Chairman, CEO and Director
Brian Groves has over 30 years of experience in Australia and Canadian mining and exploration. He has been involved in exploration for coal, gold, diamonds and base metals with AMAX Minerals, Noranda and Placer Dome. Since 2003, Mr. Groves served as chief executive officer of two TSX Venture Exchange-listed exploration companies and now is a director of two TSX Venture Exchange-listed companies. He has valuable experience in corporate strategy, capital markets, and project development and permitting.
President & Director
Jeff Sundar has nineteen years of experience in the capital markets and mineral exploration sector. Mr. Sundar is responsible for the company’s corporate development, marketing, and financing.
Jeff was a Director of Northern Empire Resources which was acquired by Coeur Mining for $117 million for the Sterling Gold project in October 2018.
He was also a Director and VP of Underworld Resources which discovered the 1.6 million oz White Gold deposit in west-central Yukon, and was subsequently acquired by Kinross Gold for $138 million in June 2010.
Andre is a geologist that has had experience in Canada and internationally for exploration companies since 1981. Most recently he served six years as geologist at Excellon Resources at the Platosa Mine - the Mexico’s highest grade silver producer.
Prior to that he did field evaluation of gold epithermal properties in Peru and Mexico. Also M. Liboiron was senior geologist for Unigold in Dominican Republic, Cambior in Peru, Metco Resources in Quebec, Pershimco Resources in Abitibi and Mexico, Melkior Resources in Quebec and Ontario and Cyprus Amax Minerals in Africa.
He was a project geologist with Ageos Science charged to carry out exploration programs on primary gold and base metals deposits in Precambrian formations of the Abitibi greenstone belt in Canada. Notably he supervised the exploration work which lead to the opening of the StrateMine Graphite Mine in Quebec, Canada.
ADRIAN FLEMING, P. GEO
Adrian Fleming is a professional geologist with over 40 years of technical and executive experience with exploration and development stage mining companies.
Adrian was a founding Director of Northern Empire Resources which was acquired by Coeur Mining for $117 million for the Sterling Gold project in October 2018
He was also the co-founder and President of Underworld Resources from 2006-2010. Mr. Fleming led the team which made the discovery and defined the maiden resource of the million-ounce White Gold deposit, located in the White Gold district, Yukon. The project was subsequently acquired by Kinross in 2010 for $138M.
Mr. Fleming was involved with gold discoveries and/or developments at Porgera in PNG, Big Bell in Western Australia, Gross Rosebel in Suriname and Hope Bay in Nunavut.
VP Corporate Development
Shawn has over twelve years of experience in the capital markets and mineral exploration and development sector. Mr. Khunkhun is involved in the company's marketing, financing and corporate development. He has developed long-standing relationships with an extensive network of high net worth investors, analysts, brokers, investment bankers and private equity groups.
JOHN FLOREK, P.GEO, MSC
John is a geologist with over 25 years of experience in exploration and development. Prior to joining Genesis Metals Ltd. He was Sr. Geologist with Barrick Gold at Hemlo Mines. He was intimately involved with extending the mine life at Hemlo Mines, and was part of the team that received the 2008 Developer of the Year Award, awarded by the Northwestern Ontario Prospectors Association.
ROBERT SCOTT, C.A.
Robert is an accountant with over 20 years of professional experience in the, corporate finance and merchant banking and is a CA and a CFA charterholder. Since March, 2007, Mr. Scott has served as the chief financial officer of Riverside Resources Inc., a TSX Venture Exchange-listed mineral exploration company with early-stage mineral projects in Mexico. He is also a co-founder and director of Pan American Hydro Corp., a developer of small hydro projects in Latin America.
KEENAN HOHOL M.A., J.D
Keenan Hohol has over 20 years of international legal, commercial and managerial advisory experience. He has focused on the minerals exploration, development and production industry since 2005, including executive leadership roles since 2009. He most recently served as General Counsel at Pan American Silver, prior to which he was VP of Legal and General Counsel at Silver Standard Resources; Global Head of Legal at Western Coal Corp.; and interim General Counsel and Corporate Secretary and VP of Legal, Canadian and European operations, at Walter Energy, after its $3.2B acquisition of Western Coal Corp. Mr. Hohol also served as General Counsel, Minerals Exploration, at BHP Billiton, and has years of private practice legal advisory experience in Canada, the U.S. and Europe, including with pre-eminent law firms Fasken Martineau DuMoulin, Cravath Swaine & Moore, and Baker & McKenzie.
STEPHEN WILLIAMS, P.ENG., MBA
Mr. Williams was previously a Director of the metals and mining investment banking team at Canaccord Genuity Corp. He provided strategic advice to clients on acquisitions, mergers, and equity financings. Stephen is a professional engineer by background and worked for Freeport-McMoRan in an operational and process development capacity. He holds a B.A.Sc. in Metallurgical Engineering from the University of British Columbia and an MBA from the W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University.
Stephen is currently the Vice President of Corporate Development & Investor Relations for Bluestone Resource Inc., a Discovery Group company.