Mr. Butler brings significant capital markets and corporate development experience within the natural resource sector to Taku Gold. He also currently serves as the Executive Vice President of enCore Energy Corp, prior to which he served as Vice President of Corporate Development for Callinex Mines Inc. During his tenure with Callinex, he led a major expansion of the corporate assets that added over 3.5 billion pounds of zinc equivalent mineralization. Prior to this role, he provided asset and equity valuations for the gold-focused royalty portfolio of Golden Predator US Holding Corp. He has also worked in various capacities within the gold sector including with GoldMining Inc. and Wolfpack Gold Corp. Mr. Butler holds a Master of Business Administration from Vancouver Island University and a Master of Science in International Business from the University of Hertfordshire.
Mr. Hayes, a Chartered Accountant since 1997, is the Chief Financial Officer for Golden Predator Mining Corp. and previously served as the Chief Executive Officer for Golden Predator Mining Corp. and Northern Tiger Resources Inc. He also served as the Chief Financial Officer of several other TSXV listed companies. Mr. Hayes brings considerable experience to the Golden Predator Board of Directors from both the public and private sectors. Working with international and Alberta-based accounting firms, he has serviced clients ranging from small, private businesses to multinational corporations. Most recently, Mr. Hayes has been providing financial consulting services to junior exploration companies.
Neil Swift BSc. (Earth Science UBC) has 28 years experience in natural resource exploration and development ranging from oil/gas to Gold. Mr. Swift has focused on Yukon based projects since 2011 including Brewery Creek, 3 Aces and Howards Pass. Mr. Swift has market experience, having been an Officer and Director of public companies for 12 years between 1992 and 2004.