Gold and Oil Exploration
A diversified resource company dedicated to growth through discovery
President and Director
In 1990, Mr. Idziszek received the "Mining Man of the Year" award in recognition of his vital role in the discovery and development of the Eskay Creek gold deposit in Canada, as well as the prestigious "Prospector of the Year Award for 1994" in recognition of the major role he played in the discovery and development of the Eskay Creek gold deposit, as well as for his leadership of Adrian Resources Ltd. during its exploration and development of the Petaquilla copper-gold-silver-moly deposits in the Republic of Panama. He also served as director of Arequipa Resources Ltd., which discovered the Pierina gold deposit that was subsequently acquired by Barrick Gold Corp. in mid-1996 for more than $1 billion.
James G. Stewart
Secretary and Corporate Counsel and Director
Mr. Stewart has practiced law in both private practice and as corporate counsel since 1984. He has extensive experience in the fields of mining, corporate and securities law. Mr. Stewart has served as a director of senior officer for a number of publicly traded companies including Prime Equities ltd., Adrian Resources Ltd., Buffalo Gold Ltd. and Madison Minerals Inc.
Dr. Norman Haimila
Vice President Exploration (Petroleum) and Director
Dr. Haimila, has forty years experience as a geoscientist and has worked throughout the world evaluating petrolium prospects for various companies and government agencies, including Atlantic Richfield where he was Senior Research Geologist. Since 1988, Dr. Haimila has worked extensively in Argentina during which time he supervised oil and gas exploration and development for Chauvco Resources and Alberta Energy Corporation. He also worked in Argentina as the Senior Scientist with the Sub-Andean Cooperative Hydrocarbon Studies Project, a regional exploration consortium led by the World Bank, which was carried out over a four year period to provide an updated comprehensive basin analysis and hydrocarbon assessment of the series of sedimentary basins on the eastern side of the Andes mountains and confirm the substantial hydrocarbon potential of the region.
Mr. Brown is an honours graduate in Commerce from the University of Toronto and is a Chartered Accountant. He has spent over 25 years as a financial executive in the mineral exploration industry, working with many large-scale exploration projects in North America, South America, Africa and Southeast Asia.
Douglas S. Turnbull
Mr. Turnbull is a consulting geologist and President of Lakehead Geological Services Inc., a geological consulting company based in Vancouver, Canada. He brings to Oromin, over 20 years experience in diamond, precious and base metal exploration. Mr. Turnbull holds a Honours Bachelor of Science degree in Geology and is a Qualified Professional Geoscientist recognized by the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia. Mr. Turnbull's previous working and consulting experience includes Monopros Ltd., the Ontario Geological Survey, Goldfields Mining Corporation, Prime Exploration Ltd., Adrian Resources Ltd., and Madison Enterprises Corp. Mr. Turnbull has been fortunate to have been part of exploration teams responsible for the exploration and development of the Eskay Creek Gold Deposit in British Columbia, Canada, the Petaquilla Cu-Au Porphyry Deposit in Panama and the Mt. Kare Gold Deposit in Papua New Guinea. Currently Mr. Turnbull is currently the President of Centrasia Mining Corporation and serves as a director on the boards of Buffalo Gold Ltd. and Grizzly Diamonds Ltd.
Mr. Bartlett has over 30 years experience as a geologist, senior manager and vice President-exploration, for two major international mining companies, namely New Jersey Zinc Co. Canada Ltd. and Goldfields Mining Corporation (a division of Consolidated Goldfields Ltd.). Subsequently he has served on the Boards of Directors of several junior exploration companies. He currently serves as a director of Seville Resources Ltd., Kingsmen Resources Ltd., Waseco Resources Ltd. and X-Cal Resources Ltd.
Nell M. Dragovan
Founder of Corona Explorations Ltd. which acquired the lands, carried out the exploration work, and subsequently discovered the Hemlo gold deposits in Northern Ontario. Three gold mines eventually arose from the Hemlo discovery in 1980 for a total annual production of 1,058,000 ounces of gold. The mines are controlled by Teck Corp., Hemlo Gold Mines Ltd. and Homestake Mining and are still in production. Ms. Dragovan is an active participant in corporate financing including venture situations.
Mr. Sibthorpe holds a B.Sc. in geology and an M.B.A. from the University of Toronto. He worked as a mining analyst and director of Yorkton Securities Inc. in Vancouver from 1986 to 1996. He was an independent mining consultant from 1996 to 1999 when he joined Canaccord Capital Corporation as a mining analyst from 1999 to 2001. Since 2001 he has worked as an independent mining consultant.
Robert H. Brennan
Mr. Brennan, currently Senior Vice-President at CB Richard Ellis has been an investment advisor with the firm since 1987. He has completed investment transactions totaling well over $2 billion in gross consideration during his career. His April 21, 2006 appointment brings considerable additional financial expertise to the Board of Directors.
Vice-President Exploration (Minerals)
Mr. Mallo has over 20 years experience as an exploration geologist. After graduation from Brandon University with a degree in geology, he commenced his career as a geologist with Gold Fields Mining Corporation. Other [previous working experience includes geological positions with Prime Resources Ltd., Adrian Resources Ltd. and Madison Minerals Inc. Mr. Mallo was an integral part of the geological teams responsible for exploration of Eskay Creek gold deposit in British Columbia, Canada, the Petaquilla copper gold porphyry deposit in Panama and the Mt. Kare gold deposit in Papua New Guinea.