Directors

Walter Coles, Jr.

Walter Coles, Jr.

Mr. Coles has served as CEO and President for several Toronto Venture Stock Exchange listed junior mining exploration and development companies, throughout the past seven years. Mr. Coles entered the mining business as part of an effort to develop a mineral resource discovered on family farmland in Virginia. He was previously an analyst for Cadence Investment Partners, from 2005 through to 2007. Prior to that Mr. Coles worked for UBS Investment Bank in New York as a Senior Research Analyst in the bank’s High Yield Group. Mr. Coles started at UBS Investment Bank in 1999 as an Associate reporting to the bank’s Global Head of Fixed Income Strategy. Mr. Coles holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Richmond.
Craig Parry

Craig Parry

Mr. Parry is a geologist and has served as CEO and President for several Australian and Toronto Venture Stock Exchange listed mining companies. He is currently the President & CEO of IsoEnergy Ltd. and is also a co-founder and director of NexGen Energy Ltd. and a Senior Advisor and a founding-shareholder of EMR Capital. He holds an Honours Degree in Geology from the University of New South Wales and is a Member of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.
Don Siemens

Don Siemens

Mr. Siemens is an independent financial advisor specializing in corporate finance, cross-border transactions and mergers and acquisitions with over 30 years of experience as a Chartered Accountant. Previously, he was Partner-in-Charge of Thorne Ernst & Whinney’s (now KPMG) Vancouver office Financial Advisory Services Group. Mr. Siemens currently serves as Director and Audit Committee Chair for Arizona Mining Inc., Atlantic Gold Corporation, Eros Resources Corp., Epicore BioNetworks Inc. and Hansa Resources Limited.
Borden R. Putnam III

Borden R. Putnam III

Mr. Putnam is a professional geologist with over 41 years of mineral industry experience, with a focus on exploration and asset evaluations in the mineral investment business. Mr. Putnam currently operates an independent mining industry consultancy providing technical evaluations and investment advice, typically in support of project finance. Previously, Mr. Putnam was Managing Director of Eastbourne Capital Management from 2001 to 2009. He was also Vice President and Principal at Robertson Stephens Investment Management from 1996 to 2001. From 1991 to 1996 he served as Vice President and Chief Geologist for MRDI (now AMEC Foster Wheeler) ; and from 1976 to 1991 he worked as a Project Geologist and a District Manager for AMAX Exploration and Newmont Exploration Limited, respectively.
 Isac Burstein

Isac Burstein

Mr. Burstein serves as Vice President of Exploration & Business Development at Hochschild Mining PLC. Prior to his current position, Mr. Burstein served Hochschild in various capacities including Vice President of Business Development, Manager for Project Evaluation, Exploration Manager for Mexico and Exploration Geologist, joining the company in 1995. He served as a Director of Gold Resource Corp from April 2009 until June 2013. Mr. Burstein holds a BSc in Geological Engineering from the Universidad Nacional de Ingenieria, in Peru, an MSc in Geology from the University of Missouri and an MBA from Krannert School of Management, Purdue University in Indiana.