Jeff Stibbard


  • Mining engineer with expertise in world class mine design, construction and operations.
  • Founder of JDS Energy & Mining Inc., a leading Canadian resources consulting firm.
  • Co-founder of Western Oil Sands, a company that was sold to Marathon Oil for $6.2bn.
  • Responsible for mine design, construction and operation of the 450,000tpd Muskeg River Oil Sands Mine.
  • Prior to that, was responsible for the design, construction and operation of BHP Billiton's $1bn Ekati diamond mine located in the Northwest Territories; the mine was built on budget, on time and with no loss time injuries.

Brent Gilchrist 


  • President of JDS Silver and JDS Resources Inc., the capital arm of the JDS group of companies.
  • Previously with RBC Dominion Securities.
  • Prior to joining RBC, played in the National Hockey League for 15 seasons and was a member of the Detroit Red Wings; 1997-1998 Stanley Cup Champions.


Kevin Weston 


  • Professional engineer and manager with experience in underground and open pit mining across a range of commodities, including: gold, lead/zinc, iron ore, coal, oil sands and diamonds.
  • Has held a number of senior executive roles in the mining space, including:
    • COO, Farallon Mining; high grade Zn, Cu, Pb, Au, Ag - Mexico.
    • VP Operations, Capstone Mining; intermediate Cu producer – Canada, Mexico, Chile.


Richard Godfrey 


  • Senior mining financial executive with extensive experience in public reporting, compliance, budgeting, mergers & acquisitions, financing, risk management, cash management, and tax compliance strategies.
  • Has held a number of senior executive roles in the mining space, including:
    • CFO, Capstone Mining.
    • VP Finance, Lundin Mining.


Andrew Malashewsky 

VP Finance 

  • Chartered Accountant (CA) and Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA).

  • Joined JDS Resources Inc. (Capital Arm of JDS Energy & Mining Inc.) for project finance, development and operations of Craigmont Industries and JDS Silver, amongst others.

  • Public Accounting with international assurance and advisory firm prior to joining JDS.