Dr. Dick is a professional geologist with 35+ years experience in base and precious metals exploration world-wide. He spent over 20 years exploring for copper and gold throughout South America and was credited with major finds at Collahuasi (Chile); Can Can (Chile); Golden Bear (B.C.); and the San Jose silver deposit in Mexico. After a 17 year stint with Chevron Minerals Ltd., where he was Director of Exploration in Latin America, Dr. Dick consulted for SRK and his own consultancy before co-founding General Minerals Corporation (now Sprott Resource Corporation) and then co-founding and acting as President and Chief Executive Officer of Evolving Gold Corporation. He currently serves as Chief Geologist and Manager of the Resource Group for Baron Global Financial Canada Ltd., a Hong Kong based merchant bank dedicated to the identification, acquisition, exploration, and marketing of mining projects worldwide.
Mr. Chiu is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Degree in Accounting from the University of British Columbia. Mr. Chiu is currently Senior Manager, Corporate Finance of Baron Global Financial Canada Ltd. Previously, he was a professional staff accountant with an international accounting firm where he gained valuable experience leading large teams for audits under Canadian GAAP for public multi-national clients.
Mr. Velisek has been involved in the capital markets for 10 years in investor relations as a trader of equities, options and futures, as well as an investment adviser. He is currently the chief executive officer and director of Kariana Resources Inc. and a previous director of Novo Resources Corp.
Ms. Lok is a chartered accountant and holds a bachelor of commerce degree in accounting and transportation logistics from the University of British Columbia. Ms. Lok is currently the chief financial officer of Kariana Resources Inc. and was previously the CFO of Finore Mining Inc. and director of Eight Solutions Inc.