DIRECTORS

Gilles Gingras, CPA, CA

Director
Mr. Gingras was an audit and advisory services partner at Deloitte LLP, a global professional services firm, from 1987 to 2013. As managing partner of the Québec City audit department from 1994 to 2002, Mr. Gingras was involved in numerous audit and tax and financial planning mandates for private and public companies. He also participated in many initial public offerings (IPO), financing mandates, restructuring mandates and due diligences in connection with mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Gingras sat on Deloitte’s Canadian board of directors and its finance, risk management and governance committees from 2002 to 2010.

Mr. Gingras holds a BA in Business Administration from Laval University in Québec City. He is a member of the Ordre des comptables agréés du Québec and holds a diploma from the McGill Executive Institute.

Mario Spino, M.Sc

Director
Mr. Spino is currently an independent consultant in risk management. From 2008 to 2011, he held the position of principal advisor with KPMG’s consulting services where he advised asset managers and Canadian banks in financial market risk management and on the evaluation of derivatives. From May 2004 to November 2008, Mr. Spino served as advisor in market risk management at Caisse Centrale Desjardins.

Mr. Spino became a director of GéoMégA in May 2010 and contributed significantly in the success of the company’s Initial Public Offering.

Mr. Spino holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a master’s degree in financial engineering from the Hautes Études Commerciales business school in Montreal.

Kosta Kostic, B.C.L/LL.B

Director
Mr. Kostic is a Partner and member of McMillan LLP National Capital Markets and M&A group.
Mr. Kostic practice is predominantly focused on corporate finance, securities and M&A in the mining, renewable energy and information technology.

Mr. Kostic is a member of the Local Advisory Committee for the TSX Venture Exchange. He has also served as a director or corporate secretary of several publicly-listed and private companies.

Jean Demers, P.Geo

Director
Mr. Demers brings a vast experience in mining, project evaluation, project management, financial analysis and corporate governance. Mr. Demers has been involved in corporate governance for more than 20 years; President of Geodem inc. since 2004, he works in the mining sector, institutional financing and financial evaluation. He is a trainer to members of the Ordre des Géologues du Québec (OGQ) in corporate evaluation, ethics, governance and securities. He was a director of this professional association for ten years and contributed to its development during the pivotal period when most of its regulations were put in place.

Mathieu Bourdeau, CAP, CA

Corporate Secretary
Appointed to this position since October 2018, Mr. Bourdeau brings a solid expertise in financial accounting and corporate finance, with an operational profile.

A member of the Order of Chartered Professional Accountants, Mathieu Bourdeau holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from HEC Montréal, which he obtained in 2010.

From 2009 to 2016, Mr. Bourdeau worked for Deloitte where he served as Director of Audit and Advisory Services for the Montreal and Luxembourg offices. Subsequently, Mr. Bourdeau joined Explorance Inc., a Montreal-based fast growing software company where he participated among others in the implementation of financial systems, the acquisition of companies and the opening of offices abroad.