- Experienced business leader who has over 25 years of senior management and board experience in both public and private companies within the mining & chemical industries as well as physical commodity trading.
- Previous experience includes: P & L responsibility for regional inspection services, commodity off-take agreements, logistics, project financing, and he has significant experience in project generation in the junior mining sector.
- Mr. Tainton currently serves as a Non-Executive Independent Director on the board of Vancouver-based Northern Lights Resources Corp.
- Holds a BA from Simon Fraser University.
Directors / Advisors
- Chair of the Audit Committee
- Graduated University of British Columbia and is a CPA,CA
- Experienced mineral industry executive
- Over 40+ years' experience in financial reporting and corporate compliance
- Corporate Secretary for a number of publicly listed exploration companies trading on the TSX-V and TSX stock exchanges
- Experienced mining company CEO and Director
- CEO of Galena Mining (ASX:G1A) (2018 - 2021), CEO of Paladin Energy (ASX:PDN) (2015 - 2018), Non-Executive Chairman of Argosy Minerals (ASX:AGY) (2016 - 2022), and Non-Executive Director of Metalla Royalty & Streaming (TSXV:MTA) (2018 - Present).
- Professional geoscientist and President of Orca Geosciences Ltd., which provides technical consulting services to the global mining industry.
- Over 45 years of exploration and mining experience.
- Mr. Pickell is a recipient of the PDAC Bill Dennis Prospector of the Year Award (2001) for the discovery of VMS deposits in the Flin Flon-Snow Lake Greenstone Belt, Manitoba, Canada.
Dr. Alexander YakubchukAdvisor
- Former Director of Exploration of Orsu Metals Corporation (TSX.V: OSU) (2008 to 2022)
- 30 years operational and executive experience in Former Soviet Union (FSU), including Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Australia, Mongolia, China, Canada, and several other European countries.
- Dr. Yakubchuk has previously worked with and consulted companies such as BHP-Billiton, Norilsk Nickel, Goldcorp, Rio Tinto, World Bank and Inco and previously lectured as an Associate Professor at Lomonosov Moscow State University for 5 years.