Board of Directors & Advisors

Richard Osmond, MSc.


Mr. Osmond has over 25 years of experience in the mining sector including experience with INCO (VBNC), Falconbridge and Anglo American. He was involved in exploration discoveries at Vale's Voisey's Bay deposit and Glencore's Raglan mine. Currently he is the President of GlobeTrotters Resources Group, a private copper exploration company in Peru.

Patrick Elliott, MSc. MBA

President & CEO, and Director

Mr. Elliott has over 17 years experience in mineral exploration and resource sector finance and marketing experience.  He is an accomplished economic geologist with a BSc. in Geology from the University of Western Ontario, a MSc. in Mineral Economics and an MBA in Finance from Curtin University of Technology in Perth, Australia. 

Stephanie Ashton, MA.

Independent Director

Ms. Ashton has over 24 years in the area of natural resources, specifically, exploration and development of mining projects in Latin America, and more recently in Turkey and Utah.  

Doug Turnbull, P.Geo., H.B.Sc.

Independent Director

Mr. Turnbull is a Professional Geoscientist with over 30 years’ experience in diamond, precious and base metal exploration. He received a B.Sc. (Honours in Geology) from Lakehead University in 1988, and is a Qualified Professional Geoscientist recognized by the EGBC


Thomas Henricksen, PhD.

Geologist Sr. Advisor

Dr. Henricksen h is a highly regarded economic field geologist with over five decades of exploration experience. He holds a BSc in Geology from the University of Wisconsin, and a Ph.D. in Economic Geology from Oregon State University.

Haywood Securities

Financial Advisors

Haywood Securities is an investment firm that values its independence and its entrepreneurial spirit. The analysts and advisors seek proven management in young companies that are built around fresh ideas with the potential for rapid growth in the energy, mining, technology and special situation sectors. Haywood offers investment opportunities to a select group of qualified investors in both the institutional and retail markets.

Cavato Management and Consulting

ESG Advisors - Peru

CAVATO is a consulting services firm with more than 10 years of experience in the mining sector, provides advice to mineral exploration companies in social and environmental studies,company administration, logistics, cost consultancy, due diligence process and mining properties administration for exploration mining activities. CAVATO is authorized and registered to develop Environmental Impact Studies for Mineral Exploration activities, its team members are specialized and qualified in environmental and mining regulations with a proven record of success.

Katty Vargas

Owner & Founder of Cavato Management and Consulting

More than 25 years of experience working for international exploration mining companies: Savage Resources, Pasminco Exploration, AngloGold Ashanti, The Grosso Group, Norsemont Mining, Inca One, Kaizen Discovery, Winshear Gold, Hannan Metals. ​Business Administration degree with a Master Degree in International Business Administration and Post graduate specialization in Mining and Environmental Law. Also having post graduate specialization in organization and business administration and achieved International Management Programs in Harvard Business School and Tonji University in Shanghai. Over the last years has held senior positions in which was responsible for company administration, developing and managing company policies. Along with coordinating procedures, budget development analysis, cost control, management of mining concessions, permitting process for mineral exploration activities, company contracts, reporting obligations to mining authorities, stock exchange and governmental entities.

Fernando Alva

Chief Operating Officer of Cavato Management and Consulting

More than 30 years of professional experience working for public and private sector, financial entities and mining exploration companies such as Mawson Resources, Altynor Peru SAC, Tinka Resources, Darwin Peru SAC, SFP Drilling SAC, HPX Peru Holdings SAC;  Giving him the knowledge of planning, process improvement, control of results, budget development and Management of various companies, The negotiation of contracts, human resources, logistics and general administration also helped his career.  Experience dealing with social and environmental regulations for mining projects, interacting with government authorities and investors. Bilingual (Spanish / English). Chartered Administrative Engineer with a Master Degree in Management and Administration - Postgraduate School of the UPC. Participation in management programs at Harvard University and at the EOI Business School. Postgraduate specialization in Mining and Environmental Law - ESAN.

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