Appointed to the Board in March 2014 and to Chair in June 2017, Mr. Hean has over 35 years of experience in junior mining exploration finance, international banking and international finance. He retired in December 2015 as CFO of Quaterra Resources after 9 years of service. He served for 10 years as a board member of Sabina Gold and Silver (TSX: SBB) where he was Chair of the Compensation Committee as well as a member of the Audit Committee. Sabina Gold and Silver has a burgeoning gold and silver property in Nunavut, Canada. He has also been a Board member on numerous early stage mining explorations companies traded on the TSX-V. Mr. Hean served as Senior Vice President and Managing Director with Bank of Montreal, responsible for natural resources sector financings in North America. Previously, he served with J.P. Morgan of New York, primarily financing junior exploration and producing oil and gas companies. He has a B.A. from Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, British Columbia, a Master of Business Administration from the Ivey School of Business, London, Ontario and an accreditation as an ICD.D, the Institute of Corporate Directors, Director from the Rotman School of Business, University of Toronto.