President, CEO & Director
Mr. Swinoga is a highly accomplished mining executive with over 25 years of executive and management experience in the areas of capital markets, project advancement, development and project construction.
Most recently, he was the National Mining and Metals co Leader at EY Canada. Previously he was President and CEO of First Mining Gold, Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) of Torex Gold Resources Inc. (“Torex”) where, during his four-year tenure, he led the US$400 million financing of Torex’s US$800 million El Limon-Guajes gold mine on the Morelos property and led his team during Torex’s transition from an exploration and development company to a mid-tier gold producer.
of over $2 billion. Mr. Swinoga also spent seven years at Barrick Gold Corporation as a senior officer with responsibilities that included project financing of Barrick’s Bulyanhulu and Veladero projects. He is
a Chartered Professional Accountant and holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the
University of Toronto as well as a Bachelors degree (Honours) in Economics from the University of Western Ontario. Mr. Swinoga was also elected to the Board of PDAC this year and is also a member of their audit committee.
While working towards a CGA designation in the early 1990, Mr. Sutton was a Senior Management Accountant with MacMillan Bloedel preparing budgets, analyzing costs, and assisting in the design and implementation of new accounting systems. Mr. Sutton has also worked in accounting for private companies in various consulting and advisory roles.Read More
Monty Sutton’s first experience in the investment industry was a brief stint on the Vancouver Stock Exchange trading floor in 1987. Mr. Sutton has worked for most of his career as an investment advisor, trader, and insurance specialist with PI Financial Corp. in Vancouver. During this time he participated in raising over $100 million for junior mining companies and managed over 1,500 client accounts. On the public market side of the exploration business, while Mr. Sutton was the Corporate Development Manager with eCobalt Solutions they raised over $30 million for the development of their Idaho Cobalt Project.
Vice President of Exploration
Mr. Tylee is a professional exploration geologist with over 35 years of mineral exploration focused on greenfield and brownfield precious metal exploration throughout Eastern Canada. Mr. Tylee was previously at McEwen Mining where he was responsible for exploration budgets exceeding $15 million annually, leading a large exploration team and overseeing 400,000 metres of drilling since 2018. Mr. Tylee’s previous experience includes leading exploration teams at Kinross Gold, Goldcorp, Lake Shore Gold, and Moneta Porcupine.
Vice President, Investor Relations
Ms. Kilborn has over 15 years of experience in the mining sector. She has built her career by providing corporate development, investor relations and corporate affairs services for publicly-traded companies. Ms. Kilborn holds a BA from the University of Ottawa.