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  • Gary W. Anderson

    Director, Executive Chairman

    Mr. Gary Anderson is a former investment adviser with Canaccord Capital Corp (1989 – 2004) and, later Business Development Manager for Nevada Geothermal Inc., where he assisted in raising over US$20 million for the development of the Blue Mountain Project in Nevada. He was President and CEO of Canadian listed company High Ridge Resources Inc. from 2004 to 2010, during which time he and his team actively searched and evaluated mineral and geothermal projects in Peru and Canada. He oversaw the first drilling and initial discovery on the Chanape project in Peru and arranged a joint venture of HRR’s ’Newton Hill’ property discovery with the Hunter Dickinson company ’Amarc Resources’ before leaving High Ridge. He has been privately involved in the mining industry focusing on Peru since that time.

  • Ms. Lan Shangguan, CPA, CA

    Chief Financial Officer

    Ms. Lan Shangguan is a senior finance professional with over 20 years of broad international experience in both public accounting and executive level financial management across various industries.

  • John Kowalchuk, P. Geo.

    Independent Director

    Mr. Kowalchuk is a professional geoscientist with the Association of Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia. Presently he is Project Manager for Golden Reign Resources Ltd. developing a high– grade gold resource in Nicaragua. He has over 43 years of experience developing and managing exploration projects with both senior and junior mining companies and has worked in Canada, the United States, Russia, Mexico, Chile and Nicaragua. He was Yukon and Northern B. C. District Geologist for Placer Dome Inc., during which time he was instrumental in the discovery and advancement of several world–class mineral deposits, including the Howard’s Pass lead–zinc deposits and the Kerr copper–gold porphyry deposit. He was directly responsible for the discovery of the barium–lead–zinc–silver deposit in Driftpile Creek, and the discovery and exploration management of the Clea Tungsten property, which has the potential to become a significant tungsten mine in northern Canada.

  • Dra. Jenny Egúsquiza


    Dra. Egúsquiza is a Lima–based Peruvian lawyer who serves as a Director and Advisor to several Canadian, English and Peruvian mining companies. Dra. Egusquiza advises and consults to Peruvian and international companies, and government institutions, specializing in laws governing development of mining, energy, and exploitation of natural resources. Dra. Egusquiza has more than 23 years of experience working for multi–national companies that include Glencore Group, Phelps Dodge, BHP Billiton, Perubar S.A. (San Ignacio de Morococha), Compania Minera Poderosa SA, Peruana de Energia SAA, and EDEGEL SAA, among others.Dra. Egusquiza serves as a Member of the Lima Bar Association and Peruvian National Law Federation. Dra. Egusquiza graduated as a Lawyer from the Law and Politic Science Faculty of the Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru and continued her postgraduate study in Private International Law at the University of South California, USA, and in Business Law (Doctorate) at the University of Seville, Spain.

  • Dr. Adam Szybinski, PhD.

    VP Exploration South America and Director

    Dr. Szybinski is an exploration geologist with over 30 years of experience in the exploration project implementation and management. Dr. Szybinski has broad experience with a variety of commodities and styles of mineralization, and especially in epithermal Au–Ag systems, Au–Cu–Mo porphyry deposits, mesothermal Au systems, and MVT deposits.

    Most recently, between 2007 and 2015, Dr. Szybinski worked in Peru as VP Exploration, general manager, and field geologist with Canadian and Australian junior mining companies operating in that country.He actively supervised the exploration and development od four mining projects located ~30km southwest of the Toromocho Cu–Au–porphyry deposit. He also participated in generating of three geothermal projects in Peru, located in Puno and Ayacucho. In addition, between 1997 and 1999, Dr. Szybinski worked in Peru as a geologist and structural geology consultant for Cominco on the MVT Bongara project in the Amazonas department of Peru.

    Previously, Dr. Szybinski worked with several other companies (e.g. Rio Algom, Cominco) in Canada (Newfoundland, B.C., Yukon and NWT), United States (Nevada, Arizona, California), Mongolia, and Poland.Between 2004–2006, he was a chief geologist for the Canadian geothermal company, Nevada Geothermal Power Inc.

    Dr. Szybinski holds a Ph.D. in Earth Sciences from Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada (1996) and M.Sc. in Geology from Wroclaw University, Poland (1975).