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Neil Richardson is President of Forensic Geoscience North Inc., a geological consulting company based in Callander, Ontario. Prior to starting his own consulting company, Neil spent 28 years in the mining and exploration business working on volcanic hosted massive sulphide, gold and magmatic nickel-copper sulphide deposits within Canada and internationally.
Neil was the Chief Operating Officer of VMS Ventures Inc. and North American Nickel from 2011 to 2015. While at VMS Ventures, he oversaw and was directly involved in all exploration projects and property reviews. He also led the Joint Venture technical committee overseeing the development of the Reed Mine. Prior to that he worked for over thirteen years at Hudbay Minerals Inc. in mine and exploration geology and was part of the team that discovered numerous base metal zones in Manitoba and Saskatewan.
Neil is a registered professional geoscientist in Ontario and Manitoba.
Mr. Vaillancourt was born in Halifax and studied at Saint Mary’s University and is a graduate of SCCP program at Henson College Dalhousie. He has worked in the financial services industry for over 22 years. Mr. Vaillancourt implemented sales strategies and employee training seminars to enhance company branding and market share for a major financial institution. He was a customer service manager, manager of sales and service, and an In-store branch manager during this time. Mr. Vaillancourt is also a founding partner of The Bin Doctor which specializes in providing recycling solutions for consumers-businesses throughout Canada. The Bin Doctor has multiple products available in major retail stores across Atlantic Canada. Jason was also a Director of Canasur Gold.