Structural and economic geologist and mining entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience with both producers and exploration companies. Founder, CEO and Director of TSX-V listed Dunnedin Ventures and Great Bear Resources. Led the successful Dunnedin spin-out of Solstice Gold Inc and is a current Director.
Formerly General Manager at Rio Tinto working extensively with Rio Tinto’s diamond operations in Canada and Australia. Also held the position of EVP Business Development for the streaming company Sandstorm Gold. Director of Silver One Resources and former director of Kennady Diamonds, leading the $176m sale of the company to Mountain Province as chair of the special committee of the board.
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.
More than 30 years of exploration experience across Canada’s north, most recently as President of Kivalliq Energy Corp. As Regional Project Manager for Ashton Mining of Canada Inc. directed diamond exploration in the Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Alberta. Former General Manager-Laboratory Services for Ashton and Stornoway Diamond Corp, supervised operations at a 50-person North Vancouver head office and laboratory facility specializing in diamond evaluation.
Co-manages exploration activities for Dunnedin and COO of Kivalliq Energy Corp. since 2010. Has both surface and underground experience with precious metal, base metal and diamond deposits in South America, Africa and Canada. As Project Manager with Ashton Mining of Canada Inc. and Stornoway Diamond Corp., specialized in operational logistics while exploring for diamonds in Canadian arctic environments for over 15 years.
Working in the vicinity of Dunnedin’s Kahuna project as Project Geologist with Kivalliq Energy Corp. since 2011. Will assist with program implementation and will supervise field operations. Background includes technical and regulatory reporting and administration of environmental compliance and permitting in Nunavut with a focus on the Kivalliq district.
More than twenty-five years in the exploration and mining industry in the NWT and Nunavut. Formerly employed at BHP Billiton’s EKATI Diamond Mine, where she led the successful implementation of the Socio-Economic Agreement with the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT).
Active member of the NWT and Nunavut Chamber of Mines, (Director for ten years), and Past-President of the NWT Chamber of Commerce,
Focused on marketing, investor communications and raising capital for TSX Venture exchange-listed resource and technology companies over the past 15 years. Co-led with CEOs financings of more than $100 million on the TSX-V. Former securities trader on Canadian equities markets with Canadian Securities Course designation, and graduate of Journalism from VCC-Langara.
Over nine years of professional experience managing external reporting and corporate compliance for TSX Venture Exchange listed issuers. Currently serves as the Corporate Secretary and advisor for junior companies, Kivalliq Energy, Fireweed Zinc and Riverside Resources. Works closely with external partners and service providers in the areas of legal, compliance, transfer agency, audit, banking and insurance. BA from Simon Fraser University.
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