Manex is comprised of an exceptional multi-disciplinary team of professionals, with specific expertise in all the areas of public company administration. Since its formation in 1997, Companies under the Manex management umbrella have raised some C$300 million to fund their exploration projects.

In a highly competitive environment, companies in the Manex Resource Group are guided by their distinct technical and management teams to create and maintain shareholder value.

Thomas C. Patton, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D.
President & Chief Executive Officer
Quaterra Resources Inc.

Dr. Patton graduated from the University of Washington in 1971 (Ph.D.) and has worked in the exploration industry for thirty-five years as a field geologist, consultant and executive officer of both junior and senior mining companies. His work has been primarily in North America, where he and his teams have played major roles in several significant discoveries and reserve expansions of existing operations. Before joining Quaterra on a full-time basis, Tom was President and COO of Western Silver Corporation from 1998 to May 2006. The highlights of this period were the discovery and delineation of the world-class Peñasquito silver-gold-lead zinc deposit in Zacatecas, Mexico and the subsequent sale of the company to Glamis Gold Ltd.

Patrick Hillard
Project Manager
Quaterra Resources Inc.

Mr. Hillard played a major role in the discovery of 7 million ounce Pierina gold deposit in Peru. He was the first to recognize it as a potential economic deposit, even though it had no mines or prospective pits.

In addition, Mr. Hillard took over a failing grass roots project in the jungles of Papau New Guinea, and within 10 months had drilled holes in a disseminated gold deposit, a vein with bonanza grade gold, and identified several other quality targets, including a gold-copper porphyry. Eight breccia pipe ore bodies discovered by Mr. Hillard or staff under his supervision in northern Arizona became profitable mines and nine other discoveries have similar potential.

Charles Hawley
VP Alaska Exploration
Quaterra Resources Inc.

Charles Hawley received his Ph.D. in geology from the University of Colorado in 1963. A resident of Anchorage, Alaska, Mr. Hawley has been President of Hawley Resource Group 1981 to present.

Adrian Robles
Senior Geologist, Mexican Projects
Southern Silver Exploration Corp.

Since 1990 Mr. Robles has served as a consultant and Senior Geologist for Minera Kennecott, S.A. de C.V., the Mexican subsidiary of Kennecott Minerals Company. His focus has been in the exploration of porphyry copper deposits and he has been involved with the Western Copper-Kennecott alliance at the Penasquito and San Jeronimo Projects. In addition Mr. Robles has served as Exploration Geologist for Penoles, and has worked for Frisco, S.A. de C.V.During his time at Frisco, he was involved in the discovery of the San Felipe gold deposit in Baja California where more than one million ounces of gold was discovered.

Brian McGrath, B.Sc., PGeo
Director
Valterra Resource Corporation

Mr. McGrath attained his Bachelors degree in Earth Sciences from Memorial University in Newfoundland in 1992. Since then he has dedicated over 15 years to the mineral exploration industry through geosciences, education and sustainability. His background includes exploration for gold and base metals through his work on banded iron formations, VHMS deposits and lode gold systems. Brian recently joined the Manex Group after spending six years with Cumberland Resources Ltd. as an integral part of a team that brought the Meadowbank Gold Project in Nunavut to a multi-million ounce reserve. Other key positions he's held include: Mineral Resource Officer with British Columbia's Ministry of Energy and Mines, Project Geologist positions with Homestake Exploration Canada; Echo Bay Mines Ltd. and Redfern Resources.

John Kerr
Director
Quaterra Resources Inc.

Mr. Kerr holds bachelor degrees in applied science and geological engineering from the University of British Columbia. Over the course of a 30+ year career he has been continuously engaged in mineral exploration and has extensive field experience throughout North America. Mr. Kerr has been a geological consulting engineer since 1970 and has held senior positions with a number of public companies, both as an officer and director. He has been involved with the discovery of a number of significant mineral deposits, including two producing mines and two additional projects currently awaiting production decisions.

Joseph A. Kizis, Jr.
P.Geo, President, Director
Homestake Resource Corp.
P.Geo, President, Director
Homestake Resource Corp.

Joe Kizis, Jr. of Reno, Nevada is a past president of the Geological Society of Nevada and a graduate of the University of Colorado, Mr. Kizis has 30 years of experience in minerals exploration, both with major mining companies and with junior explorers. He has consulted to Fortune River Resource Corp. for the past two years.

