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Christopher Taylor, M.Sc. P. Geo,


Economic geologist and explorationist  with 15 years of industry and research experience with both mid-tier producer and junior exploration companies. Director of a number of TSX-V listed resource companies.

Tony Ricci, CPA, CA


Chartered Professional Accountant with 25+ years for Canadian and US listed public companies. Former Director and CFO of mining companies with a combined market capitalization near $2 billion including Norsmont Mining, Keegan Resources (currently Asanko Gold Inc), Petaquilla Minerals and Petaquilla Copper. Formerly with KPMG and AMEC Engineering Inc.

Chad Ulansky, B.Sc. P. Geo,


Professional geologist, is currently President and CEO of Metalex Ventures Ltd. and Cantex Mine Development Corp., as well as serving as director of several public and private mineral exploration companies. Mr. Ulansky has diamond exploration experience that includes the original Ekati diamond discovery and has since spanned fifteen countries on four continents.

Gary Schellenberg, B.Sc. Geology,


Economic geologist and explorationist with 30 years of industry experience including diamond exploration in the Northgroupwest Territories. President of Coast Mountain Geological Ltd., a Vancouver-based geological consulting. Founding director of Winspear Resources, which sold the Snap Lake diamond mine to DeBeers in the 1990’s.

Claudia Tornquist, M.Eng, MBA,


Formerly General Manager at Rio Tinto working extensively with Rio’s diamond operations in Canada and Australia. Also held the position of Executive VP Business Development for the royalty company Sandstorm Gold Ltd., financing junior mining companies with stream finance, equity and debt. Director of Kennady Diamonds and Silver One Resources.

Sorin Posescu, P.Geo,


VP Exploration for Brixton Metals and President of Romstar Geoscience Corp. Sorin brings 17 years experience in resource exploration to the team. Former Senior project geologist with NovaGold, Sierra Geothermal and OMV-PETROM.

Bob Singh, P.Geo


Exploration Geologist with over 24 years of experience across a wide range of early to advanced stage exploration projects throughout North America. An experienced project manager, bringing a high level of computer science to mineral exploration.