BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Wolfgang Kaufman, LL.B
Wolfgang Kaufmann is a senior trial lawyer and arbitrator. Since joining Daoust Vukovich in 1997. Wolfgang’s practice has focused on litigation and arbitration relating to commercial leasing, real estate, franchising, construction liens and bankrutcy re-organizations.
Wolfgang has extensive experience before the courts, conducting trials or arguing motions, applications and appeals. He has acted on many legal matter which have been reported in legal periodicals as having an impact on the law.
A member of the Ontario Bar since 1987, Wolfgang received his bachelor of laws, cum laude, from the university of Ottawa, (1985) and was awarded the Karam-Greenspon award for “Outstanding Contribution to Student Legal Aid” . His education is rounded out by a Master of Arts from the university of Toronto. Department of political Economy (1978), and a Bachelor of Arts, York University.
Philip Martin, P. Eng
Thirty five years of mining experience ranging from mining engineer (69-79, corporate finance at TD Bank (79-86), top-ranked Gordon Capital Gold Research Analyst (86-95) Director, Corporate Finance and Director, First Associates (2000-02). Sits on several public company boards. Education B.Sc, Mining Engineering (Canborne School of Mines), MBA (Sheffield)
CEO and Director of Everest Gold Inc.
Rashid Hasan has been President/CEO of more than twenty companies in the fields of Exploration and Mining of Gold and Copper, Telecom, Infrastructure Development, Travel and Tourism, Education, International Trade, Media, Music and Fashion Industries for the last forty years. His devotion to his birth country Pakistan and to the adopted country Canada encouraged him to be part of many Team Canada business delegations to promote business, trade, exploration and mining business between the two countries. Rashid Hasan is a visionary, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist. He wants to develop exploration and mining industry in every under develop country starting from Pakistan, the mining companies will bring Trillion dollars investment and they will create Millions of job for Pakistanis and Canadians.
Derek M. Pepler
Former CEO, NASDAQ broadband communications firm. Twenty five years experience in senior management, development, administration and financing public companies through positions with merchant banks, securities dealers, venture capital, hedge funds and commercial real estate investment/ development. Derek has experience working in Pakistan since 2006.
Management & Advisory
CEO & Director, Everest Copper & Gold (Pvt.) Limited-‐ President & Director, Everest Gold Inc.
40 years of corporate management positions. Involved for the last twenty years in mineral exploration in Pakistan as President of Toronto International Trade Corporation
Instrumental in obtaining more than a billion dollars of infrastructure, development and government projects in Pakistan for Canadian and US companies (including SNC-‐Lavalin Engineering + Langdon Wilson developers)
Dr. Fuzail Siddiqui
P. Geo, Consulting Geoscientist
45 years experience in Canada, Pakistan and Zambia exploration, development and mining.
Assoc. Professor, Geology, Punjab University, Head of Analytic Services, ZCCM, Superintendent, Ndola Precious Metals Plant + Group Geological Services, ZCCM, Independent Geological Consultant, Canada
M.Sc., Geology (Punjab), Ph.D., Mineralogy (King’s College, London)
Award winner in gold exploration “Challenge” competition
President & CEO, Doublewood Consulting Inc., consulting geologist with over 25 years of experience in company management, project management and evaluation. Previously at Echo Bay Mines, Senior Geologist, International Exploration focused on gold and copper/gold porphyries in Asia, Mongolia, Russia, Europe and East Africa.
Director and advisor on numerous public and private exploration companies
Honours B.Sc., Geology Sciences (Queen’s University, Kingston)