Richard Warke is a Vancouver-based mining executive and the Executive Chairman of Arizona Mining Inc., part of the Augusta Group of Companies which he founded in 2005. The Augusta Group previously included Ventana Gold Corp., which sold for C$1.6 billion in 2011, and Augusta Resource Corporation, which sold for C$666 million in 2014.
In addition, Richard acquired control of Newcastle Gold Ltd. in 2016 and was Executive Chairman until its merger to form Equinox Gold In December 2017. He also founded Titan Mining in 2017 and serves as its President & CEO.
With more than 25 years of experience in the mining industry, Richard has been instrumental in raising over $1 billion dollars in equity for resource companies.
Director(1, 2*, 3*)†
Purni Parikh has 25 years of experience in business administration. She has a Certificate in Business from the University of Toronto and has 23 years' experience working with public companies in the areas of legal and regulatory administration, corporate finance, governance and investor relations. Ms. Parikh is currently President of the Augusta Group of Companies, Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs for Arizona Mining Inc. and was previously Vice President, Corporate Secretary for Newcastle Gold Ltd. and Augusta Resource Corporation. Ms. Parikh is also an Accredited Director with ICD. D certification.
George E. Pataki is the co-founder and Chairman of the Pataki-Cahill Group, a specialized development firm, and serves as Senior Counsel to the international law firm Norton Rose Fullbright. Previously, he served three terms as the 53rd Governor of the State of New York from 1995 to 2006, being elected after serving consecutively as the mayor of Peekskill, an assemblyman in the New York State Legislature, and as a senator in the New York State Senate. Mr. Pataki has vast experience serving on the boards of international conglomerates, private equity firms, and venture capital funds.
Len Boggio was formerly a partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) where he served for more than 30 years until his retirement in May 2012. During that time he was Leader of the B.C. Mining Group of PwC, a senior member of PwC's Global Mining Industry Practice and an auditor of Canadian, U.S. U.K. and other internationally listed mineral resource and energy clients. Mr. Boggio is a Fellow of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (FCPA, FCA) and has served as president of the British Columbia Institute of Chartered Accountants and chairman of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Director(1, 2, 3)†
Greg Clark worked as a Licensed Aircraft Technician in the Heavy Maintenance Dept. for Canadian Airlines and then Air Canada. He holds a Transport Canada Aircraft Maintenance Engineer License.
1 - Audit Committee
2 - Compensation Committee
3 - Nominating & Governance Committee
* - Chair Of Committee
✝ - Independent Director