Patrick J. Laracy
Mr. Laracy is the founder of the company and has leveraged over $100 million of high risk exploration expenditures through equity and joint venture financings. He has discovered several mineral and petroleum deposits. Mr. Laracy has extensive experience as both an exploration geologist and lawyer. He is a graduate of Memorial University of Newfoundland (B.Sc. Hons.1981) and the University of Calgary (LL.B.1988). He is a member of the Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Newfoundland and Labrador with over 30 years of industry experience in various technical and executive capacities.
Mr. Noel is a lawyer and business consultant with more than 20 years of experience with exchange listed companies from start up through exploration and development. Mr. Noel earned his LL.B and MBA at Dalhousie University and a B.Comm. (Co-Op) from Memorial University of Newfoundland. Carson has worked extensively in several Latin American locations as well as Northern Ireland. He is founding Director and Past President of the Ecuador-Canada Chamber of Commerce, Past Director of the Ecuadorian Chamber of Mines, former full-time consultant to the Canadian Commercial Corporation and a member of the Law Society of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Dr. Rex V. Gibbons
Dr. Gibbons is a former Minister of Mines and Energy for the province of Newfoundland and Labrador (1989-1997) and a former Vice-President of Jacques Whitford Group based in St. John’s Newfoundland. He holds a Ph.D. in Geology from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and has received many academic and industry awards throughout his career. Dr. Gibbons has a rare blend of experience in both mineral and petroleum exploration and development.
William D.B. Koenig
Mr. Koenig, a Director since 2004, has held positions as a Natural Resources Portfolio Manager with several large Canadian funds. With a strong background in natural resource analysis, he has directed over $1 billion in exploration funding to Small Cap companies. Mr.Koeing has over 25 years of industry experience and is well known for his work in early identification of companies with growth and investment potential.