Eric Owens - President and CEO, Director
Dr. Owens co-founded Alexandria Minerals and helped guide the company to its present status as one of the principal explorers in Val d'Or, Quebec. With 27 years of experience in the mineral exploration industry in North America, Mexico and Central America, he previously held positions with Newmont Mining, BHP Minerals, Phelps Dodge, and Echo Bay. His accomplishments include the discovery holes at the El Zapote silver deposit in El Salvador, definition drilling of the American Girl and Madre-Padre gold mines in California, and at the Brookbank gold project in northern Ontario.
Walter Henry - Chairman of the Board
Walter is currently President of Frontline Gold Corporation, holds a BA in Political Science/Economics, and has several years experience in the finance and mining industries. He served with CIBC, BNP Paribas, and PriceWaterhouseCoopers where he managed portfolios and arranged project financing totaling over $1 billion. He has since held executive positions with Royal Nickel Corporation, Tiberon Minerals, and Alturas Minerals.
Charles Page - Director and Chair of the Audit Committee
Mr. Page, PGeo, is the President and CEO of Queenston Mining Inc., a position he has held since 1996. He graduated in 1983 from the University of Waterloo with a master's degree in geology and a discipline in gold. He has over 30 years of mineral exploration experience both domestic and abroad and has guided Queenston's exploration success in the Abitibi district where it continues to be one of the most active juniors in the region.
Robert Geis - Research Analyst
Upon finishing his graduate studies at Loyola University in Chicago, Mr. Geis went to Wall Street where he worked for money management company Tweedy, Browne and Knapp from 1977-1980. From 1980-1994, he was a Managing 'Trader of the Dean Witter InterCapital mutual fund company which had $28 billion in AUM and whose trading staff numbered five senior traders and two junior traders. He served as a consultant to President Reagan's Gold Commission, chaired by Treasury Secretary Donald Regan, and the National Economic Commission chaired by Treasury Secretary James Baker, III. Mr. Geis has served as a research analyst for Aletheia since 1997.
Declan Costelloe - Director
Mr. Costelloe has more than 20 years of experience in the international exploration, mining and investment industries. He holds a B.Sc. in Mining Geology (1990) from Cardiff University and is a Chartered Engineer with the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining. Mr. Costelloe previously held positions with SRK Consulting, Monarch Resources, and Golden Star Resources, and was Investment Manager and Research Director for Veneroso Associates until March, 2006. He is President of Celtic Mining, and is currently in the process of setting up and growing mineral funds.
John Thomas - Director and Chair of the Compensation Committee
Dr. Thomas holds a Ph.D. (1973) in Chemical Engineering from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology. With more than 30 years experience in the mining industry, Dr. Thomas has advanced many projects to production, and has also managed mine projects in North and South America, Africa and Russia. He has held senior positions with Inco, Hecla Mining, Star Mining, and Trans-Siberian Gold, and most recently was Technical Director for the $10-million feasibility study at the Sukhoi Log gold project in Siberia. Dr. Thomas is currently Vice-President of Operations for Bolivar Gold Corporation, and prior to that was the company's General Manager for Development and Operations at its Tomi gold mine in Venezuela.