The Far Resources Team
Corporate governance relates to the activities of the members of the Board of Directors, who are elected by and are accountable to the shareholders, and takes into account the role of the individual members of management who are appointed by the Board and who are charged with the day-to-day management of the Company. The Board and senior management consider good corporate governance to be central to the effective and efficient operation of the Company.
Keith C. Anderson – President, CEO and Director
Mr. Anderson is a former Vice-President and registered representative with Canaccord Capital Corp. (now Canaccord Genuity Corp.) and has been involved in the securities industry, primarily in the resource sector, for more than 25 years. Since retiring from Canaccord Capital Corp. in May, 2006, Mr. Anderson has been involved in real estate development on the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia. In August, 2009 Mr. Anderson took over as President of the Company and is primarily responsible for the day to day management.
Lindsay R. Bottomer, P.Geo. – DIRECTOR
Lindsay Bottomer is a professional geologist with over 42 years’ experience in world-wide mineral exploration and development, including the Snip, Eskay Creek and Goldstream projects in BC and more recently the Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold project in Mongolia and the Ann Mason copper project in Nevada. He has served as an officer and/or director of over 20 listed exploration companies, including Richfield Resources until its takeover by New Gold, and most recently was VP Business Development for Entrée Gold.
Mr. Bottomer holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in geology from the University of Queensland and a Master of Applied Science degree from McGill University. Mr. Bottomer is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. He is also a past President of the British Columbia and Yukon Chamber of Mines and served for six years, from 2002 to 2008, as an elected councillor on the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia.
Shastri Ramnath - Director
Ms. Ramnath is a Professional Geoscientist with over 17 years of global experience within the exploration and mining industry. Ms. Ramnath holds a B.Sc. in Geology from the University of Manitoba, a M.Sc. in Exploration Geology from Rhodes University (South Africa), and an Executive MBA from Athabasca University.
Cyrus Driver, CA – Chief Financial Officer and Director
Mr. Driver is a Chartered Accountant with more than 30 years’ experience in the financial reporting and auditing of publicly traded companies. He is a former partner with Davidson & Company LLP, Chartered Accountants. Mr. Driver has also acted as a director and/or held senior management positions with various publicly listed companies and is currently a director and/or officer of, among other companies, Nevada Exploration Inc., Orko Silver Corp. and Aldrin Resources Corp., all listed for trading on the TSX Venture Exchange.
Frank Anderson – Director
Mr. Anderson has been providing management and consulting services to publicly traded companies for over 30 years, with an emphasis on junior resource companies. During his career, he served as president and director of a number of junior public companies, including L.G.R. Resources Ltd., Consolidated Agarwal Resources Ltd., and Pacific Talc Ltd., a junior resource company involved in the exploration of talc. Since June 2000, Mr. Anderson has been semiretired, providing management and consulting services to private and public companies on a part-time basis only.
Jeremy Ross – DIRECTOR
Mr. Ross has more than seventeen years in corporate development and marketing for small cap to mid-tier mining and, oil and gas companies. With a comprehensive network of institutional and retail relationships, Mr. Ross has planned and implemented numerous marketing campaigns. He was the Corporate Development Consultant for Fission Energy and played a key role in growing investor awareness up until its major sale of assets to Denison Mines. In 2013, Mr. Ross was appointed to the Board of Directors of Fission Uranium and was appointed to the Fission 3.0 board of directors following Fission Uranium’s acquisition of Alpha Minerals.
Mark Fedikow Ph.D, P. Geo
Mr. Fedikow has been an exploration geochemist and mineral deposits geologist with 40 years of experience in industry and government. He is a Fellow of The Association of Applied Geochemists and a past councillor of the Association of Applied Geochemists, and has served on a number of industry-related committees. President of the mining exploration company, Mount Morgan Resources Ltd. since 2002. He pioneered the application of regional multimedia geochemical and mineralogical surveys in support of base and precious metal and diamond exploration in Manitoba.
R. Stuart (Tookie) Angus – Advisor
Mr. Angus is an independent business advisor to the mining industry and currently sits as chair of Nevsun Resources Ltd. He was formerly Head of the Global Mining Group for Fasken Martineau. For the past 30 years, Mr. Angus has focused on structuring and financing significant international exploration, development and mining ventures. More recently, he was managing Director of Mergers & Acquisitions for Endeavour Financial and was responsible for merger and acquisition mandates. Mr Angus is the former Chairman of the Board of BC Sugar Refinery Limited, he was a Director of First Quantum Minerals until June 2005, a Director of Canico Resources Corporation until it's takeover by CVRD in 2005, a Director of Bema Gold until it's takover by Kinross Gold in 2007, a Director of Ventana Gold until it's takeover by AUX Canada Acquisition in 2011 and a Director of Plutonic Power until its merger with Magma Energy in 2011.
Jared Lazerson - Advisor
Mr. Lazerson is a Director and CEO of MGX Minerals Inc. Mr. Lazerson has built MGX into the one of the largest industrial mineral exploration and development companies in western Canada. Mr. Lazerson has worked in the mining and technology industries since 1994 with companies including Osprey Systems (GPS and Digital Mapping), United Helicopters, Copper Island Mines and Manto Resources. Mr. Lazerson holds a BA in International Relations from the University of Pennsylvania.