finance executive who has been investing in the junior mining sector for over 25 years. He has been CFO of Accord Financial Corp. (TSX:ACD), a TSX-listed commercial finance company, since 2002. At Accord Financial Stuart is involved in capital and risk management, strategic planning, acquisitions, corporate taxes, as well as financial management and reporting. Through his tenure, he developed and implemented Accord’s corporate governance policies, including Board of Directors and Audit Committee mandates, Code of Ethics, Whistleblower Policy, Securities Trading Policy and Majority Voting Policy. He ensures governance policies are adhered to as well as disclosed in regulatory filings. Stuart holds a B.A. from Sheffield University, U.K., and an M.A. in Economics from Queens University.
Quentin Yarie, P.Geo.
Mr. Yarie studied Business Administration at SIAST, Saskatchewan and has over 20 years of project management and business development experience in the mining and environmental/engineering sector. Mr. Yarie also serves as Director of Red Pine Exploration Inc. and Honey Badger Exploration Inc.