Board of Directors

Joseph Hamilton, P. Geo, CFA

Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Hamilton is a Professional Geologist with over 30 years of experience in mineral exploration, capital markets and mine development. Mr. Hamilton has been involved in all facets of the mineral development cycle from early stage generative exploration to resource definition, feasibility studies, environmental permitting, community consultations, project financing, and construction management. Mr. Hamilton has managed base metal and gold projects in North America, Latin America and Africa. In addition to being a Professional Geologist in Ontario, Mr. Hamilton is a Chartered Financial Analyst, a member of the CFA Institute and a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors.

Joseph Del Campo, CPA, CMA


Mr. Del Campo holds Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) and Certified Management Accountant (CMA) designations. He began his career with Falconbridge Limited and spent over 19 years working within the Falconbridge group of companies at progressive financial positions, including Controller and Treasurer of Falconbridge Dominicana, a ferronickel operation in the Dominican Republic; and Falconbridge Gold Corporation, a gold mining company with operating mines in Africa and Timmins, Ontario. Over the past 20 years, Joseph has been a Director and Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of a number of junior exploration companies listed on the TSX and TSX Venture Exchange.

Charles Page, M.Sc., P.Geo.


In addition to being a Professional Geologist, Mr. Page has acted as senior officer, director and CEO for several publicly traded junior resources companies. Over the past 30 years, Mr. Page has developed, organized and implemented major exploration projects in several mining camps in Canada and in the Republic of Cuba. He is familiar with all aspects of exploration from grass-roots projects to feasibility studies, production and mine closure. His primary geological expertise is in Precambrian gold and base metal, epithermal gold, porphyry copper-gold and disseminated gold deposits. He is also a director of Osisko Gold Royalties Ltd. and Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd.

Jose Acero


Mr. Acero has 20 years of experience as metal trader. He holds a business degree from the Universidad Nacional Pedro Henriquez Ureña.

Ruben Padilla, PhD


Mr. Padilla has 25 years' experience working on target generation, project evaluations, mining geology, and management of exploration programs with various companies mostly focused on the Americas. He holds a geological engineering degree from the University of Chihuahua in Mexico and a Master and PhD degrees from the University of Arizona. Currently he is chief geologist of Talisker Exploration Services Inc., an Ontario based Mining and exploration services company co-founded by Mr. Padilla in 2010, whose principal clients are Osisko Gold Royalties and their associated companies. He worked and completed important research at La Escondida deposit in Chile where he identified a blind target related with a younger porphyry event today known as the Escondida Este deposit. With AngloGold Ashanti he acted as exploration country manager in Peru and in Colombia and as Chief Geologist for the Americas exploration group. He was part of the team that discovered the Colosa and Gramalote deposits in Colombia.

Normand Tremblay


Mr. Tremblay is the former CEO of United Bottles & Packaging of Laval, Quebec.

Jean-Marc Lacoste


Mr. Lacoste is the President and CEO of Monarch Gold Corporation. Jean-Marc earned his bachelor's degree in Economics from McGill University in Montreal. In 1993 he started a career in finance at the Montreal Stock Exchange where he worked for National Bank Financial and, subsequently, Merrill Lynch Canada. In 2000 he left Montreal for Toronto to join Northland Power, a wind power energy corporation, as Vice President of Acquisitions. He returned to Montreal in 2002 where he joined the boards of a few public and private companies. From 2004 to 2010, he took a major role in Golden Goose Resources Inc. where he became President and CEO.