Quentin Yarie, P.Geo - President and Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Yarie is an experienced geophysicist and a successful entrepreneur. He has over 20 years of experience in the mining and environmental/engineering sectors. Mr. Yarie has project management and business development experience as he has held positions of increasing responsibility with a number of Canadian-based geophysical service providers. From 1992-2001 Mr. Yarie was a partner of a specialized environmental and engineering consulting group where he managed a number of large projects including the ESA of the Sydney Tar Ponds, the closure of the Canadian Forces Bases in Germany and the Maritime and Northeast Pipeline project.
Craig Scherba, P. Geol - Vice President of Exploration & Chief Geologist
Craig Scherba, P.Geol, was appointed a Director for the Company effective May 15th, 2011. A geologist since 2000, his expertise includes supervising large Canadian and international exploration. Mr. Scherba was an integral member of the exploration team that developed Nevsun Resources’ high grade gold, copper and zinc Bisha project in Eritrea. Mr. Scherba is currently Vice President of Exploration of MacDonald Mines Exploration Ltd., Red Pine Exploration Inc. and Honey Badger Exploration Inc.
Petra Decher, CPA, CA - Chief Financial Officer
Ms. Decher is a finance executive with over fourteen years experience in the mining industry. She has a deep understanding of public reporting, corporate governance, and investor relations. Ms. Decher was the Vice President, Finance and Assistant Secretary for Franco-Nevada Corporation from 2009 to 2016 and served as a Director at Integra Gold. Petra is a Chartered Accountant. She completed her Bachelor of Commerce degree at Concordia University, her Diploma in Accounting at McGill University and articled at Richter Usher Vineberg (now Richter).