President and CEO
Mr. Wyeth brings more than 35 years of diverse international experience in the mining industry to this role. Most recently, Mr. Wyeth was Operations Director at a large engineering company in Ontario, Canada, with a strong focus on both local and international projects. Mr. Wyeth started his career with De Beers, and worked on mines around the world in Canada, Russia, Brazil and South Africa. With De Beers, he moved to Canada to lead the development, construction, commissioning and ramp up of the Victor Diamond Mine in Northern Ontario. He took the Victor project from pre-feasibility study to nameplate capacity.
Orin Baranowsky CPA, CFA
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Baranowsky brings more than 20 years of finance and capital markets experience to Treasury. Most recently he was the Chief Financial Officer for Blue Thunder Mining Inc. Previously, he served as Chief Financial Officer of Stornoway Diamond Corporation, where he was instrumental in helping raise more than $1 billion for the construction of the Renard Diamond Mine in northern Québec. Mr. Baranowsky holds an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Wilfrid Laurier University, is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario, and is a CFA Charterholder.
Clinton Swemmer, Pr. Eng. PMP
Vice President, Projects
Mr. Swemmer brings more than 20 years of Project Delivery experience in mining to Treasury. Most recently he was the Vice President of Project Delivery for Ausenco. Previously, he served as Director of Mining and Mineral Projects for AmecFosterWeeler and Vice President Projects for DRA Americas. Mr. Swemmer holds a First Class Honours Bachelor of Engineering degree from the University of Hertfordshire, is a member of the Professional Engineers of Ontario, and is a PMP holder.
Rachel Pineault, CHRE
Vice President, Human Resources and Community Engagement
Ms. Pineault brings more than 25 years of progressive senior management experience to Treasury Metals. Most recently, she was the Vice President of Human Resources at Battle North Gold. Previously, she was Director of Human Resources - Canadian Operations, for Kirkland Lake Gold, Vice President, Human Resources and Aboriginal Affairs at Detour Gold, and Head of Human Resources and Aboriginal Affairs for De Beers Canada - Victor Mine. Ms. Pineault holds a CHRE (Certified Human Resources Executive) designation.
Mark Wheeler P.Eng, MBA
Mr. Wheeler, a Professional Mining Engineer, joins Treasury Metals from Teck Resources Limited’s Quebrada Blanca open-pit mine where he held a number of roles with increasingly greater responsibility, most recently as projects engineer. His experience also covered large-scale gold projects including the Willams underground mine, located in Ontario, Canada, where he was underground production supervisor. Mr. Wheeler has a mining engineering degree from Queen’s University in Canada and a M.B.A. from the Rotman School of Business in Canada.
Maura Kolb, M.Sc., P.Geo.,
Director of Exploration
Maura Kolb is a professional geologist with over 10 years of experience in Gold mining and exploration in Northwestern Ontario. She has a diverse experience from grassroots exploration to bringing projects into commercial production. Maura spent eight years in the Red Lake Camp with Goldcorp, Newmont, Evolution and Battle North Gold leading exploration at mine site and regionally. Maura completed a Master’s Thesis at Lakehead University, focused on structural controls for gold mineralization at Musslewhite Mine and Hammond Reef deposit.
Adam Larsen, P.Geo
Adam is an experienced Geologist working at a variety of projects in Canada including more than eight years at the Goliath Gold Project either participating or leading Treasury’s mineral exploration programs to the resource development stage. Mr. Larsen has underground experience at Goldcorp Inc.’s Musselwhite Mine and holds a degree in Geological Sciences from the University of Saskatchewan.
Mackenzie Denyes, PhD,P.Geo.,QPRA
Manager of Regulatory Affairs
With over 10 years of professional consulting experience related to mine permitting and approvals, environmental assessment, Indigenous consultation and human health risk assessment, Dr. Denyes joins Treasury Metals as Manager of Regulatory Affairs. Prior to joining Treasury Metals, she worked at Wood Environment & Infrastructure. In addition to her role at Treasury Metals, Dr. Denyes is appointed as an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Mining at Queen’s University.