Rob Carpenter has over 30 years of corporate and technical mineral exploration experience for junior and major mining companies. He was co-founder and President and CEO of Kaminak Gold Corporation from 2005 to 2013 and led the company through the acquisition, discovery and maiden resource of the 5-million-ounce Coffee Gold Project, located in the White Gold District, Yukon. Kaminak Gold was subsequently acquired by Goldcorp Inc. in 2016 for $520 million.
Rob has received awards from the Association for Mineral Exploration of British Columbia for excellence in mineral exploration (2013) and social and environmental stewardship (2008). In 2004, he completed his Ph.D. at Western University, London, Ontario where he worked on the newly discovered Meliadine Lake gold deposits that are currently owned by Agnico Eagle Mines Limited.