|Dr. Morris Beattie|
Chief Executive Officer
Morris has 40 years experience in both technical and corporate aspects of the mining industry. He has a PhD in Mining and Mineral Process Engineering from the University of British Columbia. He has gained extensive experience in all aspects of extractive metallurgy and project development. Morris' experience also includes due diligence studies, audits, preliminary economic evaluation of projects as well as directing and contributing to project feasibility studies.
Morris has served as a Director of Galahad Gold Plc, directing the development of Galahad's projects, including preliminary economic evaluations, drill programs and feasibility studies. He was also a Director of Northern Dynasty Minerals, contributing to the development of the Pebble copper-gold Project in Alaska. More recently, until 2008, he served as Vice President - Project Evaluations with Quadra Mining Ltd.
Since 2009 he has provided advisory services to the UK based Junior Gold Fund as well as to Spanish Mountain Gold Ltd.