James Hynes

Executive Chairman, Director

Formerly with Lafarge and Reperio Resources, over 15 years in the mining and metals sector, and a Bachelor of Science in Engineering (1999) specializing in geological and geotechnical engineering from the University of New Brunswick.

Scott Trebilcock

CEO, Director

Mr. Trebilcock has over 25 years of experience as a process engineer, management consultant, and mining executive. Most recently he was Chief Development Officer of Nevsun Resources, responsible for strategy, corporate development, investor relations and exploration. Nevsun sold to Zijin Mining for $1.9 billion after a year-long contested defense process led by Mr. Trebilcock. Mr. Trebilcock also drove M&A at Nevsun, including the 2016 acquisition of Reservoir Minerals, and led Nevsun’s investor relations program for almost a decade. Mr. Trebilcock holds a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering, an MBA from Queen’s University and is a Chartered Director.

Adrian Rothwell


Currently Director and Chair of the Audit Committee of Fireweed Zinc Ltd. Former executive at Goldcorp Inc., CFO for NuLegacy Gold Corp, Kiska Metals, MBMI Resources Inc. A British Columbia Chartered Professional Accountant and member of Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand. Also previously 10 years at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and holds a BA in Economics from Macquarie University.

Brendan Cahill


Mr. Cahill has over 15 years of experience in the mining and metals sector and in corporate finance, and is currently Chief Executive Officer of Excellon Resources Inc., and a director of Group Eleven Resources Corp. He was formerly the Vice President of Corporate Development for Pelangio Exploration Inc. and a lawyer at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP.

Harry Pokrandt


Former CEO of Hive Blockchain Technologies Ltd. and director of Sandspring Resources Ltd. Previously Managing Director of Macquarie Capital Markets Canada Ltd. (formerly, Orion Securities Inc.) from 1985 to 2015. Formerly a director of Lithium X Energy Corp. prior to its sale and Fiore Exploration Ltd., and BQ Metals Corp.

Don MacDonald


Currently CEO of NorZinc Ltd. developing the Prairie Creek zinc-lead-silver mine in the NWT. Former CFO and acting CEO at KGHM International (formerly Quadra FNX Mining) with over 30 years’ experience in mine development, operation and financing. Was CFO for NovaGold, De Beers Canada Mining and Dayton Mining and is a director of the Mining Association of Canada. A Chartered Professional Accountant, CA and holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Engineering from Oxford University.