Chris de Saint-Rome
Mr. de Saint-Rome has over 25 years of experience in the areas of financial services and early-stage corporate management. He has worked with such international companies as Deloitte Touche and RBC Dominion Securities. In the exploration arena, Mr. de Saint-Rome is the founder and CEO of Copperzone Resources Ltd., a private Canadian company focused on partnering exploration Zambia. He is also currently a consultant to Great Rift Valley Energy, to Longclaw Resources, and to Agri Green Energy Ltd.. He was a corporate advisor, and then a director, of Scandinavian Minerals (SGL-TSX), as well as the former president and director of Bearclaw Capital (BRL-TSXV). Christian has been part of the Northern Shield Team since 2002 and received his BA in Political Science from McGill University.
Mr. Walker was the founder, President and CEO of Scandinavian Minerals Ltd., a public mineral exploration and development company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange from 1996 until its acquisition by First Quantum Minerals Ltd. for in excess of $260 million. Mr. Walker graduated in Mining & Exploration Geology in from the Royal School of Mines, Imperial College, London. He has more than 30 years of international experience in the metals and minerals industries, including marketing, trading and investment with companies such as Western Mining, Amalgamated Metal Corporation and the Metallurgical Group.
Mackenzie I. Watson
Mr. Watson has over 50 years experience in the exploration, development, and mining industry in Canada, and has been involved in the discovery of numerous mineral deposits in Canada. He has won many awards and is well known for of his contribution in the mineral discoveries in the “Ring of Fire” area of Northern Ontario and his participation in discoveries such as the Harker Holloway gold mine (Ontario), the Icon-Sullivan copper mine (Quebec), the Long Lake zinc mine (Ontario), the Ellison gold deposit (Quebec), the Hebecourt copper deposit (Quebec) and the Pusticamica gold deposit in Quebec.
Ronald N. Little
Mr. Little is a Geologist and Professional Engineer, and is founder, President and CEO of Orezone Gold Corporation. He has over twenty-five years of experience at senior levels in mine operations, mine development, project finance and exploration. Mr. Little has held directorships with public and private companies and held senior operating positions in both major and junior gold producing companies.
John L. Pedersen
Mr. Pedersen holds a M.Sc. (Economic Geology) from University of Copenhagen, Denmark, and has 40 years experience in the mining and mineral exploration industry with focus on Greenland and Scandinavia. Previously, Mr. Pedersen was the Chief Geologist with Nunaoil A/S and manager for mineral exploration in Greenland. More recently he has been an independent consulting geologist, providing consulting services through Mountain Resources Aps registered in Denmark. Mr. Pedersen had been a Director of Northern Shield from 1999 to 2012.