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 also worked proactively for over 30 years with First Nation governments and business groups in the Yukon and has implemented innovative programming and initiatives for Golden Predator highlighted by the successful Elders in Residence program. She has negotiated and implemented socio-economic agreements and exploration agreements between the Company and several Yukon First Nations. A strong advocate for sustainability, inclusion and regional economic benefits, she founded the Yukon Mint, Yukon Mining Alliance and the Yukon Mine Training Association 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, is a member of PDAC’s Indigenous Affairs Committee and a graduate of Queen’s University.
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Maslowski is a geological engineer with a career in the mineral resource industry spanning more than 35 years in exploration, engineering, underground and open pit mining design and operation in the Americas and East Africa. Mr. Maslowski previously worked with Golden Predator from 2011 to 2014 as Vice President of Exploration and then Chief Operating Officer, expanding the Brewery Creek resource more than 5 fold in 3 years and directing the Brewery Creek Preliminary Economic Assessment Study. Since 2017 he has been the Technical Services Superintendent for Teck Washington Inc. at their Pend Oreille mine in NE Washington State, an underground lead-zinc mine. Prior to 2011, he was with Coeur d’Alene Mines for ten years in numerous positions including Director of Exploration and Assistant General Manager of the Palmarejo Mine in Mexico. He was the team leader for the discovery of the Diamond Hill Mine for Pegasus Gold then was responsible for advancing the mine into production. Mike is a member of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME) and the American Institute of Professional Geologists. He holds a B. S. in Geological Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines and is a Certified Professional Geologist (CPG) with the American Institute of Professional Geologists (AIPG) and a Qualified Person (QP) as defined by National Instrument 43-101.
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Davis is a partner of Cross Davis & Company LLP Chartered Professional Accountants, a firm focused on providing accounting and management services for publicly-listed companies. His experience includes CFO positions of several companies listed on the TSX Venture Exchange. His past experience consists of senior management positions, including four years at Appleby as an Assistant Financial Controller, two years at Davidson & Company LLP Chartered Professional Accountants as an Auditor and five years with Pacific Opportunity Capital Ltd. as an Accounting Manager. Mr. Davis previously served as the CFO of Golden Predator prior to his reappointment in 2020.
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.
Director of Government Relations and Environmental Affairs
An experienced environmental affairs professional, Mr. Huebert joins Golden Predator Mining Corp.as the Director of Government Relations and Environmental Affairs. Mr. Huebert previously served as Senior Environmental Affairs Manager with DeBeers Canada (NWT) where he oversaw the Snap Lake Mine and permitting of the Gahcho Kue Project (now mine). Previously, he has served as Yukon Deputy Minister of Environment and while the Yukon’s Deputy Minister was responsible for the temporary closure and reclamation of the Brewery Creek Mine and implemented innovative solutions at the site in collaboration with industry and the Tr’ondek Hwech’in First Nation. Mr. Heubert also has served as the Executive Vice President of the Mining Association of Manitoba and Director of Marketing with Manitoba Energy and Mines. Recently he has been managing Essential Resource Strategies a boutique consulting firm. He holds Masters of Natural Resources Management from the University of Manitoba and attended UBC in Regional Planning as a Ph D Candidate. He is a past Emergency Preparedness Canada Research Fellow and is a past World Wildlife Fund of Canada board member.
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.
President of Minterwater Inc - Geochemical and Environmental Technical Advsior
Mr. Harrington serves as the President of MineWater LLC. Formerly he was Vice President of Business & Strategic Development with Alexco Resource Corp, he previously served as the CEO and Founder of Green World Science, and the patent inventor of the heavy metals immobilization treatment technology. Prior to his role at Alexco, Mr. Harrington was the Vice President of the mining and metals business for ARCADIS, conducted research and development for controlled release fertilizers, fuel ethanol, phosphate mineral processing and bioremediation technologies for the J.R. Simplot Company. While with ARCADIS and prior to that with Green World Science he was instrumental in the implementation of innovative solutions for the reclamation of the Brewery Creek Mine from 1999 through 2004 and continues to provide advice and technical support to the project and Golden Predator. Mr. Harrington graduated summa cum laude from the University of Idaho in 1996 with majors in Chemistry and Microbiology and completed his graduate work at the University of Idaho in 1998 in Metallurgical Engineering.