Leadership and Governance
Proven Management Team
President, CEO, Chair of Board
Over 30 years of experience in mining and metals processing. Former Senior Executive in Falconbridge and Xstrata Nickel. Managed operations in mining, milling, smelting and refining.
Past CEO of two public mining companies, Crowflight Minerals and Silver Bear Resources.
30+ years of senior management and operating roles with large producing mines. Diverse experience including Mine Engineer, Mine Manager, and Manager Sustainable Development for Sudbury Integrated Nickel.
Vice President, Harte Gold through bulk sample and mine development. 10 years as the Industry Chair for the Mining Legislative Review Committee of Ontario and Chair of the Board of CEMI.
CFO, Secretary, Director
Senior Partner of SRWC LLP, one of Sudbury’s oldest and most respected public accounting firms. Chuck has over 30 years of public accounting experience and serves a diverse client base including those in the mining sector. Chuck has public company securities reporting and compliance experience, having served as a director on various companies’ finance and audit committees over the years.
Vice President Geology
35+ years experience as underground mine geologist, geological database management, geological modelling, and resource estimation. Spent 12 years at Hemlo including 8 as Chief Geologist Manager of Geology at Harte Gold through advanced exploration, bulk sample and mine development. Held Senior and Chief geology roles at a number of Northern Ontario gold operations and was Principal Geology Consultant at SRK Consulting.
Board of Directors
Mark Trevisiol, Chair (CEO), Charles Lilly (CFO), and Roger Emdin (COO) serve as directors. The remaining directors are:
Mr. Dellelce is a founder and the managing partner of Wildeboer Dellelce LLP, one of Canada’s leading corporate finance and transactional law firms. Mr. Dellelce practices in the areas of securities, corporate finance, and mergers and acquisitions.
Mr. Dellelce serves on the boards of many of Canada’s leading businesses, including but not limited to Mount Logan Capital Inc. and Lendified Inc. Mr. Dellelce is the past chair and a current member of the board of directors of the Sunnybrook Foundation and the current chair of the NEO Exchange Inc. and Canadian Olympic Foundation. Mr. Dellelce holds a BA from Western University, a LLB from the University of Ottawa, and an MBA degree from the University of Notre Dame.
Ms. Fullerton has been the Vice President, Legal & Corporate Secretary of GCM Mining Corp. since March 25, 2019. She also has been the Corporate Secretary at Denarius Silver Corp. since February 2021. She was a Vice President, Legal (and prior thereto, Associate, Legal) of Macquarie Capital Markets Canada Ltd. From March 24, 2014, to March 22, 2019.
Prior thereto, Ms. Fullerton was an associate with Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP from September 2008 to March 2011 and MacLeod Dixon LLP (now Norton Rose Fulbright LLP) from March 2011 to March 2014 and practiced in the areas of corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and corporate/commercial law, focused primarily on the mining industry.
Ms Battiston is a CPA and an ICD.D (“Institute of Corporate Director’s Director”) obtained from the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management. Ms. Battiston also holds a BA in Economics from the University of Guelph. She has over 35 years of financial management experience, 24 of which are in the public company sector, with broad experience in the mining sector, having served as CFO and director of multiple mining companies.
Her mining experience includes CFO of QMX Gold Corporation through junior exploration into production in Val d’Or Quebec; Buffalo Coal Corp, an operating coal mine in South Africa; Afrique Gold, an operating gold mine in Côte d’Ivoire Africa; and Consolidated Thompson Iron Mines Limited, where she was CFO.
Mr. Kerr is a Professional Mining Engineer and is currently self-employed as a consultant. Mr. Fergus is a graduate of the Royal School of Mines and a mining engineer with over 35 years of experience, including 14 years at Denison Mine’s Elliot Lake uranium mine, where he served as a General Manager for five years. Subsequent to Denison, Mr. Kerr served as Sector Director at Workplace Safety & Insurance Board, and Mine Manager, Sudbury Operations at Inco LLC Area Manager at Inco’s Sudbury operations. Mr. Kerr is a sought after health and safety specialist consulting globally with recent assignments in Mongolia, Indonesia, and Australia.