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Management & Directors

Tim Warman

CEO & Director

Mr. Warman is a mining executive and geologist with more than 30 years of experience ranging from early-stage exploration to production. He has held senior leadership roles and board positions with some of the industry’s most successful companies including Fiore Gold, Continental Gold, Dalradian Resources and Aurelian Resources. Earlier in his career he held senior positions in mining and exploration companies in the Americas, Africa and Europe.

Mr. Warman is a graduate of the University of Manitoba (MSc) and McMaster University (BSc) and is a member of the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario.

Charlie Ronkos

VP Exploration & Director

Mr. Ronkos has 45 years of exploration experience mainly in the United States, Canada and Latin America. For more than 25 years he held executive positions with Goldcorp and Glamis Gold. As Vice President Exploration, he was associated with the discovery of over 40 million ounces of gold and 1.3 billion ounces of silver.

Mr. Ronkos is a graduate of Mackay School of Mines University of Nevada, Reno (MSc) and Wittenberg University (BA) and is a QP member of the Mining and Metallurgical Society of America.


Martin Rip

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Rip is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) with over 25 years experience in industry and public practice providing business advice to a variety of clients, primarily in the mining sector. Currently, Mr. Rip is CFO of Miedzi Copper Corp and Lumina Gold Corp. He is the former CFO of Anfield Gold Corp, Lumina Copper Corp, Lumina Royalty Corp and Luminex Resources Corp (which was acquired by Adventus Mining Corporation in January 2024). In public practice, Mr. Rip worked at Grant Thornton LLP where he served as a Senior Manager in the Assurance and Business Advisory practice.

He holds a law degree from the University of Birmingham and is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia and The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. Mr. Rip has extensive experience in financial reporting and internal controls compliance for public companies.

Scott Hicks

Independent Director

Mr. Hicks currently serves as Director of the Board and EVP Corporate Development of Strategic Resources Inc. and as VP Corporate Development and Communications of Lumina Gold Corp. Over the last 15 years he has worked on a variety of equity, debt and advisory assignments while working in Canada and Australia. He is a former investment banker working with RBC Capital Markets and BMO Capital Markets on their respective mining teams. He also served as VP Corporate Development of Anfield Gold Corp., which was merged to form Equinox Gold Corp and VP Corporate Development of Luminex Resources Corp., acquired by Adventus Mining Corp. 

Mr. Hicks holds a Bachelor of Commerce with Honours from the University of British Columbia.

Shannon McCrae


Ms. McCrae is a professional geologist and executive who brings over 25 years of experience in the resource industry. Her experience ranges from early-stage exploration to mine sites across multiple commodities, driving economic discoveries and delivering innovation. She has recently been involved in mining and exploration through her company, Athena Geoscience and is a Board member of Boart Longyear. She was Director of Exploration and Growth for Barrick Gold, a global role operating as a member of the senior management team until 2019. Her experience also includes senior roles with De Beers Canada and as Vice President of Business Development with Novamera.

Colinda Parent


Ms. Parent is an investment banking specialist focused on the mining sector with extensive experience valuing and selling mining royalties and raising capital for junior mining companies through flow through shares, common shares and strategic partnerships with other mining companies. Transactions include advising Newmont Mining on the sale of 54 royalties to Maverix Metals, advising Maverix Metals on a purchase of royalties from Goldfields Exploration, advising B2Gold on the sale of a Lynn Lake royalty and advising Elliott Management on the creation of a royalty company. In 2019, she formed Mine Equities Ltd., an EMD focused on raising money for the junior mining sector. Mine Equities has participated in over 75 junior mining financings since inception, that raised over $120M.