President, CEO & Director
For the past 20 years Mr. Berdusco has been an investor, business consultant, senior executive and board member in the public and private markets. Over the last 10 years, through his private consulting firm Berdusco Enterprises Inc., he has fulfilled executive management, corporate development and strategic planning roles. Further to this, he has successfully raised financing for junior public companies including GFK Resources Inc. (TSX.V: GFK) and Midnight Sun Mining Corp. (TSX.V: MMA). His experience as a board member includes a founding directorship with Giantstar Ventures Inc., a TSX Venture Capital Pool Company, which successfully acquired Chalk Media Corp. In 2009 he founded as senior partner, Falcon Point Capital Partners Ltd., a firm specializing in capital services for publicly traded companies.
Chairman & Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Klenman brings over 25 years of business development, marketing, finance, media and corporate communications experience. He has held senior management positions in both the public and private sectors. Since 2008 he has served as a communications consultant for several TSX-V listed resource companies, including among others Roxgold Inc. (TSX.V: ROG) and Forum Uranium (TSX.V: FDC). Mr. Klenman also spent ten years in broadcasting, which included notable board positions with CKVU Television in Vancouver and Canwest Pacific Television.
Senior Geologist & Director
Mr. Robb graduated from the University of British Columbia in 1987 with a Bachelor of Science in Geology and brings over 25 years of mineral exploration experience to Nexus Gold Corp. Mr. Robb has worked for both senior and junior mining companies and has extensive operational and drill program management experience ranging from small preliminary testing to expansive programs for ore reserve definition to mining operations. Mr. Robb has managed exploration programs for precious and base metals throughout Canada, the United States, China, Africa and South America. In 2012, Mr. Robb served as Chief Geologist for Roxgold Inc., where he supervised both field exploration and the diamond drilling program on the company’s Yaramoko gold property in Burkina Faso, West Africa.
Mr. Stevens is a CFA charter holder with over ten years’ experience in the capital markets, first as an Investment Analyst with Salman Partners Inc., then as a merchant and investment banker. While at Salman Partners, Mr. Stevens became a top-rated analyst by StarMine on July 17, 2007 for the metals and mining industry. Over the course of his career, Mr. Stevens has been instrumental in assisting in financing's and M&A activity worth over $1 billion in transaction value.
Chief Financial Officer & Director
Mr. Kinley received his Bachelor of Commerce degree from Mount Allison University in 1971 and his Chartered Accountant designation in Ontario in 1973. He earned his designation with KPMG, where he spent 20 years (1971-1991), the last 10 as a partner. During the past 20 years Mr. Kinley has served as an officer/director for a number of resource companies listed on the TSX and TSX Venture Exchanges, including Cardero Resources, Wealth Minerals, Indico Resources, International Tower Hill Mines, Dorato Resources and Trevali Resources.
Dr. Oliver is a career geologist who received his Bachelor’s degree in Geology from Rutgers University, an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin, and a PhD in Tectonics from Southern Methodist University. His more than 30 years in mineral exploration has focused on precious metals in the western United States, particularly in Nevada, as well as Alaska, Canada, Mexico, Latin America and Africa. His Nevada experience includes Senior Geologist positions with Occidental Minerals and Tenneco Minerals and he has consulted for over half a dozen companies on projects and acquisitions across the state. As VP of Exploration for Meadow Bay Gold Corp. (TSX: MAY), Dr. Oliver led in the discovery of Nevada’s first porphyry-host gold deposit at the Atlanta Project.
Mr. Jean Claude Ouedraogo is a graduate of the University of Quebec, Montreal, Canada. For the past 20 years in both Canada and Africa he has served as a director for several private companies in the mineral and resource sector. In 2011, he held the position of country manager in Burkina Faso for Roxgold, Inc. In this capacity, he assisted in the operations of company projects notably the discovery and development at Yaramoko, while maintaining good relations with the various government ministries responsible for mining and exploration.