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Cross River Ventures Management

Alex Klenman

Chief Executive Officer, Director

Mr. Klenman is an experienced junior mining executive whose career spans over 30 years in the private and public sectors. Over the past decade he has held and continues to hold leadership roles with numerous publicly traded resource companies, including senior officer and/or director positions with Nexus Gold Corp, Leocor Gold, Azincourt Energy, Arbor Metals, Manning Ventures, and others. As a consultant in the past, he has also worked with companies such as Roxgold Inc, Forum Uranium, Integra Gold, Midnight Sun Mining, among others. He began his professional career in television broadcasting which evolved in the late 1990s into communications, finance, and marketing roles principally for publicly traded companies.

30+ years experience in public and
private mining sector
Holds and has held numerous leadership roles in
publicly traded resource companies
Has consulted for Roxgold Inc, Forum Uranium,
Integra Gold, Midnight Sun Mining and others

John Fraser President


John Fraser President, Director - Cross River Ventures

John Fraser has over 20 years experience in the Canadian capital markets. John worked as an investment advisor at several Canadian brokerage firms with a focus on the mining sector. Since transitioning to the public company side of the business, John has held board positions and advised several mining and technology companies.

20+ years experience in the Canadian
capital markets
Has held board positions on several
mining and technology companies

Alex Tong

Chief Financial Officer

Alex Tong is a highly qualified finance professional with extensive senior management experience in the mining space. He has worked directly with companies operating in both North America and Africa and was most recently the Director of Finance at Lucara Diamond Corp. Prior to Lucara, Mr. Tong held senior finance roles with development resource public companies Energy Metals Corp and Novagold Resources, where he was responsible for achieving operational performance, leading mergers and acquisitions, and involved with various financing strategies. Mr. Tong is a Chartered Professional Accountant who articled with Deloitte LLP where he managed a portfolio of clients in both the Canadian and U.S. public markets, primarily in the brokerage and mining industry.

20+ years experience as highly qualified finance
professional; CPA
Extensive experience in senior management in
resource exploration space
Has Held Director of Finance position with Lucara
Diamond Corp
Held Senior Finance roles with Energy Metals Corp
and Novagold Resources

Dan Placzek

Director & Secretary

Mr. Placzek has been a private corporate development consultant for over 10 years. Based in Vancouver with an Asia Pacific focus on emerging private and public companies, he provides assistance in finding avenues to financing and helps to shepherd partner companies towards growth. His responsibilities included resource and asset allocation systems to improve efficiency, and consultation on building an effective public profile to clients and investors.

15+ years experience as corporate
development consultant to public and
private companies
Has held multiple company
board positions

Kosta Tsoutsis


Mr. Tsoutsis brings over 20 years of finance and capital market experience. Mr. Tsoutsis formerly worked as an investment advisor at Mackie Research, Jordan Capital Markets, and Canaccord Capital Corp. Mr. Tsoutsis has significant experience specializing in developing, restructuring, and financing venture capital companies.

20+years experience in the Canadian capital markets
Has held multiple board positions on public and
private exploration companies

Michael Sieb


Michael Sieb Director - Cross River Ventures

Mr. Sieb is a senior officer of Explorex Resources Inc. and was the former President of American Potash Corp. and International Lithium Corp. Mr. Sieb was President of American Potash Corp. until September 2015; and was President of International Lithium Corp. until April 2012.

20+ years of experience in the resource sector
Former president of American Potash Corp and
International Lithium
B.Sc. (Spec. Geology) from Concordia University
MBA from the University of British Columbia

Thomas Clarke

Vice President, Exploration

Mr. Clarke has nearly 20 years' experience as a geologist since completing his Master of Science thesis at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg. He has held board positions for mining and technology companies since 2010 and has worked as a geologist in North America, South America, Africa and Russia. Mr. Clarke is registered as a P.Geo. (APEGA) and Pr.Sci.Nat. (South Africa) and is a Qualified Person as defined by NI 43-101. Thomas is currently a director of Max Power Mining and Cannabix Technologies. Mr. Clarke completed the first NI 43-101 compliant gold resource for Bonterra's Gladiator project and has led multiple exploration programs in disparate jurisdictions.

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