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Executive Chairman

Mr. Imhof has over 23 years of experience working in the asset management business as lead manager or co-manager of over $1.5 billion in assets, specializing in the Canadian Small Capitalization sector. PMr. Imhof’s previous roles include Managing Director at Sceptre Investment Counsel (bought by Fiera Capital), Investment Strategist at Sprott Asset Management and Vice President at AGF Management. Mr. Imhof’s expertise lies in funding small capitalization companies to take them through their next stage of growth. Over the last 15 years, Mr. Imhof has been a regular guest on BNN (Business News Network) and frequently quoted in the Globe and Mail, Financial Post as well as other business journals. Mr. Imhof is a Chartered Investment Manager.

Greg Duras,  CPA, CGA

Chief Executive Officer, Corporate Secretary & Director

Mr. Duras has over 26 years of experience working in the resource sector and over 10 years of experience working as Chief Financial Officer for various publicly traded companies. Mr. Duras is the CFO of Northern Superior Resources Inc. and Emerita Resources, and has held the position of CFO at Consolidated Uranium Inc, recently acquired by IsoEnergy Ltd. Mr. Duras previously worked for Savary Gold Corp., gold exploration Company operating in Burkina Faso acquired by Semafo Inc., and Avion Gold Corp. which had mining operations in Mali and Burkina Faso. Mr. Duras has an abundance of international mining experience, having served as Vice President of Finance and Administration at S.C. Rosia Montana Gold Corporation, a mineral exploration and mining development company based in Romania, and more recently working in the resource sector based in Seville, Spain as CFO. Mr. Duras has a Bachelor of Administration from Lakehead University and is a Certified Professional Accountant.


Managing Director, Spain & Director

Mr. Merino is a mining industry consultant and professional geologist with 25 years of progressive experience in exploration, mining and business development, obtained in the Americas, Asia Pacific and Europe. Previously, Mr. Merino is President and Director of Emerita Resources, and was VP Exploration for Primero Mining Corp., focusing in exploration strategies and evaluating opportunities around the world. Mr. Merino previously held the positions of Vice President Exploration for Apogee Silver and exploration manager for Placer Dome at Porgera Mine, in PNG. Earlier in his career Mr. Merino worked as exploration geologist in different roles of increasing responsibility in Spain for Cominco Resources and Placer Dome; and in Chile, Peru and Venezuela for Hecla Mining and other exploration Canadian companies. Mr. Merino holds a Master degree in Sciences from Queens University (Ontario), and a Bachelor degree in Geology from University of Seville (Spain). Mr. Merino is a member of the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario and a Fellow of the Society of Economic Geologists.


Vice President Exploration

Mr. Funaioli is a professional geologist with over 30 years of experience in mineral exploration for precious and base metals, in a variety of geological environments and mineral deposit systems. Mr. Funaioli previously held senior and executive positions which included project geologist at Bolivar Goldfields, MK Gold-Arlo Resources, Hecla Mining and Bolivar Gold, as well as acted as exploration manager for Gold Mines of Sardinia, Medoro Resources, LGL, Newcrest Mining and Perseus Mining. Mr. Funaioli was also technical manager for Gold Fields, strategic project manager for Gran Colombia Gold, and VP Exploration for Royal Road Minerals. Mr. Funaioli has led the identification and discovery of multimillion ounce gold resources, including the delivery of the Choco 10 in Venezuela, and the discovery of its satellite VBK deposit. Mr. Funaioli holds a Master’s degree in Geological Sciences (Volcanology and Geothermics) from the University of Pisa, Italy, and is Member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (MAusIMM), the Society of Geology Applied to mineral deposits (SGA), (EurGeol) of the European Federation of Geologists (EFG), a Fellow of the Society of Economic Geologists (SEG) and a Qualified Person as defined by National Instrument 43-101.


Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Kim has over 12 years of experience working in the resource sector in senior finance positions of publicly traded companies. Mr. Kim serves as the Corporate Controller of Consolidated Uranium and Labrador Uranium. He previously held roles as Director of Treasury & Planning at Americas Gold & Silver and Corporate Controller at Andean Precious Metals and Polar Star Mining. Mr. Kim began his career at BDO Canada where he worked with a variety of companies. Mr. Kim is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the Ted Rogers School of Management at Toronto Metropolitan University.



Dr. Pearson is a specialist structural and economic geologist with over 35 years of diverse exploration experience throughout regions including Australasia, Latin America and Northern Africa. Dr. Pearson holds an Honours Bachelor of Science and PhD in Structural Geology from the University of Queensland, Australia, and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (FAusIMM). Dr. Pearson’s extensive leadership experience in executing successful exploration programs across diverse geological environments, including the advancement of a number of Canadian and Australian, Peruvian-focused, junior exploration companies. Dr. Pearson’s previous operational involvement in Peruvian mineral projects such as El Misti Gold Ltd.’s discovery of Sinchao (Antakori), a Cu-Au resource in Cajamarca, and Alturas Minerals S.A.’s Sombrero Cu-Au skarn project in Ayacucho.



Ms. Berneche is a CPA, CA, with 15 years of experience operating with public companies in the mining and publishing sectors, as well as experience with large accounting firms, specializing in corporate tax. Since 2014, she has dedicated her time to a grass roots charity she created which provides financial assistance to families with children with cerebral palsy.  She holds an Honours B.A. from the University of Toronto and sits on the board of Labrador Uranium Inc.


Legal Advisor

Corporate securities lawyer with over ten years experience working as corporate secretary and legal counsel to various publicly traded exploration, development, near production and production phase mining companies. Broad range of international experience in the mining industry having held roles with companies with projects in North America, South America, Russia, Australia, Mali, Ethiopia and Burkina Faso. Juris Doctorate from the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law in 2005 and an Honours B.A in Economics from McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada in 2002. Native English speaker, proficient in French. 


Investor Relations

Ms. Asfour is an experienced executive consultant with over 10 years of management, investor relations, communications and marketing experience, specialized in capital markets. Ms. Asfour holds a Master’s degree in Business Management, Financial Markets Certificate from Yale University and Certificate in Alternative Investments from HBS. As Chief Development Officer at Fairgreen Capital Partners and Managing Director of its Canadian regional division, Ms. Asfour has led over US$550 million worth of fundraising and strategic development initiatives. Ms. Asfour is currently Director of IR of Fancamp Exploration, her previous and other positions include Director of Investor Relations at Auxico Resources Canada Inc., Director of Business Development at Central America Nickel Inc., IR executive at Red Pine Exploration Inc. and Communications Director at Dominion Water Reserves Inc. Ms. Asfour holds the Institute for Governance (IGOPP) Certification in Governance, Ethics in Business Environment and Corruption Prevention. 

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