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). Mr. Stephens is also a qualified person for the purposes of NI 43-101.