Board of Directors

Ingrid Hibbard, LL.B.

President & Chief Executive Officer, Director

Ms. Hibbard is an experienced international mining CEO with over 22 years of experience in six publicly traded Canadian mineral exploration companies. Notable achievements include negotiating the acquisition of the Detour gold mine property for Pelangio Larder Mines and participating in founding Detour Gold Corp., a Canadian gold mining company which attained a market capitalization in excess of $5 billion. Ms. Hibbard also negotiated the acquisition of a district size land package in Ghana, adjacent and on strike with the 70 million ounce Obuasi Mine owned by AngloGold Ashanti and currently being redeveloped. Ms. Hibbard has over 30 years of experience spanning all facets of the mineral resources industry from early-stage exploration to mine development and production. She has a track record of successfully identifying and developing mineral projects by situating them strategically in the market cycle in order to maximize shareholder value. Independent director and board advisor on numerous corporate boards and chaired Compensation, CSR and Corporate Governance Committees. Prior to her stewardship of public companies, Ms. Hibbard began her career in mining by practicing corporate and securities law with clients ranging from multi-national mining operators to mineral resource explorers and individual prospectors.


Al Gourley, BBA, LL.B.

Director

Al Gourley is the London Managing Partner of Fasken Martineau, an international law firm, where his practice focuses on finance and asset transactions in the natural resource industry. Mr. Gourley has served as a director of several TSX, TSX-V and AIM-listed mining and mineral exploration companies, including a company that discovered the Ahafo Mine in Ghana before being acquired by Newmont. Al has direct mining industry experience having worked for the Noranda Group (1992 to 1995) and having served as CEO of an AIM-listed industrial mineral producer (2011 to 2012). Mr. Gourley is a member of the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (England and Wales), a member of the Ontario Law Society and Chairman of the Board of the World Association of Mining Lawyers (WAOML), whose Advisory Council he led from the date of its formation in 2014 until 2018. Mr. Gourley holds a BBA from Schulich School of Business and an LL.B from the University of Ottawa.


James Hannon, CA, MBA

Director

James Hannon has an extensive range of financial and corporate finance advisory experience ranging from private company mandates and private equity transactions to international IPOs and secondary fundraisings on AIM, the Official list of the London Stock Exchange, the TSX and ASX, as well as private and City Code M&A transactions. James is a Director of Eurocap Financial Limited, established to provide financial consulting services notably to the mining industry. His corporate finance experience is formerly of international natural resources broking and financial advisory firms such as GMP Securities Europe LLP, where he was a Partner; Haywood Securities (UK) Ltd; and he has previously worked for Price Waterhouse (UK and France), Old Mutual Securities and Grant Thornton. James is a Chartered Accountant holding an MBA as well as a French Masters in Business Science obtained at the University de Caen, France.


David Mosher, BSc (Geo)

Director

Mr. Mosher is a geologist and director of Pancontinental Resources Corporation, Roscan Minerals Corporation, Harvest Gold Corporation, and former President and CEO (1992-2008) and director (1988-2008) of High River Gold Mines Ltd., and former director of Equinox Minerals Limited (2004-2011) and Mines/PDX from October 2003 to March 2009. Mr. Mosher has a BSc from Acadia University.
 


JC St-Amour, M.Sc., CFA

Director

Mr. St-Amour is a bilingual investment banker and corporate executive with over 20 years of experience in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and managing corporate relationships. J.C. is a Chartered Financial Analyst with strengths and expertise in in capital markets, financial and investment analysis, asset valuation, due diligence, and managing financing and M&A processes, particularly where they apply to the resource sector. During his career, J.C. has held the roles of Director, Investment Banking and member of the Executive Committee with Fraser Mackenzie Limited; Vice President, Investment Banking at Blackmont Capital Inc.; Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Chief Financial Officer at Defiance Mining Corporation and Vice President, Corporate Development at Rio Narcea Gold Mines Ltd.


Kevin P. Thomson, P.Geo.

Director

Mr. Thomson is a senior mining professional with 29 years' experience, including international technical, corporate and project management experience in West Africa and Canada. His experience ranges from project generation and grass-roots exploration to resource development, project assessment and due diligence. Kevin previously resided in Ghana for 12 years, during which time he served as Group Exploration Manager at Perseus Mining Limited and Regional Exploration Manager at Newmont Mining Corp. Kevin holds an Hons. BSc. Geology & Physical Geography from McMaster University, and is a member of the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario (#0191). 



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