Darcy Higgs, B. Com.
Interim CEO & Director

Mr. Higgs has over 35 years of experience in capital markets. Mr. Higgs has been principally self-employed as an investor since 2010. Mr. Higgs has also been providing consulting services to Nevada Exploration Inc. (TSXV: NGE) since 2015. He was registered in Canada (securities, options and futures) for over 25 years as a broker and in the United States (securities) and acted as a consultant to one of the largest private equity firms in China. Mr. Higgs has a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) degree from the University of British Columbia.

Dr. John E. Larson, Ph.D.

Dr. Larson has 35 years of international experience in exploration, development, and mining, and has worked with both major international companies and junior explorers, as well as with government geological surveys, including 16 years with BHP and BHP Billiton in various international locations, holding positions as Manager, North America Copper Exploration; Manager, Global Porphyry Copper Exploration; and Manager, Latin America Exploration. Mr. Larson holds advanced degrees in geology and chemistry from the University of Western Ontario (M.Sc.) and the Colorado School of Mines (Ph.D.).

Benjamin Leboe, CA, CPA

Mr. Leboe was most recently Chief Financial Officer of Uranerz Energy Corporation before that company merged with Energy Fuels. Mr. Leboe also served as Uranerz's Ethics Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and Senior Vice President of Finance. Mr. Leboe has been Principal, Independent Management Consultants of British Columbia, since 1990. Prior to joining Uranerz he was a Senior Consultant, Management Consulting, of the Business Development Bank of Canada from 2005 to 2006. Previously, from 1995 to 2005 he was a director, Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and Treasurer of numerous public companies in Canada and the U.S.A. From 1991 to June 1995, he served as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of VECW Industries Ltd. He was a Partner of KPMG Consulting and its predecessor firms from 1978 to 1990.

Sandra MacKay

Sandra MacKay serves as the Global Vice President, Legal and Corporate Secretary, for Copperleaf Technologies Inc. She joined Copperleaf in 2022 and brings over 30 years of corporate-commercial legal experience to the company. Ms. MacKay was previously Senior Vice President, Legal, of Uranerz Energy Corporation, a leading integrated producer of uranium in the United States, and Vice President, Legal, of Chemetics Inc., an international engineering technology company. She served as a director of URZ Energy Corp. and Azarga Uranium Corp. Ms. MacKay has held senior legal counsel positions with QLT Inc., a dual-listed biotechnology company, and Chevron Canada Limited. She has a wealth of legal experience in securities law, corporate governance, and intellectual property law matters as well as experience on a wide range of commercial transactions. Ms. MacKay holds a Juris Doctor from the University of British Columbia and is a member of the Law Society of British Columbia.

Todd Hilditch

Todd Hilditch has developed a successful track record of mergers and acquisitions in the mining sector through numerous public company transactions over the past twenty-five years. Mr. Hilditch is the CEO and a director of Riley Gold Corp. He served as Chairman of the Board of URZ Energy Corp. prior to its acquisition by Azarga Uranium Corp. and served as a director of Azarga until it was acquired by enCore Energy Corp. Valuations of transactions initiated/completed with Mr. Hilditch's involvement exceed $500m and he has been involved in capital raising of over $200m. Mr. Hilditch is the President and owner of Rock Management Consulting Ltd., a private mining management services and consulting company. Mr. Hilditch graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York with a Bachelor of Science degree in Management, majoring in Finance.