Mr. Drost is a senior executive with many decades' experience in the precious metals industry. He served as Chairman of Premier Gold Mines USA, Inc. and Premier Royalty Corporation, and as CEO and founding Director of Premier Royalty Inc. (NSR:TSX), prior to the sale to Sandstorm Gold. He is a former President and Director of Sabina Gold and Silver Corporation (SBB:TSX), former President and Director of Sandspring Resources Inc. (SSP:TSXV) and former CEO and Director of Source Exploration Corporation (SOP:TSXV). He was the Director of Mega Precious Metals Inc. (MGP:TSXV) at the recent sale to Yamana. Mr. Drost was most recently CEO and Director of Carlisle Goldfields Ltd. (CGJ:TSX) at the sale to Alamos Gold Inc. (AGI:TSX). Earlier, Mr. Drost was with the Mines and Minerals Division of the Ontario Government.