Craig Roberts, P.Eng Position: Interim President and CEO, Director and Vice President of Corporate Development Mr. Roberts is a mining engineer with over 30 years of operations, consulting, and investment banking experience. This includes work on feasibility studies for numerous mining projects worldwide, investment banking/due diligence roles in over 200 institutional mining equity financings, and significant experience advising management and boards on both friendly and hostile transactions.
Hendrik Van Alphen Position: Director Mr. Van Alphen has been in the mining business for over 27 years, first as an exploration drilling contractor, then as President of Pacific Rim Mining Corp. Mr. Van Alphen laid the foundation for Pacific Rim which became a successful South American-based resource company. He was also instrumental in the Company's entrance into South America. He has been a director of Cardero Resource Corp. (TSX) since 1999, was the Chief Executive Officer of the Company from May 14, 2001 to November 9, 2011 and President of the Company from April 10, 2000 to June 1, 2011. He is also currently President & CEO and a director of Wealth Minerals Ltd. (TSXV), and a director of Indico Resources Ltd. (TSXV).
Scott Kelly Position: Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary Mr. Kelly has over 12 years of experience acting as an officer and director in the resource sector, having served as Chief Financial Officer for various public companies during this time. At present, Mr. Kelly also serves as Chief Financial Officer for Sonoro Metals Corp., Ely Gold and Minerals Inc., and Marlin Gold Mining Ltd.
John Robins Position: Advisor Mr. Robins is a professional geologist with over 30 years' experience in the mining industry. His career has focused on mineral exploration and project development. In 2008 he received the Spud Huestis award for having made "a significant contribution to enhance the mineral resources of British Columbia and the Yukon". Mr. Robins is the cofounder of Hunter Exploration, Stornaway Diamond Corporation, Kivalliq Energy Corporation, North Country Gold Corp. and Kaminak Gold Corporation. Mr. Robins was also involved in the successful sale/merger of several pubic companies including Grayd Resources Corporation (Agnico Eagle), Troon Resources (Grenville Strategic Royalty), Arauco Minerals (Kinross), Creston Moly Corporation (Mercator) and Northair Silver (Kootenay Silver). Mr Robins is currently the Executive Chairman of Kaminak Gold Corporation and also a director of Kivalliq Energy Corporation, Northern Empire Resources Corp. and West Melville Minerals Inc.