• Patrick Burns

    Head of Exploration

    Mr. Burns is a Canadian geologist with over 40 years of experience throughout the Caribbean, Central/South America and is a prominent figure in the South American mining sector. He is a professional geologist with over 40 years of experience, 35 of which specifically focused on Chile, including the direct involvement in the discovery of the Escondida porphyry – the world’s largest copper producer. 

  • David Smith


    Mr. Smith is a leader and entrepreneur that is immersed in the mining industry. He has been working in Corporate Development and Finance for the last 8 years. Previously, he co-founded a multi-faceted Real Estate Development and Sales company now in operations for 35 years as well as two successful environment-related companies listed on the TSX. Both companies sold independently and showed shareholders a significant profit.

  • Marla Ritchie

    Corporate Secretary

    Ms. Ritchie brings over 25 years of experience in public markets working as an Administrator and Corporate Secretary specializing in resource-based exploration companies. Currently, she is also the corporate secretary for several companies, including International Tower Hill Mines Ltd., Trevali Mining Corporation and Wealth Minerals.