Bill Fisher (P.Geo.)
Mr. Fisher is the Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Treasury Metals Inc. He is also the Executive Chairman for GoldQuest Mining Corp, and a director of Horizonte Minerals. Previously, he was CEO of GlobeStar Mining, which built the Cerro de Maimon copper-gold mine, sold in 2010. He was Chairman of Aurelian Resources Inc., which was acquired by Kinross in 2008 for $1.2 Billion. He served as VP Exploration for the base metals major, Boliden, managing 39 projects in nine countries. Mr. Fisher is a geologist with extensive experience in Africa, Australia, Europe and Canada. He has served as a director of publicly traded mining companies including North Atlantic Natural Resources(now Lundin Mining), Karmin Exploration Inc., Expatriate Resources, PC Gold Inc. and Rockwell Diamonds.
Mr. Bourchier is a registered professional engineer with over 30 years of domestic and international experience in the mining industry. This has included a healthy mix of both open pit and underground mine environments; plant construction; operations during ramp-up, turnaround, and steady-state phases and mine closures. This has involved both the precious metals and polymetallic minerals extraction business. His breadth of experience includes both operational field management and executive corporate oversight leadership. In addition to this strong combination of technical, site and corporate level experience underpinned with a skillset in strategic planning and enterprise risk management, his public company and inter-company Board governance experience is further complemented by his McMaster University accredited Chartered Director Certification. Mr. Bourchier’s most recent executive role was as Chief Operating Officer of Detour Gold from January 2018 until June 2019. From 2012 to 2017, Mr. Bourchier held the role of Chief Operating Officer at Nevsun Resources. Preceding this successful tenure, Mr. Bourchier was an operational Executive at Wheaton Precious Metals (formerly Silver Wheaton). For the first 16 years of his career, he worked at Placer Dome (subsequently Barrick Gold) where he held positions of increasing responsibility including Mining Manager and General Manager at the Porgera open pit gold mine. Mr. Bourchier has a Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Applied Science and Engineering from the University of Toronto.
Marc Henderson (CFA)
Mr. Henderson is a chartered financial analyst with more than 20 years at the helm of public mineral exploration companies. He has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Laramide Resources Ltd. from 1995 to present, the largest corporate shareholder of Treasury Metals. Mr. Henderson is the former CEO and President of Aquiline Resources Inc., sold in 2009 to Pan American Silver Corp., and former President of MineFinders. Mr. Henderson holds an economics degree from the University of Colorado.
Mr. Vereecke is a businessman and entrepreneur based in Paris, with a background in finance, oil and gas, mine royalties and technology. As an entrepreneur he has been involved in the startup of several businesses including co-founder and former chief financial officer of Business Oil Platform, a physical oil trading and logistics company operating in Central and Eastern Europe. Mr. Vereecke’s current investment advisory firm specializes in private client fund management focused in the extractive industry, mine royalties, precious metals and the diamond markets.
Mr. Whittle is a Chartered Professional Accountant with over 25 years of senior executive experience in the mining industry, and has been responsible for strategic planning initiatives, operations and all aspects of corporate and financial management and administration. More recently, from 2004 to 2007, he was Chief Financial Officer of Hillsborough Resources Limited, and from 2007 through 2014 was both Chief Financial Officer and Company Ethics Officer of Alexco Resource Corp. Mr. Whittle has served as a director of a number of public companies over his career, primarily in the resource sector, with extensive experience on audit committees, compensation committees and special committees. With respect to his most recent directorships, he is currently on the board of Viva Gold Corp. where he serves as Audit Committee Chair. He was previously on the board of Alio Gold Inc., serving as a director and Audit Committee Chair until the sale of the company in July 2020. He was also a director of Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. from 1997 to May 2020, for much of that time serving as Audit Committee Chair and Lead Outside Director. He served as Interim CEO of Mountain Province from June 2017 to May 2018, leading the company through a chief executive transition and the refinancing of its senior debt facility, then resuming his role as an independent director. Mr. Whittle holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) from the University of British Columbia.
Daniel W. Wilton
Dan Wilton has over 25 years of experience in M&A, corporate finance and principal investing in the mining sector, having executed as principal or advised on more than $10 billion of mergers, acquisitions and divestitures and more than $1 billion of financings. Dan has been the CEO of First Mining Gold since January, 2019. Prior to joining First Mining, he was a Partner at Pacific Road Capital Management, a mining-focused private equity investment firm with approximately $800 million under management. Dan’s previous roles included Managing Director and Head of the Global Mining and Metals Group at National Bank Financial Inc., Managing Director in Business Development at General Electric based in London, England, and other corporate finance and M&A roles at global financial institutions based in Toronto and New York. He currently serves as Vice Chair of the Board of Directors and is Chair of the Audit and Finance Committee for Providence Health Care in Vancouver, Canada. Dan holds a B.Comm (First Class Honours) from Queen’s University and an MBA (with Distinction) from INSEAD in France.
Ms. Wood is a Director of the Company and is currently Director, Investor Relations at Altius Minerals Corporation. She has led Investor Relations/Bondholder Communications activity for publicly traded companies for 15+ years, most recently at Sherritt International and Inmet Mining prior to its acquisition by First Quantum Minerals in 2013. Prior to that, she held investor relations roles with Harris Steel, Laramide Resources Ltd. and Aquiline Resources Inc. Ms. Wood holds one additional Board position, as an independent director and Audit Committee member of Aethon Minerals Corporation.