Management

Ian Harris | Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Harris is a mining engineer with over 20 years’ experience leading mining projects worldwide including over 10 years working and living in South America. Previously, he served as Chief Executive Officer of AMAK Mining and Para Resources. Mr. Harris was also Senior Vice President and Country Manager of Corriente Resources through feasibility, initial engineering, and commencement of construction at the Mirador mine in Ecuador. He successfully led the push to reactivate Corriente’s mining projects in Ecuador by building national and local support and navigating through a new constitution and a new mining law, leading to the sale of Corriente for $690 million. Mr. Harris is bilingual in Spanish and English.

Thomas Mumford, Ph.D., P.Geo | Vice President Exploration – Canada

Dr. Mumford is a registered professional geologist with Engineers and Geoscientists - British Columbia (EGBC). He has served as a lecturer at Carleton University and British Columbia Institute of Technology. Dr. Mumford holds a B.Sc. and M.Sc. from the University of New Brunswick and was awarded the Leopold Gélinas medal for the best M.Sc. thesis from the GAC Volcanology and Igneous Petrology division. He also holds a Ph.D. from Carleton University focused on magmatic controls for the Thor Lake REE deposit in the Northwest Territories. He has over 15 years’ experience in mineral exploration for multiple commodities across Canada. Dr. Mumford sits on the Board of Directors of the Association for Mineral Exploration (AME).

Ravshan Ismadiyarov | Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Ismadiyarov has over 25 years’ experience in extensive advisory, due diligence, and audit in a number of international investment companies, top Central Asia financial institutions, and large production, mining, oil & gas, and FMCG companies in Kazakhstan, Russia, Uzbekistan, and Ukraine. Previously, he was Head of the Transaction Support Department in Ernst & Young. Mr. Ismadiyarov is currently Accounting & Financial Services Partner in SSH Advisors. Mr. Ismadiyarov is a US certified public accountant.

Judy McCall | Corporate Secretary

Ms. McCall brings over 13 years’ experience as a corporate and securities Paralegal working in both the private and public natural resource sector. She is responsible for supporting the board of directors and its executives in regulatory, governance, and corporate secretarial management. She has an active role in shareholder and stakeholder engagement. Ms. McCall obtained proficient experience in providing corporate assistance to companies who operate within multiple jurisdictions such as the US, BVI, and various parts of Latin America. Ms. McCall has been a member of the Canadian Society of Corporate Secretaries since 2015.

Tetiana Konstantynivska | Investor Relations & Marketing Manager

Ms. Konstantynivska is an advanced expert in Digital Marketing. She has vast experience in building and executing digital programs for both B2B and B2C businesses. Prior to transitioning to the mining industry, she built and managed Social Media Program for four US and Canadian contact lens retailer companies. Most recently, she managed an international Trade Show Program and led a digital strategy at Motion Metrics, a Vancouver-based mining technology company. Ms. Konstantynivska has written for the Ubyssey and co-authored several research papers. She speaks six languages and holds a B.A. from the University of British Columbia.

Patricio Vazquez Calvo | Exploration Manager - Argentina

Mr. Vazquez Calvo is an exploration geologist, based in Argentina.  He has over 18 years’ experience in mineral exploration, project generation, project management, and project evaluation in South America. Mr. Vazquez Calvo specializes in exploration of porphyry copper and epithermal systems in South America's high-Andes region.  Previously, he worked in Argentina with Rio Tinto Mining and Exploration and Lumina Copper Corp at the Taca Taca, participating in the major copper-gold porphyry discovery later acquired by First Quantum Minerals for US$470M. Mr. Vazquez Calvo holds a B.S. from Universidad Nacional de Buenos Aires in Argentina.