Eugene Spiering
VP Exploration and Director
Group Ten Metals Inc.
Director
Southern Silver Exploration Corp.

Mr. Spiering has over 28 years of experience in the mining exploration industry. He most recently held the position of vice president, exploration at Rio Narcea Mines Ltd., where he managed a team that discovered two gold deposits and completed the final definition of one nickel deposit in Spain. All three of these deposits are currently in production. Prior to his tenure at Rio Narcea, Mr. Spiering held the position of senior geologist with Energy Fuels Nuclear, Inc. where his responsibilities included drilling supervision, geologic mapping, and ore reserve calculations related to uranium exploration in northern Arizona and gold exploration in western US and Venezuela. He received his Bachelor of Science-Geology degree from the University of Utah.

Paul Dircksen
Director
Bravada Gold Corporation

Mr. Dircksen has over 32 years of experience in base and precious metals deposits and industrial minerals. He has been responsible for the identification, assessment, acquisition and subsequent exploration management of five projects with have become significant metal producers including Giilt Edge Mine in South Dakota, Pinson, Preble, Stirling, and Florida Canyon mines all located in Nevada. In addition, Mr. Dircksen has been involved in the exploration and management of three future producing mines - Don Mario Project, Bolivia, Pederson Project, Bolivia and Butte Highlands in Montana.

Roger Scammell, B.Sc.
Director
Southern Silver Exploration Corp.

He has 40 years experience in the mining and exploration industry in North America, Mexico and Guatemala principally with epithermal gold/silver, polymetallic base metal, and nickel and coal deposits. He was the Country Manger (Mexico) for Teck Corporation and its Mexican subsidiary, Minera Teck S.A. de C.V. from 1992 to 2002. Under his direction, Minera Teck discovered the 72 million tonne San Nicolas volcanogenic massive sulphide deposit in Zacatecas, Mexico and the El Limon gold skarn in Guerrero, Mexico. From 2004 until December 2010, he was initially the Vice President of Exploration and later President of Scorpio Mining Corporation and its Mexican subsidiary Minera Cosala. During this time there, he was responsible for the administration and execution of the exploration, development and initial production of the Nuestra Senora polymetallic silver mine in Sonora, Mexico as well as supervising the construction of the 1,400 tonne per day flotation mill.

Thomas R. Turner, B.Sc., M.Sc.
Consulting Exploration Geologist
Quaterra Resources, Inc.

Mr. Turner graduated from Michigan Technological University and has worked as an exploration geologist in various technical and managerial capacities for thirty-four years. His work experience extends from Alaska to Ecuador and includes management of exploration projects for numerous types of precious and base metal mineral systems, both for major mining companies and junior exploration companies. For the last eleven years, he has worked exclusively in Mexico and Central America. He was a consultant to Western Silver Corporation from 1998 to 2006 and managed their Mexico exploration programs up to Western Silver's acquisition by Glamis Gold Ltd. in May, 2006. Mr. Turner initiated and subsequently managed Western Silver's Peñasquito project for five years, which culminated in the discovery of two world-class gold-silver-lead-zinc deposits and the discovery of economic gold-silver mineralization at the nearby Noche Buena project.

Prior to joining Western Silver, Mr. Turner managed Mar-West Resources Ltd.'s exploration projects in Guatemala which resulted in the discovery of the Cerro Blanco hot spring gold deposit. Cerro Blanco is currently the subject of a feasibility study by Glamis Gold Ltd., which acquired Mar-West in 1998.

John S. Brock, B.Sc.
Senior Consultant
Manex Resource Group
CEO
Pacific Ridge Exploration

John Brock, based in Vancouver, is a UBC geology and geophysics graduate and has over 40-years service in an executive role with public junior exploration companies. He has participated in major mineral deposit discoveries in Yukon (lead/zinc), Nunavut (uranium), British Columbia (copper/gold), Nevada (gold), Mexico (gold), Ecuador copper/gold), Sumatra (zinc) and Mongolia (uranium). He has also played a significant role in the equity financing of public companies under his management. Over the last 10 years he facilitated the funding of 5 public companies in the amount of $122 million.

