Brad Van Den Bussche,

                            B.Sc. Honors Geology, P. Geol.
                                President, CEO and Director


Mr. Van Den Bussche is a Professional Geologist with a Honours degree in Geology from the University of Manitoba and 30 years of exploration and corporate experience, in both the mining and energy business, where he has worked as a geologist, project manager, and executive in both a corporate environment and as a consultant. Mr. Van Den Bussche has worked on and managed numerous feasibility studies, exploration programs, due-diligence evaluations and project assessments of both minerals and energy projects in Canada, the United States, Asia, Latin America, and the UK. The last 10 years, he has been heavily involved in corporate management and company financing through his positions as director and officer with several junior companies.

Since 2004 Mr. Van Den Bussche has been VP Exploration for a Number of Junior Exploration Companies where where he was responsible for project identification, new project development and all aspects of exploration.

Successes include:

  • Atrum Coal – Groundhog Project, northern BC; 1.57 Billion Tonnes Defined Resource (Coal-JORC)
  • Antioquia Gold – Cisneros Colombia; 300,000 Tonnes Defined Resource (Gold- 43-101)
  • Richards Oil and Gas – Central Alberta; 20 + Gas Wells Defined and Produced
  • Nexen Corporation – Alberta; Discovery Team for Mannville CBM play in Alberta

                            Ian Fraser, P. Geo

                                Vice President, Exploration and Director 

Mr. Fraser is a Professional Geologist with a Bachelors degree in Geology from Laurention University and 30 years of exploration experience in the mining business, where he has worked for both Major and Junior mining / exploration companies in Canada and Internationally. Mr. Fraser has organized, supervised and been involved in numerous exploration programs designed to explore for nickel-copper-PGE, gold, uranium, base metals, coal and diamonds throughout Canada and gold in Colombia South America, including 5 years on the Rottenstone PGE-nickel-copper Project in Northern Saskatchewan.

Mr. Fraser has spent half his career in mineral exploration in Saskatchewan and was Project Geologist / Chief Mine Geologist responsible for the design of exploration programs resulting in the discovery of several gold deposits, within the La Ronge Gold Belt, northern Saskatchewan; one of which, the Komis Deposit proceeded to underground bulk sampling and eventual production. His expertise is in the understanding of geological models and structural settings for various types of mineral deposits and the application of various geological, geochemical, geophysical techniques and methodologies to explore, discover and develop mineral deposits.

Successes include:

  • Directly involved in discovery of 6 Gold deposits in Canada, 1 in Colombia
  • Two discoveries which became producers in Canada and a third (Colombia) nearing production
  • Held position of Chief Mine Geologist at producing Gold Mine​

                           Doug Porter, C.A., C.B.V

                               Chief Financial Officer

Since 1997 Mr. Porter has been Managing Director of Porter Valuations & Financial Inc., a specialty business valuation firm providing valuation and financial consulting services to a broad spectrum of private and public companies throughout Western Canada. He is CFO and director of Altitude Resources Inc. (ALI-TSXV), a publicly traded junior coal explorer focused in Western Canada (2012 to present). He is also CFO of STIMWRX Energy Services Ltd., a privately owned oilfield services company (since 2014). He has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from University of Calgary (1990). He is a Chartered Accountant and a Chartered Business Valuator. He is a director and audit committee chair of Manson Creek Resources (MCK-TSXV and North Sur Resources Inc. (NST-TSXV).


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