President & Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Yarie is an experienced geophysicist and a successful entrepreneur with extensive project management and business development experience. He was previously the Business Development Officer at Geotech Ltd, a geo-physical airborne survey company, and a Senior Representative of Sales and Business Development for Aeroquest Limited. From 1992 to 2001, Mr. Yarie was a partner of a specialized environmental and engineering consulting group where he managed a number of large projects including the ESA of the Sydney Tar Ponds, the closure of the Canadian Forces Bases in Germany and the Maritime and Northeast Pipeline Project. Mr. Yarie currently serves as President and CEO for Honey Badger Exploration Inc. and President and CEO for MacDonald Mines Exploration, both resource exploration companies headquartered in Toronto, Canada.
Mr. Scherba is a professional geologist (P.Geo.) with over 20 years of mineral exploration experience both in Canada and abroad. Mr. Scherba was an integral member of the exploration team that developed Nevsun Resources; high grade gold, copper and zinc Bisha Project in Eritrea and lead the exploration team that discovered NextSource Materials’ world-class Molo Graphite Project in Madagascar. Mr. Scherba serves as President and CEO of NextSource and is the Vice-President Exploration of MacDonald Mines Exploration Ltd.
Chief Financial Officer
Ms. Gilfillan is a financial executive, entrepreneur and independent board member with over 20 years of experience, outside and within the mining industry. She holds a business degree from Queens University and a Chartered Accountant designation. Tara has a strong financial and operational background. She has held the roles of Controller and CFO of mining companies, CFO, interim CEO of a global engineering consulting company, as well as co-founding a successful start-up engineering company.