Mr. Kristjansson has extensive previous public company experience and has held executive management positions with real estate investment funds and capital corporations. Mr. Kristjansson has a Bachelor of Arts (Hon) degree in Applied Economics from the University of Manitoba, an MBA in Finance from the University of British Columbia and is a designated Chartered Accountant (CA).
Mr. Ginn is a geologist with over 25 years of geological, mines management and executive experience with gold and base metal companies throughout North America. Mr. Ginn is currently President and CEO of SGX Resources and Executive Vice Chairman for San Gold Corporation, and is a co-founder of each. Previously, Mr. Ginn worked at Hudson Bay Mining and Smelting, GoldCorp, Granges, Westmin and was General Manager of Harmony Gold (Canada) before initiating the start-up of operations for San Gold at the Rice Lake Gold Project.
Mr. Michaud is a professional geologist with over 25 years of experience in mineral deposit exploration and mining. He recently held the position of Vice President of Exploration for St. Andrew Goldfields Ltd. Prior to this, he was President and CEO of two junior mining and exploration companies, J-Pacific Gold Inc., and China Diamond Corp. Mr. Michaud also previously held executive positions with SRK Consulting Inc. and North American Palladium Inc. Mr. Michaud holds an Honors Earth Sciences degree from the University of Waterloo and a Master of Science degree from Lakehead University.
Mr. Rai is a Chartered Accountant with significant accounting, finance and audit experience working with large public corporations. He started his career at Deloitte & Touche LLP where he worked in the Assurance & Advisory practice focusing on publically listed companies. Prior to joining San Gold, he worked in the manufacturing industry for a public company headquartered in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Mr. Rai has a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree in Finance and Accounting from the University of Manitoba, and is a designated Chartered Accountant (CA).
Mr. Friesen has more than 15 years of communications experience, working in a variety of marketing, regulatory consulting, and community relations roles. Mr. Friesen has a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Manitoba and a Bachelor of Communications (BA) from the University of Winnipeg.