Position: Chief Operating Officer and Director
Mr. Pooler holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mining Engineering from the University of Idaho and has more than 30 years of experience as a mining engineer and operations executive. His most recent role was as Chief Operating Officer of Esperanza Resources Corp., prior to which he served as the Chief Executive Officer of PanTerra Gold Limited. Mr. Pooler spent 5 years with Abacus Mining and Exploration Corp. as Chief Operating Officer, where he had a key role in the advancement of the Ajax deposit. He also spent 5 years as Senior Vice President, Mine Operations, for Pan American Silver Corporation where he was responsible for the production performance of six operating mines located in Mexico, Peru, Argentina and Bolivia.