Board of Directors

David Warner

Mr. Warner is a senior professional accountant and former Partner at KPMG LLP, having retired in September 2010 after 36 years of service. During this time, Mr. Warner worked primarily with public companies in the areas of mining, oil and gas, regulated industries and real estate. Mr. Warner has extensive board and audit committee experience as an executive and as a director of numerous public and private companies. Mr. Warner has a Bachelor of Commerce and a Masters of Business Administration from McMaster University.

Committees: Audit (Chair), Compensation

Michel Marier

Michel Marier joined the Sentient Group in 2009 as an investment manager and works from Sentient’s Australian office in Sydney. At Sentient, Mr. Marier oversees a number of investments in the mining industry. Mr. Marier is a director of Samco Gold (SGA:TSXV) and Toro Energy (TOE:ASX). Before joining Sentient, Mr. Marier worked for several years in the Private Equity division of la Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ).

Mr. Marier holds a Master’s Degree in Finance from HEC Montreal and is a CFA charterholder.

David Dreisinger

Dr. David Dreisinger has been a member of the faculty of the Department of Materials Engineering since 1988 and is currently Professor and Chairholder of the Industrial Research and Chair in Hydrometallurgy at the University of British Columbia. He has published over 280 papers and has been extensively involved as a process consultant in industrial research programs with metallurgical companies. Dr. Dreisinger has participated in 21 U.S. patents for work in areas such as lead concentrate processing, pressure leaching, ion exchange removal of impurities from process solutions, use of thiosulfate as an alternative to cyanide in gold leaching, and the Sepon Copper Process for copper recovery from sulfidic-clayey ores. Dr. Dreisinger serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of InCoR Technologies Limited, a director of Search Minerals, Inc. and PolyMet Mining Inc. and as Vice President – Metallurgy for each of Camrova Resources, Inc., Search Minerals Inc., and TriMetals Mining Inc.