Richard Warke is a Vancouver-based mining executive and the founder, President and CEO of Titan Mining, part of the Augusta Group of Companies which he founded in 2005. The Augusta Group previously included Ventana Gold Corp., which sold for C$1.6 billion in 2011, and Augusta Resource Corporation, which sold for C$666 million in 2014. Mr. Warke also serves as Executive Chairman of Arizona Mining Inc. In addition, he acquired control of Newcastle Gold Ltd. in 2016 and was Executive Chairman until its merger to form Equinox Gold in December 2017. With more than 25 years of experience in the mining industry, Mr. Warke has been instrumental in raising over a billion dollars in equity for resource companies.
Len Boggio was formerly a partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) where he served for more than 30 years until his retirement in May 2012. During that time, he was Leader of the B.C. Mining Group of PwC, a senior member of PwC's Global Mining Industry Practice and an auditor of Canadian, U.S. U.K. and other internationally-listed mineral resource and energy clients. Mr. Boggio is a Fellow of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (FCPA, FCA) and has served as president of the British Columbia Institute of Chartered Accountants and chairman of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Director(1, 2, 3)†
Greg Clark has been retired since 2013, prior to which he was a Licensed Aircraft Technician in the Heavy Maintenance Department at Canadian Airlines and, subsequently, Air Canada.
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Purni Parikh has more than 25 years of experience working with public companies in the areas of legal and regulatory administration, corporate finance, governance and investor relations. She has completed governance and board-related course work at Harvard Business School. Ms. Parikh has a Certificate in Business from the University of Toronto, and completed additional course work at Simon Fraser University, including business management, organizational behaviour, marketing, securities, computer science and web design. She has a Gemology degree with honours. Ms. Parikh is currently the President of the Augusta Group of Companies and Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs of Arizona Mining Inc. She was previously Vice President, Corporate Secretary of Newcastle Gold Ltd., Augusta Resource Corporation and Ventana Gold Corp. prior to their acquisition. Ms. Parikh is also an Accredited Director with ICD. D certification.
George E. Pataki is the co-founder and Chairman of the Pataki-Cahill Group, a specialized development firm, and serves as Senior Counsel to the international law firm Norton Rose Fullbright. Previously, he served three terms as the 53rd Governor of the State of New York from 1995 to 2006, being elected after serving consecutively as the mayor of Peekskill, an assemblyman in the New York State Legislature, and as a senator in the New York State Senate. Mr. Pataki has vast experience serving on the boards of international conglomerates, private equity firms, and venture capital funds.
Donald R. Taylor
Donald R. Taylor is the Chief Operating Officer of Arizona Mining Inc., and recipient of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada’s (“PDAC”) 2018 Thayer Lindsley Award for the 2014 discovery of the Taylor lead-zinc-silver deposit in Arizona. He has 30 years of mineral exploration experience with precious and base metals on five continents, taking projects from exploration to mine development. He has worked extensively for large and small cap companies, including BHP Minerals, Bear Creek Mining, American Copper and Nickel, Doe Run Resources and Westmont Mining Company. Mr. Taylor is a Licensed Professional Geologist in several eastern and western states and a qualified person as defined by National Instrument 43-101. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from Southeast Missouri State University and a Master of Science degree from the University of Missouri at Rolla.
Robert Wares is the Executive Vice President of Exploration and Resource Development for Osisko Mining Inc. and co-winner of the PDAC’s 2007 “Prospector of the Year Award” for the discovery of the Canadian Malartic gold deposit in Quebec. He has 35 years of experience in mineral exploration and research, and was previously President and Chief Executive Officer of NioGold Mining Corporation, Director of Arizona MiningInc. and Director and Audit Committee member of Augusta Resource Corporation. Mr. Wares is a Professional Geologist and has a Bachelor of Science degree and an Honorary Doctorate in Earth Sciences from McGill University.
1 - Audit Committee
2 - Compensation Committee
3 - Nominating & Governance Committee
* - Chair Of Committee
✝ - Independent Director