Jari Paakki, B.Sc., M.Sc., P.Geo., CEO, Director
Mr. Paakki is a Professional Geologist with 25 years-experience in gold and base metal exploration in Canada, Scandinavia and Brazil, including twelve years with Teck Resources. Jari has spent the past dozen years in the junior exploration market in senior management roles and as a director. Mr. Paakki is the Company’s qualified technical person.
Chris Robbins, CFO, Director
Mr. Robbins holds the position of CFO, as well Chris has the role of the Company’s investor relations lead. Mr. Robbins has 30 years-experience in public relations, corporate governance & financing, both in public and private sectors, including 20 years with Gungnir’s predecessor.
Todd Keast, B.Sc., P.Geo., Director
Mr. Keast is a Professional Geologist with over 25 years-exploration experience, combined with numerous years of senior management and public company experience. Todd was part of the original team prior to the re-branding of Gungnir in 2014. Mr. Keast is the co-founder of Manitou Gold.
Garett Macdonald, P.Eng., MBA, Director
Garett is a professional mining engineer with extensive experience in project development and mine operations with over 22 years of industry experience. He has managed large technical programs through the concept, feasibility and into construction stages and has senior management and board level experience with several public companies. Most recently as Vice President of Project Development for JDS Energy and Mining, Garett was responsible for leading the Curraghinalt Feasibility Study for Dalradian Resources, a high grade, narrow vein Curraghinalt gold project in Northern Ireland, recently acquired by Orion Mine Finance for $537M. Garett also held roles in mine operations and engineering earlier in his career with senior Canadian mining firms Suncor Energy, and Placer Dome Inc. From 2009 to 2013 he served as Vice President of Operations for Rainy River Resources prior to the $310M sale of Rainy River to New Gold Inc. Garett is currently the President & CEO of Maritime Resources and a director of First Cobalt and Aurelius Minerals. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Western University's Ivey Business School and a Bachelor of Engineering (Mining) from Laurentian University in Sudbury.