Andrew Lee Smith, P.Geol. Interim President, Director and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Smith is a Professional Geologist. He has over 25 years of experience successfully exploring, developing and operating North American and African base and precious metals mining projects. He also holds Directorships and management positions with a number of other junior exploration companies. Mr. Smith holds a BSc in Earth Sciences from the University of Waterloo and is a professional geologist and a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia. He received the Mining Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 1994 from the Quebec Prospectors Association for his role in mine development with Aurizon, and was named Outstanding Alumnus of 2009 by the Science Faculty of the University of Waterloo for his contributions to mineral exploration.
Cathy Wang, CA, CPA Chief Financial Officer
Ms. Wang is a chartered accountant, certified public accountant (United States) and certified public accountant (China) with over 13 years working experience in public practice focusing mainly on public companies. She holds a bachelor's degree of international business administration from Beijing Jiaotong University. She worked as assurance manager and held senior positions at Ernst & Young LLP, Beijing and Vancouver, as well as Manning Elliott LLP. She has advanced financial and accounting knowledge in international financial reporting standards and U.S. and Canadian generally accepted accounting principles