Board of Directors & Management

David Velisek, Chief Executive Officer, President, Director, Chairman of the Board

Mr. Velisek has been involved in the capital markets for 20 years. He has held roles in investor relations, as a licensed trader of equities, options and futures, as well as Investment Adviser. He is currently a director of Lifestyle Delivery Systems Inc. and a previous director of Novo Resources Corp., Finore Mining Inc. and Delon Resources Corp. Mr Velisek is currently employed with Baron Global Financial Canada Ltd. 

Dr. Carl Hering, BSc Chemistry, PhD Geology – Director

Dr. Hering is a geologist with over 35 years of diversified technical and m anagerial experience in mineral exploration and corporate development worldwide. He has experience in all aspects of exploration from generative to advanced projects, negotiations, acquisition evaluation, mine and corporate valuation, management, strategic planning and new program design and implementation. Most recently, Dr. Hering has worked for numerous clients as an independent consultant evaluating advanced exploration opportunities and operating mines. He previously worked in senior exploration and corporate development positions for both Noranda Exploration and Placer Dome Inc. (1978 - 1996). From 1997 to 1999 he was Vice President Corporate Acquisitions for Bema Gold Corporation. Other than 2006, when he held the position of Senior V. P. Exploration and Business Development for Rio Narcea Gold Mines, he has been an independent consultant and President, CEO and Director of several public companies. During his 35 year career, he has led teams that have discovered more than 20M ounces of Au. As Director and Technical Advisor for Brett Resources, he acquired and advanced the Hammond Reef Project in Ontario; Brett was ultimately purchased by Osisko Mining and Hammond Reef now contains more than 10M ounce of Au. 

Ron Stewart, BSc, PGeo – Director

Mr. Stewart is a mining professional with over 30 years of international experience in exploration, project development, operations and the capital markets. In December 2016, Mr. Stewart was appointed President and CEO of Eros Resources Corp., a junior resource exploration company focused on the acquisition, exploration and development of resource projects in the Americas. More recently he has been appointed as Interim President, CEO and Director of Beaufield Resources. Prior to these roles, Mr. Stewart spent eight years in the capital markets industry as a top ranked equity analyst and investment banker: Managing Director, Mining Research at Dundee Capital Markets; Managing Director, Mining Equity Research at Macquarie Capital Markets (Canada) Ltd.; Managing Director, Investment Banking at Clarus Securities Inc.; and Senior Mining Analyst at Dundee Capital Markets. He also served as President and CEO of Verena Minerals Ltd. which later was renamed Belo Sun Mining. Prior to that, he worked five years as Executive Vice President of Exploration for Kinross Gold Corp. following a sixteen year career with Placer Dome Inc. 

Savio Chiu, CPA, CA – Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Chiu is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Degree in Accounting from the University of British Columbia. Mr. Chiu is currently Senior Manager, Corporate Finance of Baron Global Financial Canada Ltd. He gained valuable accounting experience while articling as an auditor at Deloitte. Mr. Chiu is currently a director of Crownia Holdings Ltd., Jayden Resources Inc., and H-Source Holdings Ltd. Previously, he held various management and directorship positions with other public companies over the last 8 years.

Denise Lok, CPA, CA, ACIS – Director

She is currently a Senior Manager, Corporate Finance at Baron Global Financial Canada Ltd. where she gained valuable experience advising public and private companies on mergers and acquisitions, capital raising, financial reporting, and corporate governance.