About Us

Board of Directors

Mr. Nick Tintor
Position: Chairman, Non-Independent

Director Since: June 30, 2011

Mr. Tintor is the Managing Director, RG Mining Investments Inc. Mr. Tintor is also President & CEO of Caracara Silver Inc. and Ferrum Americas Mining Inc. Mr. Tintor is a Geologist and has been involved for more than 30 years in exploration, project generation and financing of exploration companies. Mr Tintor was also part of the original management team which brought Moto Goldmines to the TSX and was subsequently sold in 2009 for $488 million to Randgold.

Area of Expertise: Nick holds a Bachelor of Science in Geology from the University of Toronto. He has more than 30 years of experience in the mining industry and has been involved with all aspects of junior mining company management, finance and project acquisition.  Nick is a Member of The Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (CIMM), the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada and the Ontario Prospectors Association, the Society of Economic Geologists, the Geological Association of Canada and is a Member of the University of Toronto

Public Board Membership: DNI Metals Inc., Caracara Silver Inc., Aura Silver Inc., and Ferrum Americas Mining Inc.

Mr. Mark B. Keatley
Position: Independent Director and Chairman, Audit Committee

Director Since: September 9, 2004

Mr. Keatley is a senior partner in the strategy consulting firm Albrecht, Prock & Partners, based in Zug, Switzerland. Mr Keatley has almost 20 years' experience as a CFO of international corporations, including the pharmaceutical company Actavis, and the gold mining company Ashanti Goldfields Company Limited (now part of AngloGold Ashanti). With an M.B.A. from Stanford Business School, and an M.Phil. and M.A. (Double First) from the University of Cambridge, Mr. Keatley's career also includes senior management positions with the International Finance Corporation, the World Bank, and Ford Motor Company, U.K.

Area of Expertise: Mark is a qualified accountant (CIMA, UK) and has almost 20 years' experience as a CFO of international corporations. He has extensive experience of the mining industry from his work as CFO of Ashanti Goldfields Company (now part of AngloGold Ashanti), and at the IFC where he led the structuring and execution of several complex project financings in the mining sector. Mark brings international experience in the mining sector as well as strong financial expertise and extensive experience in developing countries.

Public Board Membership: N/A. Mr Keatley is a member of the Boards of privately-owned companies in the medical services, pharmaceutical, and telecommunications sectors.

Public Board Membership: N/A

Mr. John Cook
Position: CEO and Non-independent Director

Director Since: October 30, 2014

Mr. John Cook is President and CEO of Tormin Resources, a private mining consulting company. John Cook has more than 45 years of professional experience in all facets of mining development, operations and management. John Cook was Chairman of Wolfden Resources Inc. until its purchase by Zinifex Limited in June, 2007 and then Chairman of Premier Gold until May of 2010. He has been the President of Tormin Resources Limited, a private mining company since May 1995, and is a graduate of Sheffield University in mining engineering.

Area of Expertise: Mining Engineering, Strategy, Corporate Governance.

Public Board Membership: Aldridge Minerals, Caracara Silver Inc.,Firebird Resources Inc., Strategic Resources Inc., and Nord Resources

Mr. Don Dudek
Position: Independent Director

Director Since: July 9, 2015

Mr. Dudek has held various roles with junior to senior exploration and mining companies over the past 30 years. Currently Mr. Dudek serves as President and CEO of Savary Gold, an exploration company active in Burkina Faso. Mr. Dudek recently served President and CEO of Alder Resources, one of the pre-merger companies that led to the formation of Rosita Mining. As well, Mr. Dudek had served as Senior Vice President, Technical Services for Endeavour Mining Corporation while managing a feasibility study for the Houndé gold project in Burkina Faso. Previously, he served as Senior Vice President Exploration of Avion Gold Corporation, a successful junior gold producer and explorer in West Africa and as Exploration Manager for Aur Resources Inc. Mr. Dudek holds a B.Sc. Geology (Honors) from the University of Saskatchewan.

Area of Expertise: Mineral Exploration, Corporate Leadership

Public Board Membership: Savary Gold Corp.

Mr. Mike Bandrowski
Position: Director