Shawn Wallace

Shawn Wallace, Executive Chairman

Mr. Wallace has been involved in all aspects of the mining industry, from mineral exploration and project management, to financing, mergers & acquisitions and corporate development. Over the past 30 years, Mr. Wallace has been instrumental in building numerous high-quality mineral exploration, development and production companies, including co-founding Cayden Resources, which was acquired by Agnico Eagle Mines for $205 million. Mr. Wallace is also a co-founder and Director of Asanko Gold (now Galliano Gold).

Michael Kosowan

Michael Kosowan, President & CEO

Mr. Kosowan is an industry expert with over 20 years of experience in the junior mining sector. For the past 17 years, he has been leading mining investment and financings in the USA and Canada through his work with Sprott Private Wealth and Sprott Global Resources Inc. Mr. Kosowan has also worked as a project Engineer for a number of top-tier Canadian mining companies such as Placer Dome, Falconbridge and Inco, and as an Exploration Manager for Atapa Minerals in Indonesia and Peru. He holds a Master’s of Applied Science degree in addition to being a mining engineer (P.Eng.).

Michael Henrichsen

Michael Henrichsen, Chief Geologist

Mr. Henrichsen is a structural geologist and leads the Torq technical team. Previously, Mr. Henrichsen was the global structural geologist at Newmont, where his contributions significantly increased the reserves and resources base in the Ahafo district in Ghana. Mr. Henrichsen has also worked extensively at other major gold camps in South America, the Carlin Trend, Guinea and Canada.

Waldo Cuadra

Waldo Cuadra, General Manager, Chile

Mr. Cuadra brings over 40 years of experience both as a geologist and an executive within the mining industry. He has led multi-disciplinary teams in exploration, development, construction and production in Chile, Argentina and Peru. Mr. Cuadra has held senior management roles for Shell-Billiton, Noranda-Falconbridge, Placer Dome, Newgold and Goldcorp, focusing on projects from grassroots to feasibility stage. He also played a key role in the acquisition and discovery of the La Fortuna (El Morro) copper-gold deposit, which is now part of the Teck-Newmont joint venture, Nueva Union.

Elizabeth Senez

Elizabeth Senez, CFO (Interim)

Ms. Senez is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, having obtained her undergraduate degree at Oxford University, in addition to a Diploma in Treasury Management from the Association of Corporate Treasurers. She comes to Torq with over 15 years of experience in accounting, finance and corporate treasury in Canada, Panama and the UK. Most recently, Ms. Senez was in the role of acting group treasurer for First Quantum Minerals Ltd., having moved through a range of progressively more senior roles in the UK and Panama during her eight years with the company. Prior to that, she was employed by Deloitte LLP, in both their London and Vancouver offices, where she worked with a range of Canadian and US listed mining companies.

Tracy George

Tracy George, Corporate Secretary

Ms. George has ten years of experience providing administrative, governance, regulatory compliance, AGM management and financing transaction support to numerous public companies, in the position of Group Corporate Secretary of Universal Mineral Services Ltd., a private company providing services to Torq Resources, Tier One Silver, Sombrero Resources and other publicly listed entities.

Natasha Frakes

Natasha Frakes, Vice President of Communications

Ms. Frakes has been working in public communications for over a decade. Her background is in journalism, formerly working as a news reporter and anchor for CBC Vancouver and CBC Calgary. Most recently, Ms. Frakes was the Manager of Investor Relations for Auryn Resources and played an integral role in the split of the company into three seperate entities. This included creating unique brand identities and comprehensive communications platforms for the resulting companies: Fury Gold Mines, Tier One Silver and Sombrero Resources. She also holds the role of VP of Communications with Tier One Silver.

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