Mr. Macdonald is a finance and mining professional with background in junior company management, governance and financing holding a B.Sc. degree in geology from UBC and an MBA from Oxford.
Robert Cameron, P.Geo.President & CEO
Mr. Cameron has over 30 years of international experience in the mining industry including positions as President and CEO of Valley High Ventures and Bearing Resources Ltd. as well as Vice-President and Manager of exploration for Phelps Dodge Corporation of Canada Limited (a then subsidiary of Freeport McMoRan Copper and Gold Inc.). In addition he has extensive market and finance experience including a term as mining analyst for Research Capital. He is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia.
David Watkins, M. Sc.Director
Mr. Watkins is an international mining executive with 40 years of experience in building and managing mining companies. He is a geologist by training whose work resulted in the discovery, acquisition, development, and operation of 15 successful gold, copper, and zinc mines in Canada, US, Chile, Peru, Australia, and Zambia. His experience includes managing a number of corporate mergers, acquisitions, and dispositions. Mr. Watkins joined Atna Resources Ltd. as President and Chief Executive Officer in 2000. Prior to joining Atna, he was Senior Vice President of Cyprus Amax Minerals Company responsible for worldwide exploration and business development. He was President of Minnova Inc., a successor company to Falconbridge Copper where he and his teams discovered and built a number of mines that resulted in five operating divisions producing gold silver, copper, and zinc for the company.
Eric W. NortonDirector
Mr. Norton spent over 30 years with Teck Resources Ltd. and three years with Baja Mining Corp. as Vice President, Project Development & Operations. He graduated from University of Toronto with a B.Sc. (Honours) in Metallurgy and Materials Science. While at Teck he held senior positions in Operations, Commercial & Business Development, his roles also included Manager, Strategic Opportunities, working with the Exploration Business Development Group & Manager, Business Development in Vancouver. While at Baja Mining he led the Definitive Feasibility Study for development of the Boleo Project in Mexico, and was active in working with brokers, banks and trading companies negotiating financing and commodity product agreements.
Ms. Bateman has over ten years of experience in the junior exploration and mining consulting industries. Her role as a Financial Analyst for JDS Energy & Mining has provided her with a broad view of projects at various stages and an understanding of the factors that are integral to their development.
Ms. Pickering has over 17 years of experience in the exploration and mining industry working with a number of public companies in investor relations roles. She is currently Manager of Investor Relations for Orezone Gold Corporation and is also on the Board of the Society of Inve9stor Relations Executives in Mining (SIREM).