Mr. Warren Hawkins received a Bachelor of Applied Science in Geological Engineering from the University of Waterloo in 1989 focussing in the areas of economic geology and geophysics.

Over the past 20 years Mr. Hawkins has provided consulting services in the areas of exploration project management, core logging, diamond drill supervision, prospecting, geophysical surveying, and property assessment filing, as well as NI 43-101 compliant report and news release preparation. Mr. Hawkins also spent 10 years as an Investment Advisor with various IIROC member firms focussing on investments in junior mining issuers. Mr. Hawkins is a Qualified Person under National Instrument 43-101.