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DIRECTOR

Brian Groves has worked in the Australian and Canadian mining and exploration industries for more than 30 years. A graduate of The University of Sydney, Australia, Mr. Groves began his career in exploration as a geophysicist in Australia. He has been involved in exploration for gold, base metals, and coal with AMAX Minerals and Noranda from Australian and Canadian bases. Following his tenure with Placer Dome, Mr. Groves became President and CEO of Temex Resources Corp, a junior exploration company.

Following his tenure with Placer Dome, Mr. Groves served time as President and CEO of Temex Resources Corp and Spanish Mountain Gold Ltd. Mr. Groves is also currently a director of Kootenay Gold Ltd.