President & CEO, Director
Mr. Haywood has over 25 years of mining industry experience and holds degrees in both Mining Engineering and Law. Mr. Haywood has held progressive career positions with Anglo Gold Ashanti, Goldfields, IAMGold, Ivanhoe, BHP and Placer Pacific at various open-pit and underground mining operations around the world, including leadership positions of Chief Mining Engineer, Mine Manager, and General Manager. He has also been a consultant mining engineer on the successful feasibility of the large Century Zinc Mine (Zn/Pb/Ag) in Australia. Mr. Haywood has held President & CEO and directorship positions with a number of public (TSX and TSX.V) and private Canadian corporations since 2008.
Interim Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Farrell is an experienced chartered accountant and an accomplished finance leader with extensive experience in the mining and engineering sectors, leading financial reporting, M+A activities and business transformations. He has a big four background in audit and advisory with a strong technical expertise in IFRS. A collaborative leader trusted for prudent financial management, engaging team leadership, implementation of business processes and improving financial performance. He has worked for several mining companies including Anglo American, Barrick Gold, Uranium One, Gabriel Resources, Kirkland Lake Gold, Noront Resources and Sumatra Copper & Gold and is currently looking for the next challenge. He is married with three children and in his spare time he volunteers with Restore Halton and with the CVITP and enjoys long walks with the family dog.