Our accomplished board of directors has a legacy of discovery and development.

About Us

Jim Rutherford , Non-Executive Chairman
Audit Committee
CSR Committee (Chair)

Mr. Rutherford has more than 25 years of experience in investment banking and investment management, both as an institutional investor and analyst and, since November 2013, has served as a director of Anglo American plc, one of the largest UK-listed diversified mining companies. Between 1997 and 2013, he was a senior vice president of Capital International Investors (a division of Capital Group, one of the world’s largest and longest established investment management companies), with responsibility for investments in the mining and metals industry. Prior to joining Capital Group, Mr. Rutherford was an investment analyst with HSBC James Capel’s global mining team, based in New York. He also held analyst roles with Credit Lyonnais and CRU International. He received his Bachelor of Science in Economics and Computer Science from Queen’s University, Belfast (UK) and gained his Master of Arts in Development Economics from the University of Sussex (UK).

Dr. Nicole Adshead-Bell , Audit Committee
Safety, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
CSR Committee

Dr. Nicole Adshead-Bell is a geologist with more than two decades of capital markets and mining sector experience. Dr. Ashead-Bell is currently the CEO and Managing Director of Beadell Resources Limited, an Australian-based gold mining company operating in Brazil. From 2012 to 2015 Dr. Ashead-Bell was Director of Mining Research at Sun Valley Gold LLC (‘SVG’) an SEC registered investment advisor. Previously, she was a Managing Director at Haywood Securities Inc., where she focused on building the company’s M&A and financing business in the mining sector. Earlier in her career, she was a buy-side analyst at SVG, sell-side analyst at Dundee Securities Corp. and acted as a geological consultant for a range of mining companies. Her education includes a Bachelor of Science Degree, a First Class Honours Degree in Geology, and a Ph.D. in Geology from James Cook University in North Queensland, Australia.

Patrick F. N. Anderson , President & CEO

Mr. Anderson is an exploration geologist, entrepreneur and business executive with over 20 years of experience working in the resource sector. After graduating with a geology degree from the University of Toronto, he moved to Venezuela to work as the resident project geologist on a successful kimberlite exploration program. Since then, he has been a consulting geologist on gold, base metals and diamond projects for junior explorers, major producers and mineral industry consulting firms in South America, North America and Europe. Mr. Anderson was a director, President, Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of Aurelian Resources Inc. which discovered a 13.7 million ounce gold deposit in 2006 and was acquired by Kinross Gold in 2008. Mr. Anderson sits on the board of Osisko Mining Inc. and Strongbow Exploration Inc. He was named Mining Man of the Year by The Northern Miner in 2009 and received the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada’s Thayer Lindsley award for an international mineral discovery in 2008.

Michael Barton , Independent

Mr. Barton is a Portfolio Manager at Orion, a mining-focused investment business with approximately $3.7 billion under management (at December 31, 2017) that provides flexible capital investment solutions to mining companies in the base and precious metals sector. Orion has demonstrated capability in debt, equity, and production-linked investments, such as streams, offtakes and royalties. Prior to Orion, Mr. Barton was Chief Executive Officer of Pala Investments, a mining‐focused investment company. Mr. Barton held various positions at Pala Investments, having joined Pala shortly after its formation. At Pala, Mr. Barton was responsible for all aspects of strategy development, deal origination, investment management and portfolio management across a broad portfolio of investment types, including public equity, private equity, debt, convertible debt, royalties and product streams. Before joining Pala, Mr. Barton was Vice President at Hatch Corporate Finance (now HCF International Advisers), a mining and metals‐focused corporate finance boutique. Mr. Barton holds a First Class Honours degree in Geography from the University of Leicester. He is a qualified chartered accountant (ICAEW).

Patrick Downey , Safety, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee (Chair)
Governance, Nominating and Compensation Committee
CSR Committee

Mr. Downey has over 30 years of international experience in the resource industry and is currently the President and CEO of Orezone Gold Corporation. Prior to joining Orezone Gold, Mr. Downey held the position of President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Elgin Mining, which was acquired by Mandalay Resources in June of 2014; Viceroy Exploration Ltd. before its acquisition by Yamana Gold in 2006 and Aura Minerals. He also served as President of Oliver Gold Corporation and completed the merger of that company to form Canico Resource Corp., which was subsequently purchased by Vale Corporation for over $800 million. He has held numerous senior engineering positions at several large-scale gold mining operations and has also held operating positions at several mining projects for Anglo American Corporation in South Africa. Mr. Downey is on the board of directors of Victoria Gold Corporation, Pan Global Resources Inc. and GFG Resources Inc. Mr. Downey holds a Bachelor of Science (Hon.) degree in Engineering from Queen’s University in Belfast, Ireland.

