Technical Advisory Board

Garth Kirkham, BSc, P.Geo, P.Geoph., FGC, FCIM, SEGF

Mr. Kirkham obtained a Bachelor's of Sciences Degree from the University of Alberta in 1983. He became a Registered Professional Geoscientist in Alberta (APEGGA) in 1987, in Northwest Territories and Nunavut Association (NAPEGG) and BC (EGBC) in 2005, in Ontario (PGO) in 2011, in Manitoba (APEGM) in 2012. He is also a fellow of SEG (Society of Exploration Geologists), CIM (Canadian Institute of Mining) and Geoscientists Canada. In addition, he is a member of AMEBC (Association of Mineral Exploration of BC), GAC (Geological Association of Canada) and PDAC (Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada).

Garth is the Principal of Kirkham Geosystems Ltd., Vancouver, BC which is a full service provider of geoscience consulting services to the mining and environmental sectors focusing on offering 3D computer modeling expertise using a variety of leading volumetric modeling systems.

Kirkham Geosystems specializes in mineral resource estimation and as a Qualified Person in the context of NI43-101 Technical Reports. Mr. Kirkham is a Qualified/Competent Person for a wide variety of commodities (i.e. PGE, precious metals, base metals, coal, potash) and deposit types (i.e. vein type, porphyry, VMS, strataform) and has worked throughout the world as an author for technical reports in support of projects from initial resource estimations, Scoping Study and PEA (Preliminary Economic Assessment) through to Feasibility Studies. He also performs due diligence for the buy side for a wide variety of projects.

Mr. Kirkham is the Past-President of the Canadian Institute of Mining (CIM). He the co-Chair of the CIM Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves Committee and the Chair of the Geoscientists Canada, Securities Committee. He is also currently a representative for Canada on CRIRSCO (Committee for Mineral Reserves International Reporting Standards).

Now after more than 36 years of providing professional geoscientific services, Mr. Kirkham is currently heading Kirkham Geosystems Ltd. (established in 1997), which provides consulting services to the exploration, mining and environmental industries.