25 years of experience as a Senior Geologist, President and CEO of a number of TSX and TSX-V listed companies. Successfully completed multiple IPOs, financings, acquisitions and divestitures with these companies.
16 years of mining related experience, Northern Ontario Business Entrepreneur of the year 2016, previous R&D program director Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation (CEMI) and Ultra Deep Mining Network (UDMN). Independent director MacDonald Mines Explorations Ltd. TSX-V BMK.
Managing Partner of Hillcrest Merchant Partners and has extensive background in the financial service industry spanning approximately 20 years. Mr. Sferra has extensive merger experience and was intimately involved as an advisor in the merger of the four public companies in what was the formation of Osisko Mining.
Chartered Accountant (CA), a Certified General Accountant (CGA), and an Associate (ACIS) of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA). He also has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto. Carmelo also acts as Chief Financial Officer to a number of reporting issuers on the TSX and TSX Venture exchanges.
Is the Managing Director of W.G. Mahaffy Limited, a financial advisory firm. He holds the professional designations of Chartered Accountant, Chartered Professional Accountant and Chartered Financial Analyst.
30 years in various capacities, including serving as an officer and director of a number of companies. He recently was a director and Vice President of Vault Minerals Inc., held positions with Osisko Mining and was a consultant and in management to Yamana Gold and Agnico Eagle under Canadian Malartic. He previously held the position of General Superintendent of Exploration at Kirkland Lake and Malartic with Canadian Malartic.
Blair Zaritsky is a chartered professional accountant with more than 15 years of professional experience, of which have been mostly in the mining sector. Mr. Zaritsky currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer of O3 Mining Inc., as well as the Chief Financial Officer of Osisko Mining Inc., since June 2011. In August 2015, he was a key part of the successful merger of four companies that helped obtain the flagship Windfall Lake assets that has significantly grown the Company to over $1-billion market capitalization. Blair joined INV Metals in 2008 as a Corporate Controller and developed and managed all accounting and legal functions in both Namibia and Brazil. Prior to INV Metals, Blair worked as a Senior Manager for Collins Barrow LLP (now RSM Richter Inc.). Blair is currently a member of the CPA Canada-PDAC IFRS committee that produces Viewpoints on IFRS accounting issues for the mining industry. Blair received his C.A. designation in 2003 with Collins Barrow LLP (now RSM Richter Inc.) and holds a Bachelor of Arts, (Hons.) Economics from the University of Western and a Bachelor of Accounting, (Hons.) from the University of Brock. He is currently part of the Board of Directors for Talisker Resources Inc. and was a former director of Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd.