Mr. John is currently Chairman of Prime Mining and a Director of Osisko Gold Royalties and O3 Mining. Prior to retirement in December 2014, Mr. John was President and Chief Executive Officer of Dundee Resources Limited, a private resource-focused investment company, and Managing Director and a Portfolio Manager with Goodman Investment Counsel, where he was responsible for managing resource and precious metals focused mutual funds and flow-through limited partnerships. Mr. John is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Corona Gold Corporation and Ryan Gold Corp. He is also a former director of several other public companies including Breakwater Resources, Dundee Precious Metals and Osisko Mining. He has been involved with the resource investment industry since 1992 and has worked as an investment banker, buy-side mining analyst, sell-side mining analyst and portfolio manager. Mr. John graduated from the Camborne School of Mines in 1980 with a B. Sc (Hons) in mining engineering and has extensive industry experience working as a mining engineer for Strathcona Mineral Services, Nanisivik Mines and Eldorado Nuclear. He also received a Master of Business Administration from the University of Toronto in 1992.