Alan Carter - President & CEO
in minerals exploration (Rio Tinto, BHP Billiton, ECI). Founder of Magellan
Minerals (recently acquired by Anfield Gold). Director: Anfield Gold, Cuprum Resources, Peregrine Diamonds.
Kyler Hardy - Chairman, Director
in the resource sector as an entrepreneur & executive. Experience in
operating remote & logistically complex exploration projects. Successful in
building early stage businesses.
Everett Makela - VP of Exploration, Director
of exploration experience as a geologist. Spent career with INCO/Vale holding
increased roles ranging from grassroots evaluations to near mine resource
definition. Extensive experience with joint ventures and alliances. Retired as
Principal Geologist, Vale North America.
Michael O'Brien - Chief Financial Officer
Experienced CFO of TSX and TSXV-listed junior mining companies, including
Golden Predator Mining Corp. (TSXV: GPD), Africo
Resources Ltd. (TSX: ARL), and BHK Mining Corp. (TSXV:
BHK). Mr. O’Brien is a Chartered
Accountant and, including the above, brings more than 25 years of financial
management and regulatory compliance experience to the Company.
Chris Harris - Director
in energy, commodity trading & mining finance (Ernst & Young, CIBC,
Enron UK, BHP Billiton, GMI Resources UK). Multiple principal investments &
Michael Bennett - Director and Officer of Alta Floresta Mineracao (Equitas' operating subsidiary)
With over 30 years of mining experience (23yrs in South America) Mike brings a wealth of experience as well as a deep understanding of South American culture and logistics. He was responsible for overseeing mining and exploration projects with over 100 employees in Brazil and Mexico for ECI. He has also held senior local government appointments in South America including Mayor of Porongo, Bolivia; President of the Municipal Association, Bolivia; and President of the Chamber of Mines in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. Responsible for three gold discoveries including Equitas’ Cajueiro (0.5Moz), Anfield Gold’s Coringa (1.1Moz) - both in Central Brazil, and Pucquio North (0.5Moz) in Bolivia.
David Hodge - Director
Extensive experience in management and financing of publicly traded resource companies. Dave’s success has been founded on a belief in team building, consultation and strong leadership, as well as a willingness to incorporate expert advice into a viable working enterprise. Was involved in raising over $250M for several resource focused companies. He is founder and President of Zimtu Capital Corp. since July 2008.
Sèrgio Amaro Aquino - General Manager
Mr. Sèrgio Aquino, P. Geo., brings over 35 years of experience in the mining sector and has a proven track record in successful project management and construction. He will take responsibility for leading the Brazilian team on exploration, government relations, mining and for the construction of the Cajueiro gold project.
Elvis Alves - Project Manager to Alta Floresta Mineração
geologist focused on mineral exploration and mining. Project Manager for Alta
Jon Coates - Advisor
Has spent thirty-six years in exploration, mine geology and business development on five continents, with experience of a wide range of mineral resources, including gold. He spent much of his career at BHP Billiton with roles such as Regional Manager Latin America, VP Business Development China & Chief Geoscientist. He was until recently Executive Geoscience Advisor for Saudi Arabian Mining Company “Ma’aden”.