Mr. Thomson is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Palamina Corp., a junior exploration Company active in Peru. Mr. Thomson’s previous company, Soltoro Ltd., was acquired by Agnico Eagle Mines Limited in June of 2015. Mr. Thomson is an entrepreneur who has been actively exploring in the America’s since 1993. Mr. Thomson is fluent in French and proficient in Spanish and currently sits on the Board of Directors of Palamina Corp., Winshear Gold Corp. and Montero Mining and Exploration Ltd.
Michael Farrant, B.Comm., CPA, CA
Mr. Farrant has 26 years’ experience in gold mining, including President and CEO of Sierra Minerals Inc., a TSX listed Mexican gold producer (now Goldgroup Mining Inc.), CFO of junior gold producers and explorers, Vice President, Treasurer and Operations Controller with Kinross Gold Corporation and Corporate Controller with Barrick Gold Corporation. Mr. Farrant was co-founder, President and CEO of Commonwealth Silver and Gold Mining Inc., sold to Marlin Gold Mining Ltd. in 2015. Mr. Farrant received a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from Queen’s University in 1992 and earned his CA in 1995 with Coopers & Lybrand (now PwC)..