Dieter W. PeterPresident and CEO

As the President and CEO of the company, Mr. Peter is responsible for overall operations of the Company. Since 1982, Mr. Peter has been a founder and principal in resource exploration companies which have been listed on the Vancouver, Toronto (TSXv, TSE & TSE300 Index), Montreal, and London Stock Exchanges. His experience includes all aspects of resource exploration and development, financing and management of projects and personnel. Mr. Peter received the 2000 Ernst & Young “Entrepreneur of the Year” Pacific regional award for manufacturing for his achievements with Concert Industries Ltd, BC, Concert Fabrication Ltd, PQ and Concert GmbH, Germany.

Andrew von Kursell - Interim CFO

Mr. von Kursell is an experienced senior executive in the national and international mining industry, having held senior operation positions for such companies as Cominco Ltd. and Cyprus Anvil Mining Corp. He is director of several junior companies Ascot Mining Plc,, Mineral Hill Industries Ltd.,former Director of Pencari Mining Corporation and Director of International PetroReal Oil Corporation. Mr Von Kursell has many years of experience as a member of various corporate committees and is presently chairing the audit committee and HR and safety committee of the Company.