Mr. Weicker is an economic geologist with more than 30 years of exploration, development and mining experience, with both major and junior mining companies. Mr. Weicker is a graduate of the University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario. Roles included Chief Geologist at the Williams Mine at Hemlo (at the time the largest gold producer in Canada), exploration and production functions with Noranda Group companies and involvement as director, officer and/or advisors with several junior explorers and producers. Mr. Weicker has extensive international experience and more recently has served as the Founder, President and CEO positions of Silver Quest Resources Ltd., which was acquired by New Gold Inc. in 2011. Mr. Weicker has been involved with the discovery of several gold deposits, a zinc deposit, and a rare earths prospect in Africa. Known for an innovative and entrepreneur approach to exploration targets has contributed, at the early stage, in such discoveries such as Pardo Township, Ontario (paleoplacer gold, Inventus Mining Corp.), the Blackwater and Capoose gold-silver deposits (+ 10 million ounces, New Gold Corp.,) and several “Sedex- type” copper projects in B.C., U.S.A and Mexico.