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Our Team

Senior management and board of directors

Michael Williams
Chairman, Director

Over 20 years of experience as a senior executive within the mining industry. Experienced in the structuring, administrating and marketing of Toronto Stock Exchange listed companies.

Executive Chairman of numerous public companies including Underworld Resources Ltd, which was sold to Kinross Gold Corp for $138,000,000. Developed an international banking and financing network that includes extensive contacts with both institutional and retail investors. Raised significant capital funds for advanced exploration and development projects.
Currently serves as a director, President and CEO of Vendetta Mining Corp.
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David Terry
B.Sc. Ph.D. P. Geo Director

More than 25 years of international experience. He has played key roles in the successful acquisition, exploration and development of a number of precious and base metal deposits, primarily in

North and South America, and has expertise in advanced project evaluation, M&A, corporate finance, and design and execution of effective exploration programs.
Past President and CEO of Comstock Metals Ltd. Currently serves as a director of Golden Arrow Resources Corporation. He has also worked with a number of senior mining companies including Boliden Limited, Westmin Resources Limited, Hemlo Gold Mines Inc., Cominco Limited and Gold Fields Mining Corporation.
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Keenan H. Hohol
MA, JD Director

Mr. Hohol is a lawyer with 20 years of international mining experience and has a record of achievements in the areas of mergers and acquisitions and corporate transactions, corporate governance,

legal and regulatory compliance, risk management, litigation management, business ethics and anti-corruption, and corporate social responsibility. He is currently general counsel for Deepgreen Metals Inc., a private Canadian-based company focused on the exploration and development of seabed polymetallic minerals.
Mr. Hohol was general counsel, exploration, for the world’s largest global diversified resource company, BHP Billiton, and also served as vice-president, legal and general counsel, for Silver Standard Resources. He previously acted as general counsel for Pan American Silver.
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Alastair Brownlow

Mr. Brownlow is a Chartered Professional Accountant specializing in resource-focused accounting and finance. He has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with first class honours from Simon Fraser University.

Ralph Rushton
President, CEO and Director

Mr. Rushton holds a BSc in geology (Portsmouth University, UK), an MSc. in economic geology (University of Alberta, Canada) and a certificate in business communications from Simon Fraser University. He has significant exploration and mining experience

in a number of geological settings and terrains working for Anglo American PLC and Rio Tinto. Since 2016 he has worked in business development and marketing for a number of junior resource companies. He is a director of 4 TSX.V companies, and an adviser to two other exploration companies. He has helped to raise over $400-million through equity financings to finance exploration and development programs in Latin America, Scandinavia and Eastern Europe.
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Peter Voulgaris (Elysium Mining)
B.Eng.(Hons), MEngSci. MAusIMM, MAIG
Technical Advisor

Over 20 years of international mine operations, project management anddevelopment experience.

Operational experience at Mount Isa Mines’ Hilton/George Fisher lead-zinc-silver mine, Placer Dome’s Osborne copper-gold and Granny Smith gold mine, and Newmont’s Callie gold mine.
Significant mine development and project management experience as Technical Services Manager at Ivanhoe’s world class Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold project in Mongolia and as Expansion Study Manager for MMG at the Sepon copper-gold mine in Laos.
Former Vice President of Business Development for the TSX listed Minco Group of Companies. Vendetta Mining Corp, Director and project manager.
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Doug Ramshaw
B.Sc., A.R.S.M.

Mr. Ramshaw is a senior executive and corporate director with more than 20 years of experience in the mineral resource sector. His work has focused on mineral project evaluation,

M&A, and business development strategies supporting corporate growth.
Mr. Ramshaw previously worked as a mining analyst for an independent brokerage firm in London, U.K., and has served in various executive capacities for a number of publicly listed junior resource companies. He remains an independent Director of several companies listed on the TSX Venture Exchange.  Former President and CEO of Aftermath Silver LTD.
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