Mr. Pease has been involved with mineral exploration and mine development projects worldwide for the past four decades. He was the CEO of Sabina Gold & Silver and the Founder, CEO, and Director of Terrane Metals, which was acquired by Thompson Creek Metals in 2010. Previously, Mr. Pease was employed by Placer Dome for 25 years, most recently as General Manager, Canada Exploration and Global Major Projects. He was responsible for managing all aspects of Placer Dome's Canadian exploration and overseeing the geological aspects of worldwide advanced, major exploration, and developments projects. Mr. Pease holds a B.Sc. degree in Earth Science from the University of Waterloo, a Professional Geologist (British Columbia) certification and is a Fellow of the Geologic Association of Canada. He is also a past Chairman of the Association for Mineral Exploration British Columbia. Mr. Pease chairs the Technical and Sustainability Committee.