Chief Executive Officer
Ms. Lee-Sheriff has served as Chief Executive Officer of Golden Predator Mining Corp. since 2015. In addition to managing the Company she brings a strong commitment to aligning the interests of the community, shareholders and the Company. She previously served as the Company’s Vice President of Communications and First Nation Relations and also served as President of Tigris Uranium Corp. Prior to her work in public companies, Ms. Lee-Sheriff managed Cabinet Policy and Intergovernmental Affairs for the Conservative, Liberal and NDP governments of the Yukon, developed the Yukon Economic Forums and delivered gold conferences in North America and the United Kingdom.
She has worked proactively for 30 years with First Nation governments and business groups in the Yukon and has implemented innovative programming and initiatives for Golden Predator. She has successfully negotiated and implemented socio-economic agreements and exploration agreements between the Company and several Yukon First Nations She founded the Yukon Mining Alliance and the Yukon Mines Legacy Foundation securing $20 million in federal funding for aboriginal mine training. She is a recipient of the Queen's Jubilee Commemorative Medal awarded for outstanding achievements by Canadians and is a graduate of Queen’s University.
Greg Hayes, CA
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Hayes, a Chartered Accountant since 1997, previously served as the Chief Executive Officer for Golden Predator Mining Corp. and Northern Tiger Resources Inc.. He also served as the Chief Financial Officer of Shear Minerals Ltd.. Mr. Hayes brings considerable experience to the Golden Predator Board of Directors from both the public and private sectors. Working with international and Alberta-based accounting firms, he has serviced clients ranging from small, private businesses to multinational corporations. Most recently, Mr. Hayes has been providing financial consulting services to junior exploration companies.
3 Aces Project Manager
Mr. Cary has worked in the mineral exploration sector for over 30 years focusing on projects across the western United States and Canada’s Yukon. Mr. Cary previously worked with Golden Predator from 2010 to 2012 managing exploration projects in the Yukon. He also worked as a Senior Geologist for Battle Mountain Gold Inc. from 1991 to 2001 where he was part of a multi-disciplinary team which produced a positive feasibility study on a 6 million ounce gold reserve. Mr Cary previously held the position of Exploration Geologist for Kinross Gold and has worked as a consulting geologist for Kinross Gold, Eurasian Minerals Inc., Anthill Resources Ltd. and Energy Metals Inc. His responsibilities throughout his career have included design and implementation of multi-year drill programs, resource estimation, 3-D structural modelling, budget management, project generation, data compilation and evaluations.
Mr. Cary is a member of the Geological Society of Nevada, the Society of Economic Geologists and the American Institute of Professional Geologists. He holds an M.S. in Geology from Western Washington University and a B. S. in Geology from Fort Lewis College and is a former Instructor with Fort Lewis College Geosciences Dept. in Durango, Colorado.
Mining & Metallurgy
Robin Fraser and his team at Canadian Northern Mining Corp. have completed many mining construction, operation & maintenance projects worldwide and provide expert personnel, detailed evaluations and optimization plans. Joining Golden Predator initially to enhance and optimize the Company’s bulk sample processing plant, Robin and team will expand their involvement, working towards the restart of the Company’s Brewery Creek Mine. Canadian Northern Mining has an established track record in early design, construction, start up and day to day operations. They will continue providing processing plant management, operations, maintenance and laboratory services for the 3 Aces bulk sampling project.
James Hesketh M.Sc. MMSA
James Hesketh has 35 years experience in open pit heap leach operations and management. His strong background in mining finance, mine engineering, development and operations includes senior positions with Atna Resources Ltd, Canyon Resources Corporation, NM Rothschild & Sons (Denver) Inc., Cyprus Amax Minerals Company, Pincock Allen & Holt, Inc., and Dresser Industries Inc. He brings previous knowledge of the operations of the Brewery Creek Mine where he headed up the economic evaluation of the project for Rothschild’s. One of the few engineers with actual year round commercial operational experience in the Yukon, he operated an open pit barite mine and processing plant in the SE Yukon during the 1980s. He is qualified to assist with mineral valuation, financial and mining costing, infrastructure and project management. He holds a B.S. in Mining Engineering and a M.S. in Mineral Economics, both from the Colorado School of Mines.