Management & Board of Directors

George Salamis

George Salamis

President and CEO

Mr. Salamis has over 25 years of experience in the mining and resource exploration industry. Mr. Salamis has been involved in over $1.4 billion of M&A transactions, either through assets sales or his involvement with junior mining companies. Mr. Salamis was most recently Executive Chairman of Integra Gold Corp. (“Integra Gold”) which was sold to Eldorado Gold Corporation for C$590 million. Mr. Salamis co-led the efforts behind the 2016 Integra Gold Rush Challenge and the 2017 #DisruptMining initiatives that encouraged innovation and technology disruption in the mining industry. Mr. Salamis is a sought after speaker on mining innovation. Mr. Salamis holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Geology from University of Montreal — École Polytechnique and has had a successful career in mining and exploration. Mr. Salamis has discovered, financed, built, managed or sold more than 5 major minerals deposits around the World. He began his career working for two major mining companies (Placer Dome and Cameco Corp) over a 12-year period before transitioning into mineral exploration and junior mining in 2001. Mr. Salamis is currently a director at Contact Gold Corp.


Andrée St-Germain

Andrée St-Germain

CFO and Corporate Secretary

Ms. St-Germain is an experienced mining finance executive with an extensive background in banking, mining finance and financial management. She began her career in investment banking for Dundee Capital Markets Inc. As an investment banker, Ms. St-Germain worked exclusively with mining companies on M&A advisory and financing. In 2013, Ms. St-Germain joined Golden Queen Mining Co. Ltd. as CFO. During her tenure at Golden Queen, she played an instrumental role in securing project finance and overseeing Golden Queen as it transitioned from development and construction to commercial production. She joined Integra Gold as CFO in early 2017 and helped oversee the sale to Eldorado Gold Corporation in July 2017 for C$590 million. Ms. St-Germain is currently a director of Barkerville Mining and IDM Mining.


Max Baker

VP Exploration

Mr. Baker is a Ph.D. Geologist and member of Aus-IMM based in Reno Nevada. He has over 40 years of exploration experience in Australia, Asia, North and South Americas and Europe on projects ranging from grass-roots, resource definition and development. He has been involved in the exploration and discovery of several significant deposits globally and has previously acted as Chief Geologist for Rennison Goldfields, Inc., Newcrest Mining Limited and Mount Isa Mines, as well as VP Exploration for several junior mining companies over the years.


Stephen de Jong

Stephen de Jong

Chairman

Mr. de Jong has 10 years of experience in the mining industry and was most recently the President and CEO of Integra Gold from 2012 until its sale to Eldorado Gold Corporation in July 2017 for C$590 million. Under his leadership at Integra Gold, Mr. de Jong attracted a high-calibre team of geologists, engineers, entrepreneurs and consultants that advanced the Integra Gold’s Lamaque project from an exploration property to a near-term production asset. He was instrumental in raising over $150 million during one the most challenging times in the mining sector. Mr. de Jong is set on transforming the mining industry using high-tech and highly-connected methods, and co-led the efforts behind the 2016 Integra Gold Rush Challenge and the 2017 #DisruptMining initiatives. Mr. de Jong holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Royal Roads University and is also a director of GFG Resources Inc.


David Awram

David Awram

Director

Mr. Awram was Executive Vice President of Sandstorm Gold Ltd. from July 2009 to January 2013 and has been its Senior Executive Vice President since January 2013. Mr. Awram was Executive Vice President of Sandstorm Metals from January 2010 to January 2013 and then its Senior Executive Vice President from January 2013 to May 2014. From July 2008 to July 2009, Mr. Awram was an independent businessman. From May 2005 to July 2008, Mr. Awram was the Director of Investor Relations for Silver Wheaton. Prior to May 2005, he was Manager, Investor Relations with Diamond Fields International Ltd. from April 2004 to April 2005. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree (Honours) in Geology from the University of British Columbia in 1996. Mr. Awram’s experience evaluating hundreds of resource projects and completion of on-site due diligence on dozens of mines across the globe and his history of completing over $2 billion in acquistions in the mining industry is invaluable to Integra Resources Corp. Board and management in enhancing Integra’s portfolio.


Timo Jauristo

Timo Jauristo

Director

Mr Jauristo. has over 35 years’ experience in the mining and exploration industry. In his time as Executive Vice-President with Goldcorp from July 2009 to September 2014, and 15 years (until 2005) with Placer Dome in a range of operating and corporate roles, he was involved in or led numerous transactions, buying and selling assets in many of the world’s gold producing regions. Between 2005 and 2009, he served as CEO of two junior companies (Zincore and Southwestern) with assets in Peru and China.

Mr. Jauristo is currently a non-executive director of the ASX listed company Beadell Resources. He also has an advisory role with Canaccord Genuity in Vancouver. He has a Bachelor of Applied Science in applied Geology from the Queensland University of Tchnology. He also holds a graduate diploma in finance form the Securities Institute of Australia, and is a MAusIMM.


Randall Oliphant, FCPA, FCA

Randall Oliphant, FCPA, FCA

Strategic Advisor

Mr. Oliphant has worked in the mining industry in many capacities for 30 years. From 1999 to 2003, Mr. Oliphant was the President and Chief Executive Officer of Barrick Gold Corporation, and since that time he has served on the boards of a number of public companies and not-for-profit organizations. Mr. Oliphant was the Chairman of Western Goldfields Inc. from 2006 until its business combination with New Gold in 2009. Mr. Oliphant served as the Executive Chairman of New Gold from the time of the business combination to January 2017. Mr. Oliphant presently serves on the advisory board of Metalmark Capital LLC, a leading private equity firm, and the boards of directors of Franco-Nevada Corporation and WesternZagros Resources Ltd. In addition, Mr. Oliphant served as Chairman of the World Gold Council from 2013 to 2017. Mr. Oliphant is a Chartered Professional Accountant.