Mr. Slater has been involved in the mining industry for over twenty years. He is also the CEO of Red Eagle Mining, which is developing the San Ramon Gold Mine in Antioquia, Colombia. Previously, Mr. Slater was the Managing Partner of both Ernst & Young's Canadian and Arthur Andersen's Central Asian Mining Practices. Mr. Slater is a Chartered Accountant.
Mr. Wong is a Chartered Accountant and was most recently General Manager, Finance at Luna Gold Corporation. Previously, Mr. Wong held various progressively senior management positions at Methanex Corporation and was Vice President, SEC External and Financial Reporting at Bear Stearns.
Vice President Exploration
Mr. Thomas is a geologist with over 20 years of experience in the minerals industry, managing and conducting exploration programs from grass roots through to advanced stage exploration and feasibility stage projects.
Since 2005, Mr. Thomas worked as a consultant mineral resource geologist with AMEC in their Vancouver office and since 2012 as an independent mineral resource geologist. Prior to 2005, he worked in southeastern Europe for Dundee Precious Metals, Navan Mining and TVX Gold. Mr. Thomas is a registered professional geologist in British Columbia (P. Geo.) and Qualified Person for multiple commodities and deposit types under CIM and JORC codes. Mr. Thomas holds a B.Sc. (Hons) in Geology from the University of Durham and a M.Sc. in Mineral Exploration from the Royal School of Mines, London.