President, CEO & Director
Mr. Moody has over 30 years of experience in the mining industry including mineral exploration, resource assessment, business development, strategy and government relations. He spent twenty-four of those years with Rio Tinto, where he held the posts of Exploration Director (2005- 2010) and Vice President and Director of Business Development (2010-2015). He currently holds directorships on the boards of Prism Resources, Indico Resources and Xiana Mining. Mr. Moody has a Bachelor of Science in Geology and Geophysics (Honours) from the University of New England. He is a graduate of the Senior Leadership Program from the London Business School, a graduate of the Business Leadership Development Program from the Australian Graduate School of Management and a Fellow of the Society of Economic Geologists.
Vice President Exploration
Mr. Royall has worked in the mining industry for over 20 years on early stage and advanced exploration projects for a diverse range of commodities in Europe, Asia, Africa and South America. This includes 10 years with Rio Tinto and senior management positions for various junior mining companies. Mr. Royall has lived in Spain for many years and has extensive experience throughout the Iberian Peninsula where he has managed a number of important exploration and development projects. Mr. Royall has a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from Oxford Brookes University, is a Member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists (AIG) and served as Qualified Person for several mineral exploration companies.
Andrew (Andy) Marshall
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Marshall is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Financial Analyst with more than 11 years of finance and CFO experience in the mining sector. He has an extensive background in financial and risk management; corporate reporting, ESG management; M&A transactions and working with international jurisdictions. Most recently, he served as Chief Financial Officer at First Mining Gold Corp. and assisted in building the company’s gold project portfolio during its initial period of growth in 2015 when it acquired eight companies in just over one year. Prior to this, Andy held finance roles at two Vancouver based TSX/NYSE MKT-listed silver mining companies with operations in Mexico and Canada. Mr. Marshall started his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in London and moved to Vancouver in 2008.
Vice President Investor Relations and Communications
Mr. Mercier is an investor and media relations professional with more than 20 years of experience acquired in a range of mining companies, from exploration-stage juniors to a $15 billion market cap producer. Most recently, he was the global investor relations, and external communications lead for a base and precious metals producer with mines in Canada, Burkina Faso, and Namibia. Mr. Mercier’s past communications successes are grounded in a journalism degree, and he has significant experience building investor support at the institutional, family office, and retail levels.
Mr. Pinsky is a lawyer with over 20 years of practice experience, mainly in the corporate and securities areas. He has a B.Sc. (Special) degree and an LL.B. degree from the University of Alberta. Mr. Pinsky is a member of the Law Society of British Columbia. He has considerable experience in assisting companies in all stages of planning and corporate development. Mr. Pinsky has been a principal in several successful transactions in various businesses, including environmental engineering, oil and gas, and real estate.