Mr. Wagner is a Professional Geologist with 20 years of exploration and corporate development experience. He spent the first 10 years of his career with two of Canada's largest and most successful exploration and mining companies: Noranda, (now Xstrata) and Cominco (now Teck), as a project geologist and manager in North and South America. In 1999 Mr. Wagner became V.P., Exploration for New Millennium Metals Corp. In 2005 he became Pres. of Sydney Resource Corp. and helped engineer the successful merger between Sydney and Band Ore Resources to form West Timmins Mining Inc., where he served as a Pres., CEO and Dir. through the discovery of the high-grade Thunder Creek Gold Zone in Timmins, Ontario and the acquisition of West Timmins by Lake Shore Gold. Mr. Wagner currently serves as a director of Druk Capital Partners and as a technical and/or corporate advisor to several other publically listed resource companies including MAG Silver Corp. and Metals Creek Resources Corp.