Chairman of the Board & Director
Educated in England, Vic is a Chartered Professional Accountant with more than 50 years experience in the mining industry, including more than 15 years with Cominco Ltd. and McIntyre Mines Ltd. in a wide variety of senior financial positions from Controller to Chief Financial Officer. Over the past 30 years Vic has founded, financed and operated several mining and advanced stage exploration and development companies, including the original Yamana Gold Inc., Aura Minerals Inc. and Nevoro Inc. (sold to Starfield Resources). Vic founded the original Yamana in early 1994, and served as President and CEO and then Chairman of the Board and Lead Director until 2008. He served as Chairman of Osisko Mining Corp from November 2006 up to its sale for $4.1 billion to Agnico Eagle and Yamana in June, 2014. Osisko unlocked the porphyry gold target at Malartic and, in 6 years from first drill hole to commercial production, created the largest open pit gold mine in Canada. He served as a director of Osisko Gold Royalties Ltd. (spun out of the Osisko Mining sale) from June, 2014 to May, 2018 and as Chairman of Nevada Copper Corp. from February, 2012 to February, 2017. He now serves as Chairman of Osisko Bermuda Ltd., Osisko Gold Royalties offshore subsidiary that controls all of its assets outside of North America. Mr. Bradley currently serves as a Director and Chairman of the Board with BTU Metals Corp.
Michael B. England
CEO, President & Director
Mr. England has been involved in the public markets since 1983, beginning his career working at the Vancouver Stock Exchange as a floor trader. Since 1995, Mr. England has been directly involved with public companies in various roles, including investor relations, directorships and senior officer positions. To date, Mr. England has been directly responsible for raising in excess of $60-million for mineral exploration and acquisitions.
Mr. Mah is a mining engineer with 30 years of global mining industry experience including gold, diamonds and base metals. He is a seasoned mining executive having well-rounded experience and is currently the COO of McEwen Mining Inc. Mr Mah's past positions include President of Avanti Kitsault Mines Ltd., Chief Operating Officer of Alloycorp Mining Inc., Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of Luna Gold Corp., and Group Executive, Newmont Mining Corp. At Newmont, he led the early stage exploration study teams defining over 15M oz of gold resources for development in Canada, Nevada, Ghana and Peru most notably were the Leeville underground mine expansion in Nevada and the new Subika underground mine in Ghana. His expertise includes management consulting, business transformation, strategic advisory, evaluations, project development and construction, underground and open pit operations management, executive leadership and corporate governance. He has a proven track record of building, transitioning and operating mines most notable of which were Newcrest Mining Ltd.'s Kencana Underground Mine in Indonesia which produced over 400,000 ounces of gold per annum and the Debeer's Victor open pit diamond mine in Ontario where he was the Mine General Manager. In 2009, Peter's Victor Mine Team was awarded the Mining Magazines international 'Mine of the Year' award. Mr. Mah holds a Bachelor's of Applied Science in Mining and Mineral Process Engineering and a Master's of Applied Science majoring in Rock Mechanics from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver Canada.
John has an exploration history of over 45 years with several junior and major mining companies to explore for geothermal energy, precious metals and industrial minerals. As such, he was on several exploration teams that are credited with eight discoveries of which 5 became mines that are still producing. He has also been successfully exploring for and defining lithium prospects since 2009.
Giulio Bonifacio has over 30 years of experience in senior executive roles in the mining industry. Mr. Bonifacio is the Founder and former Director, President & CEO of Nevada Copper Corp. since its inception in 2005 until his retirement in February 2018. Among his many accomplishments Mr. Bonifacio has raised directly over $700 million through equity and project debt financings for projects of merit as well as being involved in corporate transactions aggregating in excess of a billion dollars. Mr. Bonifacio has led and directed efforts at every stage of development from exploration, development, permitting and construction. Mr. Bonifacio is a Chartered Professional Accountant with extensive experience and knowledge of operations, capital markets, project finance and mergers & acquisitions. Mr. Bonifacio has held previous senior executive roles with Getty Resources Limited, TOTAL Energold Corp. (an energy and gold producer) as well as with Vengold Inc. (a gold producer) prior to founding Nevada Copper in 2005. Mr. Bonifacio is currently Chairman and Director of CopperBank Resources; CEO & Director of Kerr Mines and Independent Director of Candente Copper Corp.
Ms. Jensen has over 15 years of experience working in the capital markets and has extensive experience in marketing. Ms. Jensen has worked with hundreds of public companies in various sectors, and her passion lies in sales and marketing with a focus on strategy.
CFO & Corporate Secretary
Mr. Masters brings over a decade of experience working with public companies. He has served as Director, CFO and Secretary in numerous public companies primarily in the junior mining industry giving him a truly diverse knowledge base in the administration field.
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