Directors

 

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.

Amanda Fullerton, LL.B.

Ms. Fullerton has over 13 years of experience in the areas of corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, corporate/commercial law and corporate governance focused primarily in the mining and oil and gas industries.   She has been the Vice-President, Legal & Corporate Secretary of Gran Colombia Gold Corp. (TSX:GCM) since March 2019 and the Corporate Secretary of Denarius Silver Corp. (TSXV:DSLV) since February 2021.   She was previously the Vice President, Legal & Corporate Secretary of Aris Gold Corp. and Vice President, Legal of Macquarie Capital Markets Canada Ltd.   Prior thereto, Ms. Fullerton was an associate with Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP from September 2008 to March 2011 and Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP from March 2011 to March 2014.   Amanda holds an LL.B. from the University of Ottawa and a Bachelor of Medical Sciences degree (Honors Physiology) from Western University.

Kevin Tanas, P.Eng

Mr. Tanas is currently Principal, Technology and Expert Solutions, Mining, Minerals & Metals at Worley, a consulting, engineering, and construction services company. Kevin manages front-end studies, and performs technical and economic analysis for base metals, precious metals, and energy sectors. He regularly acts as Independent Engineer for various investors in due diligence review, and as Qualified Person for Technical Reports as required by global stock exchanges. 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 as Principal Consultant with primary focus in technical advisory consulting, and served as Vice President of Business Development, North America. 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 Mining Engineering from Queen’s University and is a registered Professional Engineer.

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 CEO Red Pine Exploration Inc (TSXV:RPX).