Mr. Smethurst has over 25 years of experience in the mining and metal-mineral resource development industry. He has held previous appointments including Vice President of Resource Development, Chief Operating Officer and Board Director for exploration companies. He has participated in sourcing capital to fund corporate development projects and has been responsible for assessing properties for acquisition and development. He has been instrumental in key discoveries and has had multiple successes in expanding resources for companies. He is a Qualified Person as defined by National Instrument 43-101 and is currently a Level 3 CFA candidate. He holds a Bachelor of Science in geology from the University of Toronto and a Master of Science in geophysics from the University of Windsor.
Ph.D., Senior Exploration Geologist
Mr. Feinstein has over 15 years of experience and is currently the President of Mineoro Explorations, leading exploration and development of mineral properties in the United States, Mexico, and Canada. He acted as Geologist and Petrophysicist at Chapparal Energy from 2013 to 2016, Research Geologist at Golden Predator Corp. from 2008 to 2011, Wellsite Geologist with Riley Geological Services from 2012 to 2013, and Geologist at Cardon Geoscience from 2010 to 2012. Mr. Feinstein holds a Ph.D., Geological Sciences, from the University of Texas El Paso, 2011, a M.Sc., Economic Geology, from the University of Texas El Paso, 2007, and a B.Sc., Geology and Geography, from Sam Houston State University, 2005. He is a Registered Certified Professional Geologist with the American Institute of Professional Geologists and member of the Society of Economic Geologists, American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Austin Geological Society, and the Geological Society of America.