Board of Directors

Mark E. Jones III

Chairman of the Board

Mark E. Jones, III, has been associated with several mining companies including Brazauro Resources, where he served as founder and Chairman (acquired by Eldorado Gold Corporation in 2004); founder and Director of Crown Resources (acquired by Kinross Gold in 2006); Director of Arequipa Resources (sold to Barrick Gold for C$1 billion) and is currently Vice-Chairman of Solitario Exploration & Royalty Corp. Prior to 1984 Mark was involved in the investment banking business as a partner in Jones Lloyd & Webster.