David Tafel

CEO and Director

Mr. Tafel holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Western Ontario and contributes over 30 years of corporate structuring, strategic planning, financing and management experience to the Company. He has been an officer and director of a number of private and publicly listed resource companies. He has been instrumental in raising well over $100 million for resource, life sciences and technology companies. Mr. Tafel managed private investment funds at the largest independent Canadian securities firm.

Brian Crawford

Director

Mr. Crawford holds a B. Com. from the University of Toronto and has extensive experience as a senior financial executive with public and private companies and as a partner in a national firm of chartered professional accountants. Brian currently serves as a Director, Corporate Secretary, and/or Chief Financial Officer of several TSX-V and CSE listed companies including Colibri Resource Corporation, Searchlight Resources Inc., CBLT Inc., and Tempus Capital Inc.

Stephen Wilkinson

Director

Mr. Wilkinson was the Vancouver-based mining analyst for RBC Dominion Securities Inc. in the mid to late 1990's. From 1999 to 2002, he was President, CEO and a director of Northern Orion Explorations Ltd. He has founded and funded a number of private and public exploration companies, and until recently was the CEO and founder of Blue Star Gold Corp. Mr. Wilkinson has a Bachelor of Science from the University of Western Ontario (Geology, 1976), a Master of Science from Carleton University in Ottawa (Geology, 1983) and an MBA degree from Clarkson University in New York (1995).

Jeremy Wright, CPA, CMA

Chief Financial Officer and Secretary

Mr. Wright brings over 20 years’ experience to the Company as President and CEO of Seatrend Strategy Group. Mr. Wright currently serves as the CFO for: Portofino Resources, Ecoland Biosciences, AmWolf Capital, Freeform Capital, and previously served as CFO for GTEC Holdings a Canadian cannabis consolidation. He is a CPA (CMA), has extensive negotiation training, and also holds a Bachelor of Arts, with honours in Environmental Economics from Brock University.

Mike Kilbourne, BSc. (Hons), P.Geo

Consulting Geologist

Mr. Kilbourne graduated from the University of Western Ontario in 1985 with an Honours BSc. in Geology. His first field season was in 1980, representing over 40 years in the industry. Mr. Kilbourne’s career has involved holding various executive positions for junior resource companies, gold production geologist for open pit, underground bulk and narrow vein mining, and long term mine planning for the 10+ simultaneous US aggregate operations. He has supervised and managed over 100,000 meters of diamond drilling in Archean precious and base metal projects and recently surpassed generating over 700 exploration targets across North America and Mexico for a private firm.

Sebastian Cattaneo, B. Eng.

Country Manager, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Sebastian is responsible for tactical delivery of the Argentine operations, including community relations, vendor management, and local administration. Sebastian has over 15 years of experience in the oil & gas and mining industries along with a degree in environmental engineering from the University of Buenos Aires. Having lived in Vancouver for over ten years Sebastian relocated back to Argentina in 2010 to be the Country Manager for junior mining company specializing in fertilizers where he managed the start up of the company. As an Argentine/Canadian Sebastian has a unique understanding of both Argentine and Canadian business practices allowing him to bridge professional and cultural gaps effectively.

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