John Newell

President, CEO and Director

John has over 35 years’ experience in the investment industry acting as an officer, director, and Portfolio Manager of a Global Precious Metal Fund. He has worked with some of the largest investment firms in Canada as a branch manager. John is a mineral exploration and development entrepreneur with over 18 years of exploration, development and mining finance experience, raising over $500 Million in capital for some of the most successful exploration teams and mid-cap producers. John also has a regular column in many publications , and has several years of experience working with a network of professionals in the mining sector, as well as a broad network of retail to institutional investors that follow his work through the strategic phase of a company’s growth of prospects in precious metals.

Cameron Dorsey, M.Sc., Geologist

Vice President of Exploration

Cameron Dorsey is an accomplished exploration geologist with 14 years of experience in mineral exploration in North America. He has managed and provided consultant services on a number of successful projects in world-class districts of North America including Nunavut, Yukon, Ontario, Quebec and British Columbia. With expertise in both junior and major mining company realms he brings unique experience in developing district-scale projects from grassroots discovery through to resource. Cam holds an M.Sc. on the tectonics, structure, and stratigraphy of northwest British Columbia; and is also Senior Geologist for Thunderbird Minerals and a Technical Advisor for Torr Metals, both companies have several Cu-Au porphyry and epithermal Au properties across western North America.

Robert Bruce Fair


Mr. Fair has previously served on numerous Boards as an independent Director including various Maple Leaf Flow-Through Limited Partnerships (2009-2016), Nationwide I Self Storage Trust, Maple Leaf Energy Income Limited Partnerships (2009-2016), Maple Leaf Royalty Corp, Richfield Ventures Inc., Orsa Ventures Corp., and Cliffmont Resources Ltd.

Rein Turna, P.Geo., Geologist


Rein Turna is a consulting geologist with over 40 years experience in mineral exploration in Canada focused on British Columbia, Ontario, Saskatchewan, Yukon and Northwest Territories. He is a registered professional geologist with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia since 1993. He has held staff and consulting positions with major and medium mining companies including Placer Dome Inc., Falconbridge Ltd., UMEX Inc., Lac Minerals Ltd. and Osisko Hammond Reef Gold Ltd. He has managed exploration programs for porphyry, volcanogenic massive sulphide, epithermal and other deposit types. Researched and worked on Archean orogenic gold and sedex prospects.

Has extensive experience in property assessment as well as supervision of drill projects. Mapped inigneous, volcanic, metamorphic geological environments, on trench, property and regional scales.  His practical experience includes supervision of all aspects of projects involving multiple crews in remote terrains.

James Atherton


Mr. Atherton is a senior corporate finance lawyer and executive, having worked with reputable national and regional law firms, served as a senior executive of a Toronto Stock Exchange-listed company and founded a technology company. James is currently CEO of Capiche Capital Technologies Corporation, Partner at Capiche Legal LLP and director of Marrelli Trust Company Limited. He received his LLB from the University of British Columbia and is a member of the Law Society of British Columbia