Luis Zapata - CEO
Resources finance executive with 14 years of experience financing Latin American mining projects. Luis launched Canaccord Genuity's Latin America Institutional Equities business unit in 2010. Mr. Zapata is the former Partner & Head of Capital Markets at Seminario SAB; Peru's largest independent brokerage firm. Luis has deep ties to Ecuadorian mining industry, having financed Ecuadorian mining companies since 2017.
Darryl Cardey - Director
Principal of CDM Capital Partners, a boutique natural resources investment banking advisory firm. Mr. Cardey is the co-founder of Northern Empire Resources (acquired by Coeur Mining Inc in 2018) and Underworld Resources (acquired by Kinross Gold in 2009).
Mr. Cardey is the Founder of Otterburn Resources Inc. (predecessor company to K92 Mining Inc) and remains a director in the company. Darryl currently sits on the board of Eclipse Gold Mining Corporation.
Luis Miguel Espinosa - Director
Administrator with over 15 years of experience in the natural resources industry in Ecuador. Mr. Espinosa is based in Quito, Ecuador and is currently President of Green Oil S.A., one of Ecuador's largest mining contractors since 2015. He is also the General Manager of Hidrotolumbi S.A., an Ecuadorian hydroelectric company.
Jeff Dare - Director
Over 12 years of experience acting as an executive officer and director for TSX-V and CSE listed issuers. Jeff currently serves as the Corporate Secretary for several companies, including Great Bear Resources, ValOre Metals Corp., Fireweed Zinc, K2 Gold Corporation, Riverside Resources Inc. Kodiak Copper Corp. and Palladium One Mining Inc.
Matt Roma - CFO
Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) with over 10 years of financial management experience. Prior to joining Western Pacific, Mr. Roma was the Director of Finance for Core Gold Inc. until the sale of the Company to an Australian Mining Company. Mr. Roma articled at Deloitte LLP where he specialized in assurance and advisory services for publicly listed mining companies based both in Canada and the United States.