Mr. Karelse has over 30 years of mineral exploration experience, which includes managing the identification, acquisition and execution of numerous high quality, early stage to large-scale drill exploration projects. He has experience exploring for gold, base metals and uranium, in a wide variety of geological settings in North America, Central America and Asia. He also has experience in geological mapping associated with slope stability, crown pillar stability and contaminated sites environmental work.
Mr. Karelse is a Qualified Person under National Instrument 43-101. Mr. Karelse is the Former VP Exploration of Carlisle Goldfields Limited, and a Former Exploration Manager focused on development of gold-silver and base metals deposits.