Board of Advisors
Mr. R. Stuart "Tookie" Angus
Mr. Angus is an independent business advisor to the mining industry. He was formerly Head of the Global Mining Group for Fasken Martineau. For the past 30 years, Mr. Angus has focused on structuring and financing significant international exploration, development and mining ventures. More recently, he was managing Director of Mergers & Acquisitions for Endeavour Financial and was responsible for merger and acquisition mandates. Mr. Angus is the former Chairman of the Board of BC Sugar Refinery Limited, he was a Director of First Quantum Minerals until June 2005, a Director of Canico Resources Corporation until it's takeover by CVRD in 2005, a Director of Bema Gold until it's takeover by Kinross Gold in 2007, a Director of Ventana Gold until it's takeover by AUX Canada Acquisition in 2011 and a Director of Plutonic Power until its merger with Magma Energy in 2011. He is presently Chairman of Nevsun Resources Ltd.
John (Ian) Stalker
Mr. Stalker is an international mining executive with 40 years of experience in mine development and operations in Europe, Africa and Australia. Mr. Stalker was the Chief Executive Officer of UraMin Inc., a London- and Toronto-listed uranium company from July 2005 until its $2.5 billion acquisition by Areva in August 2007. Mr. Stalker was a Vice President of Gold Fields Ltd., the world's fourth largest gold producer, where he spent considerable time on the ground on their International operations. He has worked his way up from operational roles in the base and precious metals arenas to executive positions in some of the largest mining companies in the world and has successfully managed eight mining projects through feasibility study, development and construction phases. In recent years, Mr. Stalker has been involved in raising in excess of $500 million for various exploration and development projects worldwide.