Management & Directors

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Karim Rayani

CEO, President & Director

Mr. Rayani for the past 15 years has been focused on financing both domestic and international mineral exploration and development projects. Mr. Rayani is currently Chief Executive Officer, Director of Falcon Gold Corp.; Chair of R7 Capital Ventures Ltd.; Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and Director of District 1 Exploration Corp. Prior to these postings, he worked independently as a management consultant and financier to companies in the junior mining, biomedical, and technology sectors raising over $100 Million in the last few years, for both public and private companies. Mr. Rayani brings an extensive network of contacts throughout North America and Europe, with a focus on Institutional accounts.

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Geoff Balderson

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Mr. Balderson has over 20 years of capital markets experience, having worked in both public and private practice. Mr. Balderson is a senior officer and director of several TSX Venture listed companies and currently runs a private consulting practice Harmony Corporate Services Ltd., providing corporate advisory, accounting, filing and secretarial services to a multitude of publicly traded companies. Prior to his years in private business, Mr. Balderson was an investment advisor at Union Securities and Georgia Pacific Securities and is a University of British Columbia graduate in Marketing and Sales Management.
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Brian Crawford

DIRECTOR

Mr. Crawford, CPA, CA holds a B. Com. From the University of Toronto and has extensive experience as a senior financial executive with public and private companies and as a partner in a national firm of chartered professional accountants. Brian founded and/or co-founded several companies currently listed on the TSXV or the CSE. Brian currently serves as a Director, Corporate Secretary, and/or CFO of several TSX Venture Exchange or Canadian Securities Exchange listed companies including Colibri Resource Corporation, Searchlight Resources Inc., CBLT Inc., and Tempus Capital Inc.

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Dean Pekeski

DIRECTOR

Pekeski is a Professional Geologist with over 20 years of experience in mineral exploration and project development. From 1996 to 2008, he served as exploration geologist and project manager with Rio Tinto Exploration exploring for base metal and diamond deposits in Nunavut, North West Territories, Northern Quebec, Alberta, Manitoba, Southern Africa, and India. Mr. Pekeski was the project manager for the Rio Tinto exploration team that discovered and evaluated the diamondiferous Bunder kimberlites. As Executive Vice President, Western Potash Corp., he successfully managed the Milestone Potash Project in Saskatchewan from discovery, through pre-feasibility and feasibility, environmental permitting approval, and project financing. Current Vice President – Project Development for Crystal Peak Minerals. He is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario with a degree in Earth Sciences.​

Fraser Rieche

DIRECTOR

Mr. Rieche has a BA in Economics and has 25 years of experience in international project management, logistics planning, and corporate finance, having worked with resource-based industries and financial institutions worldwide. He has helped to develop and finance mining projects in both North America and South America along with energy projects, oil and gas projects, fisheries projects, and forestry projects in many different areas of the world. Mr. Rieche has worked with NGOs and was a lead consultant in preparing a report submitted to the United Nations which examined options for legitimizing the mining of coltan and tantalum in National Parks and Wildlife refuges in the Congo. Mr. Rieche is a co-founder of and partner in SKU Media Corp., a public relations and marketing company, and various other internet and media-based companies.