Management

Robert William Baxter

Director, President and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Baxter brings over 25 years of experience principally in Latin America, in the mining industry. Mr. Baxter was previously the General Manager of Baxter Consulting Engineering, a consulting company providing project appraisals to mining companies located primarily in Peru, from September 2000 to June 2002. From May 2000 to September 2000, he held the position of Business Development Coordinator Americas for North Limited, a senior Australian mining company acquired by Rio Tinto, PLC in October 2000. Also at North Limited, Mr. Baxter held the posts of Regional Geologist, Americas from June 1999 to May 2000 and regional Manager (Chile/Argentina) from November 1996 to June 1999. Mr. Baxter was also a Director of Chariot Resources Ltd. which was sold to China Sci Tech, a Hong Kong listed company. Mr. Baxter was Chairman of the Board of Marobre S.A.C., a 100% owned subsidiary of China Sci Tech, until September 2010. Mr. Baxter was also a Director of Petaquilla Minerals until November 2009. He was President, Director and Chief Operating Officer of Norsemont Mining until March 2011 when the company was acquired by Hudbay Minerals. Mr Baxter is also a Director of Pan Global Resources Inc.

Mr. Baxter has a Bachelor of Applied Science (Honours) degree from the University of New South Wales and is a fellow of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (FAusIMM).


Scott Ross

Corporate Secretary & Interim CFO

Mr. Ross has many years of experience working with public and private companies. From 1988 to 1999 he served as Manager, Development for Canlan Investment Corporation, a public real estate development company specializing in the construction and management of recreational ice rink facilities across North America and golf course residential development in British Columbia. Since 2001 he has served as Vice-President and Director of Rosstree Capital Corporation, a private investment holding company and he is currently a Director and President and Chief Executive Officer of Bearclaw Capital Corp., a reporting issuer on the TSXV. He has a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) from Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario


Hector Arenas

General Manager, Compania Minera Prism Peru SAC

Mr. Arenas is a mining engineer with over 25 years experience focused in finance. He holds experience in both the technical and financial environments, bringing with him a unique perspective to mining projects. Mr. Arenas is currently Managing Director of Cia. Minera San Valentin and General Manager of Compania Minera Prism Peru SAC. He is also a financial and technical consultant for several mining and exploration projects currently being developed in Peru. During the last 25 years Mr. Arenas has been involved in different roles such as treasury management, financial restructuring, financial controller, syndicated term loans, capital markets, M&A and strategic planning for different companies, mainly mining and power companies. His knowledge of Peru’s banking system and local capital markets aa well as his contacts in the financial markets make Mr. Arenas a valuable asset to the company.

Mr. Arenas is a mining engineer graduated from The Universidad Nacional de Ingenieria (Peru) and holds a MBA from ESAN (Peru).


Michelle Borromeo

Investor Relations

Michelle Borromeo has been working as an Investor Relations and Business Development Professional for that past 10 years in the Mining, Oil and Gas, Energy, and Clean Technology industries. She has led the Investor Relations efforts numerous companies including an NYSE listed E&P Oil and Gas Company, a Uranium exploration project in Peru, which was then acquired by Denison mines, and a Renewable Energy company. Michelle spent several years in the field prior to making the transition into the corporate side of the industry, including spending several years in Mexico working as a biologist as well as completing reclamation/remediation field work and developing Emergency Response plans in Alberta for numerous Oil and Gas companies.

Michelle received her Bachelor of Science in Biology and Minor in Geology from Simon Fraser University.