Management


Richard Warke

Richard Warke

President, Chief Executive Officer

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.


Keith Boyle

Keith Boyle

Chief Operating Officer

Keith Boyle, P.Eng, has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer of Titan Mining. Mr. Boyle has more than 30 years of experience in mine operations, project feasibility, design and construction and was previously Chief Operating Officer at Chieftain Metals Corp. and Alexis Minerals Corp. He holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Mining Engineering and an MBA from the University of Alberta.


Paul Ireland

Paul Ireland

Interim Chief Financial Officer

Paul Ireland has extensive financial experience in mining and forestry and is a Chartered Accountant. He was previously Chief Financial Officer of Arizona Mining Inc. and NewCastle Gold Ltd. Prior CFO roles include Ventana Gold Corp., Diavik Diamond Mines Inc. and Western Forest Products Inc. Mr. Ireland has successfully negotiated significant debt re-financings and raised new equity capital.


Michael McClelland

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. McClelland will join Titan in March 2018. He is a chartered professional accountant and is currently Chief Financial Officer of Bisha Mining Share Company, an operating subsidiary of Nevsun Resources Ltd. Previously, he was with Goldcorp Inc. as the Mine General Manager at Wharf Resources (now owned by Coeur Mining), and before that was Director of Finance, Canada and USA. Mr. McClelland started his career at KPMG LLP as a Senior Accountant with the mining group.


Jerrold Annett

Jerrold Annett

Senior Vice President, Corporate Development

Mr. Annett joined Titan Mining Corporation in June, 2017. He has over 11 years of experience with Teck and Falconbridge and an additional 10 years in capital markets, most recently with Scotiabank. He worked for Cominco as a metallurgist at the lead-zinc Polaris Mine, the Sullivan lead-zinc mine, and the Quebrada Blanca mine. Mr. Annett was ranked a Brendan Woods TopGun SuperLeague Sales Professional during the last two surveys in 2015 and 2012.


Jacqueline Allison

Jacqueline Allison

Vice President, Investor Relations and Strategic Analysis

Ms. Allison is a Chartered Financial Analyst and PhD of Mineral Economics. Prior to joining Titan, she was Vice President, Investor Relations for Dominion Diamond Corp., and Director, Investor Relations for Hudbay Minerals. Previously, she served as Vice President and Research Director, Fundamental Equities for BMO Asset Management, and Vice President, Canadian Equities for Natcan Investment Management.


Roger Lacerte

Roger Lacerte

General Manager

Roger Lacerte joined Titan in 2017. He is a mining engineer with nearly 40 years of experience at various mining operations and over 30 years of experience in management and supervisory positions in the mining industry, including 19 years in the African mining environment. Mr. Lacerte gained operating experience in both underground and open pit mining, and has an extensive background in underground stoping methods including long hole, shrinkage and cut-and-fill, with both conventional and highly mechanized equipment as well as with hydraulic and paste backfill operations. Mr. Lacerte also brings extensive underground mine management experience to the Company spanning over 30 years having worked at JDS Silver’s Silvertip Mine, Mine Superintendent at Barrick’s Bulyanhulu Mine, Agnico Eagle’s Laronde Mine, and Aur Resources’ Louvicourt Mine.


Michael Kirschbaum

Michael Kirschbaum

Exploration Manager

Michael Kirschbaum has a diverse background with over 15 years of experience in the geosciences, including metallic and industrial mineral evaluation, geologic hazard assessment, and exploration program design and management. He earned his BSc in Geology from the University of Utah and obtained an MSc in Economic Geology from the Colorado School of Mines. Prior to joining Titan in 2017, he worked for Ivanhoe Mines in Africa where he served as Senior Project Geologist at the Kamoa Copper Project and later assumed the role of Regional Exploration Manager for the DRC. He has worked on a variety of deposit types including sediment-hosted stratiform copper, porphyry copper-gold-molybdenum, iron oxide copper-gold, and Kipushi-style copper-zinc-lead deposits.


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