J. Patricio Varas, P Geo.
Executive Chairman and CEO
Professional Geoscientist with over 30 years’ experience in exploration, project development and corporate management. Mr. Varas has worked at operating mines, exploration projects (concept inception to discovery), feasibility studies of world-class deposits and mine development. Patricio founded and led Western Potash Corp. as its President and CEO, where his team discovered and developed the world class Milestone Potash deposit in Saskatchewan. In difficult financing markets, Patricio and his partners raised over $240 Million for Milestone, where a change of control transaction was delivered in 2016. Patricio was instrumental in the discovery of the Santo Domingo Sur, deposit in Chile with Far West Mining, and was a member of the discovery team for the Diavik Diamond mine as a project manager while at Kennecot Canada Inc.
CFO and Corporate Secretary
Jeannine Webb (CPA, CGA) has over 25 years of experience in the mineral exploration sector, serving as Chief Financial Officer, Corporate Secretary and Director for private, and junior "small cap" domestic and international public companies. She has a wide range of skills on financial management and regulatory reporting, and currently serves as CFO and Corporate Secretary for private companies and various Canadian venture companies with operations in Canada, the US, and South America. She is a Chartered Professional Accountant of British Columbia.
Dan MacNeil, MSc, P. Geo.
Precious and base metal specialist with over 16 years of experience with continental-scale project generation to in-mine resource expansion, in a wide variety of geological settings throughout the Americas and Eastern Europe. Expertise include exploration strategy, target and opportunity identification, district entry strategy, business development, strategic evaluation of geologic terranes, and execution of target testing.