Kieran Downes, Ph.D., P.Geo.

President, Chief Executive Officer and Director

Mr. Downes has over 40 years diversified experience in gold, uranium and base metal exploration throughout North America, South America and Europe.

Joseph Meagher, B.Comm, CA

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Meagher is a director at Triumvirate Consulting Corp., a financial consulting firm. He provides accounting, financial reporting and management services to companies in a variety of industries. Prior to joining Triumvirate, Mr. Meagher worked at Smythe Ratcliffe LLP as a manager focusing on publicly listed and private company audits, as well as staff training and development.

Richard Kusmirski, M.Sc., P.Geo.


Mr. Kusmirski has over 35 years of experience in gold, uranium and base metal exploration. He was the President and Chief Executive Officer of JNR Resources Ltd. until it was acquired by Denison Mines Corp. in February 2013. Prior to JNR, he was the Exploration Manager for Cameco Corporation’s uranium projects in the Athabasca Basin.

Dave Billard, B.Sc., P.Geo.


Mr. Billard has over 30 years experience in mineral exploration. He was the Vice-President Exploration and a Director of JNR Resources Inc. until it was acquired by Denison Mines Corp. in February 2013. Prior to JNR, he worked for Cameco Corporation in exploration for gold, base metals, diamonds and uranium throughout western Canada and the western United States.

Ronald. H. McMillan, Ph.D., P.Geo.


Dr. McMillan has over 45 years of experience as an exploration and mining geologist throughout North America and on several other continents and where he has undertaken detailed and regional property evaluations as well as estimation of mineral resources. He has served as Exploration Manager or Consulting Geologist with several well known mining companies including: Westmin Resources Ltd., Cameco Corp., Noranda Exploration Co. Ltd., Teck Exploration Ltd. and Falconbridge Nickel Mines Ltd.

Tracy Hurley, M.Sc., MBA, P.Geo.

Vice-President Exploration

Ms. Hurley has 30 years experience in the mining and exploration industry, working as an exploration and mine geologist for a number of junior, mid-tier and senior mining companies. She has also worked as a mining analyst and in management of several junior public mining companies.

Derrick Auch, B.Comm., LL.B.

Corporate Secretary

Mr. Auch practices in the area of securities and corporate/commercial law with DLA Piper (Canada) LLP. He acts for a broad range of junior issuers whose shares are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange as well as for various brokerage firms on public and private financings.