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Focused on exploration for Gold in the Yukon Territory, Canada and Alaska,
Mr. John is the President and CEO of Dundee Resources Limited. Mr. John has 10 years mining engineering experience in engineering technical services, operations and project evaluation on base metals and gold projects and 15 years of resource focused financial services experience including: research analysis for buy and sell side institutions; new issue corporate finance; mergers and acquisitions advisory and transaction analysis; private equity finance; and fund management.
In addition to being the chairman and director of Ryan Gold Corp., Mr. John is a director and/or officer of several publicly-listed companies including the following:
* African Minerals Ltd., - Director
* Breakwater Resources Ltd., - Director
* Corona Gold Corporation - Director, President and Chief Executive Officer
* Dundee Precious Metals Inc. - Director
* Iberian Minerals Corp. - Director
* Sprott Resource Lending Corp. - Director
Mr. John has a Masters Business Administration, University of Toronto (1993) and a Bachelor of Science (Mining Engineering), ACSM Camborne School of Mines, UK (1980).
Michael B. Skead
Mr. Skead was the President and CEO of Valdez Gold. Mr. Skead has gained extensive exploration experience in a variety of commodities around the world. He was the exploration manager for SAMAX and was instrumental together with his team in the discovery of the Kukuluma and Matandani gold deposits in the Geita district, Tanzania. This eventually led to Ashanti Goldfields acquiring SAMAX in the late 1990's. Mr. Skead was the exploration manager and later VP Exploration for Banro Corporation based in Bukavu, DR Congo. He was responsible for reinitiating and fast tracking the Banro exploration programme that has resulted in the current development of the Twangiza mine and pre-feasibility study at the Namoya project.
Mr. Skead has a BSc Geology and BSc Honours from the University of Cape Town, South Africa as well as a MSc in Exploration Geology from Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa.
Mr. Schmidt completed his bachelor of applied science (mining) at the University of British Columbia in May, 2000, and since then has been working as a self-employed consultant to mineral exploration companies. He assists with financings, corporate and financial disclosure and corporate development. Mr. Schmidt is also currently a director and the president of Newmac Resources Inc., a director and chief executive officer of GFE Capital Corp. and Oceanside Capital Corp., and a director of Waymar Resources Ltd.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Zajcew is presently the CFO of a number of junior exploration companies, including Cogitore Resources Inc., Corona Gold Corp., and the company.
Mr. Zajcew attained his CFA designation in 2002 and received a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Toronto in 1998.
Mr. Zajcew is the CFO of Corona Gold Corp. and the Company.