Amir Mousavi, Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Mousavi is the Company's Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Mousavi has worked in the investment industry since 1992 in the areas of marketing, accounting and sell-side analyst. During his career Mr. Mousavi earned the designations of a Canadian Investment Manager, a Derivatives Market Specialist and a Fellow of the Canadian Securities Institute.
Throughout his career, Mr Mousavi's direct and indirect efforts raised substantial capital for private equity funds, pooled trust funds, mutual funds and for junior companies in the private and public sector. Mr. Mousavi's network includes Canadian and US bank underwriters, mezzanine financiers, bridge financiers, investment brokers and private investors.
Mr. Mousavi has specific working experience with several small to mid capitalization companies in the mining and construction sectors assisting with financings, debt restructuring, corporate development and operations.
Chris Carmichael, CGA, Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Carmichael has been the CFO of Bison Gold from August 2007 to June 2011 and from August 2012 to present. Mr. Carmichael is currently the president of CRIS Inc., a company that provides a range of financial reporting, corporate secretarial and other services to TSX, TSX Venture Exchange, CNSX and pre-public companies. From 2003 to 2010, Mr. Carmichael was the CFO of GC-Global Capital Corp., a Canadian publicly listed merchant bank. Mr. Carmichael has been on a number of Board of Directors and has been an officer for a number of TSX Venture Exchange companies.
David Benson P. Geo
Mr. Benson holds a B.Sc (hons.) in Geological Sciences from the University of Manitoba. He is a Registered Professional Geoscientist with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Manitoba. David has held a variety of intermediate to senior exploration positions, from grassroots to development-stage, with mining and exploration companies for over 10 years including Anglo American Exploration Canada, Falconbridge (Xstrata), Mustang Minerals, Rockcliff Resources and Laurentian Goldfields.
Jamie Lavigne, P.Geo, Technical Advisor
Mr. Lavigne holds a B. Sc in Geology from Memorial University of Newfoundland and a M. Sc in Geology from the University of Ottawa. He is a Registered Professional Geoscientist (P. Geo) with the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario and a Registered Professional Geologist (P. Geol) with the Northwest Territories and Nunavut Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists. Jamie has approximately 25 years experience in the mining and exploration industry and has worked for the Geological Survey of Canada, major Canadian and Australian mining companies, and junior exploration companies. Since 2010, Jamie has been an independent consulting geologist specializing in advanced exploration and mineral resource estimation as well as property evaluation and due diligence studies.