Our Team

Carlos Lau

President & Director

International businessman with extensive experience throughout North & South America, Europe and Asia. Negotiated numerous natural resource acquisitions & concessions in South America.

40 years of experience in investment, acquisitions & corporate finance, oil and gas, telecommunications, food manufacturing, packaging & processing, real estate development and management and international trade. Member of consultative groups at the request of the Canadian Government, and foreign public & private entities.


Dr. Anthony Taylor, Bsc, PhD, CPG

Director

Dr. Taylor received an honours degree in geology from Durham University in 1964 and subsequently completed a PhD in Geology from the University of Manchester between 1972 and 1974. He has held various exploration geology and management positions with major mining companies including Cominco, Selection Trust, BP Minerals, RTZ, and Gencor until 1994. He was directly involved on the ground, or in a management role, in a number of mineral discoveries, some of which became successful producing mines. They include nickel in Australia, platinum group metals and copper-zinc in South Africa and gold in the USA.

On the entrepreneurial side, Dr. Taylor founded Millennium Mining Corporation, a private Nevada minerals exploration company which became Gold Summit Corporation. He served as President, CEO and Director of Gold Summit Corporation, a TSXV listed company, from October 2003 until the merger that formed Crown Gold Corporation Minerals thereafter serving as Executive Chairman until 2011. In 2012 he helped instigate the founding of Selex Resources, a private Ontario Corporation where he is currently President, CEO and a Director.

Dr. Taylor recently retired as an Independent Director of Hecla Mining Company, listed on the NYSE since 2002. He was also the Chairman of Hecla’s Corporate Governance Committee and a member of Hecla’s Compensation and Health, Safety, Environmental and Technical Committees.


Paul Hickey

Director

Paul Hickey, after graduating with a BA in Economics worked for both Goldman Sachs & Deutsche Bank during his time in the City, where he developed an intricate understanding of the multitude products and strategies widely used in the fixed income and currencies markets. Having invested heavily in the natural resource sector, Paul pursued this passion upon leaving the City. Since then, Paul has utilised his extensive contacts in both finance and the natural resource sector to partner quality capital with quality projects. Paul continues to be an avid trader and investor in this space. Paul’s role is to provide the group with access to the capital markets and manage these relationships, as well as apply his natural diligence and work ethic to drive the business forward day to day.


Douglas Yee, CPA, CA,

Director

Financial executive with broad experience in all corporate functions from M&A to external reporting, taxation and debt & equity financings. Experience in mining (metallic and non- metallic), oil & gas and other industries in North, Central and South America. Most recent experience in Peru and Argentina.


Victor A. Jaramillo, M.Sc (A), P.Geo

Director

International geological consultant with over 30 years’ experience in regional exploration, mineral property evaluation, resource estimation and mine operations and focused on precious metal deposits and porphyry systems. Part of the discovery teams on Langosta (Mexico), Santa Rosa and Las Lomas (Peru) and has held positions throughout North and and South America with major and junior mining companies as exploration manager, senior project geologist and chief mine geologist. Mr. Jaramillo holds an M.Sc.A. degree in Mineral Exploration from McGill University.