Farshad Shirvani MSc. Geol.
Position: Chief Executive Officer and President
Mr. Shirvani has a B.Sc. and M.Sc. in geology from the Shiraz University in Shiraz, Iran and has more than 22 years of solid geological experience in mineral exploration. Mr. Shirvani is the President of Terracad Geoscience Services Ltd. and served as a member of the Board of Directors of several Junior Mining Companies including Gold Producer Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd. (BGM-TSXV) for more than 7 years. Mr. Shirvani brings to Doubleview a wealth of experience in Mining Property Acquisition, Exploration, and Development.
Bryan Wilson, B.Sc.
Position: Lead Director
Mr. Wilson obtained a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Waterloo in 1975. He has worked in the fields of mining exploration and development for 18 years and financial services for 12 years. He has filled various roles including a Mining Analyst for C.M. Oliver and Dominick & Dominick Securities Inc. and as a Corporate Finance Specialist for Thames Capital. Mr. Wilson is officer and director of several public mining exploration companies.
Len De Melt, B.A.
Position: Lead Director
Mr. De Melt is widely recognized within the mining industry. He has been Chairman of International Norsemont Ventures which subsequently went through a name change and, in 2011 was sold to Hudbay Minerals for US$520 million. (Note: Mr. De Melt resigned as director and officer of Norsemont Mining in 2006)
Mr. De Melt has been involved with 10 properties which later on became mines, including Hudbay’s Constancia mine in Peru (copper), Homestake’s Golden Bear mine (gold), Goldust’s Croiner mine (gold), and BHP’s Ekati mine (diamonds). He has base metals, precious metals, diamonds, coal, oil and gas in his portfolio of producing mines. During his career, Mr. De Melt held management positions with 12 mining companies internationally.
He graduated from Haileybury School of Mines, holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in business and economics and a diploma of mechanical studies from the British Columbia Institute of Technology.
Andrew Rees, B.Com.
Mr. Rees obtained a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Royal Road University in 2008 and since 1998 has been a consultant in financial matters with Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd. (BGM-TSXV), a company engaged in the exploration of previously producing gold properties. Mr. Rees is currently CEO, President and a director of Wellstar Energy Corp. (WSE – TSX.V), an oil and gas exploration company, and President and director of Big North Capital Inc. (NRT – TSX.V), a capital pool company. In addition, Mr. Rees has served as a director of Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd. since August 2006, and Lions Gate Energy Inc. (LG –TSX.V), a company engaged in mineral exploration in British Columbia, since Feb. 2008.
Mr. Fabbro currently serves as the executive officer and/or director of a number of junior resource companies listed on the TSX Venture Exchange including, American Consolidated Minerals Corp., Canada Gold Corporation, Midnight Sun Mining Corp., Roxgold Inc. and WPC Resources Inc. Mr. Fabbro has been instrumental in company’s 2012 and 2013 financing and initial drilling program on the Hat Project.