Management Team

Mike Devji

Chairman, CEO and Director

An experienced financier of public companies, Mr. Devji led a group of investors who financed a 40% interest in the South Kemess Gold-Copper Deposit in British Columbia, Canada. That interest was subsequently sold for over $400 million. Mr. Devji was Vice President of Orko Silver and was responsible for raising more than $50 million to explore the La Preciosa silver deposit in Durango, Mexico. Orko Silver was sold to Coeur Mining in 2013 for $380 million.

 

James A. Currie, P.Eng.

President, COO and Director

Mr. Currie was most recently the Chief Operating Officer of Pretivm Resources leading the development of the company’s Brucejack high-grade gold asset in British Columbia. Previously, he led the construction and development of New Gold Inc.'s New Afton gold mine in B.C., which went into production ahead of schedule in 2012. Over the course of his 37-year career in the mining industry he has held roles in senior management, engineering and operations, on a number of projects that have progressed through feasibility to successful operation on schedule and budget. Mr. Currie holds a Bachelor of Applied Science degree with honours in mining engineering from Queen's University and is a registered professional engineer. He is the 2014 co-winner of AME BC’s prestigious EA Scholtz Award for Excellence in Mine Development for his work on New Afton.

 

George Cavey, P.Geo.

Vice-President Exploration and Director

Vice-President Exploration and Director – Over 35 years in exploration and consulting as the president of OreQuest Consultants. Past President of the Canadian Council of Professional Geoscientists. The 2004 recipient of the APEGBC C.J. Westerman Award. Also the recipient of the 2010 Canadian Professional Geoscientist Award, Canada’s highest honor for a Professional Geoscientist. Consultant to the BCSC and the TSX Venture Exchange. Former Vice President Exploration for Orko Silver who discovered the 264 million ounce La Preciosa silver deposit.

 

Blair Schultz, B.Math, Acc. Dir.

Director

Mr. Schultz has extensive knowledge in the capital markets having served as Vice President of K2 Investment Management for 13 years. In 2012, Blair was challenged with the role of Chairman for Klondex Mines, where they successfully transformed an insolvent exploration project into one of TSX’s most successful companies. He had a temporary executive role, and is still a director of Klondex as it has evolved from a $40 M company into a $1 B producer today.  He is member of the Board for Eastmain Resources. Early in 2016, Mr Schultz was a director and Chair of the Special Committee of VMS Ventures which he negotiated a successful sale to Royal Nickel.

 

Cyrus Driver, CA.

Chief Financial Officer and Director

Mr. Driver is currently a partner with Davidson and Company LLP. While providing general public accounting services to a wide range of clients, Mr. Driver specializes in servicing TSX Venture Exchange listed companies and members of the brokerage community. Mr. Driver currently serves as director and/or Chief Financial Officer of several TSX Venture Exchange companies and was a director of Orko Silver until it was sold to Coeur Mining in 2013.

 

Tag Gill, B.A.Sc., CGA

Director

Mr. Tag Gill has been provided financial reporting and management services to publicly-listed companies, primarily in the mineral exploration sector, for more than 10 years. Mr. Gill served in the Technology Division of Teck Resources Limited, Canada's largest diversified resource company. He holds a Certified General Accountant designation and a Degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of British Columbia. He was the Controller at Orko Silver until it was sold to Coeur Mining in 2013.

 

Douglas Cavey

Technical Services Manager

Doug has been exploring for porphyry copper deposits for a number of companies since 2007. Exploration has taken him to both North and South America. Douglas was instrumental in identifying the opportunity and potential of the Pyramid property and has guided the exploration programs at Pyramid for the last two field seasons.


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