Robert T. Boyd
Lead Independent Director
Mr. Boyd is a senior mining executive with 40 years of experience in
exploration, executive-level management, corporate finance, and corporate
governance. Mr. Boyd is currently President, CEO, and Director of Endurance Gold Corporation, and also serves on the Board of Directors of True
North Gems Ltd. and Condor Resources Inc.
He also serves as a Director of the Prospectors and Developers
Association of Canada. Mr. Boyd formerly held the
position of President, CEO and Director of Ashton Mining of Canada Inc.
prior to its acquisition in 2007. Before joining Ashton, Mr. Boyd was a
founding principal and major shareholder of a financial and strategic
advisory firm to the mining and mineral exploration industry and was
also formerly Vice President Exploration for Homestake Canada Limited.
Mr. Boyd is a widely respected geologist and gemmologist. He is a member
of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of B.C.,
the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, the Society of
Economic Geologists, and a Fellow of the Geological Association of
Canada, and Gemmological Associations of Great Britain and Canada.