Mr. Nitescu is a professional geoscientist who trained both as a geophysicist and as a geologist. He obtained his Ph.D. in Geology from the University of Toronto in 2004 and has expertise with geophysical interpretations of the Kapuskasing Structural Zone and the Western Superior Province. Since 2005, he has been actively involved in exploration work for gold, uranium, copper and diamonds with various junior exploration companies. In addition, his previous experience includes participation in government-funded research in the Bathurst Mining Camp and work as a lecturer in Geology at the University of Toronto. Mr. Nitescu is a member of the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario and is a Qualified Person in conformity with the National Instrument 43-101.