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Management & Directors

 
A. Robson Garden, Q.C., B.A., LL.B.
Chairman of the Board and Director


Mr. Garden was a senior partner with the law firm MacPherson Leslie & Tyerman for many years and is now counsel to that firm. He has more than 32 years of experience in his primary areas of practice: natural resources law; labour and employment law; and administrative law. He has extensive experience in the mining industry, having served as general counsel for Uranerz Exploration and Mining Ltd., a major German mining corporation, where he negotiated a number of exploration joint venture agreements with major international corporations. He also negotiated a number of commercial contracts relating to the construction of the Key Lake uranium mine and mill in northern Saskatchewan. Mr. Garden has acted as corporate secretary to several corporations and mining joint ventures. He currently serves as corporate secretary to the Management Committee of the Cigar Lake Joint Venture and as a director of Golden Band Resources, a Canadian exploration company based in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

Mr. Garden is a member of the Alberta and Saskatchewan Bars. In recognition of his abilities as an advocate and negotiator, he was appointed Queen's Counsel in 1992.

 
Penny Gould, B.Ed.
Executive Vice President, Corporate Secretary and Director


Penny has over 30 years of corporate experience, including 15 years with Mindoro from 1996 to 2011, when she served in a variety of executive positions, with primary responsibility for establishing high standards of corporate governance and shareholder relations. When Mindoro's head office relocated to Melbourne in 2011, Penny left the company, but continued to provide corporate support on a consulting basis. With Mindoro's return to Canada, Penny rejoined the Mindoro team to assist with liaising with shareholders and advancing Mindoro's corporate objectives. Penny is a member of the Canadian Society of Corporate Secretaries and the International Association of Business Communicators.

 
Clayton Northey
CFO & Corporate Secretary


Clayton Northey holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Alberta. Mr. Northey has been the Chief Financial Officer of Mindoro since July 2012. Clayton joined the Company in 2007 as an Accountant and was promoted to Financial Controller and moved to Melbourne, Australia following the Edmonton office closure in September 2011 before being further promoted to CFO.

 
Edsel Abrasaldo, BSc. Geology
Vice President Operations


Edsel joined Mindoro's Philippine subsidiary, MRL Nickel Phils, Inc., as one of its pioneer employees in 1997. As Vice President for Mindoro's Philippine operating subsidiary, Edsel played a major role in managing exploration and sustainability programs. His negotiating and relationship-building skills played a key role in Mindoro's success in acquiring a large portfolio of promising projects and setting Mindoro in the forefront as a successful socially and environmentally conscious explorer in the Philippines., He did that while achieving a high level of integration and cooperation with local communities which will smooth the way to production. Edsel's appointment as VP Operations of parent corporation Mindoro recognizes the important role he will play in the Company's operations as they come to fruition.

 
Clifford M. James
Director


Mr. Clifford M. James, President and CEO of TVI Pacific Inc., is a geologist and business executive with over 40 years of technical and financial experience in the natural resource sector. His work has taken him throughout North America, Africa and Asia where he has held senior positions in both oil and gas and mining companies. Since 1993, Mr. James has spearheaded TVI's activities in the Philippines and he is responsible for bringing on stream the Canatuan project, the first foreign funded, modern, full-scale producing mine in the Philippines since the passage of the Mining Act in 1995. His tireless efforts continue to drive TVI's commitment to transparent, environmentally responsible mining practices that bring sustainable development to the company's host communities. Mr. James currently serves as a Director for Foyson Resources Limited, a Papua New Guinea focused mineral exploration company. Mr. James also currently serves as a Director for Mindoro Resources Ltd., an Alberta incorporated company engaged in mining exploration in the Philippines.

 
Lawrence Nagy, B.A. Geology
Director


Mr. Nagy has over 36 years of experience with the mineral resource industry. He obtained a B.A. degree in Geology from the University of Saskatchewan in 1966 before spending the next 16 years working for Cominco Ltd. on projects in western Canada and Australia. He was a was a founding director and Past President of several listed companies, including Solomon Resources Ltd., Oliver Gold Corp , Brett Resources Ltd., and Loki Gold Corp. He was also a co-founder of Keewatin Engineering Ltd., a Vancouver-based geological consulting company responsible for managing exploration projects worldwide.

Larry currently serves as President of Golden Ridge Resources and Executive Chairman of Colorado Resources Ltd. Larry provides broad international mineral exploration experience through his past management of a variety of successful junior resource companies.