GLENN J. MULLAN
Chairman of the Board
Mr. Mullan holds a B.Sc. (Geology) from Concordia University and has 42 years of experience in the mining industry. Glenn is the CEO of Cleghorn Minerals and is also President, CEO, and Chairman of Golden Valley Mines. As an independent prospector, Glenn assembled and acquired many mining prospects ranging from grass-roots ventures through advanced-stage projects. He was instrumental in assembling most of the properties comprising the exploration portfolio now explored by Golden Valley Mines and related companies in the Zed Zed Group. Glenn is the former President of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC).
SCOTT JOBIN-BEVANS (Ph.D., PMP, P.Geo.)
Director, Vice President Exploration
Dr. Jobin-Bevans has almost 30 years in the mineral exploration business and more than 17 years of direct experience with public and private companies as an officer, director and technical advisor and has been involved with taking several private companies public. Scott is the President & CEO, Director and Principal Geoscientist at Caracle Creek International Consulting Inc., a geological and geophysical consulting group which he co-founded in 2001. He is a registered geoscientist with the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario (APGO), an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Geology, Lakehead University and a certified Project Management Professional (PMP). Dr. Jobin-Bevans has a wide range of exploration experience in many commodities with expertise in base metals, magmatic sulphides (Ni-Cu-Co; PGEs), gold, silver, copper, LCT pegmatites, and vanadium. Scott has an extensive industry/government network and served as the President (2010-2012), a Director (2002-2010), and is a Past President of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada.
DR. ROBERT I. VALLIANT
Dr. Valliant holds an Honours BSc Degree in Geology from the University of Waterloo and a Ph.D. in Economic Geology from the University of Western Ontario. He has more than 40 years’ experience in mineral exploration and mining in Canada, Australia and Nevada. He cofounded Tri Origin Exploration Ltd (now NewOrigin Gold Corp.) and was responsible for its listing on the TSX and is now Chairman of NewOrigin. He is also founder and was responsible for the listing of TriAusMin Ltd. on the ASX and TSX. Prior to Tri Origin, he was Vice President Exploration for LAC Minerals Ltd one of Canada’s largest gold producers prior to its takeover by Barrick Gold Corp. During his career he has been intimately involved with the discovery and development of major gold deposits in Canada- including Hemlo, Bousquet and Bousquet #2, as well as in Australia and the United States. He is a member of the Society of Economic Geologists, Geological Association of Canada and the Australian Institute of Geoscientists and has served as a director of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada and as director or advisor to TSX-V listed companies.
DR. C. JENS ZINKE
Dr. Zinke graduated as a Mining Engineer specializing in Geophysics. He obtained a Ph.D. in Geophysics from the University in Frankfurt, Germany, and completed post doctorate work with Stanford University in California, USA. Dr. Zinke was most recently the Vice President, Sales of Canadian Royalties, a company now majority-owned by Jilin Jien Nickel Industry Company Ltd. of China, but was previously a public company that traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange. During his tenure with Canadian Royalties, Dr. Zinke held various senior management positions including, Vice President Business Development and Concentrate Marketing and Chief Financial Officer. Dr. Zinke also sits on the Boards of various other junior mining companies.