Mr. Hoffman is currently Chair and Director at 1911 Gold as well as a director of Velocity Minerals, Silver X Mining and Fury Gold. He is a mining executive with over 35 years of experience including engineering, mine operations, corporate development, projects and construction. Mr. Hoffman also has direct northern Canadian mining experience including operations and projects. He is the former CEO of Crowflight Minerals, Kria Resources and Crocodile Gold.
Chief Executive Officer & Director
Mr. Humphrey has over 25 years of international mining experience. Prior to joining NiCAN, Mr. Humphrey was CEO of QMX Gold, which was acquired by Eldorado Gold. Prior to QMX, Mr. Humphrey worked for Morgan Stanley as an Executive Director and North American Precious Metals Analyst, where he was responsible for growing Morgan Stanley's North American Gold research coverage. Mr. Humphrey was also a Managing Director and Head of Mining Research at Raymond James and covered precious metal equities at CIBC World Markets and Merrill Lynch. Mr Humphrey has held a variety of mining industry roles from contract underground miner to CEO. Mr Humphrey is currently on the board of Black Swan Graphene.
Legal Advisor, Director
Mr. Gleeson was a corporate lawyer in Canada for almost twenty years, including working with Cassels, Brock & Blackwell LLP. He has taken over 40 companies public and served as general counsel, director and executive officer for several listed companies, from start-ups to those with billion-dollar market capitalizations. Presently, Mr. Gleeson is the president and founder of St. Peter's Spirits, a socially conscious beverage company creating healthier-for-you drinks powered by plants. Prior to St. Peter's, Mr. Gleeson founded IR Battery Resources & Processing, which consolidated the Delta Kenty Nickel project in northern Quebec, organized the first exploration program at Delta Kenty in over 15 years and ultimately sold the project to an international mining company.
Ms. Williams, LLB has worked in Indigenous communities in government and corporate roles in the capacity of legal counsel, negotiations and governance, and as a strategic advisor, for over 20 years. Ms. Williams has been on negotiation teams that have successfully settled over $1 billion in agreements and has worked on Indigenous community engagement and negotiations to support national energy and mining projects. Ms. Williams teaches at Osgoode Hall Law School as an Adjunct Professor and supports student led negotiations focussing on consultation, Indigenous rights and reconciliation. Over the last 25 years, she has also held many non-profit board positions. Ms. Williams is Anishinaabe, a member of Curve Lake First Nation, and is currently an elected official for her community.
Dr. Cruise is a professional geologist with over 25 years of international mining experience. A former polymetallic commodity specialist with Anglo American plc, Dr. Cruise founded and was Chief Executive Officer of Trevali Mining Corporation. Under his leadership, the company grew from an initial discovery into a top-ten global zinc producer with operations in the Americas and Africa. He has previously served as Vice President Business Development and Exploration, COO and CEO for several TSX, TSX-V, and NYSE-Americas listed exploration and development Companies. Dr. Cruise is currently on the board of Velocity Minerals.
Ms. Pavlova is a finance professional with over 10 years of experience in the mining industry in investor relations, finance, and metal sales roles. Ms. Pavlova currently holds the position of Vice President, Investor Relations and Communications at Faraday Copper, a development-stage mining company with copper assets in Nevada and Arizona. Previously, Ms. Pavlova was the Vice President, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications at New Pacific Metals and held various positions in investor relations, metal sales and treasury with SSR Mining, an intermediate precious metals producer. Ms. Pavlova holds the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst and is a graduate of the University of Denver, where she completed a Master’s in Finance degree. Ms. Pavlova currently serves on the board of the Canadian Investor Relations Institute.