President, CEO and Director
Rob McLeod is professional geoscientist with over 25 years of experience in mineral exploration and mining, working for a variety of major and junior mining and exploration companies, primarily in Alaska, B.C., Yukon and Nevada. He was President and CEO of IDM Mining Ltd. recently acquired by Ascot Resources Ltd., and prior to that, a founder and VP Exploration of Underworld Resources acquired by Kinross Gold Corporation for $140M after an initial resource estimate of over 1.4 million ounces gold at the White Gold deposit, Yukon. Rob is a director of other public companies in the mining industry and an active volunteer, as Chair of AME, and as a director of the Britannia Mine Museum.
VP of Project Development
Ryan Weymark, P. Eng. is a third-generation mining professional with experience in mining, heavy civil and infrastructure projects. Ryan has experience working on projects as a consultant, contractor and owner's representative at various stages, including technical due-diligence, economic studies, permitting and construction.
Mr. Weymark is currently Principal of Weymark Consulting, providing project management and advisory services in the resource sector to clients including: Teck Alaska Corp., NexGen Energy Ltd., Coeur Mining Inc. and Nyrstar. Ryan was previously Vice President - Project Development for IDM Mining, until the acquisition by Ascot in March 2019. Previous to IDM, Mr. Weymark was a Project Manager with Ledcor Contractors Ltd. in the Heavy Civil and Mining Division and Teck Resources Ltd. in various project and operational roles, including: Mine Construction Project Manager for the Line Creek Phase II Expansion Project and Project Engineer for the Quintette Coal Operations Project. Prior to Teck, Mr. Weymark worked for SNC-Lavalin Inc. in the Mining & Metallurgy Division on various feasibility and pre-feasibility studies. Mr. Weymark holds a B.A.Sc from the University of British Columbia in Mining and Mineral Processing and is a registered Professional Engineer with Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia (EGBC).
VP of Exploration
Marilyne Lacasse has over ten years of experience working in mineral exploration, ranging from Project Management of feasibility-stage underground to grass-roots and project generation. Primarily working in northwest BC and southeast Alaska, she has diverse base and precious metals experience in multiple metallogenic belts and deposit types, including: intrusive-related, porphyry, epithermal and orogenic vein types, Archean lode-gold and VMS systems. Most recently, Ms. Lacasse has consulted for multiple junior exploration companies with her Geological Management Firm, Outbounds Consulting, specializing in oversite of drilling programs as well as high-angle mountaineering geology. She progressed from field geologist to Project Manager with IDM Mining Ltd. at the Red Mountain Underground Gold Project in northwest BC. Ms. Lacasse has also worked with New Gold, Northern Superior Resources and Cabra consulting through her career. She obtained her BSc. in Geology from University of Quebec at Montreal (UQAM) and is a Professional Geologist and Qualified Person under NI 43-101.
Ms. Neale has over 20 years of experience in the resource sector as Chief Financial Officer for various domestic and international public junior exploration to mid-cap development and producing mining companies. She has extensive business experience with senior management, complex transactions, corporate finance, financial reporting, governance and regulatory compliance. Most recently, she held the CFO position with IDM Mining Ltd, that was acquired by Ascot Resources Ltd. Additionally, Ms. Neale is an active volunteer, currently as President and Director of the Women in Mining Association of BC and former President and Director of the Vancouver Youth Symphony Orchestra.
Ms. Dhillon has over ten year of experience as a Corporate Secretary for mineral exploration and development Companies, operating in multiple jurisdictions. She has extensive knowledge of corporate governance and regulatory matters, as well as equity transactions and M&A. Her strong management and organizational skills coupled with excellent corporate communication abilities have compounded her excellent reputation. Ms. Dhillon acts as Corporate Secretary for several TSX, TSX.V and CSE listed companies.