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Eric Finlayson

President & Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Finlayson is a geologist with over 35 years of global exploration experience. He was appointed President of High Power Exploration Inc. ("HPX") in 2015 after serving as Senior Adviser-Business Development since 2013. Prior to joining HPX, Mr. Finlayson spent 24 years with Rio Tinto including 5 years as Global Head of Exploration.

Mark Gibson

Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Gibson concurrently serves as the COO of both High Power Exploration ("HPX") and Kaizen Discovery, and joined HPX in 2011 as the founding CEO. Mr. Gibson previously worked with Anglo American, and was the founder of a geophysical service company focused on managing seismic surveys for the mining industry. He has more than 26 years of wide-ranging experience as a geoscientist and manager in the natural resources sector.

Chris Cairns

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Cairns, a Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA), served as the Corporate Controller for Cordoba since April 2019 and has been the Corporate Controller for Kaizen for the past four years. He brings nearly 10 years of experience in both financial reporting and the mining sector. Prior to joining Cordoba and Kaizen, Mr. Cairns obtained his CPA, CA while working in PwC’s audit and assurance practice, with a primary focus on publicly-listed international mining and exploration companies.

Sarah Armstrong

Vice President & General Counsel

Ms. Armstrong is also the General Counsel for HPX, and has past experiences including employment at Linklaters LLP and Xstrata. She has past experience in emerging markets, having worked on, and led transactions in, Asian and Latin American countries including: Hong Kong, Singapore, Mongolia, China, Philippines Chile, Peru and Colombia. Her legal expertise ranges from mining projects, to structured capital market transactions, M&A, take-overs, joint ventures and earn-ins and international arbitration proceedings. Ms. Armstrong is admitted as a legal practitioner in Australia (Supreme Court of New South Wales and Supreme Court of Queensland).

Charles Forster

Vice President of Exploration

Mr. Forster is a Professional Geoscientist (P.Geo.) with more than 45 years of diversified mineral exploration experience in Canada, United States, Sub-Saharan Africa, Portugal, China, and Mongolia. He was formerly the Senior Vice President of Exploration at Oyu Tolgoi in Mongolia for Ivanhoe Mines (now Turquoise Hill Resources) from early 2001 to June 2008. During this time, he led a team of multi-national and Mongolian geologists in the discovery and delineation of the world-class Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold porphyry deposit. The discovery of the massive, high-grade Hugo Dummett underground deposit at Oyu Tolgoi was subsequently recognized by the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada, which in 2004 named Mr. Forster a co-recipient of the inaugural Thayer Lindsley Medal awarded for the International Discovery of the Year.

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