Management & Directors

Jason Cubitt

President & CEO

Mr. Cubitt has 25 years of experience working with resource companies in various capacities as founder, finance agent and institutional investor. Most recently, Mr. Cubitt was director of investments for Vertus Investment Advisory and Ascenta Asset Management, offshore investment advisory firms for which he was responsible for precious metals and special situations mining and energy funds.

Kerry Griffin

VP of Exploration

Kerry – (Bsc (Geol), Dip Eng Geol, MAIG) has 23 years experience in mining geology, resource development and exploration in Australia, Africa, South/Central America and Asia including senior roles with such companies as Newcrest Mining, Sons of Gwalia, Consolidated Minerals, Ivanhoe Mines, Aspire Mining Ltd., Haranga Resources Ltd., Lindian Resources Ltd.,, Altan Rio Ltd. and Latin Resources Ltd.  After graduating from the University of Canterbury, Kerry began his career as a mine geologist at Telfer Gold Mine and has since had extensive hands on experience in mine development and management, designing and managing exploration and resource drilling programs, resource modelling and estimation, the management and training of geological/technical teams, business development and corporate affairs.  His experience includes five years with Ivanhoe Mines as the Senior Development Geologist during the discovery and development of the world class Oyu Tolgoi Project. Also in Mongolia Kerry was responsible for the identification, acquisition and management of Aspire Mining’s Ovoot Coking Coal Deposit and the resource estimation and development of Haranga Resource’s Selenge Magnetite Iron Ore Project. More recently he has been involved with hard rock lithium development in Argentina and copper gold project development in Peru and Mexico

Chris Gale


Chris joins Westminster with over 20 years experience in managing and advising public companies. Chris is currently the Managing Director of Latin Resources and the current chairman of the Council on Australian Latin American Relations (COALAR) established by the Australian Government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). He is also a founding director of Allegra Capital, a boutique corporate advisory firm based in Perth and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).

Bruce Ballantyne

Project Manager

Mr. Ballantyne has the significant role of being the Manager of the Companies projects. Under his direction the importance of the Navojoa, Mexico new gold-copper porphyry district was recognized and assembled.

Mr. Ballantyne had a distinguished career of 23 years starting in 1974, with the Geological Survey of Canada, as a well known member of the Mineral Resources Division, where he specialized in Applied Exploration Geochemistry. He was responsible for the development and initiation of the National Geochemical Reconnaissance Stream Sediment surveys in the Canadian Cordillera and as a guest speaker has presented his research on a variety of deposits nationally and internationally. Since 1996 he has consulted to the junior and mid tier mineral exploration companies including a six year term ending in 2008 with Starfield Resources Inc where he was an integral part of the successful exploration and development of resources at the Ferguson Lake copper-nickel-cobalt-platinum group metal deposit in Nunavut, Canada. Mr. Ballantyne is a B.Sc. graduate of the University of Guelph, Ontario.

Jamie Lavigne

Technical Advisor

Mr. Lavigne has over 20 years experience in all phases of mineral exploration and development predominantly in base and precious metal deposits. His positions included Vice-President of Exploration for Goldbrook Ventures Inc where he was responsible for design implementation and management of their programs; senior geologist with FNX Mining Company; and consulting geologist with Wardrop Engineering. He is currently Vice President Exploration for Garson Gold Corp focusing on the New Britannia Gold Mine, Snow Lake, Manitoba.

Mr. Lavigne has a B.Sc. (Geology) from Memorial University of NFLD and a M.Sc. (Geology) from the University of Ottawa.

Alberto Martinez

Business Manager, Mexico

Mr. Martinez represents the Company as its Mexican Business Manager. He is responsible for providing in country expertise and guidance covering contract and field negotiations, compliance with State and Federal laws, matters relating to business, due diligence, ownership, title, taxes and property acquisitions. From 1982-1989 he was with Intercor, a wholly owned Exxon affiliate operator of the Cerrejon Project, a US $3 billion, 5,000 employees, 15 million tonne/year coal joint venture project with Carbocol, involved in a wide range of activities including annual budget planning, offshore equipment finance, cash management, contract supervision and mine and port inventory control in the Cerrejon Coal Project. From 1990 to 1995 he worked with Greenstone Resources, Ltd., or affiliates, culminating as General Manager and Director. At Greenstone he negotiated sales contracts of concentrates with smelters and managed export gold concentrates to Sumitomo, Japan and managed the affairs in Colombia. From 1995 to 1998 he was with Eldorado Gold Corporation responsible for the planning of acquisitions, research, field negotiations, etc., in Mexico. He holds a B.Sc. Engineering degree from Universidad del Norte, Colombia and an MBA from the University of Dallas, Irving, Texas.

Alain Voisin

Chief Financial Officer

Alain Voisin, CPA, CGA, has served as Controller and CFO for various private and publicly traded companies, including a number of junior exploration companies for over 15 years. Mr. Voisin obtained a Bachelor of Science from Western University, London, Ontario.

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