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Board of Directors

Gordon J. Fretwell

Chairman and Independent Director

Mr. Fretwell graduated from University of British Columbia in 1979 with his Bachelor of Laws degree. Since that time, Mr. Fretwell has been a practicing solicitor in the City of Vancouver and over the last 25 years primarily in areas of resources and securities law. In addition, Mr. Fretwell is a Director or Officer of various publicly traded companies including Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd., Asanko Gold Inc. and Auryn Resources Inc.

Alan Stephens

President, Chief Executive Officer and Director

A graduate of the Royal School of Mines, Imperial College, University of London, Mr. Stephens has over 39 years of international mining experience. He has lived and worked extensively in Chile, Mexico and Brazil. Before co-founding Coro, Mr. Stephens was Vice-President of Exploration for First Quantum Minerals Ltd., and he spent ten years with Cyprus Amax Minerals Company managing exploration teams in Latin America, Africa, Europe and Asia. He is a Fellow of the Society of Economic Geologists (US) and of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (UK). He was also Director and Chairman of Valley High Ventures Ltd. from March 2008 to March 2011. Mr. Stephens is also a qualified person for the purposes of NI 43-101.

Rod Webster

Independent Director

Mr. Webster has more than 40 years' experience in the resources industry, including more than 20 years in executive positions. Mr. Webster is a Fellow of both the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and he is currently Chief Executive Officer of Weatherly International PLC. Prior to that role, he was a senior executive of First Quantum Minerals Ltd., responsible for the development of the Kansanshi mine in Zambia. Mr. Webster was also the founding Director and Chief Executive Officer of Western Metals Ltd.

Michael Haworth


Mr. Haworth was nominated to the Board of Directors by Greenstone Resources, a private equity fund specialising in the mining and metals sector. The Greenstone team has over 80 years of experience in the sector covering all aspects of mining project development.

Colin Kinley

Independent Director

Mr. Kinley spent 26 years with Layne Christensen Co, (LAYN-Nasdaq) as a Senior Executive responsible for Energy Operations, Specialized Drilling, Mining Technologies and Remote Site operations. For the past eight years Kinley has been CEO of Kinley Exploration, a resource industry integrated project management company operating internationally. Kinley is currently a Director of Excelsior Mining Corp. (MIN TSX.V), is COO, a founder and Director of Eco Atlantic Oil and Gas (EOG TSX-V) an E&P company exploring oil offshore Africa, and is Founder and CEO of Jet Mining Corporation Australia.