Roman Shklanka, Ph.D., Geo, BComm
Dr. Shklanka is an explorationist with over 45 years of international experience in the mining industry. The executive positions he held include being Chairman of Canico Resources Corp. which was acquired by CVRD (Vale) in 2005, Chairman of Sutton Resources Ltd. acquired by Barrick Gold Corporation and Vice President of Exploration for Placer Dome. He was responsible for the acquisition and exploration of numerous major mines, among them the Australian Granny Smith gold mine, Osbourne copper mine and the Kidston gold mine. He has received a number of achievement awards and was inducted into the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame in 2009.