A Professional Geologist with over 30 years of experience in all aspects of the mineral industry; from grassroots exploration to mine feasibility studies, environmental permitting and corporate development. As VP Exploration for Grayd Resource Corporation, he was one of the key people who brought the La India heap-leach gold project in Mexico from the grassroots exploration stage to an advanced project. Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd paid $275M to acquire Grayd and recently brought La India into production, using a mine and production plan based on Grayd’s work. Hans has guided exploration, feasibility, and permitting work on other advanced gold projects including at Dublin Gulch in the Yukon and Red Mountain in British Columbia. He also managed the feasibility, environmental assessment and permitting of the Swamp Point Aggregate Mine located on the coast of B.C. Recent work includes managing resource estimations and a preliminary economic assessment on silver-base metal vein projects in northern Mexico.