Position: President & CEO
Mr. Baxter brings over 25 years of experience, principally in Latin America, in the mining industry. Mr. Baxter is the General Manager of Baxter Consultants Engineering, a consulting company located in Peru. From May 2000 to September 2000, he held the position of Business Development Coordinator Americas for North Limited, a senior Australian mining company acquired by Rio Tinto, PLC in October 2000. Also at North Limited, Mr. Baxter held the posts of Regional Geologist, Americas from June 1999 to May 2000 and Regional Manager (Chile/Argentina) from November 1996 to June 1999. Mr. Baxter was previously a Director of Petaquilla Minerals Ltd. and was also a director of Chariot Resources Ltd. which was sold to China Sci Tech, a Hong Kong listed company. Mr. Baxter was the Chairman of the Board of Marcobre S.A.C., a 100% fully owned subsidiary of China Sci Tech, until September 2010. He was President, Director and Chief Operating Officer of Norsemont Mining Inc. until March 2011 when the company was acquired by Hudbay Minerals. Mr. Baxter is also a director of Pan Global Resources Inc.
Mr. Baxter has a Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours) degree from the University of New South Wales and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (FAusIMM).
Position: Chief Operating Officer
John is a geologist with over 25 years experience specializing in porphyry copper-gold, epithermal and skarn deposits throughout Latin America. Previously John held the position of Chief Geologist for Corriente Resources and was responsible for all aspects of exploration and resource definition at the company's Mirador, Panantza, and San Carlos porphyry copper deposits. Following the sale of Corriente in 2010, John was the VP Exploration for Dorato Resources. John serves as the Qualified Person, as defined by National Instrument 43-101, for technical content of this website.
Position: Chief Financial Officer
Ms. Wu is a Chartered Accountant with strong working knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards, Canadian and US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and public company reporting requirements. She is currently the CFO for Balmoral Resources Ltd.. and Corvus Gold Inc., resource based companies listed on the TSX. Ms. Wu's previous experience includes acting as Financial Reporting Specialist for a number of resource based companies. As well, she served as Supervisor at Smythe Ratcliffe LLP, Chartered Accountants from 2007 to 2010, where she oversaw all aspects of financial reporting for several publicly traded companies.
Position: Corporate Secretary
Erin has over 30 years of experience in the corporate securities industry specializing in resource based exploration companies. Her experience included assisting management of TSX and TSX Venture Exchange listed companies with regulatory filings and corporate governance matters as a securities paralegal with a Vancouver law firm. Erin is also currently the corporate secretary for Falco Resources Ltd., Kazax Minerals Inc. and Gstaad Capital Corp.