Frank Hogel


Mr. Hoegel has served as CEO at Peter Beck Performance Fonds GbR, bringing with him over 20 years of experience in the financial sector. He is an Asset Manager actively involved in the financial evaluation of companies and convertible debenture structuring. Mr. Hoegel has international financing experience, the ability to analyze expansion and acquisition opportunities, and expertise with Canadian and Australian resource companies. He has a broad base of involvement in global investments, primarily focused on the structuring, initiation, and completion of international convertible debenture financings. His background includes more than 20 years of direct experience in the mining industry, expertise as an international financier / investor and a successful track record as a consultant and stock broker in London, England. He serves on the Board of Directors of numerous public companies and is a Member of the Advisory Board of Concept Capital Management Ltd. He has a Master of Business Administration (FH) degree from a University in Germany, with a focus on Financial Management, Banking, and International Business & Management.


Carlos Espinosa


Mr. Espinosa is a mining executive with more than 30 years of experience within Canadian capital markets, international business development and commercial banking. He is President, CEO and Director of RooGold Inc. (CSE:ROO) since March 2022, former President & CEO, Monarca Minerals (TSXV:MMN), Former CFO of Fredonia Mining (TSXV:FRED), former Director of the Board of Latitude Silver, now Silver X Mining Corp. (TSXV:AGX), former Head of Business Development, Global Mining at the Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange, and former Deputy Trade Commissioner of Mexico, in Toronto. Mr. Espinosa holds an MBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a BBA from Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Mexico; he is fluent in Spanish.


James McVicar


Mr. McVicar is a senior partner of Peterson McVicar LLP in Toronto with over 20 years of experience focused on corporate finance and mining law. He previously spent close to three years as legal counsel in the Corporate Finance Branch of the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) and later in his career was appointed to the OSC’s Securities Advisory Committee for a 2-year term.


Mónica Ospina


Ms. Ospina is the founder and director of O Trade with 20 years of experience advising mineral exploration and mining companies in mitigating and managing social risk. Guest lecturer in Social Responsibility at the Faculty of Mining Engineering, the University of Toronto.  Contributor to IFC World Bank guideline for mineral exploration, Strategic Approach to Early Stakeholder Engagement.  Former Head of Corporate Social Responsibility of Aurania Resources.