Related to his public company exploration experience John Brock served 4 years as a governor of the Vancouver Stock Exchange, 2 years on the board of the CDNX Exchange and 2 years on the TSX Venture Exchange Advisory Board. In recognition of his contributions to Canadian mineral exploration and finance he is a recipient of the 1993 CIMM Sproule Award, the 1999 BC and Yukon Chamber of Mines President's Award, the 2002 Pezim Award and the 2006 Cambridge House Lifetime Achievement Award. Today, through J.Badger Consulting, John Brock continues with his public mineral exploration company involvement, serving on several Boards of Directors and acting as Senior Consultant to the Manex Resources Group in Vancouver.

Lawrence Page, Q.C.
Chairman

Lawrence Page obtained his law degree from the University of British Columbia in 1964 and was called to the Bar of British Columbia in 1965 where he has practiced in the areas of natural resource law and corporate and securities law to the present date. Through his experience with natural resource companies and, in particular, precious metals development, Mr. Page has established a unique relationship with financiers, geologists and consultants and has been counsel for public Companies which have discovered and developed producing mines in North America. Specifically, he has been a Director and Officer of Companies which have discovered and brought into production the David Bell and Page Williams mines in Ontario, the Snip, Calpine/Eskay Creek and Mascot Gold Mines in British Columbia as well as the discovery of the Penasquito Mine in Mexico.

Mr. Page is the principal of the Manex Resource Group of Vancouver which provides administrative, financial, corporate, corporate finance and geological services to a number of public companies in the mineral resource sector. He currently serves as a director of six public companies, including Homestake Resource Corporation, Bravada Gold Corporation, Quaterra Resources Inc., Southern Silver Exploration Corp. and Valterra Resource Corporation.

Thomas C. Patton, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D.
Past President & COO
Western Silver Corporation
Chairman of the Board
Quaterra Resources Inc.

Dr. Patton graduated from the University of Washington in 1971 (Ph.D.) and has since worked with both junior and senior mining companies. His exploration efforts have concentrated on North America and have resulted in several significant discoveries and reserve expansions of existing operations. Dr. Patton is currently President of Western Silver Corporation. Prior to joining the Manex group, Dr. Patton held senior positions with Rio Tinto Mining and Exploration and Kennecott, where he served as Senior Vice President, Exploration and Business Development. Dr. Patton is a member of the Society of Economic Geologists and the American Institute of Mining & Metallurgical Engineers.

Robert E. Swenarchuk
Senior Consultant
Manex Resource Group

Mr. Swenarchuk serves as a consultant of several public companies. He joined Manex Resource Group Inc. early in 1998 bringing with him more than 25 years of successful practice in the corporate and investor relations sectors of the natural resources industry. He is President of Rescom Consultants Ltd., which he founded in 1980 to provide a range of financial and investor services to public companies. Over the past 25 years he has been involved in arranging financing for mining exploration and development projects in Canada, the United States, Mexico, Russia, Kazakhstan and China. He has extensive financial community contacts throughout North America, Europe and Asia.

Joseph A. Kizis, Jr.
P.Geo, President, Director
Bravada Gold Corporation.
Homestake Resource Corp.

Joseph Kizis is a Registered Geologist with a B.S. in Geology from Kent State University and an M.S. in Geology from the University of Colorado. He has 35 years of experience in exploration for gold, silver, copper, molybdenum, lead, zinc, and uranium in the U.S., Canada and abroad. He is the President and a director of Homestake Resource Corporation, Bravada Gold Corporation and previously of Fortune River Resource Corp. (which amalgamated with Bravada Gold Corporation in 2011). Mr. Kizis has held previous executive positions with Fairmile GoldTech, Sierra Geothermal, the Geological Society of Nevada, and the GSN Foundation.

Robert J. Gayton, B.Comm., Ph.D., F.C.A.
Past Director
Quaterra Resources Inc.

Dr. Gayton, F.C.A., graduated from the University of British Columbia in 1962 with a Bachelor of Commerce and in 1964 earned the chartered accountant (C.A.) designation while at Peat Marwick Mitchell. Dr. Gayton joined the Faculty of Business Administration at the University of British Columbia in 1965, beginning 10 years in the academic world, including time at the University of California, Berkeley, earning a Ph.D. in Business. Dr. Gayton rejoined Peat Marwick Mitchell in 1974 and became a partner in 1976 where he provided audit and consulting services to private and public company clients for 11 years. Dr. Gayton has directed the accounting and financial matters of public companies in the resource and non-resource fields since 1987.

