Board of Directors

Robert William Baxter

Director, President and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Baxter brings over 25 years of experience principally in Latin America, in the mining industry. Mr. Baxter was previously the General Manager of Baxter Consulting Engineering, a consulting company providing project appraisals to mining companies located primarily in Peru, from September 2000 to June 2002. From May 2000 to September 2000, he held the position of Business Development Coordinator Americas for North Limited, a senior Australian mining company acquired by Rio Tinto, PLC in October 2000. Also at North Limited, Mr. Baxter held the posts of Regional Geologist, Americas from June 1999 to May 2000 and regional Manager (Chile/Argentina) from November 1996 to June 1999. Mr. Baxter was also a Director of Chariot Resources Ltd. which was sold to China Sci Tech, a Hong Kong listed company. Mr. Baxter was Chairman of the Board of Marobre S.A.C., a 100% owned subsidiary of China Sci Tech, until September 2010. Mr. Baxter was also a Director of Petaquilla Minerals until November 2009. He was President, Director and Chief Operating Officer of Norsemont Mining until March 2011 when the company was acquired by Hudbay Minerals. Mr Baxter is also a Director of Pan Global Resources Inc.

Mr. Baxter has a Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours) degree from the University of New South Wales and is a fellow of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (FAusIMM).


Tim Moody

Director

Mr. Moody has over 30 years of experience in the mining industry, including mineral exploration, resource assessment, business development, strategy and government relations. This includes 24 years with Rio Tinto from 1992 to 2015. During 2005-2010, he was Exploration Director for the Project Generation Group and the Asia Region, and from 2010 to 2015, he was Vice President and Director for Business Development. Mr. Moody has an impressive track record in discovery of mineral resources and commercial transactions in Australia, Asia, Latin America, Africa, Europe and North America. This includes leading the teams in identification and exploration of several projects now in feasibility and/or production, including Mina Justa, Constancia, La Granja, Corani and Ollachea. As Director of Business Development at Rio Tinto, his responsibilities included corporate strategy, M&A and public market transactions, with recent achievements including takeover of Hathor Exploration Ltd and leading the divestment of the Northparkes Mine. His work in the international arena has provided him the opportunity to build an impressive network of business and government contacts. Mr. Moody has a Bachelor of Science with Honours from the University of New England, a graduate of the Senior Leadership Program from the London Business School , a graduate of the Business Leadership Development Program from the Australian Graduate School of Management, and is a Fellow of the Society of Economic Geologists.


Scott M. Ross

Director, Corporate Secretary and Member of Audit Committee

Mr. Ross has many years of experience working with public and private companies. From 1988 to 1999 he served as Manager, Development for Canlan Investment Corporation, a public real estate development company specializing in the construction and management of recreational ice rink facilities across North America and golf course residential development in British Columbia. Since 2001 he has served as Vice-President and Director of Rosstree Capital Corporation, a private investment holding company and he is currently a Director and President and Chief Executive Officer of Bearclaw Capital Corp., a reporting issuer on the TSXV. He has a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) from Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario.


Robert Parsons

Director and Chairman of Audit Committee

Mr. Parsons is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) and retired PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) partner where his career spanned 34 years. At PwC, Bob headed up the firm’s global mining practice. Following retirement from PwC, as an independent consultant Bob has advised more than twenty governments around the world on mineral policy matters, and has served on the board of directors of nine listed mineral exploration companies. Bob is currently a director of Kennady Diamonds Inc., Indico Resources Ltd., and Pan Global Resources Inc. He has served on the boards of the PDAC (1985-2003), the Indonesian Mining Association, the Canada Indonesia Chamber of Commerce, the World Mines Ministries Forum, the Canadian Minerals Industry Federation, the Advisory Council of the Centre for Resource Studies at Queens University, and the Professional Advisory Board of the Government of Canada’s Petroleum Monitoring Agency. In 2005, the PDAC presented Bob with their Distinguished Services Award, and in 2013 the Government of Canada awarded him the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for his contribution to Canada’s mining industry. Mr. Parsons is a graduate of McGill University (B.Com, 1968) and a resident of British Columbia.


Julian Bavin

Director

Mr. Bavin has 30 years of technical, operational and commercial experience in mineral exploration gained from work in a wide range of commodities, jurisdictions and cultures most of which was spent with the Rio Tinto Group in South America, Australia, Indonesia and Europe. From 2000 to 2001 he was the Business Development Executive for the Industrial Minerals Group in Rio Tinto progressing opportunities in Europe and South America and from 2001 to 2009 he was the Exploration Director for the Rio Tinto Group in South America and responsible for the teams which identified the potential in a range of projects now in various stages of feasibility including the Rio Colorado potash and Alter copper/gold projects in Argentina, the Mina Justa, Constancia and La Granja copper projects in Peru, and the Amargosa bauxite project in Brazil. After South America he moved to London as Rio Tinto’s Exploration Director responsible for Africa, Europe, the Middle East and the FSU with a brief that included the Jadar lithium-borates discovery in Serbia (now in feasibility or FS). Mr Bavin is President and CEO of Pan Global Resources Inc and a non-executive Director of Estrella Resources and Exeter Resource Corp.

Mr. Bavin has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Leicester, a Master of Science from Imperial College in London, and is a graduate of the Senior Executive Programme at the London Business School.


Brian Kerzner

Director

Mr. Kerzner has over 23 years of experience as a successful entrepreneur in retailing and real estate. Mr. Kerzner is the Founder and President of Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Canada Inc., which operates retail chocolate stores from coast to coast in Canada. He has also founded several other private companies that have completed extensive residential and commercial development in Toronto, Phoenix, Whistler and Vancouver. Mr Kerzner has been extensively involved in providing seed capital for many successful public and private companies in the resources, environmental and technology sectors. He currently sits on the board of directors of Pan Global Resources and Indico Resources.

Mr. Kerzner is an Honours graduate of the University of Toronto Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) program and was a Director of Norsemont Mining Inc. He is also a member of the BC Children’s Hospital Circle of Care and is actively involved in many other charitable organizations.


Dr. Mark Cruise

Director

Base metal deposit specialist with over 20-years project experience from grass-roots exploration through resource definition to permitting and production in Europe and the America’s on behalf of Pasminco Exploration, Anglo American and TSX-listed companies. Completed Geology Ph.D. on the Irish zinc-lead orefield and was a member of Anglo American’s Lisheen Zinc-Lead Mine feasibility/technical team in Ireland. Co-founded Trevali in 2007 to position the Company to take advantage of anticipated global Zn deficits.