Board of Directors

Paul A. Carroll QC –  Executive Chairman

50 years experience in the mining industry, both as a lawyer and as a director and officer of numerous mining companies engaged in mineral exploration and mining in Canada, the US, Mexico, Central and South America, Africa, China, Russia and Kazakhstan.  Current President, Carnarvon Capital Corporation, a corporate management and advisory company.

Malcolm Burke

50 years international business and financial experience in both private and public enterprises.  Founder, President and CEO, Primary Ventures Corporation, a private equity company focused on early-stage companies in the natural resource, energy and technology sectors.  Prior Senior Advisor and Shareholder, Royal LePage Realty.  Malcolm has served as a director and executive committee member for a number of public companies listed on the TSX, NASDAQ and AMEX exchanges.

William (Bill) S. Hamilton P.Geo.

45+ years in the mining industry including extensive exploration experience and senior executive experience including with Corona Corporation (now Barrick Gold Corp.), Campbell Resources Inc. and Campbell Chibougamau Mines Ltd.  Since 2001, Bill has been a private consultant, providing exploration services to a number of companies, principally in Mexico.


President and CEO - 30+ years experience in northern Ontario, Canada and internationally in Latin American and Botswana including senior geologist and principal on two projects with significant discoveries (Choco 10 – Carolina zone and Fruta del Norte) in Venezuela and in Ecuador.  Companies she has worked with include IAMGOLD, African Copper, Aurelian Resources and Bolivar Goldfields. She is a member of the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario, a committee member of the Toronto Geological Discussion Group and Women in Mining Toronto.

Peter Winnell – Director

45+ years experience in the Canadian capital markets focused on fund management and institutional sales including former Vice Chairman, Octagon Capital Corporation, a boutique investment brokerage where he led numerous transactions, with emphasis on the mining sector.