Leadership Team

Board of Directors

John T. "Terry" Rickard Ph.D.

John T. "Terry" Rickard Ph.D.

Chairman

Dr. Rickard has 45 years of experience in advanced technology and financial organizations, all of it in management and technology development positions.

Thomas E Bowens, P. Geo

Thomas E Bowens, P. Geo

President, CEO and Director

Thomas Bowens is a certified professional geologist with over twenty-eight years of international experience in the minerals exploration industry, and has spent the last twenty two years based in Mongolia (1998-2006) and Russia (since 2005).

Geoff Stanley

Geoff Stanley

Director

Mr Stanley graduated with honours from the University of Tasmania in 1982, with a triple major in geology, geophysics and physical geography. 

Management Team

Thomas E Bowens, P. Geo

Thomas E Bowens, P. Geo

President, CEO and Director

Thomas Bowens is a certified professional geologist with over twenty-eight years of international experience in the minerals exploration industry, and has spent the last twenty two years based in Mongolia (1998-2006) and Russia (since 2005).

David R. Sabourin P.E., Pr. Eng.

David R. Sabourin P.E., Pr. Eng.

Chief Operating Officer

David Sabourin is a registered professional engineer with a degree in Mining Engineering and an MBA in Finance.

Mark Murchison

Mark Murchison

Chief Financial Officer

Mark Murchison is a financial professional with 25 years of international experience in the Mining Industry.
Stephanie Ashton

Stephanie Ashton

VP Business Development

Stephanie Ashton has spent the last 25 years in the area of natural resources, specifically exploration and development of mining projects in Latin America, North America and Eastern Europe.
Alexander Khersonski

Alexander Khersonski

Treasurer

Alexander Khersonski, CPA, CGA., is a senior financial professional with over twenty years of international experience in financial and operational management and financial reporting for both private and public companies operating in the resource sector. 

Matthew Perkins

Matthew Perkins

Exploration Manager

Mr. Perkins has been a professional exploration geologist for 20 years, having worked for AngloGold Ashanti in Australia prior to moving abroad where he has worked for several exploration companies throughout SE Asia, West Africa and the Russian Far East. 

Tim Bridgewater

Tim Bridgewater

VP Government Relations

Mr. Bridgewater founded Interlink Capital Strategies, a financial advisory and business development firm in 1994, where he has advised on over $800 million of private equity investments in industries ranging from building materials, renewable energy, and automotive component manufacturing to electronics and software technologies in the U.S. and Asia.
Richard Leveille

Richard Leveille

Consulting Geologist

Richard Leveille has over 40 years of international mineral exploration experience, with particular expertise in copper. He was Sr. VP of Exploration for Freeport Copper & Gold for 10 years until his retirement in 2017, where he led a team that added 54 billion lbs Cu to reserves and made the Chukaru Peki discovery in Serbia, for which he won the PDAC Thayer Lindsley International Mineral Discovery Award.

Vern Tharp

Vern Tharp

VP Corporate Relations

Mr. Tharp has over 30 years of experience in dealing with a wide spectrum of industries, assets and markets, both in equity formation and as a private lender, as well as in creating strategic
partnerships.

Roy Durr, P. Eng

Roy Durr, P. Eng

Advisor

Roy Durr is a seasoned senior Executive & Program Manager with over 30 years of experience.

Bill Lupien

Bill Lupien

In Memoriam 1941-2021

Mr. Lupien has been an innovator in the public financial markets for over 50 years.