Management and Directors

Duncan Middlemiss, President and CEO

  • P.Eng, was the President and Chief Executive Officer and a director of Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd. from 2016 to 2023. and former President and Chief Executive Officer and a director of St. Andrew Goldfields Ltd. until its acquisition by Kirkland Lake Gold Inc
  • B. Sc. in mining engineering at Queen's University in 1989 and worked for Inco Limited (now Vale Canada Limited) as Mine Design Engineer until 1995.
  • Past Chair of the Ontario Mining Association and remains active in the organization.
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Jacques Perron, Chair

  • Over 40 years of experience in the mining industry and has extensive technical and operations experience.
  • Currently serves as a director of Centerra Gold Inc. and Franco-Nevada Corporation
  • Chair of the Canadian Mineral Industry Education Foundation.
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mining Engineering from l'École Polytechnique de Montréal.
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David Smith CPG, Vice President of Exploration

  • 30 years of global precious metals exploration experience, including co- discovery of ~1M oz Au eq Solidaridad/La Sabila deposit, Mexico.
  • Core expertise is managing mineral projects from acquisition to exploration, resource modeling, and project development
  • MSc from University of Oregon. MBA from Pinchot University/Presidio Graduate School
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Rick Vernon, Director

  • 30 years experience as mining finance professional
  • Previously Managing Director, Head of Investment Banking at PI Financial Corp.
  • Previously Managing Director, Head of Investment Banking at Stonecap Securities Inc.
  • BSc in Geological Sciences from Queen’s University
  • MBA from University of Southern California
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Conor Dooley, Corporate Secretary, Director

  • Partner at WeirFoulds LLC in Toronto
  • Advises clients in securities regulatory matters and capital markets transactions, including private placements, public offerings, and M&A transactions
  • LLB from Dalhousie University
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Rosa Maria Rojas, Independent Director

  • BSc. And MSc in Mining Engineering
  • Bilingual senior mine engineer, consultant, project manager, and board director with +15 years of experience in base and precious metals in mining including technical services, mine planning & design, mine operations, project management, business improvement, digital transformation, research & development, mining education and product development in North and South America
  • Worked for companies such as BHP, Freeport-McMoRan, Grupo Mexico, Barrick, The University of Arizona and Eclipse Mining Technologies
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Sung Min (Eric) Myung, Chief Financial Officer

  • Senior Financial Analyst at Marrelli Support Services Inc.
  • Previously worked at public accounting firms for 7 years
  • Canadian Professional Accountant designation
  • Master of Accounting degree from University of Waterloo
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Katherine Arnold, Independent Director

  • Arizona-based professional engineer and expert on strategic environmental permitting and compliance
  • Former Director of Environment and VP Environmental and Regulatory Affairs for Hudbay's Rosemont Copper unit where she managed the NEPA process for a Plan of Operations for the Forest Service as well as 404 permitting that included Section 106 consultation, Section 7 consultation and mitigation planning
  • Over 17 years with Asarco in various positions spanning operations, management, and environmental engineering
  • Serves on several non-profit boards as a director, including the Montana Technological University Foundation where she chairs the Fundraising Subcommittee
  • Obtained an ICD.D designation through the Institute of Corporate Directors and the Rotman University Directors Education Program (December 2022)
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Mike Pilmer MBA, Independent Director

  • Over 20 years experience in banking, media and digital content solutions
  • Has held several senior positions with TD Bank, Southam Inc., Hollinger Capital, The Stronach Group as well as President and CEO of LexisNexis Canada
  • Former board member of from 2005-2018
  • BA and MBA from Western University
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Morgan Knowles, Vice President of Investor Relations

  • Over 10 years of experience developing and implementing practical investor relations programs and strategies for publicly traded companies in the mining industry
  • Successfully managed and executed large-scale investor relations campaigns during public and private equity offerings, company acquisitions, financial reporting, product launches and conferences
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