Management

Frederick W. Davidson. MBA, CA.

President, CEO and Director
Fred Davidson was most recently the VP and Chief Financial Officer of TOTAL Energold Corp., an energy and gold producer which had over $250 million in assets producing over 10,000 b.o.e. per day, 15 million cubic ft of Natural Gas and 100,000 oz of Gold on an annual basis. Previously, he spent 10 years as Chief Financial Officer of Erikson Gold Mines Ltd. and Mt. Skukum which grew from grassroots exploration to production. Mr. Davidson also had an active role in a number of other notable mines and exploration projects including: the Courageous Lake Project, Golden Bear Mine and the Denton-Rawhide mine.

He has been a senior executive in the mining industry for the past 35 years during which time he has helped finance public and private mining companies. His experience spans over 18 countries throughout North America, South America, Africa and Asia. Mr. Davidson has sat on the board of Wheaton River Minerals, Plexis Resources and IMPACT Silver Corp.

Mr. Davidson received his MBA from the University of British Columbia in 1970 and his Chartered Accounting designation in 1971. He is a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants.

He is also President and Chief Executive Officer of IMPACT Silver, a profitable silver exploration company with a 500tpd processing plant located in the prolific 272km2 Royal Mines of Zacualpan district.

Steven Gold, CFA

Chief Financial Officer
Steven Gold, a graduate of McGill University, is the Company's CFO. Mr. Gold is actively involved in all financial aspects of the Corporation including reporting, budgeting, forecasting, risk assessment and capital structure composition.

Having spent more than a decade in the Canadian and international capital markets on both the "buy" and "sell" sides, Mr. Gold was Vice President of Research at a leading Canadian investment bank where he covered the commodity drilling sector. As well, Mr. Gold was Vice President of Investments for one of Canada's largest natural resource-focused investment groups and Associate Portfolio Manager for one of Canada's most successful hedge funds in the early 2000's, where he and his team earn a "Barron's 10-Best" ranking.

James Coleman, LLB

Chairman and Director
Mr. Coleman is a Senior Partner and former Chairman of Macleod Dixon, Barristers & Solicitors. He has extensive experience in international law with a focus on the energy and resource sectors in addition to corporate finance, banking and securities. He is a member of the Law Society of Alberta, the Canadian Bar Association, Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation, has authored numerous legal papers on resource law and banking, and has chaired various independent committees of public companies relating to corporate governance and securities matters.

Michael J. Beley

Director
Mr. Beley was founding Vice President and Director of Eldorado Gold Corporation. Through his tenure with Eldorado, the company developed two open pit gold mines in Mexico; defeated an attempted hostile takeover; gained control of an Australian junior gold producer; participated in the oversight of the Sao Bento Gold Mine in Brazil and the development of significant gold assets in Turkey.

A co-founder, Director and Vice President of Bema Gold Corporation from its inception in 1988 through to 1992. Prior to 1988 Mr. Beley held executive positions in Bema's predecessor companies, Amir Mines Ltd., Normine Resources Ltd. and Bema International Resources Inc. These companies merged in 1988 to form Bema Gold Corporation and were controlled by Bema Industries Ltd., a private exploration contracting and geological consulting firm. Mr. Beley was a founding partner of Bema Industries Ltd. and served as President from 1976-1986 and Vice President from 1987-1990.

Wayne Lenton, B.Sc., P.Eng.

Director
Wayne D. Lenton is a graduate of the Montana School of Mines with a Bachelor of Science degree in Metallurgical Engineering. Mr. Lenton has over 45 years of experience in the mining industry.

In 1979, he joined AMAX of Canada as Vice President, Operations. In 1985, he was appointed President, CEO and Director of Canada Tungsten Mining Corporation, as well as President of AMAX of Canada and President of AMAX Northwest Mining Company. I n 1989, Mr. Lenton became Chairman of the Board of Minerex Resources and in 1993, he was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Canada Tungsten, as a result of the amalgamation of Canada Tungsten Mining Corporation, Canamax Resources and Minerex Resources. Mr. Lenton is a past Chairman of the Mining Association of British Columbia and was a Director of the Mining Association of Canada. He is a member of the Canadian Institute of Mining & Metallurgy, the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers and is a retired Professional Engineer in British Columbia and the Yukon Territory.

Mr. Lenton is currently working as an independent consultant in Tucson, Arizona, and is a director of several public companies.

Mark Corra, CMA, CPA.

