Mr. David Cass, Director of CROPS, is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia, and a "Qualified Person" in accordance with National Instrument 43-101.
Mr. Cass has an MSc degree in Mineral Exploration and Mining Geology from the United Kingdom, and 20 years international exploration and mining industry experience. He has worked in many countries including the America's, Australia, Turkey, Iran, South Africa and Eastern Europe. His career to date has included 15 years with Anglo American, one of the world's largest mining companies, including 6 years as Anglo's Exploration Manager for North America, and 4 years managing exploration programs for gold and base metals in Peru. His broad international experience has a strong focus on intrusion-related base and precious metal mineral deposits in Central and South America.