Michael David, BSc
President & CEO, Director
Mr. 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.
Renè Lessard, Director
Mr. Lessard is an independent sales consultant. He was the Sales Manager of Campagna Motors Inc. and T-Rex Vehicles Inc. Renè is a former director of Nemaska Lithium Inc. (TSX:NMX) and Monarques Resources Inc. (TSX:MQR)
Eugene Gauthier, P.Eng
VP of Exploration, Director
Mr. 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.
Christopher J. Hobbs, CA, CFO
Mr. 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.
Michael Hackman, MPP, FAICD
Mr. Hackman is an accomplished director and executive in the transport sector. He has considerable expertise in corporate governance, risk management, environmental safety and regulatory compliance. Mr. Hackman has advised gold mining companies in licence negotiations with Southeast Asian governments and has participated in capital raisings and public listings for companies throughout Australasia and the Pacific Rim for more than 30 years. Mr. Hackman has extensive experience with both private and Australian stock exchange-listed companies. Michael is also a former executive vice- president of Genting HK, a part of the Genting Group, one of Asia’s largest conglomerates listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. He is also a former director of DEQ Systems Inc. Mr. Hackman holds a master of politics and public policy from Macquarie University in Sydney and has studied business strategy at Harvard Business School. He also studied geology at the University of Tasmania. He is a graduate of the Royal Australian Air Force training school, a former Australian Air Force pilot and a fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. taught the management of information and new technology at the master’s degree level for 10 years, while researching the emergence of the digital economy.