Corporate

Corporate

Board of Directors

Hendrik van Alphen

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Director

Henk is a successful mining executive with 35 years of experience. He is the founder of Pacific Rim and Cardero Resource Corp and has a long history of project spin-outs and value-creation with early involvement in Trevali Mining, ITH Mines, Balmoral Resources and others. Henk has been directly responsible for raising $200 million in the last 10 years and has been closely associated with an additional $800 million in finance. He is highly experienced in South America (Peru and Argentina) and acquired Peru iron deposit for $0.5M and sold for $100M cash.

Henk is currently President & CEO of Cardero Resource Corp and Wealth Minerals and a director at Indico Resources and Ethos Gold Corp.

Keith Henderson

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Director

Mr. Henderson is a mining industry executive with 20 years' experience throughout Africa, Europe, and North and South America. He was educated in Europe, graduating with B.Sc. (Hons) and M.Sc. in geology and has extensive experience in multiple mineral deposit types and commodities. After several years in consulting roles, Mr. Henderson worked with Anglo American Exploration in Europe and North America, leading a number of exploration projects and ultimately he was project manager for Anglo Coal as the company made its first entry into Canada. In 2007, Keith joined Cardero Resource Corp. as Executive Vice-President, where he played a critical role in advancing the Pampa de Pongo through a positive scoping study and ultimate sale for US$100 million cash. Keith is currently a director at Desert Star Resources, and Remo Resources.

Anne Labelle

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Director

Anne is a geologist and a lawyer, working in mineral exploration and development (primarily in the Canadian Arctic) since the mid-1990s and, after being called to the bar in 2006 in BC, practised securities law at Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP before returning to the mining industry in 2008. Anne is a graduate of Carleton University, with a B.Sc. (Honours) in Geology, obtained her law degree at the University of British Columbia, and is a member of the Law Society of British Columbia.

Stephen Pearce

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Director

Stephen is a practicing lawyer who specializes in corporate and securities work. He serves as a director and officer of several resource related public companies. He has a law degree from the University of British Columbia and an economics degree from York University.