Management Team

  • John Robins P.Geo.

    Executive Chairman and Director

    John is a professional geologist, prospector and entrepreneur with over 35 years of experience in the mining industry. In 2008 he was awarded the Spud Huestis award for his contributions to mineral exploration in British Columbia and Yukon.

    He has been involved in several notable discoveries including the 5 million oz Coffee Gold deposit in Yukon, Three Bluffs gold deposit in the Committee Bay greenstone belt and the Aviat/Churchill diamond districts of Nunavut. He has been involved in over a billion dollars in M&A activity and has generated over $500 million in direct and indirect mineral expenditures throughout Canada, Latin America and Australia.

    John was the founder and co-founder of several notable companies including Hunter Exploration, Kaminak Gold Corp., Stornoway Diamond Corp., Northern Empire Resources Corp., Bluestone Resources Inc. and Fireweed Zinc Corp.

    John acts as Executive Chairman to Bluestone Resources Inc., Fireweed Zinc Ltd. and K2 Gold Corp. and Strategic Advisor to Great Bear Resources, Genesis Metals Corp., Kodiak Copper Corp., ValOre Metals Corp. and Ethos Gold Corp.

  • Anthony Margarit

    President, CEO and Director

    Anthony holds a BSc. Geology from Lakehead University and has over twenty-five years of management and exploration experience working with both major mining, and junior exploration companies. Over the course of his career, he has explored for a variety of commodities, and deposit types, on projects ranging from greenfields prospecting and project generation to managing multi-drill programs, and advanced development projects. This experience has given him exposure to a variety of exploration methods, as well as business management styles and techniques.

  • Eric Buitenhuis

    VP Exploration

    Eric is a professional geologist with over 10 years of experience in mineral exploration and resource delineation. Eric began his career with Kaminak Gold Corporation in 2011 and was instrumental in the exploration and development success of the Coffee Gold Project. Following the acquisition of Kaminak in 2016, Eric joined Goldcorp where he oversaw field activities of the Coffee Gold Project. Eric holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Geology and Master of Science in Geology, both from the University of Western Ontario.

  • Robert Scott

    Chief Financial Officer

    Robert Scott, CPA, CA, CFA brings more than 20 years of professional experience in accounting, corporate finance, and merchant and commercial banking and has served on the management teams and boards of a number of Canadian publicly traded companies. He is a founder and president of Corex Management Inc., a private company providing accounting, administration, and corporate compliance services to privately held and publicly traded companies. Mr. Scott currently holds senior management and board positions with a number of TSX Venture Exchange Issuers including Riverside Resources Inc., Great Bear Resources Ltd. and Northern Empire Resources Corp.

  • Jeff Dare

    Corporate Secretary

    Over ten years of professional experience managing external reporting and corporate compliance for TSX Venture Exchange and CSE listed issuers. Currently serves as the Corporate Secretary and advisor of a number of listed issuers. Works closely with external partners and service providers in the areas of legal, compliance, transfer agency, audit, banking and insurance. BA from Simon Fraser University.

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