Andrew W. Bowering
Chairman and Director
Andrew Bowering, is a self-employed management consultant to public companies and has provided services in a variety of management and financial oversight roles. He has held senior executive positions and directorships in numerous public companies involved in mineral exploration in Canada, the United States, Mexico and China. He has an in-depth knowledge of securities markets, regulatory affairs and investor/public relations. Mr. Bowering has led several large acquisition programs in Northwest British Columbia, Alberta and Central Mexico. Mr. Bowering obtained a Bachelor's degree in Economics and Political Science, from the University of British Columbia in 1986.
CEO and Director
Mr. Harris has over 18 years of experience in the finance industry, including former Senior Vice President and Director at Canaccord Capital Corp. and Senior Vice President and Director of Yorkton Securities. He also serves as Yorkton's representative to the Investment Dealers Association of Canada. Mr. Harris obtained his BA in Economics from the University of British Columbia, Canada in 1986..
President and Director
Mr. Smith, P.Geo., B.Sc., is a Consulting Geologist with nine years’ experience working in the Mining and Exploration industries. Mr. Smith began working for Exploration Companies in 2007, and worked as an Underground Mine Geologist in the Shasta Gold-Silver Mine in Northern BC from 2008 until 2010. He then began work for North American Tungsten Corp. at the Cantung Mine where he was involved in successfully identifying, modeling, and producing ore in addition to known reserves. Since then Mr. Smith has taken his mining and exploration experience from underground and applied it to exploration projects across Canada. Currently Mr. Smith sits on the board of Gorilla Minerals Corp., and Natan Resources Ltd., and founded Divitiae Resources Ltd. Mr. Smith graduated from Simon Fraser University with a Bachelor of Science degree specializing in Geology, and has been a member of APEG BC since 2008.
CFO and Corporate Secretary
Mr. Burian has over eighteen years of investment banking experience. He brings wealth of knowledge and expertise in corporate finance and advisory services on M&A processes and consulting to growth companies, particularly within the mining sector. Mr. Burian was most recently Managing Director of Investment Banking at Haywood Securities Inc. from 2010 until mid 2013, prior to which he served as President of Bolder Investment Partners from 2009 until its merger with Haywood Securities in 2010. Mr. Burian obtained his Chartered Accountant and Chartered Business Valuator designation while at KPMG and obtained his Bachelor of Commerce from the University of British Columbia in 1986.