Dale VerranChief Executive Officer
Mr. Verran has over 20 years of international experience in the mining and mineral exploration industry. He is a recognized business and technical leader with a proven track-record of project generation, discovery and project advancement, in both Africa and Canada. Most recently, Mr. Verran served as Vice President, Exploration for Denison Mines Corp., a Lundin Group Company. He has previously served as Executive Technical Director for a large independent exploration group operating in Africa, Remote Exploration Services (Pty) Ltd (Mineral Services Group), and as Exploration Manager for Manica Minerals Limited, a private prospect generator company with an extensive multi-commodity portfolio of projects in Africa.
Mr. Verran holds a Bachelor of Science in Geology from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, a Bachelor of Science in Geology (Honours) from the University of Cape Town and a Master of Science in Exploration Geology from Rhodes University. Mr. Verran is a registered P.Geo (APEGS) and Professional Natural Scientist (SACNASP).
Ms. Oliver has over 10 years of experience working in the accounting and finance industries – most recently as the Chief Financial Officer of the predecessor company to Fortune Bay Corp. beginning in November 2014. She worked with PwC Canada in their Consulting and Deals group and then in their Assurance practise, as a Senior Manager where she assisted her clients through various acquisitions and mergers, public and private financings and advising on accounting policy and control implementation. Ms. Oliver has been a Chartered Professional Accountant, Chartered Accountant since 2007.
Gareth GarlickTechnical Director
Mr. Garlick has approximately 20 years of international experience in the mining and mineral exploration industry. He has work experience in all aspects of the mining cycle ranging from grassroots exploration to resource estimation and resource reconciliation on producing mines. Most recently, Mr. Garlick served as Senior Geologist and Consulting Projects Manager at Mineral Services Canada Inc., a consulting company based in Vancouver, B.C., Canada. Mr. Garlick holds a Bachelor of Science in Geology (Honours) from the University of Cape Town and is a registered P.Geo (EGBC).