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Board of Directors

Peter Meredith

Director and Chairman

Peter is a Chartered Accountant with extensive experience in regulatory compliance and corporate finance, with an emphasis on public resource companies. He has held senior executive roles and has served on the Boards of Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. (previously Ivanhoe Mines Ltd.), SouthGobi Resources Ltd, Great Canadian Gaming Corp., China Gold International Resources Corp Ltd., Ivanhoe Energy Inc., Entree Gold Inc., Ivanhoe Australia Ltd., Asia Gold Corp., Besra Gold Inc. (formerly Olympus Pacific Minerals Inc.), Jinshan Gold Mines Inc. and Peregrine Diamonds. During his tenure with the Ivanhoe Group of Companies he participated in raising more than US$4 billion to advance the business interests of various companies within the group. Prior to joining Ivanhoe Mines Ltd., Mr. Meredith spent 31 years with Deloitte LLP, chartered accountants, and retired as a partner in 1996.

Ignacio Rosado


Mr. Rosado, is the CEO of Volcan CompaƱia Minera S.A.A, one of the largest producers of silver, zinc and lead in the world with its shares publicly traded on the Peruvian stock exchange. Mr. Rosado was the former Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Hochschild Mining plc, leading the company's US$500 million initial public offering on the London Stock Exchange in 2006. Mr. Rosado holds an MBA from the University of Michigan Business School and a B.Sc. in Economics from the Universidad del Pacifico in Peru.

Bill Orchow


Mr. Orchow has served as a director of Revett Minerals, Inc., a Canadian company trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Mr. Orchow was also the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Kennecott Minerals Company, and the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Kennecott Energy Company, the third largest producer of domestic coal in the United States. Mr. Orchow is currently a member and vice-chairman of the board of trustees of Westminster College in Salt Lake City. Mr. Orchow graduated from the College of Emporia in Emporia, Kansas with a B.S. in business.

Eric Finlayson

Eric Finlayson was appointed President of HPX in 2015 after serving as Senior Adviser-Business Development since 2013. Eric is a geologist with over 35 years of global exploration experience. Prior to joining HPX, Eric spent 24 years with Rio Tinto including 5 years as head of exploration.

Tony Makuch


Anthony (Tony) Makuch is a professional engineer (Ontario) with over 25 years of management, operations and technical experience in the mining industry Tony is currently the Executive Vice President and President, Canadian Operations, of Tahoe Resources subsequent to the acquisition of Lake Shore Gold Corp. in April 2016. Prior to joining Tahoe, Mr. Makuch served as President and CEO of Lake Shore; Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of FNX Mining Company Inc.; and held several positions at Dynatec Corporation, including Operations Manager and VP Operations. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree (Hons) from the University of Waterloo in Ontario, and both a Master's of Science degree in Engineering and a Master's of Business Administration degree from Queen's University in Ontario.

Govind Friedland

Govind Friedland is the Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of GoviEx Uranium and a principal and co-founder of Ivanhoe Industries, the parent company of I-Pulse Inc., a hi-tech company providing innovative solutions for mining, oil & gas, and advanced manufacturing sectors based in Toulouse France. He earned his degree in Geology and Geological Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines in 2000 with a focus on Exploration Geology. Mr. Friedland also was the former Business Development Manager for Ivanhoe Mines Ltd. based in China and has significant experience in emerging markets.
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