Eric Zaunscherb

Mr. Zaunscherb is a Canadian geologist with over thirty-two years, and six cycles, of experience as a mining analyst. He most recently served as Managing Director, Research – Metals & Mining Analyst at Canaccord Genuity where he co-ordinated the firm’s global mining equity research team. He has enjoyed experiencing best practices in Capital Markets at several leading firms, and reviewing and evaluating hundreds of exploration, development, and mining projects globally. He embraces new technologies and industry initiatives in diversity and socially responsible investing, ensuring that local communities receive lasting benefits from mineral resource development.

Jonathan Rubenstein

Mr. Rubenstein practiced law for 18 years and held a number of mining director positions during that time. In 1994, he became a full time mining executive and mining director. He has served on numerous mining company boards during the last 40 years and was actively engaged in the strategic, commercial, governance and government relations aspects of permitting, property acquisition, exploration, development and operations for these companies. He has negotiated and completed property acquisitions, joint ventures, development agreements, financings and takeover bid transactions, for both major and junior companies and has dealt with foreign and Canadian domestic regulators, banks, and financial institutions, as well as the mining investment community. He has had active roles in dealings with local populations, in compensation matters, in the management of litigation and arbitrations, and in regulatory compliance. He was directly involved in negotiating or supervising acquisitions, mergers and takeover transactions totalling in excess of $5 Billion.

Marcio Fonseca

20+ years of mining and financial industry experience; Former Division Director for Macquarie Bank – Metals and Energy. 10+ years assessing/leading/ investing in business opportunities in Mexico and Latin America. Extensive experience in many jurisdictions through all phases of mineral asset development including senior positions with Vale, Phelps Dodge, and Echo Bay Mines in Latin America. Track record of successful transactions while managing natural resource portfolio at Macquarie Bank, key role in the recent CDN$155M acquisition of SilverCrest by First Majestic Silver Corp. (Mexico, 2015).

Michael Thomson

Mr. Thomson has over 30 years of experience in the securities industry as a lawyer, regulator, investment banker, Vice President with two securities dealers, and an entrepreneur. Mr. Thomson has been the President and principal of Independent Capital Partners Inc., a corporate finance consulting and advisory company since May 1998. He is also a past independent director of the Lil’Wat Business Corporations, the business arm of the Mt. Currie (Pemberton) First Nations Band. Mr. Thomson obtained a Bachelor of Law degree from the University of Ottawa in 1983.

Gino DeMichele

Engaged in global and financial markets with 25 years of corporate finance and M&A expertise. During his incumbencies as vice president and investment advisor he managed assets in excess of $250 million and was consistently recognized as a top investment advisor nationally and with Macquarie Private Wealth Inc. DeMichele has lead, structured and financed dozens of public and private deals spanning the last 22 years, a number of which exceeded market capitalization of $500 million.

Laura Diaz

Ms. Diaz is a lawyer in Mexico City, Mexico, and serves as a Mining Project Advisor in the areas of production, exploration and development. She is a well-renowned lawyer, expert in corporate commercial and mining law in Mexico. Ms. Diaz has served in the mining and exploration industry for over 25 years as Legal Counsel to several Canadian/US public companies. She served as an Independent Director of Marlin Gold Mining Ltd. (formerly Oro Mining Ltd) and of Magna Gold Corp. Ms. Diaz was also an Independent Director of the Company from March 2013 – November 2018. Thereafter, Ms. Diaz held the position of General Director of Mines, within the Ministry of the Economy (Mexico) (December 2018 to June 2019).