Eduardo (Ed) Baer, ICD.D, LLM, MSL – Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Baer has extensive experience in strategic planning and business development spanning over 30 years in the mining sector. He has held senior executive positions and directorships including TVX Gold Inc. and while he was Interim Chairman and CEO of European Goldfields Ltd., he effected the transformation of the company through strategic initiatives that leveraged his project management, financing and capital markets experience. Mr. Baer also served in a senior corporate development capacity to Greystar Resources Ltd. Mr. Baer holds a Master of Laws (LLM) from Osgoode Hall Law School and a Master of Science (Leadership) with Distinction from Northeastern University. He is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors and obtained the ICD.D designation in 2009.
Fiona Fitzmaurice, ACCA, CPA, CGA – Chief Financial Officer
Ms. Fitzmaurice is a chartered accountant with over 12 years of experience in accounting and financial control for both private and publicly listed companies. Fiona is currently CFO of MacDonald Mines Exploration Ltd. (TSX-V: BMK), Pasofino Gold (TSX-V: VEIN) and was previously CFO for Mojave Jane Brands and the financial controller for Noront Resources Ltd. Fiona has been involved in private placements, prospectus filings, flow-through financings and corporate audits. Fiona holds a bachelors’ degree in accounting and finance from Athlone Institute of Technology, Ireland.
Edmond Thorose, Geo, MBA – Vice-President, Corporate Development
Mr. Edmond Thorose spent over 12 years as a geologist, advancing exploration projects in Indonesia, Canada and the DRC, followed by 5 years in a Corporate Development role with Victoria Gold Corporation, where he was responsible for identifying and evaluating M&A opportunities in the gold sector. Mr. Thorose holds a Bachelor of Science in Earth Sciences from the University of Toronto and an MBA from the Schulich School of Business.