Board of Directors

P. Mark Smith

Executive Chairman

Mr. Smith has more than 40 years of experience in the industry with expertise ranging from exploration, mining, research, advising, and arranging financings. Mr. Smith started his career as a geologist in the mining and exploration industry and throughout his career became a Senior Mining Analyst and later a Managing Director Investment Banker. He spent 20 years working for several mining companies including Cominco, and the Mineral Deposits Section of the Ontario Geological Survey before transitioning into the brokerage industry in 1997. For the next 11 years he worked as a mining analyst with Marleau-Lemire, C.M. Oliver, First Associates, and Dundee Securities, specializing in gold. Over the next decade Mr. Smith was an Investment Banker with Dundee Securities, Stifel Nicolas, and M Partners where he provided financial, technical, marketing, general corporate, and strategic advice as well as arranged financing for private and public companies in the mining and exploration sector. From the mid 1990's Mr. Smith served on the PDAC technical committee responsible for the highly successful PDAC convention in Toronto, Canada. In 2001 and 2002 he was Chairman of the convention, and remained as a Director of the PDAC until 2005. Mr. Smith has B. Sc. and M. Sc. degrees in Earth Science from the University of Waterloo.


Alan Carter

President, Chief Executive Officer and Director

Dr. Carter was a co-founder of both Peregrine Metals Ltd. and Cuprum Resources Ltd., which were sold to Stillwater Mining and B&A Mineracao respectively, and is currently a director and  Chairman of both Fremont Gold Inc. and Altamira Gold Corp. He has a B.Sc. degree in Geology from the University of Nottingham, U.K. and a Ph.D. degree in gold geochemistry and structural geology from the University of Southampton, U.K. Dr. Carter has been directly involved in the discovery of 5 gold deposits, including 4 in Brazil, and was a co-founder of Magellan Minerals Inc. which was acquired by Anfield Gold Corp. in May 2016 and is now part of Equinox Gold. He founded Cabral Gold in late 2016 and took the Company public in November 2017.


Dennis Moore

Director

Mr. Moore has over 35 years of experience as an exploration geologist. Originally working for major companies in Australia and the South West Pacific, he later became involved with several of Ross Beaty’s early companies in Bolivia, Peru and Brazil. Dennis co-founded Magellan Minerals Inc. with Alan Carter in 2005 and remained as an officer of the company through its formative years. Mr. Moore discovered and drilled the 1.8M ounce Tocantinzinho deposit being developed by Eldorado Gold Corp and has been directly involved in at least four other gold discoveries in South America, including Amayapampa in Bolivia, and Cuiú Cuiú, Coringa and Cajuiero in Brazil. Mr. Moore is currently President of Fremont Gold Inc., a Nevada focused gold exploration company.


Derrick Weyrauch

Director

Derrick Weyrauch is a Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Accountant with over 28 years of corporate experience. Currently the President and CEO of Palladium One Mining Inc. (TSXV: PDM) and a founder and director of Magna Mining Corp, a private development stage nickel company operating in Ontario, Canada. Previously he was a director of a number of publicly listed (TSX, NYSE Mkt, TSXV) South American focused exploration, development and operating mining companies, including Jaguar Mining Inc. in Brazil. Prior its’ sale he was the CFO of Andina Minerals Inc. (TSXV). Mr. Weyrauch is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors and holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Economics from York University.