Board of Directors

Cameron Switzer (President, CEO and Director)

  • Geologist with extensive international experience
  • Experience spans both major mining institutions and junior companies

Cameron is a geologist with in excess of 27 years experience gained in Australia, Asia Pacific, Central, South and North America as well as the Caribbean. His range of skills includes grassroots exploration, resource definition and feasibility studies to mining. He has worked for major companies including Newmont Australia, Newcrest, Acacia Resources and MIM Exploration limited with an enthusiastic focus on the gold and copper gold sector of the industry. He has provided high level geological consulting services for the last eleven years. Mr. Switzer holds a BSc from the University of New England and a BSc (Hons) from James Cook University of North Queensland. Mr. Switzer is a member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists and of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and is a Qualified Person under the reporting guidelines.

Shaun Maskerine (Director and Corporate Secretary)

  • Very experienced public company director and secretary with focus on junior resource companies
  • Former Director and Corporate Secretary of Waratah Coal Inc.
  • Corporate finance and compliance 

Shaun is currently a Director and Vice President of Golden Harp Resources Inc. and a director of Acme Resources Inc. and has worked with public companies for over 13 years. He has served on the board of a number of resource and industrial companies and has extensive experience in corporate finance and compliance issues. Mr. Maskerine has been a Director and Corporate Secretary of Waratah Coal Inc., VP Investment Banking of Resinco Capital Partners Incorporated, President and Director of Citotech Systems Inc., President and Director of Dragon Pharmaceuticals, and Vice President Operations and Director of SmartCool Systems Inc. Mr. Maskerine holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Memorial University in St. John's and a Masters of Resource Management from Simon Fraser University.

Duncan Cornish (Director and CFO)

  • Chartered Accountant with significant experience as public company CFO and Secretary
  • Focused on junior resource companies
  • Founding director and former CFO of Waratah Coal Inc.
  • Financial, administration and governance

Duncan has more than 20 years experience in the accountancy profession both in England and Australia, mainly with the accountancy firms Ernst & Young and PricewaterhouseCoopers. He has extensive experience in all aspects of company financial reporting, corporate regulatory and governance areas, business acquisition and disposal due diligence, capital raising and company listings and company secretarial responsibilities, and serves as corporate secretary and chief financial officers of several Australian and Canadian public companies. Mr. Cornish is a Chartered Accountant. He holds a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) and is a member of the Australian Institute of Chartered Accountants.