Mr. John Leliever
Founder & Consultant
Mr. Leliever is the founder of Signature Resources and is a third generation “Prospector” mineral explorationist with over 40 years’ experience in the industry. In the past, he has worked in the remote wilderness of Canada servicing the industry through his contracting companies specializing in surface exploration development to include owning and operating diamond drill rigs. For the last 12-years he has been directly involved in corporate development of exploration stage private and public companies. Mr. Leliever has been responsible for discoveries resulting in significant property acquisitions, including involvement in the now famous Cote Lake acquired by IAMGOLD and Trelawney Mining in consolidating a portion of the lands and NSR’s. Mr. Leliever’s extensive knowledge of the exploration logistics and planning, particularly with remote locations and his corporate background have been the key to his success.
Dr. Scott Jobin-Bevans, PhD, P. Geo
Dr. Scott has more than 25 years in worldwide mineral exploration and has public company experience as a director, officer and technical advisor. Scott is currently Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO of Caracle Creek International Consulting. He has expertise in project evaluation and in leading multi-million dollar projects from generative stage through advanced exploration and into development. Dr. Jobin-Bevans is an advisor and member of the board of directors for a number of public and private companies and held the volunteer position of President (2010-2012) of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada.
Priya Patil has more than 20 years’ experience in building and leading businesses in mining and financial services in Canada, the U.S. and India. Priya has held strategy, corporate development and governance roles. She served as General Counsel of a multi-mine zinc/copper producer operating in multiple countries; Global Head of Diversified Industries at Toronto Stock Exchange; Managing Director and Head of Investment of Banking at two national investment banks and as an attorney in Canada and Palo Alto, California. Priya serves and has served as a director and Audit/Compensation Committee Chair of public natural resources companies listed on the TSX and the AIM Exchange of the LSE.
Priya was chosen as a Canada Board Diversity Council – 2017 Diversity 50 Honoree. Priya is passionate about education and economic development. Priya is a member of the California and Ontario bars; holds her J.D. and B.Sc. (Statistics and Computer Sciences) and earned her ICD.D charter from Rotman School of Management.