Glen Parsons (CA, BComm economics)
Glen Parsons is a qualified chartered accountant. Mr. Parsons has over 20 years international experience in company building, corporate finance, treasury, operational and general management. His most recent role was as chief executive officer of Mariana Resources, running a diversified global exploration and development company, which was acquired in July, 2017, by Sandstorm. He is also non-executive chairman of AfriTin Mining Ltd., an African tin focused exploration and development company. He has built new profitable businesses and divisions within both large and small organizations. Mr. Parsons was also an executive director of RFC Corporate Finance Ltd., a specialist minerals resources investment bank and fund manager. His specific experience in the junior mining and exploration sector is extensive with appropriate LSE-AIM, Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX-V exchange knowledge and has been involved with a number of successful global equity and debt raisings for junior and developing mining companies on these exchanges.
Eric Roth (PhD, Economic Geology University of Western Australia, FAusIMM)
Eric Roth is Santiago based and was most recently chief operating officer of Mariana Resources, which was acquired by Sandstorm in July, 2017. Prior to this, he was CEO of Aegean Metals Group Inc., president and CEO, and then director of Extorre Gold Mines Ltd. until Extorre was acquired by Yamana Gold Inc. in June, 2012. Prior to Extorre, Mr. Roth was engaged as a consultant on South American gold projects for Exeter Resource Corp. and Kinross Gold Corp. From January, 2002, to March, 2008, he was also employed by AngloGold Ashanti Ltd., initially as the Lima-based Peru project and South American opportunities manager and subsequently as the Johannesburg-based global head of Greenfields Exploration. He is also principal of consulting firm ER Global Consulting SA.
Derk Hartman (MSC mining engineering)
Derk Hartman has over 17 years of experience in the banking and mining sectors and has been a founder, officer and director of several public and private companies. He most recently served as the chief financial officer of TSX-listed Silver Bear Resources, building the Mangazeisky silver mine in far east Russia, responsible for the transformation from exploration into production company, building the project and operations team and implementing the internal and project control systems. He is a former director of investment banking at BMO Capital Markets. Having worked for 12 years in Natural Resources investment banking, he has extensive debt and equity capital markets experience, as well as experience with the stock exchange listing process, takeover rules and corporate governance of both the Toronto and London markets. Mr. Hartman holds an MSc, mining engineering, from Delft University of Technology (the Netherlands) and the FT non-executive director diploma (United Kingdom).
Ron Ho (CPA, CA, CFA)
Ron Ho has been with Sandstorm Gold for the past nine years, focused on structuring mine financing transactions and corporate development. Mr. Ho was a director of Mariana Resources prior to it being purchased by Sandstorm. Mr. Ho is a chartered accountant, holds the designation of chartered financial analyst charter holder and received a bachelor of commerce from the University of British Columbia.