Melissa Render, P.Geo., Principal Consulting Geologist
Dr. Tom Setterfield, P.Geo., Independent Consulting Geologist
Dr. Setterfield has 35+ years’ experience and is presently Vice President Exploration for Avidian Gold. He has extensive Archean greenstone belt experience, including in the Timmins, Kirkland Lake, Noranda and Chibougamau camps of the Abitibi Greenstone Belt. Tom completed his Ph.D. in Cambridge, UK and is a member of the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario.
Tom Neelands, P.Geo., Qualified Person & Retired Chief Geologist
Mr. Neelands has 40+ years’ experience as an exploration geologist in Canada and Latin America with senior mining companies Teck, Placer Dome, Noranda and IAMGOLD. Tom has been the principal or senior geologist on three substantial gold discoveries including the Detour Calcite Zone (Ontario), the Carolina Zone at Choco 10 (Venezuela) and Fruta del Norte (Ecuador). He completed his BSc at Carleton University and is a member of the Association of Professional Geoscientists Ontario.
Orix Geoscience Inc, Consultants
Orix Geoscience is a geological firm that partners with exploration and mining companies to provide geology and geomatic expertise for informed decision making and for the advancement of projects. Orix is lead by co-founder, President & CEO, Ashley Kirwan, P.Geo along with their diverse team of 50+ global experts based out of Toronto, Sudbury, and Winnipeg.
Bill Doerner, Source One Geophysics, Consultant
Mr. Doerner has 40+ years’ experience in geophysical data acquisition and interpretation for mining applications on a global basis. Experienced in interpreting EM, IP, resistivity, gravity and magnetic geophysical responses over many types of mineral occurrences including VMS deposits, porphyry systems, kimberlite pipes, IOCG systems and Carlin-type deposits. As an independent consultant, his client list includes Barrick, Vale, RTX and Teck as well as many junior exploration companies. Bill completed his BS and MS degrees at the University of Utah.
Sue Lomas, P.Geo., Principal Technical Advisor
Ms. Lomas has +30 years of experience in the exploration and mining industry. She worked in the Timmins/Kirkland Lake belt for 10 years, as a mine geologist at the Aquarius Mine and exploration geologist on the Glimmer Project, Holloway Project, and Hislop Project . Her work includes completing many geology models and mineral resource estimations on shear/narrow vein gold systems including Elk Project in British Columbia, Asacha Gold Project in Kamchatka, Russia, Julietta Mine in Russia and Meadowbank deposit in Nunavut. Her company, LGGC provides geological consulting services to mining and exploration companies, focussing on mineral resource estimations and audits, NI 43-101 Technical Reports, geological modeling, QA/QC programs, database audits.