Mr. O’Neill has over 30 years’ experience as a finance executive with multi-national businesses operating in Canada, the USA, the UK, Turkey, and Kenya. His extensive public company financial management and governance experience spans junior mining exploration, development, and operations, including appointments as CFO and Corporate Secretary of Aldridge Minerals Inc. and Virtus Mining Ltd. He currently also serves as CFO and Corporate Secretary of Western Gold Exploration Ltd., and New Break Resources Inc. and as CFO of Waseco Resources Inc. Mr. O’Neill holds a Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours) from Wilfrid Laurier University and earned his CPA, CA with Ernst & Whinney (now KPMG).