Mr. Spilsbury serves as the Qualified Person for the Company. He received his B.Sc. (Honors Geology) in 1973 from the University of British Columbia and his M.Sc. (Applied Geology) in 1982 from Queens University in Ontario. He brings over 35 years experience in mining, including 28 years with Teck-Cominco Limited and is their former General Manager, Exploration - Asia Pacific. He has worked throughout Western Canada, the United States, Asia, and Australia. Mr. Spilsbury is a Member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia, a Member of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists and a Fellow of Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (CP). Additionally, Mr. Spilsbury serves as a Director and Qualified Person for Minco Silver Corporation.