Mr. Morrow is a graduate Mining Engineer from the Mackay School of Mines at the University of Nevada, Reno. He has over 30 years' experience in mineral exploration, mine development, and mine operations, in North America, South America, Asia, and Europe. From 1980 to 2001, he was the President of Western States Minerals Corporation which, under his direction, discovered and brought into production some of Nevada's most significant gold deposits including Barrick's Goldstrike mine. Mr. Morrow is the President of Northland Resources Inc. and a director of Fortuna Silver Mines and NIOGold Mining Corp.
Dr. Carter has over 20 years of experience in the minerals exploration industry. He spent seven years working for Rio Tinto Corp. in South America and the United Kingdom, and in 1996, he became President and CEO of Balaclava Mines. Dr. Carter joined Billiton Plc in 1998 and in 2000 moved from Lima, Peru, to Vancouver. Following the merger of Billiton with BHP, he assumed the role of Manager, Business Development, within the BHP Billiton Exploration Group and was the Chief Operating Officer of Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. from mid-2004 to late 2006. Dr. Carter is currently the President and CEO of Magellan Minerals Ltd., and a director of Peregrine Diamonds Ltd and Cincoro Capital Corp. He has a B.Sc. degree in Geology from the University of Nottingham, U.K. and a Ph.D. degree from the University of Southampton, U.K.
Fred Daley recently retired as Teck’s Vice President, Exploration. Appointed in April of 1998, he was responsible for Teck’s exploration programs worldwide, overseeing exploration activities in ten countries. Mr. Daley joined Teck Corporation as a geologist in January 1989. He was appointed Western Canada District Manager, Exploration in 1991, a position he held until 1994; and was Vice President Exploration, Western Canada from 1994 to 1998. He has over 35 years of exploration experience in North and South America, Australia, Europe, southern Africa, China, and the former Soviet Republic. Mr. Daley holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Geological Sciences from the University of British Columbia (1975) and a Master of Science degree in Applied Sciences (Minex) from Queens University (1986). He is currently a Fellow of the Geological Association of Canada and a registered P. Geo. (B.C.).