Mr. Cubitt has 25 years
of experience working with resource companies in various
capacities as founder, finance agent and institutional investor.
Most recently, Mr. Cubitt was director of investments for Vertus
Investment Advisory and Ascenta Asset Management, offshore
investment advisory firms for which he was responsible for
precious metals and special situations mining and energy funds.
Mr. Smither, a founding director of the
Company serves a President and is also responsible for
corporate and investor relations. Prior to his involvement
with the Company he was active as an Investment Advisor for
Union Securities LTD from 1997 to 2003 specializing in
natural resource finance. He provided investor relation
services to Starfield Resources from 2003 to 2007. In 2008
he helped found Westminster resources which has been
actively exploring the Sonora region of Mexico.
Oleg Scherbina CPA
Chief Financial Officer
Oleg Scherbina has over 17 years of
financial management experience including the last 6 years
in the mineral exploration and gold mining industry. He has
worked for a number of years with resource companies
including Uranium One Inc., Eureka Mining, Bema Gold
Corporation and Zoloto Resources Ltd. He holds a Master’s
Degree in Accounting and Audit from Odessa State Economic
University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Law from
Odessa State University, Ukraine.
Mr. Ballantyne has the significant role of
being the Manager of the Company’s projects. Mr. Ballantyne
had a distinguished career of 23 years starting in 1974,
with the Geological Survey of Canada, as a well-known member
of the Mineral Resources Division, where he specialized in
Applied Exploration Geochemistry. He was responsible for the
development and initiation of the National Geochemical
Reconnaissance Stream Sediment surveys in the Canadian
Cordillera and as a guest speaker has presented his research
on a variety of deposits nationally and internationally.
Since 1996 he has consulted to junior and mid-tier mineral
exploration companies including a six year term ending in
with Starfield Resources Inc. where he was an integral part
of the successful exploration and development of resources
at the Ferguson Lake copper-nickel-cobalt-platinum group
metal deposit in Nunavut, Canada. Mr. Ballantyne is a B.Sc.
graduate of the University of Guelph, Ontario.
James Lavigne P. GEO MSC
Director & Technical Advisor
Mr. Lavigne has been a Director of JAXON
MINERALS INC. since November 2008. Mr. Lavigne has over 25
years’ experience in all phases of mineral exploration and
development predominantly in base and precious metal
deposits. His positions included Vice-President of
Exploration for Goldbrook Ventures Inc. where he was
responsible for design implementation and management of
their programs; senior geologist with FNX Mining Company;
and consulting geologist with Wardrop Engineering. He is
currently Vice President Exploration for Garson Gold Corp.
focusing on the New Britannia Gold Mine, Snow Lake,
Manitoba. Mr. Lavigne has a B.Sc. (Geology) from Memorial
University of NFLD and a M.Sc. (Geology) from the University
|Laurence Stephenson P. GEO MBA
Mr. Stephenson has been a
Director of JAXON MINERALS INC., since November 2008. He has
over 40 years’ experience in the field of mineral exploration
and in guiding new companies in the acquisition and utilization
of capital. He was instrumental in starting Glencairn
Exploration Ltd., a listed company and its subsidiary, Wheaton
River Minerals Ltd. (formerly listed on the Toronto Stock
Exchange before its plan of arrangement with Goldcorp Inc.). Mr.
Stephenson received his B.Sc. from Carlton University and his
MBA from York University. He is a member of the Professional
Engineers of Ontario and the Professional Engineers and
Geoscientists of British Columbia.
|Navin Varshney P. GEO
Mr. Varshney was founding
Director and President of the Company prior to its involvement
in the Resource Exploration Business. He is the President of
N.K.V. Engineering and Consulting Ltd., a private company
involved in providing structural and geotechnical engineering
services for the last 25 years. He also provides guidance and
technical advice to publicly traded companies particularly those
where he is a board member. Mr. Varshney has a B.Sc. in
Engineering from the Aligarth Muslim University in India and has
a P.Eng. designation from the Association of Professional
Engineers & Geoscientists of British Columbia.