About Us

Board of Directors

Renaud Adams, P.Eng

Non-Executive Chairman

Mining Executive and Engineer with 25 years experience in mine development, mine management and as CEO of mid-tier producers. Most recently CEO of New Gold Inc., previously CEO of Richmont Mines Inc., Director of GT Gold, COO at Primero Mining, General Manager of the Rosebel mine in Suriname. Bachelor of Engineering degree in Mining and Mineral Processing.

Elaine Ellingham, P.Geo, MBA, M.Sc

President & CEO, Director

Over 30 years of mining industry experience in exploration, corporate development and numerous Board & executive roles. National Leader, Mining at TSX for 8 years. At Richmont Mines Inc, she acted as lead director for 6 years, stepped in as interim CEO, introducing a new chapter for the gold producer - Renaud Adams then led the company as CEO through to the successful near-billion-dollar acquisition by Alamos. Current Director at Alamos & Almaden, previously at Wallbridge Mining and Aurania Resources. Significant capital markets and M&A experience.

Don Dudek, P.Geo


Geologist with over 40 years of experience in numerous executive and technical roles. Recently served as President and CEO of Savary Gold Corp., which was sold to Semafo Inc. Held senior roles including Endeavour Mining Corp., Avion Gold Corp., Aur Resources, and Wolfden Resources Corp.

Nadine Miller, MBA, PEng


Vice President JDS Engineering. Director of Wesdome Gold Mines and a Strategic Advisor at Awz Ventures, a venture capital fund. A professional engineer in design and project management in mining and transportation.

John Jentz, HBSc., MBA, CA, CPA


Experienced mining professional and corporate director with 20+ years in roles in investment banking and mining companies including VP Corp Development at Semafo and Director of North American Palladium, both through to acquisitions of ~C$1B. Currently a Director of Consolidated Uranium Inc. and Mawson Gold Limited.

Lon Shaver, CFA


Over 25 years of capital markets and corporate finance experience. Vice President at Silvercorp Metals. Held investment banking roles with Raymond James and Merrill Lynch. B.Comm. degree with a major in finance, and CFA charterholder.