Mr Bontempo has 22 years’ experience in public company management, corporate advisory, investment banking and public company accounting, qualifying as a chartered accountant with Ernst & Young. Mr Bontempo has worked primarily serving on the board and the executive management of minerals and resources public companies focusing on advancing and developing mineral resource assets and business development. Mr Bontempo also provides corporate advice services and the financing of resource companies across multiple capital markets including resource asset acquisitions and divestments. He was most recently Executive Director of Cobalt One Limited until its recent takeover by First Cobalt Corporation where is remains as a Non-Executive Director.
Canadian Exploration Manager
Mr. Mark Shutty
Mr. Shutty is a Certified Professional Geologist with over fifteen years of experience in exploration, environmental and mining geology. Mr. Shutty’s experience includes working with, or consulting for: Golden Predator, Phelps Dodge, BHP, Newcrest, Energy Metals Corp., Uranium One, Callinex Mines and Alicanto Minerals. His key areas of focus include geological data synthesis, sample analytics, applied geostatistics and resource estimation.
Mr. Shutty is a Member of the Geological Society of Nevada, the Society of Economic Geologists and the American Institute of Professional Geologists. He holds a B. Sc. in Geology from Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado, and has a Citation in Applied Geostatistics from University of Alberta.
Mr. Shutty is a Qualified Person for geological evaluation and mineral resource estimation for National Instrument 43-101 technical disclosure.
Mr Tremain graduated from the University of Western Australia with a Bachelor of Commerce degree. Mr Tremain cofounded ASX listed Renaissance Minerals Limited in June 2010 and served as Managing Director until its takeover by Emerald Resources NL in November 2016. He is currently a Non-Executive Director of Emerald Resources (ASX:EMR) and the Non-Executive Chairman of Berkut Minerals Limited (ASX:BMT). Prior to founding Renaissance Minerals Limited, he had over 10 years’ investment banking experience in the natural resources sector. He has held positions with Investec, NM Rothschild & Sons and Macquarie Bank and has extensive experience in the funding of natural resource projects in the junior to mid-tier resource sector. He has undertaken numerous advisory assignments for resource companies, including acquisition and disposal assignments and project advisory roles.