Director
Mark Corra has over 35 years' experience in the mining. He is a Certified Management Accountant, with a diploma in financial management from the British Columbia Institute of Technology. Mr. Corra started his career with Placer Dome Inc. in 1979. In 1990 Mr. Corra joined Bema Gold Corporation , initially as Controller and subsequently as Vice President of Finance. While with Bema Mr. Corra was instrumental in securing several project financings. The largest was a $425 million financing for the Kupol Mine in Russia which was awarded EMEA Mining Deal of the Year in 2005. In 2007 Mr. Corra was one of the founders of B2Gold Corporation and acted as Senior VP Finance and CFO until his retirement at the end of April 2014.

Alastair McBain

Director
Mr. McBain is a graduate of Oxford University and has over 37 years' experience in the oil industry. He spent the first 17 years of his career with Shell in numerous senior international postings including assignments in Singapore, Dubai, China and Venezuela. Prior to leaving Shell, he worked in their natural gas business with specific responsibility for the development of LNG projects. He joined the Vitol Group in 1995 to head up the growth of the group's portfolio of upstream assets and became CEO of Arawak Energy in September 2002. Arawak Energy was listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and was admitted to the London Stock Exchange in July 2008 before being privatized in 2009, becoming a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Vitol Group, the world's largest independent energy trading company. Mr. McBain serves as Chairman of the Board of Geo-Alliance, a leading independent producer of gas and gas liquids in the Ukraine, which is a joint venture between Arawak Energy and a prominent Ukrainian businessman and philanthropist.

Richard Thomas

Managing Director, Energold Group EMEA
Since joining the family drilling business in 1981, Richard has gained 35 years of experience in the International Drilling Industry, from initial experience in all elements of the business including procurement, logistics, accounting and practical experience working on the companies drilling rigs in the UK and Europe before moving into management of the business during the Mid 1990's.

From 2003, as Joint Managing Director, Richard was responsible for all commercial and business development aspects of the business, undertaking projects in the international mineral exploration market including Diamond core and Reverse Circulation drilling on projects in the UK, Africa and Asia. The company was also active in the UK coal and renewable energy sector where geothermal drilling, contaminated land investigations and landfill gas extraction projects were completed.

Following acquisition of the family business by Energold in 2010, operations expanded rapidly in the principal West Africa region where significant projects were undertaken. Activity has since expanded geographically into Europe and the Middle East. Richard's focus is to expand the Divisions' drilling services in all regions offering services to the Mineral, Energy, Water and Geotechnical markets.

Nicolás F. Rodrigo, MBA, CGA, E-Global Drilling Corp.

President & CEO of E-Global Drilling
Nicolás F. Rodrigo has more than 15 years' experience in different industries, including agriculture and mining. Mr. Rodrigo's early experience was in accounting and later in management. He emigrated from Argentina to complete his MBA in Canada, where he began his career in mining. Mr. Rodrigo has actively participated in the strong introduction and rapid development of the Latin American market for the Energold rigs, starting operations in Mexico, Argentina, Brazil and Guatemala.

In 2008, Mr. Rodrigo was promoted to President and CEO of E Global Drilling Corp., a subsidiary of Energold in Barbados, West Indies. E Global administers and manages all offshore contracts for the Energold Group of Companies, principally in Africa.

Besides his experience in the mining industry, Mr. Rodrigo was the Controller of a Swedish multinational serving the dairy industry in the Latin American markets.

Brian Bertram, Bertram Drilling International Corp.

President
Brian Bertram was born in Drumheller, Alberta in 1960, and raised in the small community of Carbon. In 1976, he started working as a driller's helper during the summer holidays for his father's seismic company. He attended college after graduating from high school, completing two years of business administration. After college, he started full time for the company, gaining experience in all aspects of the business by working his way up through the ranks from driller's helper to driller, and then drill supervisor.

Brian gained experience on many projects throughout Canada and the United States, working on various types of drilling equipment ranging from conventional to heliportables. He took over active management of the company in 1986, a position he continues to hold. Brian has completed numerous safety related training courses, including "Accident Investigation", "Leadership", and most recently, Det Norske Veritas' "Modern Safety Management". He attends the Petroleum Industry Safety Seminar annually, and has presented twice at these seminars, as well as holding a position on their organizational committee. Brian maintains a "hands-on" type of management, and makes observatory trips to visit the field crews regularly under his management.

Bertram Drilling has undertaken work internationally as well, with projects in the US, Trinidad, and Russia, and in 2002 expanded into the oilsands coring industry. He believes that management's close interaction with the field contributes to the success that Bertram Drilling has as one of the largest drilling companies in Canada today.

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