Management

Garett Macdonald, MBA, P. Eng.

Chief Executive Officer and Director

Garett is a professional mining engineer with extensive experience in project development and mine operations with over 23 years of industry experience. He has managed large technical programs through the concept, feasibility and into construction stages and has senior management and board level experience with several public companies. Garett served as Vice President of Project Development for JDS Energy and Mining, and was responsible for leading the Curraghinalt Feasibility Study for Dalradian Resources, a high grade, narrow vein gold project in Northern Ireland, acquired by Orion Mine Finance for $537M. Garett also held roles in mine operations and project engineering earlier in his career with senior Canadian mining firms Suncor Energy, and Placer Dome Inc. From 2009 to 2013 he served as Vice President of Operations for Rainy River Resources prior to the $310M sale of Rainy River to New Gold Inc. Garett is currently a director of First Cobalt, Aurelius Minerals and Gungnir Resources. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Western University's Ivey Business School and a Bachelor of Engineering (Mining) from Laurentian University in Sudbury.


Germaine M. Coombs, CPA, CMA

Chief Financial Officer

Germaine is a chartered professional accountant and certified management accountant with over 20 years of extensive financial and commercial experience predominantly in the mining and resource industry, successfully leading finance teams through different stages of project financing, construction and operations. Germaine also serves as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Aurelius Minerals Inc. and previously was the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Stonegate Agricom Ltd. from August 2010 until July 2017. Prior to this, she was Corporate Controller for FNX Mining Company Inc. from August 2004 to May 2010. From 1998 to 2004, she held progressively senior accounting roles at the Iron Ore Company of Canada, a Rio Tinto company. Germaine holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Memorial University of Newfoundland.


Perry Blanchard

Vice President, Environment and Sustainability

Perry Blanchard joined the Maritime Resources team in September 2020, bringing over 20 years of environment, health, and safety experience in the mining industry. Most recently, Mr. Blanchard was Manager, Environment and Sustainability at Kirkland Lake Gold's Detour Lake Mine, one of Canada's largest gold operations, where he was responsible for operations environmental management, project permitting, closure planning, and management of four Impact Benefits Agreements.

Prior to Kirkland Lake Gold and Detour Gold, Mr. Blanchard acted as Manager Health, Safety and Environment ("HSE") for Vale's Voisey's Bay operations in Newfoundland and Labrador. At Vale's base metal mine in Northern Labrador, Mr. Blanchard was responsible for operations HSE management systems, emergency and medical response, permitting, closure planning and Vale's underground expansion construction project. Mr. Blanchard holds a Bachelor of Technology degree in environmental studies from the University of Cape Breton.


Lorna D. MacGillivray, LL.B.

Corporate Secretary

Lorna is a lawyer with over 30 years of in-house legal and corporate secretarial experience for mining companies. She currently also serves as Secretary of Aurelius Minerals Inc. and previously was the Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel for Stonegate Agricom Ltd. from August 2008 until July 2017. Prior to that, she was Assistant Secretary of Thompson Creek Metals Company Inc. from May 2007 to May 2011. Previously, she was Corporate Secretary and General Counsel of Glencairn Gold Corporation from November 2003 to January 2008. Lorna’s experience includes public and private financings, debt financing, regulatory compliance and corporate governance including in-house positions with Campbell Resources Inc., Zemex Corporation and Northgate Exploration Limited. Lorna received undergraduate degrees from Mount Allison University and Queens University and earned her LL.B. from the University of New Brunswick before being called to the bar by The Law Society of Ontario in 1983.


Jeremy Niemi, P.Geo.

Technical Advisor - Exploration

Jeremy is a geologist with 20 years of experience in the resource industry, both at corporate and operational levels. Jeremy is currently the Vice President, Exploration at Aurelius Minerals and was previously the Vice President, Exploration for GoldQuest Corporation. During his tenure at GoldQuest, Jeremy led the advancement of the Romero gold project from an initial inferred resource through to a Pre-Feasibility Study. Previously Jeremy was Vice President, Geology for Noront Resources and Manager of Technical Services for Kinross Gold Corporation. Jeremy started his career with Inco Technical Services Ltd. in 1996, working on the Victor Deep project in the Sudbury basin. Jeremy is a member of the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario and holds a BSc Honours degree in Earth Sciences from Laurentian University.


Larry Pilgrim, P.Geo.

Project Manager, Newfoundland Properties

Larry is a geologist with over thirty-nine years of precious metals and base metal exploration and mining experience. Joining in March 2018, Larry is currently the Project Manager for Maritime’s Newfoundland properties, where he is a key team member in the advancement for the Hammerdown project and exploration opportunities. Prior to this, Larry was the Chief Geologist and Exploration Manager for 11 years at the Rambler Mine, where he led the new resource calculation of the Lower Footwall Zone, 1807 zone, and downdip exploration of all 5 deposits. He also held senior Geologist positions at Commander Resources and Richmont Mines where he project managed and implemented exploration activities. Senior geologist with Richmont during delineation, development and production days of the Hammerdown Gold deposit. Larry is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Newfoundland and holds a Science Degree in Geology from Memorial University. Extensive experience in exploration for both precious and base metals throughout the Baie Verte and Springdale mining district.


Eric Tremblay, ing

Technical Advisor

The Company is pleased to announce the appointment of Eric Tremblay, ing. as a technical advisor to the Company. Mr. Tremblay has over 27 years of mine building and mine operations experience and is currently the COO of Dalradian Resources Inc. In his previous post with Osisko Mining, as General Manager of Canada's largest gold mine, Canadian Malartic, he played a principal role in finalizing the construction of the mine and the production ramp-up. Mr. Tremblay also served as General Manager at IAMGOLD's Westwood Project, where he participated in the closure of the Doyon Mine and construction of the Westwood Project. In this role, Mr. Tremblay was charged with completing the permitting, scoping study, feasibility study, surface construction and underground development. He has also served as the General Manager of IAMGOLD's Sleeping Giant Mine, an underground mine using multiple mining methods (long hole, shrinkage, room and pillar). In this role his mandate was to optimize production and return the mine to profitability. Mr. Tremblay has also served as General Manager for the internal underground contractor of IAMGOLD, where he oversaw the project expansion of IAMGOLD's underground mine. Mr. Tremblay is a graduate of Laval University with a B.Sc. in mining engineering and mineral processing.


Tania Barreto (Shaw) CPIR

Head of Investor Relations

Tania Barreto has is a seasoned investor relations professional with 15 years of experience in investor relations and corporate communications and corporate affairs in capital markets, specifically in the mining sector. Most recently she was Vice President, Investor Relations and Corporate Affairs for Golden Star Resources, and previously to that held positions of increasing responsibility with Detour Gold, Primero Mining and Roxgold. Ms. BarretoShaw holds the CPIR (Certified Professional in Investor Relations) designation and is a member in good standing of CIRI (Canadian Investor Relations Institute).



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