Advisory Board

Dr. Craig Bow, Ph.D.

Senior Technical Advisor

Dr. Bow has over 40 years of international mining experience across all stages, including key contributions to the advancement of Sibanye-Stillwater’s PGE mines from initial exploration through to a positive production decision. In addition to being a recognized expert on global PGE-Ni systems, Dr. Bow was part of the team responsible for the multi-million ounce Arctic Platinum partnership with Gold Fields Ltd., and Outokumpu in Finland. He was formerly Exploration Manager, North America for Gold Fields and has led numerous technical programs for Cyprus Amax, Newcrest, and AngloGold Ashanti. Dr. Bow holds a Ph.D. in geology from the University of Oregon, is a Qualified Person with the American Institute of Professional Geologists, and a member of the Society of Economic Geologists.

Curt Freeman

Senior Technical Advisor

Mr. Curt Freeman is a Certified Professional Geologist with over 40 years of experience and is recognized as one of the leading explorationists in Alaska and the Yukon. Through his company Avalon Development, Curt includes as clients numerous major mining companies, as well as some of the most successful explorer/developers in the region. He and his team of professionals have been credited with a number of gold, silver, copper, nickel, platinum group, and rare metal discoveries in Alaska and other parts of the world. Curt has also founded and led a number of public and private exploration companies. He is a fellow of the Society of Economic Geologists and a Certified Professional Geologist with the American Institute of Professional Geologists. Curt also serves on the Geologic Mapping Advisory Board for the State of Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys and holds a Bachelor's degree in Geology and a Master's Degree in Economic Geology.

Bill Harris

Sr. Advisor & Co-Founder

Bill Harris is a prospector, born and raised in the Yukon. He has been a self-employed prospector since 1980. He is a founder, and has held various executive positions with Northern Freegold Resources Ltd., including CEO, COO, President and Chairman since September 2006.

Stuart Morris

Senior Technical Advisor

Mr. Stuart Morris has over 40 years of mining industry experience, with a focus on high-grade vein systems including Campbell Red Lake and Sunnyside Mines. Formerly with Placer Dome (now Barrick), Echo Bay (now Kinross), NovaGold and NovaCopper, Stuart was the Chief Geologist for the Campbell Red Lake and Sunnyside Mines.

Susan Craig, P.Geo

Advisor - Government & Community Relations

Ms. Susan Craig is a highly-respected professional geoscientist who has worked over 25 years' experience working on Yukon and BC projects from the exploration and development stage, to construction and production, and final mine closure. Ms. Craig's experience includes work with publicly-listed mining companies, Territorial and Federal Governments, First Nations, and industry groups.

Ms. Craig successfully led the Environmental Assessment process for NovaGold's Galore Creek project and played a key role in establishing the landmark Participation Agreement with the Tahltan Nation. During her time with Viceroy Resources, Ms. Craig was part of the team that explored, permitted and developed the Brewery Creek heap leach gold mine near Dawson City, Yukon in the early 1990s. In this role, she collaborated with the First Nation to implement one of the first Socio-economic Accords in all of Canada.

Ms. Craig served for six years as President/CEO and Director of Northern Freegold and has served as Director of Yukon Energy Corporation, the Yukon Chamber of Mines and the Mining Association of BC. Currently an Advisor - Indigenous and External Relations for Skeena Resources, she has received a number of awards recognizing her contributions toward environmental stewardship and sustainable development, and is the recipient of the 2017 Canadian Women in Mining Trailblazer award.

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