Board of Directors

Stephen Coates – Director and CEO
Mr. Coates is a founder and principal of Grove Capital Group, specializing in the incubation and development of new resource companies across the world. Mr. Coates previously founded and served as CEO of TSX-listed Homeland Energy Group and having spent more than 12 years in the resource and financial industries, brings together strengths in business development, communications and finance to create strategic relationships for success. Stephen Coates began his career in investment management and advisory services at RBC Dominion Securities in Canada. Following which he joined Independent Equity Research Corp. as Vice President, Business Development. In 2003, Mr. Coates formed Grove Communications Inc. to provide communications and business development services to small-cap public companies primarily in the mining and resource industry. In 2006, he co-founded Homeland Uranium Inc., which subsequently gave rise to Homeland Energy Group Limited, which he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of from December 2004 to October 2009. Mr. Coates is a graduate of Kings College at the University of Western Ontario in London, Canada.

Bruce Reid – Director

Mr. Reid is the Executive Chairman of the Carlisle Goldfields Limited, as well as a Director.  Mr. Reid was the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation from January 2010 until January 2014.  Mr. Reid is also a Director of SGX Resources Inc. and other public companies.  Mr. Reid was also the President and Chief Executive Officer of U.S. Silver Corp. (a mining company) from June 2006 to November 2009 as well as Vice-President, Corporate Finance of Research Capital (an investment dealer) from 2002 to 2006.  Mr. Reid brings to the Corporation extensive experience in corporate finance and in the mining and mineral exploration industry.  His background includes more than 30 years of direct and indirect experience in the mining and mineral exploration industry following graduation with a B.Sc. in Geology from the University of Toronto in 1979 and a finance degree from the University of Windsor in 1982

Robert Kirtlan – Director

Mr. Kirtlan is a finance professional with over 20 years of experience in company management and arranging equity and debt financing in the resource sector. For the last 11 years, Mr. Kirtlan has taken active roles in the financing, management and development of exploration and development opportunities across a broad spectrum of commodities in various countries. Prior to that he spent 7 years in the investment banking sector. He is currently Chairman of RMG Limited, a company focused on copper in Chile; Chairman of Decimal Software Limited, a Company with leading edge robo advice technology; and a Director of Credo Resources Limited.