Ms. Kearvell is a geologist (BSc) with 25 year's exploration experience working with both junior and senior companies throughout North America, including 16 years in Mexico. Ms. Kearvell was most recently Vice President of Corporate Development for Newstrike's predecessor company, Aurea Mining. Previous to that, in several increasing management roles for Teck Exploration, she co-discovered the San Nicolas VMS deposit in Zacatecas and led Teck's exploration team responsible for the El Limon gold discovery. Ms. Kearvell is President of Minera GMK, a Mexican based exploration company.
Mr. Gibson, Ph.D., Msc, CPG, a qualified person under NI43-01 with more than 20 years of experience as a professional exploration and economic geologist for large and small companies in Latin America, including Minera Nor Peru S.A. (ASARCO), Cyprus Minerals, Teck Resources, Kennecott Exploration, Echo Bay Exploration, Kalahari Resources, Hochschild and Minefinders, Ltd. He co-founded EXMIN Resources, acting as VP Exploration until its sale to Diabras Exploration in 2009. Dr. Gibson holds extensive professional experience managing project operations from startup through development. His track record includes participating in exploration programs that have resulted in several major discoveries in Mexico, including Paredones Amarillos, in Baja California Sur and Dolores, in Chihuahua. He most recently founded ProDeMin (Prospeccion y Desarrollos Mineros del Norte), an exploration services company providing project operations and QA-QC oversight.
Dr. Euresti has over 41 years experience in State and Privately-owned Mexican mining companies, such as Cananea, Autlán, Real de Angeles, Real del Monte (Managing Director), Macocozac, Química Fluor, Zincamex, and Lampazos among others. Dr Euresti has a Ph.D. in Mineral Economics from Penn State University, and has a Metallurgic and Mining Engineering degree from the University of Guanajuato, Mexico. Most recently, Dr. Euresti served as COO of Aurea Mining Inc and is currently the President of Newstrike Capitals 100% Mexican subsidiary, Minera Aurea. Dr. Euresti is an original founder of the Guerrero Gold belt, credited with the Nukay, Filos and Limon discoveries.
Mr. Bagan (P.E. MBA) has over 30 years of industry experience in project development, advanced engineering and business development. He has held several senior management positions in open-pit and underground mines spanning four continents and 14 countries. Most recently, Mr. Bagan was Vice President, Corporate Development at Minefinders Corporation.
Mr. Miranda is President of InterAmerica Consulting & Development Inc., a private business consulting company he founded in 1995 to develop business ventures between Canada and Mexico. Mr. Miranda's functions include all financial, administrative and accounting aspects, including preparation and supervision of filings. He has also served as director, officer or consultant for several companies listed on the TSX Venture Exchange since 1997, and brings extensive public market experience to the Company. A civil engineer by training, Mr. Miranda holds a Master's degree in Project Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.