CFA charterholder with over 15 years of investment banking and capital markets experience.
Strong Leadership Team
Alex Heath CFA, ICD.DPresident, CEO, CFO, & Director
Dr. Rob Carpenter Ph.D., P.Geo.Co-Chairman
Over 30 years of corporate and technical mineral exploration experience. Co-Founder, President and CEO of Kaminak Gold Corporation and led the company through the discovery of the 5 million-ounce Coffee Gold Project. Completed his Ph.D. at Western University, London, ON.
Craig Roberts BASc, P.Eng.Co-Chairman
Mining engineer with over 30 years of operations, consulting and investment banking experience. CEO New Found Gold Corp.
Michael Murphy BA, MBA, MSc., ICDDirector
Co-founder and former director of Torex Gold Resources Inc., President and CEO of Global Battery Metals Ltd.
Jo Price MSc., MBA, P.Geo.VP Exploration
Exploration geologist and project manager with 20+ years experience.
Michelle TanguayVP Community & Environment
Over 25 years of experience working within the resource extraction industry.
John Robins P.Geo.Advisor
As an award-winning prospector with 35 years experience in professional geology, John is a steward of the junior mining industry and the co-founder and principal of Discovery Group. His entrepreneurship has created over $2.6 billion in M&A activity and generated over $1 billion in direct and indirect expenditures.
He was involved in several monumental discoveries including the Yukon's 5 million oz Coffee Gold deposit, Ontario's Great Bear Project, the Three Bluffs gold deposit in the Committee Bay greenstone belt, and the Aviat/Churchill diamond districts of Nunavut.
John holds many leadership positions in the industry, including Executive Chairman of K2 Gold, Chairman of Fireweed Metals, a Director at Elemental Altus Royalties and Gold Basin Resources, and acts as a Strategic Advisor to Defense Metals, Kodiak Copper, Prospector Metals, and ValOre Metals.
Jim Paterson B.CommAdvisor
Jim is the co-founder and principal of Discovery Group and has 23 years of corporate development experience in the mining industry, including capital raises, acquisitions, joint-ventures, spin-outs, and RTOs and IPOs. He was a driving force behind $80 million in equity financing for ValOre Metals, which led to multiple discoveries at the Pedra Branca PGE project and a 200% increase in mineral resources at its Angilak Uranium project.
He was a long-standing and active director of Kaminak Gold Corp. (acquired by Goldcorp) and founding director of Northern Empire Resources Corp. (acquired by Coeur Mining). He founded Corsa Capital in 2007, and a 2010 transaction created an industry-leading metallurgical coal producer with a C$250M marketing capitalization.
In addition to being the Chairman and CEO of ValOre Metals, Jim is a Director at K2 Gold and Gold Basin Resources.
Jeff SundarCorporate Development Advisor
Jeff Sundar has over twenty years of experience in the capital markets and mineral exploration sector. Mr. Sundar is active the company’s corporate development, marketing, and financing.
Jeff was a Director of Northern Empire Resources which was acquired by Coeur Mining for $117 million for the Sterling Gold project in October 2018.
He was also a Director and VP of Underworld Resources which discovered the 1.6 million oz White Gold deposit and was subsequently acquired by Kinross Gold for $138 million in June 2010.
Danica TopolewskiCorporate Secretary
Over 15 years of corporate secretary experience with private and publicly traded Canadian companies.