Management & Directors

Management & Directors

A highly experienced technical team with a track record of multiple discoveries in the White Gold District.

David D’Onofrio


  • Over 10 years of experience incubating and advising growth companies globally with deep expertise in natural resource sector

Shawn Ryan

Chief Technical Advisor

  • 20 years of experience prospecting gold in the Yukon
  • Prospecting and soil work led to the discovery of the White Gold, Coffee, and QV projects [7.5M ounces Au]
  • 1998 Yukon Chamber of Mines Prospector of the Year Award, 2010 Spud Huestis Award, and 2011 PDAC Prospector of the Year Award Recipient
  • Founder & Technical Advisor of GroundTruth Exploration, developer of new exploration techniques (Drones to Drills) with a vast depth of experience in the Yukon
  • Founder of RyanWood Exploration, the company that initialized “The Yukon Second Gold Rush” in 2009
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Jodie Gibson, P. Geo

VP, Exploration

  • Professional Geologist and Qualified Person
  • 10 years exploration experience throughout the Yukon, Alaska, southeastern US, Mexico, and Greenland
  • Project manager on the White Gold Project with Underworld Resources (2009) prior to takeover by Kinross
  • Project manager on the QV project with Comstock Metals (2012), oversaw the discovery drill holes
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Robert Carpenter, P. Geo


  • 25 years of experience as a mining company executive and Professional Geologist, with a Ph.D. from Western University
  • Founded Kaminak Gold Corporation, leading as President and CEO for 7 years, seeing the company listed on the TSXV and through to a 3M ounce discovery on the Coffee Project in the Yukon, later acquired by Goldcorp Inc.
  • 2010 recipient of the Huestis Award for Excellence in Prospecting and Mineral Exploration
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Maruf Raza


  • 1999 graduate of Ryerson University, Maruf earned his Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and Chartered Accountant (CA) designations in 2001
  • National Director of MNP’s Public Companies practice and an Assurance Partner in the Toronto office
  • Currently serves on the PDAC-CPA Canada joint Mining Task Force.
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Sean Bromley


  • Commerce graduate from the University of Calgary, currently associated with a small venture capital firm
  • Director of other TSX Venture companies
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