Anne Labelle, BSc., LLB, ICD.D
President, CEO, and Director
Anne Labelle is a geologist and a lawyer who has been focused on mineral exploration and development for the past 25 years. Ms. Labelle is the founder, President & CEO of Sterling Green Law Corporation. Most recently, Ms. Labelle was the VP of Legal & Sustainability of Midas Gold Corp., responsible for managing all aspects of the legal, sustainability and regulatory affairs of Midas Gold Corp., including oversight of legal affairs, and management and direction of the environmental, permitting, regulatory and public affairs aspects of the Stibnite Gold Project in Idaho, USA. Previously, Ms. Labelle served as Manager of Sustainability and Legal Affairs for Capstone Mining Corporation. Ms. Labelle practiced securities law at Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP before returning to the mining industry in 2008.
Ms. Labelle has an B.Sc. (Honours) in Geology (Carleton University), an LLB (University of British Columbia), is a member of the Law Society of British Columbia and holds an ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors. Ms. Labelle also serves on the boards of Klondike Gold Corp. and HighGold Mining Inc.
Dr. John E. Larson, Ph.D.
Dr. Larson has 35 years of international experience in exploration, development, and mining, and has worked with both major international companies and junior explorers, as well as with government geological surveys, including 16 years with BHP and BHP Billiton in various international locations, holding positions as Manager, North America Copper Exploration; Manager, Global Porphyry Copper Exploration; and Manager, Latin America Exploration. Mr. Larson holds advanced degrees in geology and chemistry from the University of Western Ontario (M.Sc.) and the Colorado School of Mines (Ph.D.).
Benjamin Leboe, CA, CPA
Mr. Leboe was most recently Chief Financial Officer of Uranerz Energy Corporation before that company merged with Energy Fuels. Mr. Leboe also served as Uranerz's Ethics Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and Senior Vice President of Finance. Mr. Leboe has been Principal, Independent Management Consultants of British Columbia, since 1990. Prior to joining Uranerz he was a Senior Consultant, Management Consulting, of the Business Development Bank of Canada from 2005 to 2006. Previously, from 1995 to 2005 he was a director, Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and Treasurer of numerous public companies in Canada and the U.S.A. From 1991 to June 1995, he served as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of VECW Industries Ltd. He was a Partner of KPMG Consulting and its predecessor firms from 1978 to 1990.
Darcy Higgs, B. Com.
Mr. Higgs has over 35 years of experience in capital markets. Mr. Higgs has been principally self-employed as an investor since 2010. Mr. Higgs has also been providing consulting services to Nevada Exploration Inc. (TSXV: NGE) since 2015. He was registered in Canada (securities, options and futures) for over 25 years as a broker and in the United States (securities) and acted as a consultant to one of the largest private equity firms in China. Mr. Higgs has a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) degree from the University of British Columbia.