Ms. Lee-Sheriff is currently President and CEO of Golden Predator Mining, a well-funded exploration company focused on advancing the 3 Aces Project in Canada’s Yukon. She brings 25 years of public, governmental and private sector experience, and has served at senior officer-level positions with several public companies. Previously, Ms. Lee-Sheriff managed Cabinet Policy and Intergovernmental Affairs for the Conservative, Liberal and NDP governments of the Yukon, developed the Yukon Economic Forums and delivered gold conferences for GATA in Dawson City, Yukon, Washington, DC and London, England. She founded the Yukon Mines Legacy Foundation and the Yukon Gold Mining Alliance. Ms. Lee-Sheriff has a long history of pro-actively working with the Yukon First Nations. As founding director of the Yukon Mines Training Association, she secured $20 million in federal funding for aboriginal mine training. More recently, she has successfully negotiated and implemented a number of socio-economic and exploration agreements between Golden Predator and several Yukon First Nations. Ms. Lee-Sheriff holds a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) degree from Queens University (1986), and is a recipient of the Queen’s Jubilee Commemorative Medal awarded for outstanding achievements by Canadians.
Mr. Peter Bures has served as the Chief Executive Officer and director of Antler Hill Mining Ltd since June 2017. Mr. Bures served as Vice President, Analyst, at Canaccord Genuity Limited, Research Division from 2014 to February 2017. From 2011 to 2013, Mr. Bures served as Director of Global Mining Sales at BMO Capital Markets in New York. He served as an Associate Portfolio Manager at Sentry Investments Corp. from 2007 to 2011. Mr. Bures focused on research and analysis of metals and mining companies. He served at Sentry Investments Inc. and Sentry Select Primary Metals Corp. Mr. Bures served as a Sales and Trading Group Analyst of Orion Securities from 2002 to 2007. He holds National Association of Securities Dealers Series 7 and Series 63 licenses. Mr. Bures holds a bachelor of Applied Science (geological and mineral engineering) from the University of Toronto.
Ms. Walton has over 25 years’ experience providing management and consulting services to the mining industry, with a focus on northern Canada. Previously she served as President and Chief Executive Officer, Firestone Ventures Inc. from 2005 to 2012, and as a director and consultant until 2013; as director of Northern Tiger Resources Inc. from 2008 to 2013; and as an analyst with the Government of Alberta from September 3, 2013 to present. Ms. Walton holds a M.Sc. in Economic Geology from the University of Alberta, is a professional geoscientist registered with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA), and holds a diploma from the Gemological Institute of America.
Mr. Smith has been with Taku Gold since 2005 and brings over 30 years’ experience in the capital markets to his position. He has expertise in corporate management, administration, finance and public relations. Currently he is an independent director of Kontrol Energy Corp. (CSE:KNR), and has contributed at the management and board level to a number of resource and technology companies. Mr. Smith obtained his Bachelor of Arts (Economics) degrees from the University of Toronto (1982), and has completed the Canadian Securities Course and the Canadian Investment Management Course Part I.
Mr. Fentie served as the Premier of the Yukon from 2002 to 2011, having first entered politics in 1996 as the MLA for Watson Lake. He has represented both the Yukon Party and the New Democratic Party during his tenure. As Premier he also served as Minister of Finance, Minister responsible for devolution, land claims and Yukon Energy Corp. and as the Minister of Environment. Mr. Fentie’s priorities included rebuilding the Yukon economy, formalizing relations with First Nations and revitalizing the mining industry. During his tenure the unemployment rate in Yukon declined from 9.8% to approximately 4%, annual mineral exploration expenditures grew from $7 million in 2002 to over $300 million in 2011, and the value of mineral production grew 264 percent. Mr. Fentie currently is a private businessman residing in Watson Lake, Yukon.
Ms. Wilson has worked for over 35 years with public companies in accounting and compliance including the preparation of quarterly and year-end statements for audit. She has acted as an officer or director for a variety of listed resource and technology companies, and is currently CFO, Corporate Secretary and Director at Rojo Resources Ltd. (TSXV:ROJ). Ms. Wilson received her undergraduate degree from St. Anne’s College, Sanderstead in Surrey, United Kingdom.