Board of Directors
Patrick Sheridan (Jr.) (B.Sc, M.Sc) - CEO and Director
Mr. Sheridan has a depth of experience, working in the mining industry for more than 30 years. He has been actively exploring Guyana since 1996 and is the founder of the Company. He holds a B.Sc. and M.Sc. from the London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom.
Alan Ferry (P. Geo, CFA) - Director
Mr. Ferry is an independent businessman who has worked in the investment industry for over 28 years as a mining analyst and a mining corporate finance specialist. Prior to that, he worked as a geologist.
Scott A. Caldwell (P.Eng. B.Sc) - Director
Mr. Caldwell is a mining engineer with nearly 30 years experience working in developing and operating mines worldwide and has over 10 years experience working in Nevada. Mr. Caldwell was Chief Operating Officer of Kinross Gold Corporation until August 2006 and was formerly the President , CEO and Director of Allied Nevada Gold Corp until April 2013.
Robert A. Bondy LLB - Director
Mr. Bondy recently retired from Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP where he spent over 30 years in the Securities and Corporate Law Groups . His practice there involved acting for public and private companies, as well as investment dealers, with a focus on public and private offerings of securities, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory requirements, corporate reorganization and corporate governance.
Richard Williams LLB - Director
Mr.Williams is the President and founder of Blackwell Investor Relations Corp., an investor relations firm specializing in establishing and strengthening relationships between public companies and the investment community. Following graduation from the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law in 1979, Mr. Williams served as European counsel to a Canadian multinational corporation for two years, before gaining additional experience with several mining companies, including Republic Goldfields Ltd. and Minefinders Corporation Ltd., where he was Vice-President and Secretary-Counsel.
Daniel Noone BApSci(Geol), MBA - VP, Exploration and Director
Mr. Noone has more than 20 years of international mineral exploration and development experience ranging from implementing grass roots programs through to feasibility studies. In his recent roles, Mr. Noone was the VP of Peru operations for Aquiline Resources Inc., prior to its acquisition by Pan American Silver Corp. Mr. Noone has held various senior geologist roles managing projects in Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, Peru, Ecudaor and Argentina. He holds a degree in geology from Ballarat University and an MBA from Melbourne University.
Jean-Pierre Chauvin, P.Eng (B.Sc., Mining Engineering), Director
Mr. Chauvin brings more than 40 years of combined experience in mining operations and construction management. Of particular note, he participated in the development of the Isle-Dieu in Matagami, Quebec for Noranda Mines Inc, which required the sinking of production and exploration shafts, as well as the development and definition of the underground operation. Mr. Chauvin is currently employed as an interim President & CEO of PC Gold Inc, and sits on the Boards of PC Golds Inc, Macusani Yellocake Inc., Lakeside Minerals Inc., and Andean American Gold.
David Beatty (MBA, M.Phil, B.Comm) - Director
Mr. Beatty has over 25 years of financial capital markets and resource management experience. Over the course of his career, David has been involved in raising over $20 billion of equity capital and executed mergers and acquisitions valued at over $10 billion.