Directors


Frank C.Smeenk

Managing Director

Frank earned his B.A. and LL.B. degrees at the University of Western Ontario and was admitted to The Law Society of Upper Canada in 1976.  He left the practice of law to join the resource industry in 1987 and has served as Executive Director of Deak Resources Corporation and as Chairman and CEO of both MacDonald Mines Exploration Limited and MacDonald Oil Exploration Limited, when they were both active in exploring their various concessions in the Republic of Cuba.  He has been a director of numerous resource companies including Northfield Capital Corporation, Northfield Minerals Inc., NFX Gold Inc., Genoil Inc., Nuinsco Resources Limited, Perrex Gold Inc., Conquest Resources Limited and Armistice Resources Limited.  He is currently the Managing Director of Fletcher Nickel Inc.  In 1998 Frank was first elected a Director of KWG and became its Chief Executive Officer in 2004.

Martin Doyle
Director

Martin was most recently the Senior Vice President, Exploration for De Beers Canada and held this role from 2005 to 2011. Having started his career with Anglo American in 1977, he has worked in many parts of the world for De Beers and Anglo American. Beginning in diamond exploration in Botswana, Martin relocated to the De Beers Marine division and worked on the development of Namibia and South Africa marine deposits and later moved to South America where he brought his extensive marine experience to Anglo American’s Tierramar Marine Gold Project, and later continued diamond exploration for De Beers in South America. Martin graduated in 1977 with a BSc (Hons) Geology from the University Of Aberdeen, Scotland and with an MBA in 1987 from the University of Cape Town, South Africa.

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