Sethu Raman - Strategic Advisor
Dr. Raman is a professional geologist with over 40 years of international experience in all phases of exploration, mine development, acquisitions, and operations including financial and legal areas. He spent 13 years with Campbell Chibougamau Mines, Campbell Resources, and Royex Gold Group (now Barrick Gold) in various management positions including Vice President (1980-86) where he played a key role in the discovery and development of six operating gold mines. Dr. Raman was particularly instrumental in the resurgence of the West Timmins camp where he discovered the Timmins Gold Deposit for which he later negotiated a business combination with Lake Shore Gold Corporation.
Mackenzie (Mac) Watson - Strategic Advisor
Mr. Watson has over 50 years’ experience in the exploration, development, and mining industry, and has been involved in the discovery of numerous mineral deposits in Quebec and Ontario. Mr. Watson was awarded Canada’s Prospector of the Year Award in 1991 for his contribution to the discovery of the Harker Holloway gold mine (Ontario), the Icon-Sullivan copper mine (Quebec), the Long Lake zinc mine (Ontario), the Ellison gold deposit (Quebec) and the Hebecourt copper deposit (Quebec); and again in 2010 for his contributions to the mineral discoveries in the Ring of Fire area of Northern Ontario. He was also awarded the Quebec Prospector of the Year Award in 1992 for his participation in the discovery of the Pusticamica and Verneuil gold deposits in Quebec. In 2015, Mr. Watson was inducted into the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame.