President, CEO & Director
Jason Attew is a mining industry veteran who has dedicated 25 years to the mining sector. Jason most recently served as the Chief Financial Officer at Goldcorp Inc. where, in addition to leading the finance and investor relations operations, he was responsible for Goldcorp’s corporate development and strategy culminating in the US$32 billion merger with Newmont Mining Corp. Jason has extensive capital markets experience from his time in investment banking with the BMO Global Metals and Mining Group where he was at the forefront of structuring and raising significant growth capital as well as advising on both formative and transformational mergers and acquisitions for corporations that have become industry leaders over the past two decades. Jason also is on the board of directors of Evolution Mining and the Food Stash Foundation, a Vancouver-based non-profit whose mission is to create food & nutritional security for local residents. Jason holds a Master of Business Administration, Queen’s University and a Bachelor of Science (Honours), University of British Columbia.
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Radford brings over 35 years of experience in the mining industry, having held senior operational roles at Hecla Mining, Kinross Gold, and Barrick Gold. He most recently held the role of Chief Operating Officer at Hecla, overseeing five precious metal mine operations in North America. Previously, he held operational and technical services roles at Kinross, including managing the construction of the Fort Knox heap leach operation in Alaska. Mr. Radford was a member of Barrick’s original team at the Goldstrike mine in Nevada, one of the largest gold operations in the United States. He holds a Bachelor of Science, Mining Engineering, from the University of Idaho and an MBA from the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
Michael N. Waldkirch
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Waldkirch holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of British Columbia and has been a Chartered Professional Accountant since 1998. From 1997 to 2011, he held the position of principal with JBH Professional Services Inc., a business consulting firm located in Richmond, B.C., Canada. Since 1999, Mr. Waldkirch has also held the position of Senior Partner with the Public Accounting firm Michael Waldkirch and Company Inc., Chartered Professional Accountants, in Vancouver, B.C.
VP General Counsel & Corporate Secretary (10)
Glenn Kumoi, B.A, LLB., is Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Gold Standard. Mr. Kumoi is also a lawyer and executive leader with extensive experience in the areas of financing, project development, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and legal compliance. In the 20 years prior to joining Gold Standard in 2017, Mr. Kumoi was the VP General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of three other public companies including Rubicon Minerals Corporation and Ballard Power Systems. During that time, Mr. Kumoi was a key part of the executive teams who raised in aggregate over $700 million.
VP Corporate Development & Investor Relations
Mr. McDonald brings 15 years of experience in capital markets and business development roles at SSR Mining, Goldcorp, and CIBC. At SSR Mining, Michael most recently oversaw the investor relations program during its merger with Alacer Gold, and previously was a member of the business development team during its growth into an intermediate precious metals producer. At Goldcorp, Mr. McDonald headed the metals marketing function overseeing the sale of all the company’s product. Michael started his career in investment banking and holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours), Finance, from the University of British Columbia.
(1) Member of Audit Committee
(2) Member of Compensation Committee
(3) Member of Corporate Governance & Nominating Committee
(4) Lead Director
(5) Independent Director
(6) Chair of Audit Committee
(7) Chair of Compensation Committee
(8) Chair of Corporate Governance & Nominating Committee
(9) Chair of the HS&E Committee
(10) Member of the HS&E Committee