Management and Advisory Committee

Ingrid Hibbard, LL.B.

President & Chief Executive Officer

Ingrid Hibbard was appointed President and CEO of Pelangio Mines (Pelangio Exploration's predecessor) in 1996. She is a mining and securities lawyer with over 25 years of experience in the mining industry. Previously, she was in private practice having clients ranging from junior explorers to major mining companies such as Noranda Mines and Hemlo Gold Mines.


Paul Rokeby, C.A.

Chief Financial Officer

Paul Rokeby, C.A. is a partner of MNP, Chartered Accountants of Timmins. Mr. Rokeby was formerly auditor and, more recently, controller of Pelangio Mines. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario (1984), the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants and the Canadian Tax Foundation.


Warren Bates, P.Geo.

Senior Vice President Exploration

Warren Bates joined Pelangio Mines in June 2007. Mr. Bates is responsible for all of Pelangio's exploration activities in Canada and Ghana, including new project generation. He has over 25 years of experience in the mining and exploration industry across four continents and has previously held senior positions at Granges, Vista Gold and St. Andrew Goldfields.


Sam Torkornoo, P.Geo.

Vice President Africa

Sam Torkornoo has 22 years of professional experience as a geologist and project manager for a number of multinational exploration companies. Sam has a BSc. in Geological Engineering from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Kumasi, Ghana, and an MBA in International Management of Resources and Environment from Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany. Sam is a member of the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario, the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, the Ghana Institute of Geoscientists, and the Society of Economic Geologists. Sam is currently the chair of the Exploration Committee of the Ghana Chamber of Mines.


Kevin Filo, P.Geo.

Vice President Corporate Development

Mr. Kevin Filo, P.Geo. is an experienced international mining and exploration geologist with over 35 years of experience in the mining industry. In recent years, Mr. Filo carried out consulting work for numerous exploration companies and successfully managed several private project generator corporations, including 5SD Capital which was recently acquired by Pelangio. Prior to this, Mr. Filo was Vice President Exploration for Pelangio during its acquisition of the Detour Lake Project from Placer Dome Canada in 1998.


Philip E. Olson, P.Geo.

Advisory Committee

Mr. Olson is a geologist, and former director of Titan Uranium Inc. (formerly Ceduna Capital Corp.) from March 2005 to June 2009 (President and CEO from March 2005 to March 2007; Chairman and CEO from April 2007 to June 2009). Mr. Olson was Vice President Exploration/Corporate Development, Claude Resources Inc. from January 1997 to March 2005 and was a director of Mines/PDX from May 2000 to March 2009 and Detour from January 2007 to June 2010. Mr. Olson has an MSc from the University of Manitoba and a BSc from the University of Saskatchewan.


Ian A. Shaw

Advisory Committee

Mr. Shaw is a BCom graduate of Trinity College, University of Toronto, a CPA, CA and Managing Director of Shaw & Associates, providing financial management services as a consultant, sometimes in the capacity as an officer or director, to a number of mineral resource companies. Positions as a director have included Metallica Resources Inc. (January 1994 to June 2008) and Capital Gold Corporation (March 2006 to August 2009) and Lake Victoria Mining Company, Inc. (March 2010 to February 2014) and, as an officer, Unor Inc. (May 2005 to November 2008) and Richmond Minerals Inc. (October 2008 to April 2011). He is currently the Chief Financial Officer of Olivut Resources Ltd. He was Chief Financial Officer of Mines from 1995 to June 2008 and director Mines/PDX from June 2008 to March 2009.


Laurie Clark

Advisory Committee

Laurie Clark is a serial entrepreneur who has successfully started, built and sold three companies. She has over nine years of experience as an Independent Corporate Director; is now qualified as a Certified Director International (CDI.D); and, is the Board Chair of a not-for-profit that has grown from a national to an international brand under her stewardship. She has served on compensation, audit, and nomination & governance committees for public companies, including being Chair of the Compensation Committee for Belzberg Technologies Inc., and Frontline Technologies Corp. Ms. Clark is a member of both the TMX Advisory Council and Co-Chair of the Canadian Capital Markets Association Communication Committee. Fluent in English, Italian, French and Spanish, Ms. Clark is often asked to speak at conferences around the world as a motivational or expert speaker on Finance and Technology.  In 2017 Ms. Clark was awarded the “Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada”. She has over 20 years of capital markets experience and more than $7 billion in direct budget oversight across Technology, Finance, Banking, Trading, Operations, Wealth Management, Start-Up/Sale, Joint Ventures, and Mergers & Acquisitions.



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