• TSX-V: GFG
  • $0.55-0.05
  • Volume76,825
  • Range$0.55$0.57
  • 52 Week$0.49$1.80
  • Open$0.57
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  • TSX-V: GFG
  • $0.55-0.05
  • Volume76,825
  • Range$0.55$0.57
  • 52 Week$0.49$1.80
  • Open$0.57
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Patrick Downey, P.Eng., Non-Executive Chair

Mr. Downey has over 30 years of international experience in the resource industry. Most recently, Mr. Downey was a Director at Claude Resources Inc. Prior to this, Mr Downey was President and CEO of Elgin Mining Inc., which was acquired by Mandalay Resources Inc. He has held numerous senior engineering and executive positions at several large scale gold mining operations. He holds a B.Sc (Hon.) degree in Engineering from Queen’s University in Belfast, Ireland.

Jonathan Awde, B.A., Director

Mr. Awde has the spent the last 12 years financing junior resource companies and has focused on institutional accounts. Mr. Awde has raised over $150m for public and private companies in the resource sector. Mr. Awde is co-founder, President and CEO and a Director of Gold Standard Ventures where he oversees all financing, corporate activities and developments for the company. Mr. Awde received his BA in Economics & Finance from Acadia University and is a former Sales & Trading professional at a Canadian Broker Dealer.

Stephen de Jong, BComm., Director

Mr. de Jong was most recently the President and CEO of Integra Gold Corp., which was acquired by Eldorado Gold Corp. in July 2017 for $590 million. Under his leadership, Mr. de Jong advanced the Lamaque project towards production and was instrumental in the financing of the Company, having raised $100 million in equity since assuming the CEO position. Mr. de Jong holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Royal Roads University.

Arnold Klassen, CPA., Director

Mr. Klassen is a Chartered Professional Accountant with over 35 years of experience in accounting, audit and tax, of which includes over 30 years of experience in the mining industry. Mr. Klassen is currently President of AKMJK Consulting Ltd., a private consulting company, and prior to that was the Vice President of Finance for Dynatec Corporation. Mr. Klassen has significant board experience which includes, Lake Shore Gold Corp., Claude Resources Inc. and Northern Superior Resources Inc. and is currently a director of Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd. Mr. Klassen holds a degree in Commerce from the University of British Columbia and has obtained the Institute of Corporate Directors ICD.D designation.

Brian Skanderbeg, P.Geo., President & CEO, Director

Mr. Skanderbeg was most recently President and CEO of Claude Resources Inc. since November 2014 – which was acquired by Silver Standard Resources Inc. for $337 million. He previously worked for Goldcorp, Inco Ltd. and Helio Resources, holding positions in both exploration and operations. He holds a B.Sc. from the University of Manitoba and an M.Sc. from Rhodes University, South Africa. He brings extensive experience in the exploration and evaluation of gold systems, operational management, cost and asset optimization and strategic analysis.