P. Geo. President, CEO and Executive Director of Element 29
Brian brings more than 30 years of experience in mineral exploration throughout Canada, Europe and southeast Asia. Brian was previously CEO and Board Member of Pembrook Copper Corp., where he developed the copper resource at Pecoy in Peru. He also served as the CEO, President and Director of Lake Shore Gold Corp., where he completed an acquisition of the Bell Creek mine and mill and led the team that discovered the Timmins West, Thunder Creek and Bell Creek deep deposits. Brian began his career as a geologist on the Casa Berardi gold discoveries in Quebec. He opened Inco’s exploration office in Val d’Or, Quebec and is credited with the discovery of the Douay West gold deposit in 1990 and was subsequently appointed to the board of Societe D’Exploration Miniere Vior Inc. In 1994, as Inco’s Manager Exploration, Eastern North America, he conducted the preliminary assessment of the Voisey’s Bay Ni-Cu-Co discovery. Brian later managed Inco’s exploration office in Jakarta and was involved, through a JV with Highlands Gold, in the discovery of the Beutong copper porphyry in Sumatra. He holds a B.Sc. in Geology from McGill University and is also a member of the Professional Geoscientists of Ontario. Brian is also a director of SSR Mining Inc. and GFG Resources Inc.