Ronald P. Gagel , Audit Committee, Chair

Mr. Gagel is a chartered professional accountant with more than 35 years of professional experience, predominantly in the mining sector. In April 2018, he was appointed Executive Vice President, Corporate Affairs of TMAC Resources Inc. a publically-traded Canadian emerging gold producer. Previously, since January 2013, Mr. Gagel held the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of TMAC. Mr. Gagel has also been a director of other public companies including HudBay Minerals Inc., Central Sun Mining Inc. (now part of B2Gold Corp.) Adriana Resources Inc. (now part of Sprott Resource Holdings Inc.) and FNX Mining company Inc (“FNX”). Mr. Gagel had joined FNX in 2005 as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and became Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in 2006, a position he held until May 2010 upon the merger of FNX with Quadra Mining Ltd. (subsequently acquired by KGHM International Inc.). From 1988 to 2004, Mr. Gagel was at Aur Resources Inc. holding roles of increasing responsibility including Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from 1999 to 2004. Mr. Gagel was a director of the PDAC from 1997 to 2015 and was the 2013 recipient of the PDAC Distinguished Service Award. He has been the Chairman of a CPA Canada PDAC IFRS committee that produces “Viewpoints on IFRS accounting issues for the mining industry” since its inception in 2011. Mr. Gagel received his C.A. designation in 1981 with Coopers & Lybrand LLP (now PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP) and holds a Bachelor of Commerce, Honours Business Administration from the University of Windsor and a Bachelor of Science, Honours Zoology from the University of Western Ontario.

Thomas Obradovich , Governance, Nominating and Compensation Committee

Mr. Obradovich has more than 30 years of experience in mining exploration, development and financing. Mr. Obradovich is currently the President and CEO of Sable Resources and sits on the board of directors of Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd. where he also served as President and CEO from 2015 to 2016. He was one of the key individuals behind Aurelian, which discovered the Fruta Del Norte gold deposit in Ecuador. He was also the co-founder of Canadian Royalties Inc., which discovered and developed the Raglan south nickel belt. Mr. Obradovich acquired most of the Matachewan gold camp and through a reverse takeover of Young-Davidson Mines Ltd., upgraded and doubled the resource which was subsequently acquired by Northgate Minerals in 2005. Mr. Obradovich is a graduate of the Haileybury School of Mines in mining technology and advanced field geophysics.

Sean E. O. Roosen , Safety, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee

Mr. Sean Roosen has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Osisko Gold Royalties Ltd. since June 2014. Prior to this, Mr. Roosen was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Osisko Mining Corporation, which he co-founded. He led the transition of Osisko Mining from a junior exploration company to a leading intermediate gold producer. He was responsible for leading the strategic development of Osisko Mining and was instrumental in securing the necessary financing to fund the development of the $1 billion Canadian Malartic Mine, the corporation’s flagship asset. Mr. Roosen is a founding member and supervisory board member of EurAsia Resource Holdings A.G., a European based venture capital fund. He is also a director of EurAsia Resource Value S.E. Mr. Roosen is Chairman (or Co-Chairman) of the following publicly listed companies: Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd., Condor Petroleum Inc., Osisko Mining Inc., Victoria Gold Corp. and Falco Resources Ltd. Mr. Roosen is a graduate of the Haileybury School of Mines and has had various progressive positions in the mining industry both domestically and internationally.

Jonathan A. Rubenstein , Governance, Nominating and Compensation Committee (Chair)
Audit Committee

Mr. Rubenstein practiced law from 1976 until 1994 and has been a mining executive and corporate director since that time. In 2001, Mr. Rubenstein was one of the founders of Canico Resources Corp., where he served as a director and as Vice President & Corporate Secretary. Mr. Rubenstein was instrumental in the negotiations for the 2005 acquisition of Canico Resources Corp. by Companhia Vale do Rio Doce. Mr. Rubenstein was also a director of Cumberland Resources Ltd. from 1983 to 2007 and was on the Special Committee for the Agnico-Eagle Mines Ltd. takeover in 2007. From 2006 to 2008, Mr. Rubenstein was a director for Aurelian Resources Inc. and on the Special Committee for the takeover bid by Kinross Gold Corp in 2008. As the Vice President, Corporate Affairs for Sutton Resources Ltd., he also played a key role in the takeover of that company by Barrick Gold Corporation in 1999. He is currently the Chairman and a director of MAG Silver Corp. and a director of Detour Gold Corporation and Roxgold Inc. Mr. Rubenstein obtained his Bachelor of Arts from Oakland University and an LL.B from the University of British Columbia.
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