Management & Directors
Adrian FlemingChairman of the Board
Mr. Fleming is a geologist with 35 years diversified experience including exploration, project development and operations of mining projects. Exploration continues to be his passion. He has played significant roles in discoveries at Porgera, PNG; Big Bell, Australia; Gross Rosebel, Suriname; and Hope Bay, Nunavut. He was CEO of Underworld Resources which discovered the White Gold deposit in west-central Yukon, and was subsequently acquired by Kinross Gold for $138 million in June 2010. Adrian is currently Director of Northern Empire Resources Corp. His successes also include involvement with teams that discovered, advanced, and developed gold mines, such as Porgera in Papua New Guinea, Big Bell in Australia, Gross Rosebel in Suriname, and the new discoveries at Partook and Suluk in Nunavut.
Jeffrey R. WilsonPresident & CEO, Director
Quinton Hennigh, PhDDirector
Mr. Hennigh is an economic geologist with 25 years of exploration experience, mainly gold related. Early in his career, he explored for major mining firms including Homestake Mining Company, Newcrest Mining Ltd and Newmont Mining Corporation. Dr. Hennigh joined the junior mining sector in 2007 and has been involved with a number of Canadian listed gold companies including Gold Canyon Resources where he led exploration at the Springpole alkaline gold project near Red Lake Ontario, a 5 million ounce gold asset that was recently sold. In 2010, Dr. Hennigh helped start Novo Resources and began assembling its Australian exploration portfolio. Dr. Hennigh obtained a Ph.D. in Geology/Geochemistry from the Colorado School of Mines.
Mr. Waddell is a geologist with over twenty years of diverse resource industry experience. His experience bridges both junior and major mining companies providing a broad vision of many aspects of the resource industry. Mr. Waddell was a founder and former President & CEO of GoldQuest Mining Corp. focused on early stage exploration in the Dominican Republic. GoldQuest's ground-breaking regional exploration laid the foundation for the more recent discovery of the Romero deposit and the heightened interest in the Tireo Gold Belt, where Precipitate is currently active with its Juan de Herrera project. Mr. Waddell's knowledge and experience in the region bring invaluable guidance to Precipitate. His most recent role was Vice President Greenfields Exploration for Kinross Gold Corp. Mr. Waddell has lived and worked as an expatriate in Australia, Bolivia, Venezuela, Peru, Ecuador, Chile and the Dominican Republic.
Lon Shaver, B.Comm.Director
Mr. Shaver is a CFA charterholder with over 25 years of capital markets and corporate finance experience, mostly focused on the Canadian mining sector. Mr. Shaver is currently Vice President at Silvercorp Metals Inc., which operates multiple mines in China. Previously, he spent a combined 13 years in investment banking roles with Merrill Lynch and Raymond James guiding corporate clients through hundreds of closed financing and M&A transactions. Previously, Mr. Shaver was a research associate and mining analyst with an institutional sell-side firm. His corporate experience includes CFO roles with a publicly-listed mining company and a private technology company. Prior to his current role at Silvercorp he acted as a consultant providing corporate development and capital markets support to companies in the resource sector, and is on the boards of several public companies.
Michael Moore, P.GeoVP Exploration
Mr. Moore is a British Columbia registered professional geologist with a B.Sc. geology degree (1989) from Carleton University (Ottawa ON). He is a third generation miner with +25 years of national and international field work and project management experience. Mr. Moore's diverse exploration skill sets include base, precious and industrial metal projects; ranging from grassroots to advanced stage exploration levels. A brief snapshot of his + twenty five year career evidences experience with (i) a wide range of gold-copper deposit types in Greenland, Mexico, Peru ,Cuba, Ghana, Canada and the USA, (ii) Achaean nickel-PGM deposits in Nunavut ,(iii) manto-type carbonate replacement base metals, (iv) low sulphidation epithermal gold systems in Mexico, (v) uranium and tungsten mineralization in various Canadian provinces and (vi) intrusion-related gold and copper-gold systems in northwest Canada.