|Dr. Mark Cruise|
Position: President, CEO and Director
Base metal deposit specialist with over 20-years project experience from grass-roots exploration through resource definition to permitting and production in Europe and the America's on behalf of Pasminco Exploration, Anglo American and TSX-listed companies. Completed Geology Ph.D. on the Irish zinc-lead orefield and was a member of Anglo American's Lisheen Zinc-Lead Mine feasibility/technical team in Ireland. Co-founded Trevali in 2007 to position the Company to take advantage of anticipated global Zn deficits.
Position: Chairman and Director
President of Coda Consulting Corp., a business consulting firm, and has practised business law from 1972 until 1996 as a senior partner of a Canadian business law firm, specializing in corporate, commercial, banking, securities, regulatory and mining law. Served as a director of Ivanhoe Mines Ltd. (now renamed Turquoise Hill Resources) from 2003-2012 and as its Chairman from 2011-2012. From 1997 to 1999, he also served as executive vice-president and general counsel of Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.
A Certified Management Accountant with extensive public company board and officer experience.
A chartered accountant with over 15 years of experience with Glencore plc, recently being appointed head of its zinc mining division.
An experienced geologist and mining analyst with over 25 years experience at mining companies and several global brokerage firms (UBS, RBC and Merrill Lynch Canada) as well as independent boutiques firms (Wellington West, Loewen Ondaatje McCutcheon and Dundee), and most recently with NCP Northland Capital.
Mike is a professional mining engineer with over 30 years of experience in mine operations, projects and corporate development. He has served in senior executive positions at Goldcorp Inc., Desert Sun Mining Corp. and Yamana Gold Inc.
Chartered Accountant and former Director of Callinan Royalties Corporation, Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. (formerly Ivanhoe Mines) and Ivanhoe Mines Australia. Previous managing partner of Deloitte Touche LLC and also was a Director of Seaspan Corporation and Chairman of it's Audit Committee.