AUX Team

Lawrence Roulston

Lawrence Roulston | Director, CEO and President

Mr. Roulston is a mining professional with over 35 years of diverse experience in the mining industry. He is Managing Director of WestBay Capital Advisors, providing business advisory and capital markets expertise to the junior and mid-tier sectors of the mining industry; he also serves as a director to several resource companies. From 2014-2016 he was President of Quintana Resources Capital, which provided resource advisory services for US private investors. Before Quintana, he was a mining analyst and consultant, and the editor of "Resource Opportunities", an independent investment publication focused on the mining industry.  Mr. Roulston has graduate-level training in business and holds a B.Sc. in geology.

Paul Metcalfe

Paul Metcalfe | Director and VP, Exploration

Dr. Metcalfe is a volcanologist and geochemist whose 40-year career integrates experience with major, mid-tier and junior mineral exploration companies, the Geological Survey of Canada, B.C. Geological Survey Branch and U.B.C.’s Mineral Deposit Research Unit. He has focused predominantly in the Cordillera of North and South America and worked extensively on intrusion-related gold systems; his experience in the Golden Triangle spans three decades of regional to deposit-scale geology in the Iskut River, Eskay Creek and Stewart camps. Dr. Metcalfe holds a B.Sc. (Honours) in Geology from the University of Durham, an M.Sc. in Geology from the University of Manitoba and a PhD. in Geology from the University of Alberta. He is a Professional Geoscientist (P.Geo.), registered in BC. 

B. Marie Brannstrom

B. Marie Brannstrom | Director and VP, Operations

Ms. Brannstrom holds a B.Sc. (Honours) degree in Earth Sciences from Simon Fraser University. She began her fifteen year career in mineral exploration in the Snippaker Creek – Iskut River area of the Golden Triangle. Since then, Ms. Brannstrom’s experience has consisted almost exclusively of exploration for intrusion-related mineral deposits, including: Donlin-style porphyry gold in Alaska, Zeballos-type gold veins on  Vancouver Island, iron oxide copper gold and porphyry mineralization in northern Mexico and Texas Creek plutonic suite in the Golden Triangle.

Nancy Curry

Nancy Curry | VP, Corporate Development

Ms. Nancy Curry brings over 25 years of financial market, strategic planning and public company management experience to Auramex. Nancy began her career working in the brokerage industry and since 1995 has worked with several mineral resource and development companies. Nancy will bring industry recognized best practices for Corporate Communications and Investor Relations programs to Auramex, in addition to strengths in corporate development, finance and strategic planning. Nancy was VP Corporate Communications for Diamonds North Resources Ltd. (2002 through 2010) where that company was nominated twice for Best Investor Relations by a TSX Venture Exchange Company by IR Magazine.  In 2014, Nancy founded her own company, MarketWorks Corporate Communication.

Michael O'Brien

Michael O'Brien | CFO

Michael O'Brien brings more than 30 years of financial management and regulatory compliance experience to the role of Chief Financial Officer.  He has served as Chief Financial Officer of several TSX and TSX.V listed companies including BHK Mining Corp., Golden Predator Mining Corp., and Africo Resources Ltd., and is currently CFO of Altamira Gold Corp.  Prior to this Mr. O'Brien previous experience includes senior financial management roles in Offshore Oil and Gas Exploration and Production sector. Mr. O'Brien qualified as a Chartered accountant in South Africa in 1986 and has been a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants since 1991.

Janice Davies

Janice Davies | Corporate Secretary

Ms. Davies has been engaged in administration and corporate secretary services and systems development for public resource companies for more than twenty years. She is a graduate of Sir George Williams University Two Year Business Program in Montreal. Ms. Davies has specialized her career in the resource sector and is Corporate Secretary to numerous companies.

Sorin Posescu

Sorin Posescu | Director

Mr. Posescu is a professional geologist with more than 20 years of experience in natural resources exploration and development. He has worked for major to junior resource companies throughout Europe, USA and Canada, including NovaGold, OMV-Petrom, Sierra Geothermal and Brixton Metals.  Mr. Posescu has managed resource projects from grassroots discovery through to advanced stage development, production and closure. He has extensive experience in M&A and strong background in corporate and project valuation and acquisition.  Mr. Posescu holds a Bachelor Degree in Geology from the University of Ploiesti and is a registered Professional Geologist with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario.

David Kennedy | Technical Advisor

Mr. Kennedy is a consulting geologist with over 40 years of experience in the mineral exploration industry; his career spans all aspects of the industry from project generation to management.  He holds a B.Sc degree in Geology from Acadia University and is a Professional Geoscientist (P.Geo.), registered in BC.  Mr. Kennedy has extensive experience in British Columbia with a particular focus on the Stewart Camp.

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