Board of Directors

Paul Sun P.Eng, MBA, CFA

CEO & Director

Mr. Sun is a capital markets professional and trained mining engineer with over 20 years of experience. He has held senior roles at investment banks including Scotia Capital, Desjardins and Beacon Securities –providing financial solutions for a range of companies from small start-ups to billion-dollar market-cap organizations. He has also held project and senior operations management positions at a number of private and publicly traded companies and has built an extensive investor network. He acquired his Bachelor of Applied Science and Engineering from the University of Toronto and his Master of Business Administration from the Schulich School of Business. He also holds the Professional Engineer and Certified Financial Analyst designations. Mr. Sun currently serves as CEO and Director of Eminent Gold and is also a Director of Tier One Silver.

Daniel McCoy PhD

Chief Geologist and Director

Dr. Dan McCoy has worked extensively in the mineral sector for over 30 years, specializing in precious metals exploration, primarily in North and South America, and in Africa. Dr. McCoy was the President and CEO of Keegan Resources Inc. (2004-2010), where he led the acquisition and discovery team that discovered the multi-million ounce Esaase Deposit, which Asanko Gold is now actively mining. He served as Chief Geologist at Cayden Resources Inc. (2010-2014), where he led the acquisition and exploration teams that unveiled the value of the El Barqueño project in Mexico, leading to the company being acquired by Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. in 2014. Dr. McCoy has also served as an independent director for Auryn Resources Inc., director of Keegan and Cayden Resources, and has served as Chief Geologist for Torq Resources Inc.


Prior to working in the junior sector, Dr. McCoy served as Senior Geologist at Placer Dome (1996-2004), where he coordinated acquisitions and field programs for Placer's US generative exploration group. From 1992 to 1995, he was a teaching and research associate at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks. He has also worked various contract jobs throughout the continental US and Alaska for companies such as Newmont, Cominco and Noranda prior to acquiring his Ph.D.


Ann Carpenter BSc Geology


Ann Carpenter is a seasoned mining and mineral development professional with over thirty-five years of experience. Ms. Carpenter has global experience in corporate and business development, property and corporate valuation, and strategic planning and implementation, and is an experienced corporate director, technical advisor, and mining advocacy leader. Ms. Carpenter holds a Bachelors in Geology and her skill set includes mining and mineral development, legislation and government affairs, sustainability and ESG, and project development. She was formerly the President, COO, and Director of US Gold Corp. and is currently the CEO and Director of Remote Energy Solutions LLC and Director of Ensign Gold. Ms. Carpenter has worked in the western USA, Mexico, South America, Africa, and Canada. She has been active for over three decades in many professional societies and associations, including American Exploration & Mining Association, Geological Society of Nevada, and MMSA.

Michael Kosowan, P.Eng


Mr. Kosowan is an industry expert with over 20 years of experience in the junior mining sector and currently serves as the President, CEO, and Director of Torq Resources Inc (TSX-V: TORQ). He has also led mining investment and financings in both the USA and Canada through his work with Sprott Private Wealth and Sprott Global Resources Inc. Mr. Kosowan has also worked as a project Engineer for several historical top-tier Canadian mining companies such as Placer Dome, Falconbridge and Inco, and as an Exploration Manager for Atapa Minerals in Indonesia and Peru. He holds a Master of Applied Science degree in addition to being a mining engineer (P.Eng.).