|ROBERT T. BOYD|
Position: President, CEO & Director
Mr. Boyd is a senior mining executive with over 38 years experience in exploration, executive-level management, corporate finance and corporate governance. He had recently served as Lead Director for Peregrine Diamonds Limited which acquired by De Beers in 2018. He formerly held the position of President, CEO and Director of Athabasca Potash Corporation, a Saskatchewan potash exploration company acquired by BHP, and prior to that he was the President, CEO and Director of Ashton Mining of Canada Inc., a leading and successful diamond exploration company acquired by Stornoway Diamonds. Prior to Ashton, Mr. Boyd was a founding principal and major shareholder of a financial and strategic advisory firm to the mining and mineral exploration industry and was also formerly Vice President Exploration for Homestake Canada Limited. Mr. Boyd is a widely respected geologist and gemmologist. He currently also serves as a Director of Peru-focused Condor Resources Inc., the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada and the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame. He is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of B.C., the Society of Economic Geologists, and a Fellow of the Gemmological Associations of Great Britain and Canada.