Mr. Collins has an exceptional skill set in project development and analysis which is supported by a wide industry network. Through his work as a geologist and running a mining engineering office in Vancouver, he has developed an understanding of numerous mineral camps and deposit types around the world. His experience steps beyond mineral deposits with a breadth of expertise in the feasibility process and the pitfalls of project construction and optimization. With over 14 years as an officer and director of public companies, Michael understands the intricacies of building corporate structure, marketing and value accretion. Michael graduated with a BSc. Honours from Dalhousie University in 1996 and is an accredited P.Geo. with EGBC.