Dorian L. (Dusty) Nicol, B.Sc. Geo, M.A. Geo
President and CEO
Mr. Nicol has over 30 years of international experience in mineral exploration and mining. His past positions include Executive V.P. Exploration with Yukon-Nevada Gold, President and CEO of Queenstake Resources, Latin America Manager for Canyon Resources, V.P. Exploration for Castle Exploration with programs in Central America and Africa, and exploration positions with Exxon Minerals and Renisson Gold Fields in Papua New Guinea. Among other achievements, his programs have led to the addition of over 1.5 million ounces of gold at Jerritt Canyon, Nevada, including the discovery of a new mine at Starvation Canyon. He is a member of the American Institute of Professional Geologists, a Fellow of the Society of Economic Geologists, a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) and Registered Member of the Society of Mining Engineers. Mr. Nicol has a B.Sc. in geology from M.I.T. and a Master's Degree in Geology from Indiana University and is fluent in five languages.
Alva L. Kuestermeyer, BSc, MS
Executive Vice President
Mr. Kuestermeyer has over 35 years of operational and consulting experience in the minerals industry specifically in project management, mineral processing, extractive metallurgy, market analysis and project economics. He spent four years at SRK Consulting (U.S.), Inc. in Denver, CO, as its Principal Metallurgical Engineer / Mineral Economist. His work has included numerous consulting assignments for uranium, base and precious metals, ferroalloys, non-ferrous and industrial mineral projects world-wide. Previously, he worked at ASARCO, Dames & Moore, Behre Dolbear, PAH and SRK. He has a B.S. in Metallurgical Engineering and an M.S. in Mineral Economics.
Doris Meyer, CGA
Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary
Ms. Meyer is a member of the Association of the Certified General Accountants of British Columbia and Canada. She was vice president, finance of Queenstake Resources Ltd. from 1985 to 2003 and corporate secretary until 2004 where she led negotiations of joint venture and purchase agreements, equity financings, debt financings and capital purchases. In 1996 Ms. Meyer formed Golden Oak Corporate Services Ltd. Ms. Meyer acts as chief financial officer and/or corporate secretary of several publicly traded mining companies and her company provides those clients with administrative, accounting and compliance services.
Boris Bartalsky, Ing, PhD
Country Director, Slovakia
Mr. Bartalsky has been managing exploration of the uranium and gold deposits that are now part of Tournigan's licences since 1996. Prior to that, he was deputy director, applied geology, for the Geological Survey of Slovakia. Mr. Bartalsky is a graduate of the Technical University, Košice and holds a PhD in geology.
Ravi Sharma, MAusIMM
Manager, Resources and Reserves
Mr. Sharma has over 19 years experience as a mining and exploration geologist. Prior to joining Tournigan he worked as Chief Mine Geologist for Barrick Gold Corporation's Bulyanhulu Mine in Tanzania where he was responsible for mine geology and near mine exploration. He held the position of Chief Mine Geologist for Vedanta Resources, Zod Gold Mines in Armenia. Mr. Sharma is a member of AusIMM and a qualified person for NI 43-101 reporting purposes.