President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Lavallée has been active in mining exploration since 1994. He is the vice president of Consul-Teck Exploration Inc., a consulting firm of Val-d'Or founded in 2003 that specializes in mining exploration in northern areas. Most of the firm's mandates involve the generation and execution of projects in remote areas. Mr. Lavallée has acted as a geologist for many companies, including Eloro Resources Ltd., Uracan Resources Ltd., Agnico-Eagle Mines Ltd., Noranda Minerals Inc., Champion Minerals Inc., Matamec Explorations Inc. and Atlanta Gold Inc. Having been responsible for the planning and execution of many exploration programs in recent years, Mr. Lavallée has acquired a solid experience in exploration project development.
Jean-François Meilleur is presently President and co-owner of Paradox Public Relations. His many accomplishments include playing a key role in raising funds for many projects. Mr. Meilleur holds a Bachelor's Degree from the HEC business school (Hautes Études Commerciales) in Montreal, with a specialization in marketing and finance. Mr. Meilleur previously worked as a trader at Swiftrade, and has extensive knowledge of the financial markets.
Secretary and Chief Financial Officer
Nathalie Laurin has more than 25 years of experience in administration and accounting. During her career, she has held a range of jobs that have gained her experience in the financial industry, project management and the natural resource sector. She has been self-employed since 2006 handling bookkeeping, audit file preparation, and management of legal, regulatory and administrative matters.
Mr. Richard Saint-Jean is a metallurgist technician with over 20 years of mining experience. He is currently the General Director for BlackRock Metals Inc., a private iron ore mining company. Previously, he was Mill Manager for the Troilus open pit gold/copper mine in Chibougamau, where he worked for over 14 years. He has worked on four mill start-ups: Meston Resources, Graphicor mine, Cambior mine and Troilus mine.At Troilus, he participated in the two mill expansions as well as the Closure plan. He has worked closely with the First Nation including the Cree communities for over 15 years.
Mr. Jean-Raymond Lavallée has more than 30 years of experience in mining exploration, as contractor, consultant and manager for several mining companies, such as Louvem, Soquem, James-Bay Development Corporation, Sullivan Consolidated, Cache Explorations Inc., Parquet Resources, Dumont Nickel Corporation, Westminer Canada Ltd, Baribec Management Inc., Exploration Ojibway Inc. and others. He was also controller for Mines Expert Inc., during the construction of the Doyon Mine. Mr. Lavallee is currently president of Consul-Teck Exploration, a consulting firm of Val-d'Or founded in 2003 that specializes in mining exploration in northern areas.
Mr. Marc Simpson is President and Chief Executive Officer of Uracan Resources. Mr. Simpson has worked in the mining and exploration industry for over 23 years. He has worked for Junior, Mid-tier and Senior mining companies on projects both in Canada and worldwide, including Bema Gold (sold to Kinross for CDN$3.5 billion in 2007), B2Gold, and Echo Bay Mines. Mr. Simpson has been involved in exploration and mining projects from grass roots exploration through to mine development and production. Mr. Simpson obtained his B.Sc. in Geology from the University of Manitoba and is a member of Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia and Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of the Province of Manitoba.
Project Manager - Rose Project
Paul Bonneville has over 30 years of experience in the mining industry in Canada. A Mining Engineering graduate from Queen's University, he was Vice President Operations for Scorpio Mining and Vice President Mines for Cadiscor Resources. He worked for Dumas Contracting as Project Manager at the Lapa and Goldex shaft projects and for Ross-Finlay Ltd., where he held a range of positions, including Project Manager at the Bell-Allard shaft project and the Silidor project, and at Pan American Silver Corp. Mr. Bonneville has also managed a number of overseas operations.