Technical Advisory Board
Mr. Budreski is the Executive Chairman of both EnWave Corp and Morien Resources Corp. He was formerly a Vice Chairman of Cormark Securities Inc. and prior to that, President and CEO of Orion Securities Inc. He has over 25 years of experience in the resource and resource financing industries. Mr. Budreski is also a Director of Sandstorm Gold Ltd., Input Capital, and NuLegacy Gold Corp. John holds a Bachelor of Engineering from Dalhousie / TUNS University and an MBA from the University of Calgary.
Greg Hawkins has been involved in the mining exploration and investment industry since 1969. Mr. Hawkins had various responsibilities in the identification and delineation of 10 mineral deposits (Gilt Edge, Andacolla, Kubi Village, Tabakoto, Twangiza, Namoya, Skukum Creek, Goddell Gulley, Kobada, and Harper Creek) in Canada, the USA, Chile, Ghana, Mali and Zaire (DRC). As a founder of seven public and private exploration and development ventures (Brohm Mining Inc., Dayton Mining Inc., Nevsun Resources Ltd., Banro Resource Corp., Tagish Lake Gold Corp., African Gold Group Inc., and Yellowhead Mining Inc.) he has been responsible for the definition of at least one reserve in every case with four cases that have resulted in production in the USA, Chile, Ghana, and Mali. He has lived in Canada, Nigeria, and Ghana while pursuing his career. In 2004, Mr. Hawkins was awarded the Frank Woodside Past Presidents Award by the British Columbia and Yukon Chamber of Mines in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the mining industry. Mr. Hawkins holds a B.Sc. (Geology) from the University of Alberta and an M.Sc. in Mineral Economics from McGill University.