Don Moore Position: Chairman & CEO, Director Mr. Moore's connection with the mining industry began over thirty years ago while working summers in the Dickinson Mine (Goldcorp) in Red Lake, Ontario during high school and university. Following graduation from University of Waterloo, Mr. Moore joined the Mining brokerage firm Doherty Roadhouse & McQuaig (which eventually became Midland Walwyn) in 1968, where the foundation of his experience in the Mining investment industry evolved. In 1976 he accepted the challenge of reviving the economy of the mining town of Kirkland Lake, Ontario, where, in his role of Director of Economic Development, he conceptualized, raised funds for and had implemented a number of Geo-scientific programs that became the standard for Ontario. In 1981 he continued to diversify his knowledge and involvement in the mining industry as Director and Executive Vice President of International Corona in Vancouver, B.C. where he worked with David Bell in the early stages of the development of Ontario's prolific Hemlo gold deposits. He then launched a career as an independent consultant to the mining and mining investment industry. His expertise now includes organizing, restructuring, promoting and negotiating complex acquisitions and joint ventures for junior and senior mining companies, based in North America and in Europe. Mr. Moore is currently a director and officer of several other public companies, including Rupert Resources.
Neil Briggs Position: Director Mr. Briggs has a Bachelor of Science degree in geology from the University of Durham, England. He held a senior exploration position with Falconbridge Nickel Mines Limited, during which time he established the company's regional exploration office for the Atlantic Provinces of Canada. Starting in the early 1980's, Mr. Briggs held senior management positions with Manitoba Mineral Resources Ltd. (MMR) ultimately serving as president from 1993-1995. While at MMR, Mr. Briggs managed the company's 27% interest in the Trout Lake Joint Venture and annually negotiated the sale of MMR's share of production from the 2,500 ton per day Trout Lake Mine resulting in annual revenues of some $18 million. He also represented MMR on the Board of Tantalum Mining Corporation of Canada (Tanco), North America's only tantalum producer. Mr. Briggs is a director and officer of several other public companies, including Rupert Resources and Playfair Mining.
Peter Newton Bell Position: Director Peter has worked as an independent investor and analyst in the junior mining sector since 2016 and is trained in applied mathematics with a M.Sc. from the University of British Columbia. During this time Peter has met and made many contacts within this sector.
In 2018 Mr. Bell was instrumental in the sale of the Rattling Brook project for Kermode. Since that time he has taken a keen interest in Kermode and has been actively seeking further opportunities for the Company.
Ricardo Ho Position: CFO Mr. Ho holds a bachelor of commerce degree from the University of British Columbia. For the past seven years he has been working in the junior mining exploration industry providing various accounting services. He has been a consultant to the company throughout that time. Mr. Ho is also the CFO of a number of other public mineral exploration and development companies.