Ivan Bebek

Executive Chairman

Mr. Bebek has over 18 years’ experience in financing, foreign negotiations, and acquisitions in the mineral exploration industry. His understanding of the capital markets and ability to position, structure and finance companies that he has been associated with has been instrumental in their successes. Mr. Bebek was formerly the President, CEO and co-founder of Cayden Resources Inc., which was sold to Agnico Eagle Mining Limited for $205 million in November 2014, a co-founder, Co-Chairman and a Director of Torq Resources Inc., a co-founder of Keegan Resources Inc. (now Asanko Gold) and serves on the advisory board of Gold Standard, since February 2015.

Shawn Wallace

President & CEO

Mr. Wallace has been involved in all aspects of the mining industry, from mineral exploration and project management, to financing, mergers & acquisitions, and corporate development. Over the past 25 years, Mr. Wallace has been instrumental in building numerous high-quality mineral exploration, development, and production stage companies including co-founding Cayden Resources, which was acquired by Agnico Eagle Mining for $205 million in 2014. Mr. Wallace is also a co-founder and Director of Asanko Gold Inc. and Stratton Resources Inc.

Michael Henrichsen


Mr. Henrichsen is a structural geologist who is leading the Auryn technical team. Previously Mr. Henrichsen was the global structural geologist at Newmont, where his contributions significantly increased the reserves and resources base in the Ahafo district Ghana. Mr. Henrichsen has also worked extensively at other major gold camps in South America, the Carlin Trend, Guinea, and Canada.

Peter Rees

CFO & Corporate Secretary

Mr. Rees is a chartered accountant who has worked with Canadian and US publicly listed resource companies for the past 12 years. Mr. Rees was formerly the Chief Financial Officer at Cayden Resources Inc., the Corporate Controller and VP Finance at Asanko Gold Inc. and prior to that, a Manager at Deloitte and Touche LLP servicing the Mining industry. Peter Rees is also the Chief Financial Officer of Stratton Resources Inc. and holds a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering degree from McGill University.

Russell Starr

SVP, Communications

Mr. Starr has over 16 years of experience working for global investment banks and independent boutique investment dealers; working as a salesperson, trader and investment banker. Most recently he was a senior member of the management team and a director of Cayden Resources. He holds a MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business and a Master of Economics from the University of Victoria.

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