Meet Our Team

Seasoned mining professionals with extensive operations experience in Chile.

Cesar Lopez

Cesar Lopez

President & CEO, Director

Mining Attorney, M.Sc.Min.Econ., and partner at Lopez & Ashton with over 25 years of experience in exploration and mining. Former CEO/Founding Partner of AQM Copper, Centenario Copper Corp., and White Mountain Titanium Corp.

Howard Crosby

Howard Crosby

Director

Mr. Crosby has served as a member of our board of directors since May 2021. Mr. Crosby has served as an officer and director of several private and public mining companies during his career including Cadence Resources, High Plains Uranium, US Silver, and Western Goldfield.

John May

John May

Independent Director

Mr. May is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and Managing Partner of City & Westminster Corporate Finance LLP, an FCA registered partnership. Mr. May was finance director of AIM listed Security Research Group PLC until December 2005 and Tomco Energy Plc until July 2011. He was also a non-executive director of AIM listed Petrolatina Energy Plc until March 2012. Mr. May is the executive chairman of Red Leopard Holdings plc and was chairman of Hayward Tyler Group Plc (both listed on AIM).

Cesar Lopez

Cesar Lopez

President & CEO, Director

Mining Attorney, M.Sc.Min.Econ., and partner at Lopez & Ashton with over 25 years of experience in exploration and mining. Former CEO/Founding Partner of AQM Copper, Centenario Copper Corp., and White Mountain Titanium Corp.

John Ryan

John Ryan

VP Corporate Affairs and Founder

Mr. Ryan has been a senior executive and director of many public entities serving listed resource companies in the USA, Canada, the UK, and Australia. Mr. Ryan holds a B.S. in Mining Engineering from the University of Idaho and a J.D. from Boston College Law School.

Patrick McGrath

Patrick McGrath

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. McGrath has extensive experience serving as CFO for various private and public resource companies in the mining and oil and gas sectors. Most recently, Mr. McGrath served as CEO/CFO of an international oil and gas producer with peak production of approximately 7,500 barrels of oil equivalent a day. Mr. McGrath is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) in Canada.

Reinaldo Reyes

Chile Projects Manager

Mining Engineer, with over 25 years experience in exploration and mine planning and construction. Development of metallurgical, conceptual, pre-mining projects, feasibility, feasibility, start-up and operation planning. Extensive success with major mining companies including SQM. Mr. Reyes has past experience with the Fiel Rosita project from his tenure with SQM.

Christian Feddersen

Chief Geologist, Cerro Blanco

Geologist and expert in rutile exploration. Mr. Feddersen planned and executed a US$2,000,000 drilling exploration campaign for Cerro Blanco (under prior ownership) establishing a 250% increase in resource at that time. Mr. Feddersen also oversaw the 3D modeling, surface-mapping, and hydrological drilling and testing campaigns at the Cerro Blanco rutile project. Mr. Feddersen actively participated in the Environmental Impact Study (EIS) (approved May, 2015).

Tom Henricksen

Exploration

Recipient of the 2018 Colin Spence Award for Excellence in Global Mineral Exploration. Helped discover Hot Maden, Constancia, Zafranal, and many other globally significant mining projects. Co-founder of Midas Gold, which is developing the largest undeveloped gold deposit in the US.