Christopher J. Berlet, BSc (Mining), CFA
President, CEO & Director
Christopher J. Berlet BSc. (Mining), CFA, President, CEO and Director Mr. Berlet is a graduate of Mining Engineering from Queen’s University (1990) and holds a Diploma in Accounting & Finance from the London School of Economics and Political Science (1991). Mr. Berlet is a CFA Charter Holder (2004) and has business experience in both finance and the mineral industries. Mr. Berlet is also a Director of Canuc Resources Corporation.
Jaimie MacPherson, CPA, CA
Mr. Jaimie MacPherson is a chartered accountant with over 25 years of experience servicing businesses in the public and private market. He is the President of the MacPherson Group of Companies, one of which is a boutique accounting firm that provides CFO and other back office services primarily to junior mining and other small multinational companies. Prior to starting the MacPherson Group, he was the Chief Financial Officer of a private equity group with committed capital of nearly $5 billion which invested in high tech companies based in the United States. He is a former KPMG manager and holds a B.A. in Economics from Princeton University.
John Nebocat, BSc (Geological Engineering), P.Eng
Vice President Exploration
Mr. John Nebocat serves as Vice President of Exploration for the Company. Mr. Nebocat has been an independent consulting geologist for over 20 years and has more than 40 years of experience in earth sciences and mineral exploration. He has worked as a geologist with Newmont Exploration of Canada, as Exploration Manager with Kookaburra Gold Corp and since 1993 as a consultant for Peruvian Gold Limited, Tumi Resources Ltd., Tinka Resources Ltd, and others He served as a Director of Anglo-Canadian Mining Corp. (alternate name Anglo-Canadian Uranium Corp.) from June 20, 2008 to April 3, 2009, and more recently Mr. Nebocat served as Vice President of Exploration at Tinka Resources Ltd. from January 2013 to April 2015. Jurisdictions in which Mr. Nebocat has experience include Canada, Peru, Mexico, Argentina, Ecuador, Sweden and Finland. Prior to working in the mineral exploration sector, Mr. Nebocat was employed by the B.C. Department of Mines & Petroleum Resources, performing geological mapping. He is a Member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia and also the Geological Association of Canada. Mr. Nebocat graduated from the Montana College of Mineral Science and Technology, Butte, Montana with a BSc. in Geological Engineering (Honours) in 1984.
Ms. Anita Bailey serves as Corporate Secretary for the Company. Ms. Bailey has 30 years of experience in the mining industry and has extensive skills in financial accounting, corporate management and in the senior-level administration of public companies. Ms. Bailey’s experience includes four and a half years as Controller for Carlisle Goldfields Limited, a TSX-listed gold exploration company which was sold successfully to Alamos Gold Inc. in January 2016. Ms. Bailey also served, for over four and a half years, as Controller of Colombia Goldfields Ltd. a TSX-listed company sold to Medoro Resources Ltd.in November 2009, and served for twelve years with Greenstone Resources Ltd., a TSX and NASDAQ-listed gold mining company with activities focused in four Latin American countries. Ms. Bailey held various roles with Greenstone Resources Ltd., spending the last five of the twelve years as Assistant Treasurer. Ms. Bailey is a member of Corporate Governance Professionals of Canada (“CGP”); Institute of Professional Bookkeepers of Canada (“IPBC”) and The Canadian Payroll Association (“CPA”).