Management & Directors

President, CEO & Director
Mr. Pincus has 40 years of experience as a geologist, consultant and executive in the minerals industry. He has held senior positions in FMC Gold (later Meridian), Sunshine Mining and various junior companies. Starting in 2002 he formed Esperanza Resources and served as CEO/President. Esperanza successfully discovered two deposits in Mexico and Peru before its acquisition by Alamos Gold. He has extensive Peruvian experience having lived and worked there for over 25 years.

Chairman, Director
Dr. Quinton Hennigh is an economic geologist with more than 25 years of exploration experience with major gold mining firms including Homestake Mining,Newcrest Mining and Newmont Mining. Currently, Dr. Hennigh is President and Chairman of Novo Resources Corp. that is developing a gold mine in western Australia, as well as serving as and director of Irving Resources Inc., TriStar Gold Inc., Precipitate Gold Corp and NV Gold Corp.

Vice President, Director
Mr. King has over 10 years experience in the management of publicly trading and privately held companies within the commodities and natural resources sector. He has been actively engaged in overseeing the day-to-day operations of numerous companies and provides consultancy work on exploration activities. Mr. King holds a BA in Economics from the University of Calgary and is a founder of Miramont Resources.

Mr. Shields was engaged in the practice of law from 1979 through 2006 in Ottawa, Calgary and Vancouver, specializing in corporate/commercial law, corporate finance and securities, and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Shields was a founding shareholder of Rainy River Resources Ltd., a TSX listed gold exploration company and was engaged as Vice President, Administration in 2009. Mr. Shields also served as President of Ryland Oil until its sale to Crescent Point Energy in 2010.

Mr. King serves as the President of Goldreign Capital Inc. Mr. King has over 35 years of investment banking and finance experience. He has served on the board of directors for numerous firms in the UK, one of which he was a Co-Founder and Managing Director. Mr. King brings a wealth of finance experience, having been instrumental in raising funds for over 50 publicly trading North American and European companies.

Ms. Burianyk has over 15 years of industry experience serving as CFO for various TSX-V and CSE listed companies . Ms. Burianyk is a CPA, CA and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Simon Fraser University. Ms. Burianyk was previously employed as an audit manager at a Canadian accounting firm where she specialized in the mining industry.

Corporate Secretary
Mrs. Hodges is the principal of Benchmark Point Governance Corp., providing corporate compliance, administration and governance support to private and public companies in the resource and technology sectors. Mrs. Hodges has over fourteen years’ of experience serving on and for, numerous boards of directors of public listed companies. Mrs. Hodges specializes in corporate, commercial and securities law, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions.