Mr. Barber is a registered Professional Geoscientist with more than 35 years of mineral exploration experience. Previously employed as the Geology Superintendent at Barrick-Hemlo, Ontario, he extended the mine life by at least 18 years through the discovery and delineation of over 4.5 Moz of gold in reserves and resources. Mr. Barber was responsible for all aspects of production geology and exploration in the Williams underground and open pit mines. He is also an experienced exploration geologist, having managed grassroots to advanced exploration programs in a variety of settings. He holds extensive experience in greenstone-hosted gold deposits, both narrow vein and bulk tonnage, as well as experience in epithermal gold deposits, porphyry copper-gold, VMS base metal, komatiite associated nickel and pegmatite deposits. Mr. Barber holds a B.Sc. (Honors) from Laurentian University and a Citation in applied Geostatistics from the University of Alberta.