Mr. Mullens is a seasoned geologist with 35 years' experience across a wide range of commodities and countries. He worked as a mine geologist at Broken Hill Australia from 1983 to 1987 and with Mt. Isa Mines in Queensland from 1987 to 1997. He was appointed district manager for Argentina, and subsequently Central America, from 1994 to 1997, exploring for gold and base metals. Following this, he was based in Lima, Peru and consulted to the mining industry.
Mr. Mullens joined Laramide Resources and Aquiline Resources in 2002. Both companies were successful with Mr. Mullens being responsible for the acquisition of key projects in Argentina for Aquiline, which subsequently led to the buyout by Pan American Silver in 2009 for CAD $645 million. At Laramide, Mr. Mullens was VP Exploration and Director playing a key role in helping to identify and acquire the Westmoreland and Homestake projects in Queensland and the USA, respectively. Laramide was ranked the #1 company on the TSXV in 2005. Mr. Mullens was also a founder and director of Lydian Resources which discovered the 5 million-ounce Amulsar gold deposit located in Armenia.
Director and Chief Executive Officer
Trumbull is a capital markets professional with over 15 years of experience both working at investment banks and in investment management. He has experience raising capital for small cap companies while working for institutional investment banks and working with start-up companies. Trumbull has co-founded an offshore hedge fund which was successfully acquired by another fund in Toronto after several years of management. Trumbull has vast experience on both public and private boards in addition to holding other roles which include, chairman, CEO, president, and advisor to both public and private companies.
Dr. Richard Spencer
Dr. Spencer is a PhD geologist with 35+ years of experience, bringing both corporate and technical experience to the Company. He led the teams that made significant discoveries: Gencor Ltd.’s exploration team made the grassroots discovery of the San Carlos, Mirador and Panantza porphyries that contain an estimated 24b lbs copper and 3m oz gold; the Iamgold Corp. team discovered the Quimsacocha – Loma Larga, containing resources of 3.3m oz gold and 23m oz silver; the Crystallex International Corp. team at Las Cristinas gold deposit increased the gold reserves by 65% from 10.2m to 16.8m oz. He also conducted target generation and exploration of the giant gold-uranium deposits of the Witwatersrand Basin in South Africa.
Mr. Tunney brings a wealth of mining experience having been in the industry for 18 years. As a professional mining engineer, Mr. Tunney has worked for several majors including Inco Limited and Newmont Corporation, and in senior management roles with NewCastle Gold Ltd. (formerly Castle Mountain Mining Company Ltd.) and Solstice Gold Corp. Mr. Tunney worked across multiple provinces and territories in Canada, as well as the Southwestern United States where he successfully permitted projects for exploration and development and was instrumental in moving projects into production. Mr. Tunney also spent several years in capital markets with both an international investment bank and a Canadian bank owned dealer in their global mining team working on transactions of all types and sizes. Mr. Tunney is currently President & COO of Consolidated Uranium Inc.
Mr. Skutezky has over 40 years experience in the financial and resource sector in Canada including, Assistant General Counsel of RBC Royal Bank, where he focused on International and Canadian Project financing followed by a term as Senior VP Personal Trust, National Trust Company prior to its acquisition by Bank of Nova Scotia and as General Counsel of Telesysteme Internationale a Montreal based wireless start up in Eastern Europe.
Mr. Skutezky has practiced law with a major and boutique law firms and served as an officer, counsel, Chairman and director of several private and public companies and has been a founder in the going public and listing of several TSX, TSX-V,CSE OTC QX resource sector companies.
Mr. Skutezky holds a B.A. in business from Bishop’s University and an L.L.B. from Dalhousie Law School. He is a member of the Canadian and International Bar Associations and is a former member of the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society and a member of the Law Society of Ontario.