Advisory Board

ELN Advisory Board

Dr. William Stone
Principal Consulting Geologist

Dr. Stone, M.Sc and Ph.D, Geology, has held senior positions with international and Canadian mining and mineral exploration companies based in Vancouver and Toronto and has more than twenty-five years of exploration experience, including significant experience with platinum group metals (PGMs) and nickel-copper sulphides and a wealth of technical and practical experience. He served as Principal Geologist and Vice President of Exploration with several Canadian and Australian listed firms, including positions with WMC Resources Ltd. at Kambalda (Western Australia), location of world-class nickel sulphide and gold mining districts. Dr. Stone was also a Senior Lecturer in Economic Geology and Geochemistry at the University of Western Australia in Perth. Dr. Stone joins us from his most recent position as Vice-President of Exploration, Canada, for Magma Metals Ltd., where he was responsible for exploration of the recently discovered TBN PGE-Cu-Ni sulphide deposit near Thunder Bay, Ontario. Previously he served as Vice President of Exploration for North American Palladium Ltd., where he was responsible for PGE exploration at the Lac des Iles Mine near Thunder Bay and the APP Joint Venture Project in Finland, and gold exploration at the Sleeping Giant Mine near Amos, Quebec. He is currently a Consulting Geologist for Pacific North West Capital Corp.

ELN Advisory Board

Ali Hassanalizadeh

Mr. Hassanalizadeh, M.Sc, PGeo, MBA is a senior geologist who possess extensive experience in mineral exploration and project management. He graduated in geology in 1991 and completed his M.Sc. in Petrology in 1995. In 2010 he completed an MBA at Queen's University, building on his experiences as Project Geologist and Project Manager. Ali has been responsible for a number of Uranium, gold and base metal projects during his exploration career with various explorations companies. Ali is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia.


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Colin Bird

Mr. Bird has over 40 years of experience in the mining industry and is a UK Chartered Mining Engineer. He has spent the formidable part of his career in the mining sector, holding senior management positions in coal, gold, nickel and industrial metal companies. In the early 1990s, Mr. Bird worked in corporate finance and was a the Managing Director of Lion Mining Finance Limited and Lion Capital Corporation Limited based in London, UK. In the late 1990's he was responsible for advising several successful mining companies and was the founder of Jubilee Platinum plc and Kiwara Resources. He was also involved in a number of public issues in Europe and South Africa. He is currently Non Executive Chairman of Jubilee and Executive Director of SacOil Holdings Limited in South Africa.