Caitlin Jeffs, P.Geo
President and CEO, Director
Caitlin received her Honours B.Sc. in Geology from the University of British Columbia in 2002. Caitlin has worked for several junior and major companies since 2002 in both gold and base metal exploration. Most of her experience has been with Placer Dome CLA Inc. and Goldcorp Inc. managing all aspects of deep exploration projects and specializing in GIS technology and 3D modeling of ore bodies. She is a founding partner and 33% owner of Fladgate Exploration Consulting Corporation of Thunder Bay, ON, a full service mineral exploration consulting firm.
Michael Thompson, P.Geo
VP Exploration, Director
Michael received his Honours B.Sc. in Geology from the University of Toronto in 1997. Michael has worked for several junior and major companies since 1997 in both gold and base metal exploration, most notably Teck Cominco Ltd., Tri Origin Exploration Ltd., Placer Dome CLA Inc. and Goldcorp Inc. Michael specializes in structural interpretation of gold deposits as well as management of large exploration programs. He is a founding partner and 33% owner of Fladgate Exploration Consulting Corporation of Thunder Bay, ON, a full service mineral exploration consulting firm.
Exploration ManagerMr. Chamale is an experienced Canadian geologist with over fifteen years in the mineral exploration industry across multiple commodities and geological terranes, with a strong focus on copper and gold exploration, from project generation to property assessments and resource definition. Mr. Chamale has worked for various junior and major companies in Canada and Latin America, most recently with Fortescue Metals Group leading their exploration efforts in Colombia specifically for copper and gold. Mr. Chamale’s responsibilities at Fortescue included country-wide terrane assessment, design and execution of regional exploration programs, and third-party reviews. Mr. Chamale also worked in Nicaragua with Condor Gold Plc on deposit-scale geological models for resource estimation and regional geochemistry.
CFA Corporate Finance
Rodney has over a decade of experience in the capital markets, first as an investment analyst with Salman Partners Inc. and subsequently as a merchant and investment banker. While at Salman Partners, he became a top-rated analyst by StarMine on July 17, 2007 for the metals and mining industry. Mr. Stevens was also a Portfolio Manager registered with Wolverton Securities Ltd. and over the course of his career, he has been instrumental in assisting in financings and mergers and acquisitions activities worth over $1 billion in transaction value.
John Da Costa
CFO, DirectorJohn has 30 years of accounting experience managing and reporting for Canadian public companies, 10 years with US public companies. John worked with a Canadian public company operating in Chile in the late 1990s and has experience with Chilean subsidiaries. He is the founder and president of Da Costa Management Corp., a company that provides management and accounting services to both public and private companies in the US and Canada since 2003.
DirectorCurrently Chief Executive Officer of West Isle Ventures, Ltd., a Canadian company that provides consulting, administrative and operational services to various sector start-ups, and natural resource companies. Extensive financial, operational and administrative background, having over twenty five years’ experience with various sector start-ups and natural resource companies. He has managed numerous multi-million dollar exploration programs throughout the world for resource companies. He has served as a director/officer for several public companies both in the United States and Canada. Graduate of Simon Fraser University securities program.
Based out of Santiago, Chile, Cody is managing partner of Axiom Legal, an international and multidisciplinary law firm specializing in cross border transactions between Australia, Canada and Latin America. Cody brings extensive experience in the mining and regulatory environment in Chile.