Stephen is the CEO and Director of Orefinders Resources Inc. and QC Copper & Gold, both TSX Venture listed companies, while also being a Director of Mistango River Resources, a CSE-listed company. He is also Managing Partner of Minvest Partners, a private group focused on natural resource discovery and development.
Stephen is the Founder and Chairman of the Young Mining Professionals Scholarship Fund, the largest mining-focused charitable organization and fund, which supports mining engineering and geology education in Canada.
Stephen holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Western Ontario, a Master of Business Administration from the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management and a Master of Science from the University of Florida.
Alex has over 40 years of experience in the practice of corporate and securities law and the natural resource investment. He has been a director of numerous public companies on various exchanges including Nasdaq, NYSE, TSX and TSXV. For the last fifteen years he has focused exclusively the on mining and metals sector and has been instrumental in sourcing, funding and developing high-quality mineral assets in North and South America. In the past he was the founder, seed financier and principal behind a number of mining projects including the Cote Lake Project, acquired by IAM Gold in 2012 for over $580m and the Eagle One polymetalic project now owned by Noront Resources.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Western Ontario, a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Toronto Law School and a Diploma, LCE, from the University of Madrid.
Charles is a P. Geo with over 30 years experience in project generation, business development, exploration chemistry and hands-on project management. Charles previously held the position of General Manager of new business opportunities with IAMGOLD Corporation from 2008 until 2009, after having spent nearly 17 years in various capacities for Noranda-Falconbridge-Xstrata, including as country manager of Brazil from 1996 to 2001 and manager of the Frieda River Project from 2005to 2006. He holds a Bachelors of Science in Geology from the University of Ottawa and a Masters of Geology from McGill University.
Mr. Gallagher is a graduate in commerce from McMaster University and holds a Master of Business Administration from York University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst. He was previously Chairman & CEO of Metalla Royalty & Streaming Ltd. He has been a director or senior officer of a number of public and private companies including Inflection Capital Inc. and Xmet Inc. Previously he was in institutional sales for Loewen Ondaatje McCutcheon and Union Bank of Switzerland (Canada). Mr. Gallagher has assisted a number of companies implement their growth plans primarily through the TSXV’s Capital Pool Program since 1997.
Anthony has worked with IAMGOLD for six years. He is currently the manager of Business Development and Innovation but also has experience as manager of Special Projects and in Investor Relations. In addition, he gained valuable experience working in a continuous improvement function at the Rosebel Gold Mine in Suriname. Tony has spearheaded many industry initiatives, one of them being an international co-op peer benchmarking program that is owned and run by the participating mining companies. A graduate of the Queen’s School of Business, Anthony is a Chartered Financial Analyst.
Pierre Gaucher holds a degree in mining engineering of Laval University in Quebec (1981) and has a Master of Business Administration of the Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales, in Montreal (1986). He worked during five years for IBM Canada Limited in marketing. He also worked for two years as a miner, mining engineer, foreman and captain of an underground Gold mine for Corporation Teck.
Mr. Cloutier, P.Geo holds a B.Sc. in Geology and a certificate in Human Resource Management and has over 35 years of experience in the mining exploration and development business. Mr. Cloutier has previously worked for industry leaders such as Noranda Inc., Aur Resources Inc., and Soquem. Mr. Cloutier played a lead role in the discovery and delineation of the Bell-Allard South Cu-Zn Mine in Matagami, Quebec. He has served as director and chairman of the board of directors of the AEMQ and as a member of the Order of Geologist professional inspection committee. He is the founder of Cartier Resources for which he is a director as well as President and CEO.