Walker River Resources is led by a seasoned management team with strong backgrounds in natural resource exploration throughout North America. With well over Seventy five years of cumulative experience Walker River’s senior management team is very experienced in operations, exploration and corporate finance within the public market place.
MANAGEMENT & DIRECTORS
Michel David, BSc,
President & CEO, DirectorMr. David has over 35 years of experience in geology and geophysics, base metal and precious metal exploration and mining. He obtained a BSc in geology from McGill University in 1975 and has managed numerous projects in southern Africa, Brazil, Colombia, the Philippines, Korea and throughout North America with emphasis in the Province of Quebec. Mr. David has been a director and officer of several mining exploration companies based in Val d’Or, Quebec. Under his guidance a number of these companies made significant gold discoveries exploring and developing both from surface and underground.
DirectorWith a degree in Geological Sciences from the University of Toronto, Thomas started his career in the early 1990s as an exploration geologist in the famous Timmins mining camp in Northern Ontario. He then moved to Vancouver and took a position as staff Journalist at the well-known mining publication, The Northern Miner, reporting the merits and shortcomings of Canadian exploration and mining projects worldwide. This built a foundation for his later work as a Mining Analyst for the Toronto-based institutional investment firm, Fraser Mackenzie. Thomas is currently based in Vancouver working as an independent consulting mining analyst.
Christopher J. Hobbs, CA
CFOMr. Hobbs has worked with several public companies, accounting and securities firms in an accounting, management, director or CFO role in the past 20 years. Mr. Hobbs co-founded Pine Point Capital Advisors Inc., in January 2008 and has extensive experience in the investment banking sector. He served as a Senior Manager of KPMG LLP from 1990 to 1999. Mr. Hobbs is a member of the Chartered Accountants of Ontario and holds a bachelor of business administration degree from the Schulich School of Business at York University.
Eugene Gauthier, P.Eng,
VP of Exploration DirectorMr.Gauthier brings over 25 years of mining experience to Walker River. Mr.Gauthier has worked in production and mining for several Canadian mines, in particular Gwillim, Louvicourt, Western Quebec and Malartic southern. Mr. Gauthier is the Vice President of Exploration for the company.
R. Stuart (Tookie) Angus
AdvisorFor the past 35 years Mr. Angus has been focused on structuring and financing both domestic and international exploration, development and mining ventures. Most recently, Mr. Angus was Managing Director of Mergers & Acquisitions for Endeavor Financial. Prior to joining Endeavor Financial he was a former partner and head of Global Mining Group for the Canadian law firm Fasken Martineau DuMoulin. Mr. Angus is the former Chairman of the Board of BC Sugar Refinery Limited, he was a Director of First Quantum Minerals until June 2005, a Director of Canico Resources Corporation until it’s takeover by CVRD in 2005, a Director of Bema Gold until it’s takeover by Kinross Gold in 2007, a Director of Ventana Gold until its takeover by AUX Canada Acquisitions in 2011 and a director of Plutonic Power until its merger with Magma Energy in 2011. Currently Mr. Angus is Chair of Nevsun Resources Ltd.
The Board of Directors believes that good corporate governance improves corporate performance and benefits all shareholders. National Policy 58-201 – Corporate Governance Guidelines provides non-prescriptive guidelines on corporate governance practices for reporting issuers such as the Company. In addition, National Instrument 58-101 – Disclosure of Corporate Governance Practices (“NI 58-101″) prescribes certain disclosure by the Company of its corporate governance practices. This disclosure is presented on Sedar
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Environmental leadership in the mining industry is a strategic business objective of Walker River Resources. We are committed to contributing to a prosperous economy through the sustainable development of natural resources while remaining protective of the health of its workers, the public, and the natural environment, through wise stewardship of land, air and water. We recognize that fundamental to this commitment are the following 3 principles:
- Comply with applicable environmental laws and regulations at all times; at all locations; and at all stages of exploration, development, operations and closure.
- In the absence of legislation, apply cost-effective best management practices to advance environmental protection and to minimize environmental risks;
- Maintain an active, continuing, self-monitoring program to ensure compliance with government and Company requirements;
Certain statements herein may contain forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable securities laws. Forward-looking information appears in a number of places and can be identified by the use of words such as “intends” or variations of such words and phrases or statements that certain actions, events or results “may”, “could”, “would”, “might” or “will” be taken, occur or be achieved. Forward-looking information includes statements regarding the Company’s exploration plans with respect to the Property and the estimation of mineral resources and are subject to such forward-looking risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the Company’s actual results, performance or achievements, or industry results, to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking information. Such risks include gold price volatility, change in equity markets, the uncertainties involved in interpreting geological data, increase in costs and exchange rate fluctuations and other risks involved in the gold exploration and development industry as well as those risk factors discussed under “Risk Factors” in the Company’s MD&A available at www.sedar.com. There can be no assurance that a forward-looking information referenced herein will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements or information. Also, many of the factors are beyond the control of Walker River Resources. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking information. All forward-looking information herein are qualified by this cautionary statement. The Company does not undertake to update such forward-looking information except in accordance with applicable securities laws. “All scientific and technical information concerning Walker River’s mineral projects contained in this website has been prepared by or under the supervision of, or approved by, Eugene Gauthier, P. Eng, (OIQ), a director of the Company, Vice President of Exploration Manager and a qualified person as defined in National Instrument 43-101 of the Canadian Securities Administrators.”