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.
Position: Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Cherry has over 14 years of corporate accounting and audit experience. Mr. Cherry has extensive corporate experience and has held senior-level positions for several public companies including Director, Chief Financial Officer, and Secretary. Mr. Cherry has been a Chartered Accountant since February 2009 and a Certified General Accountant since 2004. In his former experience as an auditor, he held positions with KPMG and Davidson and Co. LLP in Vancouver, where he gained experience as an auditor for junior public companies, and as an IPO specialist.