• Brian Howlett, CPA, CMA

    CEO, President and Director

    Mr. Howlett is a professional CPA, CMA with over 30 years of senior management experience. Mr. Howlett is currently the President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Hemlo Explorers Inc. He formerly served as the President and CEO of Dundee Sustainable Technologies Inc. Prior to that, Mr. Howlett spent 12 years with ELI Eco Logic Inc., including 6 years as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Howlett graduated in 1982 with a B. Comm. in finance from Concordia University and received his CMA designation in 1989. Mr. Howlett also serves on the Board for several other junior companies, primarily in the mineral industry.

  • Marina Katsimitsoulias CPA, CA


    Ms. Katsimitsoulias is a CPA, CA with over thirteen (13) years of finance experience providing accounting and financial management, controllership, and decision support in the healthcare and manufacturing industries. Her skillset includes but is not limited to, financial reporting and analysis (US GAPP and IFRS), M&A financial due diligence and financial integration, treasury and taxation and budgeting, forecasting and business planning and analysis. Ms. Katsimitsoulias currently serves as the Director of Financial Reporting for Northfield Capital Corporation, the major shareholder of Voyageur (Northfield is a Canadian based investment company which holds investment interests in the resource, transportation, manufacturing, and technology sectors). Ms. Katsimitsoulias earned her CPA, CA designation while working in the audit and assurance practice for PricewaterhouseCoopers and holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree and Minor in French from the University of Toronto in Ontario, Canada.

  • Stephen Masson, MSC., PGeo.

    Director and Vice-President of Exploration

    Stephen Masson, MSc, P. Geo, of Flin Flon, Manitoba is past President and CEO of Copper Reef with 8 years of public company experience. Mr. Masson held the previous position of President and CEO of Foran, a public company on the TSX-V. He brings strong exploration skills, especially in the Flin Flon Greenstone Belt where he has concentrated his efforts as Exploration Manager for various companies for the past 21 years. Stephen is the current President of the Manitoba-Saskatchewan Prospectors and Developers Association and an active member of MELC, an interprovincial, federal government and industry mineral exploration liaison committee. Stephen is a Member of the Profession Engineers and Geoscientists of both Manitoba and Saskatchewan and a Fellow of the Society of Economic Geology.

  • Brent Peters


    Mr. Peters is a finance executive with over 25 years experience in senior roles of both public and private corporations. He is also the past Vice President Finance and Director of Northfield Capital Corporation.

  • Ross Orr


    Mr. Orr has been the President and CEO of BacTech Environmental Corp. since 2011.  Prior to that, he was a partner in CC Capital Corp. for five years.  He is a graduate of the University of Calgary.

  • Fraser Laschinger


    Mr. Laschinger is currently the CFO of Hemlo Explorers Inc.  He graduated with an Honours in Business Administration from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario in 2006. Mr. Laschinger was a co-founder of Mineral Streams Inc., a private mineral royalty company that was sold to AuRico Metals Inc. in 2015. Before joining Hemlo Explorers, Mr. Laschinger worked in equity research for a Canadian investment dealer and for a private resource company as Director of Corporate Development, where he oversaw corporate finance initiatives and led the due diligence on a number of potential acquisitions.

  • William J. Phillips

    William J. Phillips is a businessman and manufacturer. Since January 1993, Mr. Phillips has been the President, CEO and owner of Woodlore International Inc., a manufacturer of customized furniture.

  • Jo-Anne Archibald

    Corporate Secretary

    Ms. Archibald has over 30 years of experience working with private and public capital market companies, specifically in board governance, corporate secretarial services, investor relations, and consumer packaged goods marketing. She is also currently the Chief Executive Officer and founder of Canadian Corporate Board Advisory Services (CCBAS) and was President for eight years from 2011 to 2019 at one of Canada’s largest outsourced corporate secretarial services consulting firms located in Toronto.