President & CEO
More than 10 years of experience in mining and capital markets; worked with Timmins, Kirkland Lake, and Red Lake; and managed all aspects of a mining operation in Ghana; Previously a mining analyst with Pinetree Capital, now mining analyst for ThreeD Capital; Director of Xtra-Gold (TSX:XTG) and Northern Sphere Mining (CNSX:NSM)
Co-founded Palisade Global Investments Ltd. with the goal of investing in and backing undervalued junior mining companies; Comes from a family with deep ties to mining, including co-founding AuEx Ventures, the company responsible for discovering the Long Canyon deposit, a project ultimately acquired by Newmont Mining for $2.2B.
Chief Operating Officer
Professional Geologist with over 10 years managing grass roots exploration through to advanced exploration projects. Former exploration manager of Northern Gold Mining prior to its sale to Osisko Mining in 2015 continuing as Senior Project Manager with Osisko Mining through 2017. Responsible for the delineation of the >2.0M oz. Garrison Gold project in NE Ontario managing exploration from early stage through trial production mining.
Vice President Corporate Development
Mr. Ball studied Economics at McGill University between 1994-1998 and earned a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto in 2008. Mr. Ball started his carreer in Investment Banking with BMO Nesbitt Burns and Merrill Lynch and later worked in Active Equities with the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System (OMERS) before returning to Investment Banking with Macquarie and UBS Canada where he was involved in over $5 billion in deal origination and new issue business across all sectors including mining. Mr. Ball is currently Executive VP, Finance and Corporate Development of Algold Resources and recently founded HILSA Corp, a Family Office, focussed on investing in businesses in mining, energy, and agriculture in Africa.
Peter McIntyre, BSc., P.Geo
Vice President of Exploration
Peter has more than 15 years exploration experience in Gold, VMS, and Ni-Cu-PGE deposits. He specializes in 3D modeling, Resource and Reserves, QAQC, GIS, Compilation, and database management. Peter was part of the team awarded the Bernie Schnieders Discovery of the Year (2014) Awards – Sunday Lake Discovery
Head of Operations (NFLD)
Has been involved in mineral exploration internationally and brings over 45 years of experience; Past president and a life member of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC), a past Chairman and director of Mining Industry NL, a member and past councillor of the Geological Association of Canada (GAC), a life member of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM), and an associate member of the Association of Applied Geochemists (AAG) and the Society of Economic Geologists (SEG)
A Chartered Professional Accountant with 19 years of working in the accounting and finance field in the investment and securities industry for both public and private companies; Previously, the controller of Pinetree Capital Ltd./Genevest Inc. ; controller of Mega Uranium Ltd.; controller of PowerOne Capital Markets Limited; since 2000, has been the controller of ThreeD Capital Inc. (CNSX: IDK)
Senior Exploration Manager
Brings over 36 years experience in base and precious metal mineral exploration; Extensive experience developing, supervising and implementing exploration campaigns for several corporations, including Kirkland Lake Gold, C. Pegg Consulting, and Holt McDermott Mine - Barrick Gold, all located in Kirkland Lake, Ontario