Mr. Cowley is a professional geoscientist with over 30 years experience as an exploration, project, and consulting geologist, including 18 years with BHP in Canada, Chile, and Bolivia. He led a team of geologists at BHP that was responsible for the discovery of 4 gold deposits in the Canadian Arctic that now have resources totalling over 5 million ounces of gold. He was also a key member of the Gold City management team that acquired the Bissett assets and carried out the San Gold merger. Mr. Cowley is currently a director of Appleton Exploration Inc. and Copper One Inc. and the VP of Exploration for Huakan International Mining Inc.
Mr. Reynolds has been involved in the mining and energy sectors since 2005 and has assisted in the raising of more than $120 million of equity for companies. In April 2011 he founded Mammoth Market Advisory Corp., which specializes in advising public and private companies with their capital markets strategies to achieve industry-leading valuations.
Mr. McMorran, CA, is president of Malaspina Consultants Inc., a private company that provides accounting and administrative services to junior public companies. He has over 20 years experience in dealing with financial reporting and the administration of public companies, the last ten years through Malaspina. During this time Mr. McMorran has served as an officer and/or director of several public companies, primarily involved in mineral exploration and development. He is currently CFO and a director of each of Roxgold Inc., Novus Gold Corp.; Terra Ventures Inc; and Encanto Potash Corp.; President and director of Agrotech Greenhouses Inc.; CFO of Appleton Exploration Inc. and a director of Arco Resources Corp.
Dr. Henricksen has a PhD in Economic Geology from Oregon State. He has extensive experience in gold and silver exploration, previously heading up the discovery and acquisitions of the Ollachea gold deposit (now IRL) and the Corani polymetallic silver deposit (now Bear Creek Mining Company) in Peru as a Consulting Geologist with Rio Tinto. He also served as the Chief Geologist at Norsemont Mining Inc., where he was involved with the acquisition and early exploration of the Constancia copper project that was recently sold to Hudson Bay Mining. Dr. Henricksen co-founded AQM Copper Inc. and served as the Chief Geologist where he recommended for acquisition and oversaw the early exploration program of the Zafranal porphyry copper project in Peru.
Mr. Smale is the president and a founding shareholder of Smale Contracting Consultants Ltd. (“SCC”), a private construction consulting company. Through SCC, Mr. Smale has participated in the construction of a mill at the Gibraltar mine located in Williams Lake, BC. Prior to forming SCC in 2003, Mr. Smale worked in various capacities in the retail food industry. Mr. Smale has over 25 years experience as an owner, operator and manager of various retail food outlets.
Mr. Sveinson is a member of the Law Society of British Columbia and a partner at Roper Greyell LLP Employment and Labour Lawyers. Mr. Sveinson provides strategic results-oriented advice and representation with respect to all stages of workplace matters and has represented clients at all levels of the courts in B.C., labour arbitrations, the Human Rights Tribunal, and the Labour Relations Board. He was raised in a family that is heavily involved in the mining industry and has provided legal advice and representation to a range of clients in the mining industry from junior exploration companies to a large international mining company.
Dr. Pohl was instrumental in assembling the current Indigo Burkina Faso land package. Dr. Pohl spent 9 years working in West and East Africa as the principal geologist for BHP Minerals Africa, primarily engaged in gold exploration during the period from the late 1980’s to mid-1990’s. He was involved in the early identification and development of the Syama and Sadiola deposits in Mali, the Essakane deposit in Burkina Faso, and the Golden Pride deposit in Tanzania.
Mr. Warner is a professional geologist registered in BC, ON, NWT and Nunavut and a graduate from the University of Alberta. He has over 30 years experience in mineral exploration and underground and open pit mining, the majority with Noranda Exploration and Placer Dome Inc. As senior project geologist, his team discovered the western extension of the Detour Lake Main Gold Zone and several new gold zones such as the M Gold Zone at Detour Lake, Ontario. Mr. Warner is currently President and CEO of Rossland Resources Inc. and Geocon Enterprises Inc.