Nav Dhaliwal President and CEO
Mr. Dhaliwal is an experienced executive, leader and team builder. He was the founder and CEO of Bonterra Resources and has a track record of success in the mining sector. Mr. Dhaliwal is particularly adept at nurturing early stage companies through their critical phases of evolution. He also brings valuable business relationships with international analysts, brokers and investment bankers throughout Canada, the United States, Europe and Asia.
Dale Ginn COO
Dale Ginn Executive Chairman and Director Mr. Ginn is an experienced mining executive and geologist of nearly 30 years. He is the founder of a number of exploration and mining companies and has led and participated in numerous gold and base metal discoveries, many of which are in production today. Mr . Ginn has led or was part of the discovery teams for the Gladiator, Hinge, 007, 777, Trout Lake, and Tartan Lake deposits and received the Quebec Discovery of the Year Golden Hammer award in 2018 for the Gladiator deposit. His experience has included both senior and junior companies such as Goldcorp, Harmony Gold, Hudbay, Westmin, San Gold, Bonterra, Gatling Exploration and others. While specializing in complex, structurallycontrolled gold deposits, he also has extensive mine-operations, development and startup experience.
Nathan Tribble VP Exploration
Mr. Tribble, P.Geo. (ON) has over 13 years of professional experience in exploration and mining, with a particular focus on gold and base metal exploration and project evaluation. Past experience includes Senior Principal Geologist for Sprott Mining, Senior Geologist for Bonterra Resources, Jerritt Canyon Gold, Kerr Mines, Northern Gold, Lake Shore Gold and Vale Inco. He was also part of the exploration team that discovered the 8.2 million-ounce Côté Lake gold deposit for Trelawney Mining and Exploration Inc. Mr. Tribble is registered as a Professional Geoscientist in Ontario and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from Laurentian University.
Leigh hughes Director
Mr. Hughes has been CEO and a director of COMVERJ Pty Ltd, a boutique Integrated Marketing Communications and Innovations firm, since January 2003. Mr. Hughes is currently a corporate advisor to multiple listed companies on the ASX, CSE and Exchange and also acts as director and executive officer for several listed companies
Richard Boulay Director
Mr. Boulay has over 40 years of experience in the exploration and mining industries in Canada and internationally, including 15 years of mining and infrastructure financing experience gained with Bank of Montreal, Royal Bank of Canada and Bank of Tokyo. He has extensive experience in the management and financing of public companies in Canada and the United States. He is also a Director of Moneta Porcupine and Latin American Minerals Inc.
Jason Billan Director
Mr. Billan is a seasoned strategy, corporate development and valuation professional with an accelerating career in the mining industry. Following the completion of an MBA at the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario in 2009, he spent roughly three years in equity research covering the precious metal sector, at Salman Partners and RBC Capital Markets, with a coverage universe ranging from small to large caps. In 2012, he joined Nevsun Resources as the sole Corporate Development professional reporting into the senior executive team. After several years of evaluating hundreds of gold and copper opportunities, Nevsun acquired the world-class Timok copper-gold project in Serbia for over US$500M. Last year, Mr. Billan’s comprehensive skill set in capital markets, valuation, and transaction experience was further strengthened as he evaluated the hostile bid of Nevsun by Lundin Mining and later evaluated numerous strategic alternatives leading to the successful C$1.9B acquisition of Nevsun by Zijin Mining. Mr. Billan also brings a strong network of corporate and institutional representatives in the mining industry to support Gatling's objectives.
Peter Damouni Director
Mr. Damouni has over 17 years of experience in senior executive positions in investment banking and capital markets, with expertise in mining and oil and gas. Throughout his career, Mr. Damouni has worked on and led equity and debt financings valued over $5 billion for companies at different stages from exploration, to development, permitting and construction to production. He has comprehensive experience in equity financing, restructuring and mergers & acquisitions. Mr. Damouni is a graduate of McGill University, Canada. He is a Canadian and British citizen, residing in the United Kingdom.
Carrie Cesarone Director
Ms. Cesarone has worked in the public company sector for 30 years. She worked as a paralegal for well-known Vancouver securities lawyers for 11 years and following that, has worked as an independent contractor for both public and private companies for the past 13 years. She has served as a director, Corporate Secretary and CFO for a number of listed companies and continues to serve a Corporate Secretary for Pacton Gold Inc. and BlueBird Battery Metals Inc. Ms. Cesarone holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Simon Fraser University.
Joseph Meagher CFO and Corporate Secretary
Mr. Meagher became a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) in 2008, and obtained the Chartered Director (C.Dir.) designation from The Directors College (a joint venture between McMaster University and The Conference Board of Canada) in 2017. Mr. Meagher currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer and a Director for several publicly listed companies. Previously, Mr. Meagher worked at Smythe CPA as a manager. Mr. Meagher also holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of British Columbia.