Technical Advisory Team

Craig Bow, Ph.D.

Senior Technical Advisor


  • 40+ years experience in global exploration, mine geology, & project management, including exploration of the J-M Reef &  advancement of the initial Stillwater Pd-Pt mine to production
  • Recognized expert on global PGE-Ni-Cu systems, porphyry Cu-Au deposits, and broad-based exploration expertise
  • Formerly part of the team responsible for multi-million-ounce Arctic Platinum partnership (Gold Fields/Outokumpu), former Exploration Mgr for Gold Fields, Sr. Technical positions for Cyprus Amax, Newcrest & AngloGold Ashanti

David Broughton, Ph.D.

Senior Technical Advisor


  • 30+ years experience in mineral exploration, including the discovery of two major mineral deposits with Ivanhoe Mines, including the Flatreef PGE-Ni-Cu deposit at Platreef, South Africa
  • Co-awarded AME BC’s 2016 Colin Spence Award for Excellence in Global Mineral Exploration (Flatreef) and PDAC’s 2015 Thayer Lindsley Award for International Mineral Discovery (Kamoa)
  • Formerly held senior exploration roles with Phelps Dodge, Freeport, and Cyprus Amax

Stuart Morris, P.Geo.

Senior Technical Advisor


  • 40+ years industry experience, focus in high-grade vein systems including Campbell Red Lake and Sunnyside Mines, as well as precious metals rich porphyry systems
  • Formerly with NovaGold and NovaCopper (now Trilogy), Placer Dome (now Barrick), Echo Bay (now Kinross)
  • Former Chief Geologist, Campbell Red Lake Mine for Placer Dome and Sunnyside Mine for Echo Bay

Scott Petsel, P.Geo.

Vice President Exploration


  • 30+ years of experience in global exploration, mine geology, project management and advancement
  • Former Project Mgr, Ambler & Bornite projects, NovaCopper (now Trilogy Metals), Exploration Mgr, Galore Creek project and Sr Geologist, Donlin Gold project, NovaGold
  • Sr Exploration positions with Placer Dome (now Barrick) & Echo Bay (now Kinross) in North America and internationally

Susan Craig, P.Geo.

Sr Advisor, Govt. & Community Relations


  • 25+ years experience on Yukon and BC based projects with permitting, First Nations and Government relations
  • Current Director of Yukon Energy Corporation, Yukon Mineral Advisory Board and President of Yukon Chamber of Mines

Doug Warkentin, P.Eng.

Advisor, Processing & Metallurgy


  • 30+ years of experience in the mining and mineral processing industries
  • Currently Senior Metallurgist at Kemetco Research Inc.
  • Co-founder of Group Ten Metals and served on the Company’s Board to July 2014

Harry Burgess, P.Eng.

Advisor, Mining & Mine Engineering


  • 40+ years of mine engineering and management experience including senior positions with Anglo-American and others in Zambia and South Africa
  • Co-founder of Micon International Limited

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