Trillium Gold

HIGH-GRADE LEADERSHIP
HIGH-GRADE
LEADERSHIP

Poised to aggressively forge forward in our goal of advancing a golden age of discovery in this well-established area of the world.

DEDICATED. FOCUSED. EXPERTISE

Trillium Gold Mines Inc. is exclusively dedicated to the exploration and development of high-grade gold deposits in the Red Lake District, one of the premier mining areas in the world. Our experienced leadership and technical teams know the area like few do.

MANAGEMENT
Russell Starr

President & CEO, Director

Russell Starr is an entrepreneur and financial professional, focused on private and public mining & exploration, corporate advisory, corporate development, and M&A. Russel Starr has over 20 years of corporate finance, M&A, investment and business development experience.
Bill Paterson

Vice President of Exploration

Bill Paterson is a Professional Geologist in Ontario and has extensive experience in both surface and underground exploration in Red Lake, including managing the ultra-deep surface drilling program at the Cochenour Mine that progressed to underground development, bulk sampling and starter mine status.

Ian MacNeily, CPA, CA 

Financial Advisor

Mr. MacNeily brings more than 20 years of executive financial management and leadership experience in the mining sector. As a 

Donna Yoshimatsu

VP Corporate Development & Investor Relations

Mrs. Yoshimatsu’s career in the mining industry encompasses over 25 years having held senior positions in investor relations for some of the TSX’s most successful companies, including the original Franco-Nevada, SNC-Lavalin, as well as engagements with such mid-tier industry peers as North American Palladium, and junior explorer-developers as Vancouver-based Japan Gold, Orogen Royalties and Abacus Mining.  

 
BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Russell Starr

President & CEO, Director
Russell Starr is an entrepreneur and financial professional, focused on private and public mining & exploration, corporate advisory, corporate development, and M&A. Russel Starr has over 20 years of corporate finance, M&A, investment and business development experience.
Bob Schafer, P.Geo, MSC, PHD
Director, Chairman of the board
Robert W. Schafer is a Registered Professional Geologist with +35 years international experience exploring for mineral deposits and identifying,
Krisztian Toth
Director
Krisztian Toth is an experienced mining, capital markets and M&A lawyer. His experience in mining finance and M&A stretches across all jurisdictions and minerals. Krisztian has been
Robert Kang, CPA, CA
Director
Robert has a combined 27 years of public practice and company management on advising corporations and their executives regarding financing, mergers and acquisitions, going public transactions, continuous disclosure obligations, and
David Velisek
Director
David Velisek has been involved in the capital markets for over 25 years. He has been a licensed trader of equities, options and futures, as well as an Investment Advisor. He has also held roles in investor relations as well as providing consulting services to public companies. He is currently a director of Trillium Gold Mines, Datinvest International, and Cognetivity Neurosciences. He has previously held the role of director of Lifestyle Delivery Systems, Amador Gold Corp, Novo Resources, Finore Mining, and Delon Resources. Mr. Velisek is currently employed with Baron Global Financial Canada.

A RESPONSIBLE FOUNDATION

Science driven, low impact exploration, health, safety and wellbeing are the backbone of the Trillium Gold company culture.

Modern exploration and mining require modern approaches, and Trillium holds the values of sustainability at the core of its operations. Through these strategies, we are working to deliver long-term shareholder value whilst holding environmental and socially responsible matters paramount, which in turn produces strong community networks and reduces impacts on the local ecosystems.

Safety & Company Culture
People & Culture
Social Responsibility
Environmental Stewardship
Russell Strarr

President & CEO, Director

Russell Starr is an entrepreneur and financial professional, focused on private and public mining & exploration, corporate advisory, corporate development, and M&A. Mr. Starr
has over 20 years of corporate finance, M&A, investment and business development experience. Mr. Starr held senior positions and advisory roles with financial institutions
including RBC Capital Markets, Scotia Capital, Orion Securities, Blackmont, Lawrence and Company, where he helped raise over a billion dollars for junior and mid-tier
companies. Mr. Starr is also a co-founder and part owner of Echelon Wealth Partners, a large Canadian investment dealer. After leaving Bay Street, he held executive positions at
Cayden Resources and Auryn Resources. As Senior Vice President with Cayden Resources, and board member, Russell was integral in the marketing, financing, development and
ultimate sale of Cayden for CAD$205 million to Agnico Eagle.

