CFO & Director
Mr. Asuncion has over 13 years of experience in the capital markets and natural resources sector. From 2007 through 2016, Mr. Asuncion was a mining analyst with Haywood Securities, a privately owned Canadian brokerage firm, where he covered companies from exploration through to production in the mining sector. Prior to joining Haywood, Benjamin was involved in the management of an endowment fund at Simon Fraser University (SFU). Mr. Asuncion holds a Bachelor of Business degree from SFU with concentrations in finance, accounting and management science. Mr. Asuncion has held a number of management and director roles within both public and private companies, having helped many of these companies in evaluating opportunities and securing financing from public and private market sources.
Mr Goss brings over 15 years of experience in gold and mineral exploration to the Company. He is the founder and President of Rangefront Geological, a premier geological services and consulting company that caters to a large spectrum of clients in the mining and minerals exploration industries. Rangefront Geological was founded in 2008 and during the period 2015 through 2017 annual topline revenue grew by almost 300%. Mr. Goss is a director of Lithium Corp. (OTCQB: LTUM) an exploration stage company specializing in energy storage minerals and from 2014 to 2017 he fulfilled the role of President and Director of Graphite Corp. (OTCQB: GRPH), an exploration stage that specialized in the development of graphite properties. Prior to founding Rangefront, Mr. Goss was a staff Geologist for Centerra Gold on the REN project, a +2M oz gold deposit that was sold to Barrick Gold Corporation. Mr. Goss also worked on various exploration and development projects in the Western United States and Michigan. Mr. Goss holds a Bachelor of Science Degree with a major in Geology from Wayne State University in Michigan.
Hsin-Chen (Ted) Liu
Mr. Liu obtained a Bachelor of Financial Engineering and Actuarial Science from Soochow University, Jiangsu, China, and is a Licensed Private Equity Manager there.
Mr Liu has had an active career in finance, investment, mergers and acquisitions with numerous Chinese corporations based in Taiwan, Hong Kong and mainland China.
As the Senior Board Advisor for Century Peak Metals Holdings Corp., he advised mainland Chinese investors on the strategic sale of metal ores, concentrates and operating mines located in the Philippines.
Dr. Andrew Ramcharan
Strategic Board Advisor
Dr. Ramcharan has an extensive background in exploration, project evaluation, investment banking and corporate development spanning over twenty years. Dr. Ramcharan is currently Executive Vice President, Corporate Development for Roscan Gold where he has been instrumental in raising over $18 million and a five-fold increase in market valuation of over $100 million in the last six months.
In a similar role with IAMGOLD Corp as Manager of Corporate Development, Dr. Ramcharan was involved with raising over $600 million in equity and over $800 million in project acquisitions. Dr. Ramcharan has also held senior investment banking roles, including Sprott Resource and Resource Capital Funds, where he performed over 300 project evaluations and numerous debt and equity financings valued over $1 billion.
Dr. Ramcharan holds a Ph.D. and M.Sc. in Mining Engineering and Mineral Economics, and attended the Colorado School of Mines, University of Leoben, and Harvard Busines School Continuing Education Program. Dr. Ramcharan is a P.Eng in Ontario, a Registered Member of The Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME) in USA, a Fellow of both The Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) and The South African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM).