Felipe has a B.Sc in agricultural engineering and a MA in business administration from the University ESAN-Stanford University. He has experience in a variety of industries, including mining, enterprise, metal-working and heavy equipment, and is currently the general manager for Cori Puno, a mining and exploration company that operates the Untuca open-pit and underground mine in Peru with an annual production of 30,000 oz Au. Cori Puno is also owned by the principal stakeholders of Consorcio Minero Horizonte. Felipe is also a director of another TSXV-listed issuer.
J.H. (Jim) Decker
Director, Executive Vice President
Jim is a founding shareholder of Antioquia Gold. He has a B.Sc. in mining engineering from Queen's University and more than forty years' in the mining business. He is the president and principal partner of Jim Decker & Associates, a mining consulting firm that provides senior management input for operating mines and mining projects. Jim's principal activities are associated with due diligence exercises for acquisitions and sales of mining properties, operating audits of surface mining operations and supervisory training for large mining companies such as Barrick Gold, Kinross, Teck and Xstrata. He also serves as a director of TSXV companies Cava Resources and Braveheart Resources.
Ernesto Bendezu Flores
Ernesto is a lawyer in Peru with more than 20 years of mining experience, in both the public and private sectors. He is currently legal manager for Consorcio Minero Horizonte, a position he has held for more than 13 years.
Fernando is a Colombian civil engineer and a founding shareholder of Antioquia Gold with more than thirty-five years' experience including executive and senior management roles in the oil and gas industry, mining and engineering industries. He has held senior regional and corporate roles with BP including president and business unit leader of BP Exploration Colombia, president and regional director of Latin America with BP Mexico and head of audit and risk management for E&P worldwide with BP Corporate London. Prior to BP, he held senior roles with Billiton and Shell in Colombia and the Netherlands, as well as Oleoducto de Colombia and Exxon Group of Companies in Colombia.
Michael is a businessman with expertise in the hospitality and marketing sectors, and has a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration from Escuela de Administración Agricola, Santiago, Chile. He is the director of hospitality at PI Fine Art in Toronto, Ontario and was previously the national sales manager for Art in Motion, in Vancouver, British Columbia.