John Timmons, President & CEO
Mr. Timmons is a seasoned mining executive having worked with Guyana Goldfields for 16 years and was instrumental in the development of the company from initial exploration to production. He has held various senior corporate and operational roles including Corporate Manager and Risk Manager/Head of Security for the Aurora Mine in Guyana. He was also Corporate Secretary and General Manager of Goldstone Resources prior to the sale to Premier Gold Mines.
Mr. Timmons is a graduate of the York University Risk Management program and is an accredited director (Acc. Dir.). He has completed the Osgoode Hall Mining Law Certificate program, Osgoode Hall Securities Law program and completed post-graduate law courses in Governance and Syndicated Loans at the University of London (U.K.).
Carmelo Marrelli, CFO
Mr. Carmelo Marrelli serves as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Marrelli is the principal of Marrelli Support Services Inc., a firm that has delivered accounting and regulatory compliance services to listed companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange for over twenty years. In addition, Mr. Marrelli beneficially controls DSA Corporate Services Inc., a firm providing corporate secretarial and regulatory filing services, as well as Marrelli Trust Company Limited, a provincially regulated trust company headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia with a co-agent located in Toronto, Ontario (Marrelli Transfer Services Corp.). Marrelli Trust Company Limited offers a full range of transfer agent services for both private and exchange-listed companies.
Carmelo is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA, CGA), and a member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, a professional body that certifies corporate secretaries. He has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Toronto. Mr. Marrelli also acts as Chief Financial Officer to a number of reporting issuers and as a director of select issuers.
Augusto Flores (QP)
Mr. Flores was an integral part of the Aurora Mine Discovery Team (Guyana Goldfields 7.5 million oz. Au)
He is a professional geoscientist with over 25 years of international and domestic experience in precious and base metals exploration and mining in various terrane and deposit types.
previous experience includes, greenfield and brownfield exploration projects in Guyana, South America and Southeast Asia (Indonesia and Philippines), Republic of Fiji, and the Yukon Territories and Northern Ontario, Canada.
Mr. Flores is a practicing member of the Professional Geoscientists of Ontario.