Board of Directors

Deep experience in resource industry in South America

The Board consists of exploration professionals that have an enviable track record of mineral discoveries blended with entrepreneurs and seasoned business leaders that have raised over $2.5 billion in financing for resource companies and have been involved in numerous mergers and acquisitions totalling over $15 billion in value.

Dr. Keith M. Barron, B.Sc., Ph.D

Dr. Keith M. Barron, B.Sc., Ph.D

Founder, Chair of the Safety, Health, Environment, Community and Technical Committee

- Founded Aurelian Resources & discovered the 13 million ounce Fruta del Norte gold deposit in Ecuador. Aurelian was sold to Kinross Gold for $1.2 billion.

- Owner & operator of private mine that is the USA’s only commercial sapphire producer, along with gold from gravel that is similar to the host of uranium and vanadium at U3O8 Corp.’s Laguna Salada Deposit in Argentina.

- Recipient of PDAC’s Thayer Lindsley International Discovery Award – 2008

- Northern Miner’s Mining Man of the Year – 2008

Dr. Richard Spencer, BSc(Hons), PhD, CGeol, PGeo

Dr. Richard Spencer, BSc(Hons), PhD, CGeol, PGeo

Director, President and CEO

- Target generation & exploration of the giant gold-uranium deposits of the Witwatersrand Basin in South Africa;

- Led the exploration teams that:
• Discovered the 3.3 million ounce Quimsacocha / Loma Larga gold deposit in Ecuador (also contains 23 million ounces of silver);

• Increased the gold reserve at the Las Cristinas deposit in Venezuela by 65% from 10.2 million ounces to 16.8 million ounces;

• Discovered a belt of porphyry copper deposits in Ecuador. Resources are: 23 billion pounds of copper & 4 million ounces of gold in the Mirador, Panantza & San Carlos deposits.