Bill Paterson

Vice President of Exploration

Bill Paterson is a Professional Geologist in Ontario and has extensive experience in both surface and underground exploration in Red Lake, including managing the ultra-deep
surface drilling program at the Cochenour Mine that progressed to underground development, bulk sampling and starter mine status. Bill started in Red Lake as the Senior
Regional Geologist for Goldcorp Inc. and was promoted to Exploration Superintendent with extensive knowledge of all parts of the Red Lake and Confederation Greenstone Belts.
While working for Placer Dome’s Asia Pacific Division in the 1990’s, Mr. Paterson worked extensively in Australia, Papua New Guinea and West Africa. Bill’s people skills,
project management ability and geological expertise will allow Trillium’s exploration team to quickly and efficiently progress as exploration activities accelerate.

Ian MacNeily, CPA, CA 

Financial Advisor

Mr. MacNeily brings more than 20 years of executive financial management and leadership experience in the mining sector. As a senior executive for a number of global mining and development companies, he has considerable experience in strategic planning, acquisitions, financial controls and reporting, capital restructuring and funding, metal trading, and implementing successful finance programs that have resulted in improved financial position and increased shareholder value. Prior mining companies where he served in a senior finance capacity include Abacus Mining Corp., North American Palladium Ltd., SRA Corporation, Desert Sun Mining, and Pangea Goldfields Inc. where he managed the successful $210 million acquisition by Barrick Gold Corporation.

Prior to entering the resource sector, his experience includes seven years with Burns Fry (now BMO Nesbitt Burns) in both Toronto and London, U.K., managing treasury and operational activities of the firm.  

Donna Yoshimatsu

VP Corporate Development & Investor Relations

Mrs. Yoshimatsu’s career in the mining industry encompasses over 25 years having held senior positions in investor relations for some of the TSX’s most successful companies, including the original Franco-Nevada, SNC-Lavalin, as well as engagements with such mid-tier industry peers as North American Palladium, and junior explorer-developers as Vancouver-based Japan Gold, Orogen Royalties and Abacus Mining.  Prior to this, she worked for a large international investment bank in various capacities and for a prominent investment counsel in the gold division.  She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Toronto. 

Bob Schafer,
P.Geo, MSC, PHD

Director, Chairman of the board

Robert W. Schafer is a Registered Professional Geologist with +35 years international experience exploring for mineral deposits and identifying, evaluating and structuring business transactions globally having worked in more than 80 countries. He has been an executive with Hunter Dickinson, Kinross Gold and BHP Minerals. Robert is also 2020-21 President of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME). He is also Past-President of the PDAC, CIM and the Mining and Metallurgical Society of America.

Krisztian Toth

Director

Krisztian Toth is an experienced mining, capital markets and M&A lawyer. His experience in mining finance and M&A stretches across all jurisdictions and minerals. Krisztian has
been recognized by a number of legal publications as a leading lawyer in mining, capital markets, private equity, and M&A.

Robert Kang, CPA, CA

Director

Rob Kang has been self-employed since April 2015. He was the Director of Listed Issuer Services and held other positions with TMX Group from March 1992 to
March 2015. He is a corporate finance professional who is experienced in all aspects of Exchange policy, corporate governance and public company obligations. Mr.
Kang is currently the principal of RSJ Consulting Inc., a firm that provides corporate finance advice. Mr. Kang received a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the
University of British Columbia in 1988 and obtained is C.A. designation at Ernst and Young.

David Velisek

Director

David Velisek has been involved in the capital markets for over 25 years. He has been a licensed trader of equities, options and futures, as well as an Investment
Advisor. He has also held roles in investor relations as well as providing consulting services to public companies. He is currently a director of Trillium Gold Mines,
Datinvest International, and Cognetivity Neurosciences. He has previously held the role of director of Lifestyle Delivery Systems, Amador Gold Corp, Novo
Resources, Finore Mining, and Delon Resources. Mr. Velisek is currently employed with Baron Global Financial Canada.Mines, Datinvest International, and Cognetivity Neurosciences. He has previously held the role of director of Lifestyle Delivery Systems, Amador Gold Corp, Novo Resources, Finore Mining, and Delon Resources. Mr. Velisek is currently employed with Baron Global Financial Canada.