Robert W.J. Macdonald , MSc., PGeo.
VP Exploration
Homestake Resource Corp.
VP Geological Services
Manex Resource Group

Robert MacDonald is a member of the Manex Resource Group of Companies and, in such capacity, since 2003 he has been the Project Geologist managing the exploration program at the Companys Homestake Ridge project where the project has developed from an early stage exploration target into a significant gold and silver resource. Mr. Macdonald graduated with a B.Sc. from Memorial University of Newfoundland in 1990 and earned a MSc. from the University of British Columbia in 1999. Over his career in the geosciences Mr. Macdonald's work has focused on vein and intrusion-related gold systems and VMS environments. Prior to joining Bravo, Mr. Macdonald worked as a geologist with the British Columbia Geological Survey and Teck Exploration on projects in Alaska, Peru and British Columbia.

Robert W.J. Macdonald, MSc., PGeo.
VP Exploration
Homestake Resource Corp.
VP Geological Services
Manex Resource Group

Robert MacDonald is a member of the Manex Resource Group of Companies and, in such capacity, since 2003 he has been the Project Geologist managing the exploration program at the Company's Homestake Ridge project where the project has developed from an early stage exploration target into a significant gold and silver resource. Mr. Macdonald graduated with a B.Sc. from Memorial University of Newfoundland in 1990 and earned a MSc. from the University of British Columbia in 1999. Over his career in the geosciences Mr. Macdonald's work has focused on vein and intrusion-related gold systems and VMS environments. Prior to joining Bravo, Mr. Macdonald worked as a geologist with the British Columbia Geological Survey and Teck Exploration on projects in Alaska, Peru and British Columbia.

Graham Thatcher ACCA, B.A. (Hons.)
CFO
Valterra Resource Corporation, Bravada Gold Corporation, Homestake Resource Corporation, Southern Silver Exploration Corp.
Controller
Manex Resource Group

Mr. Thatcher moved from London, England to Vancouver, British Columbia in 2006. Specializing in financial reporting and auditing across a breadth of business sectors in both the UK and Canada, he brings extensive experience of operating with International Financial Reporting Standards and paperless systems. Prior to joining Manex, he worked in public practice at Smythe Ratcliffe LLP with companies in the mining and exploration sector. Mr. Thatcher obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree with Honours in Economics from Lancaster University in 1995, which included a one year program at the University of British Columbia. He is also a finalist of global accounting designation, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Mr. Thatcher is also volunteer board member and treasurer at Heritage Hall Preservation Society, a non-profit charitable organization whose mandate is to restore and manage Heritage Hall, a landmark building located in Vancouver.

Lei Wang, C.P.A., C.G.A., B.S.E
CFO
Quaterra Resources Inc.

Ms. Wang, CPA, CGA, has worked in the mineral resource sector for more than 20 years, and has experience in financial reporting, regulatory compliance, internal control and corporate finance activities. She is currently CFO of Pacific Ridge Exploration Ltd., and interim CFO at GoviEx Uranium Inc. Prior to coming to Canada, Ms. Wang worked at Schlumberger in Aberdeen, Scotland, and Glencore International in Beijing, China. She was corporate controller at Quaterra from 2008 to 2014. Ms. Wang holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Qingdao University, China.

Jean-Pierre Colin
Director
Valterra Resource Corporation
Southern Silver Resource Corp.

Jean-Pierre Colin has been an investment banker since 1980 and provides corporate strategy consulting services to CEOs of mining companies. Mr. Colin was Director & Head of Corporate Finance at Octagon Capital Corporation , a senior investment banker with Desjardins Securities Inc., executive vice-president of Deacon Capital Corporation, and senior vice president of Richardson Greenshields of Canada Limited. Mr. Colin was also the founder of JP Colin Securities Inc., a securities dealer focused on corporate finance services to public mining companies. He is a Member of the Bar of the Province of Quebec and holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Western Ontario, a Civil Law Degree from the University of Ottawa and a Certificate in Comparative Law from the University of Manitoba. He is the former Faculty of Arts Co-Chair of the Waterloo Advisory Council of the University of Waterloo, former founder and President of Caratax Management Ltd., the manager of public flow-through share limited partnerships, and a former director of numerous other successful public mining companies in Canada including Wolfden Resources Inc., Pelangio Mines Inc., Virginia Gold Mines Inc. and NIM Management, the manager of over $730,000,000 of flow through share funds. Mr. Colin was appointed a director of Valterra on November 15, 2011. He also serves on the board of Premier Gold Mines Inc.

Fred Sveinson
P.Eng, President
Valterra Resource Corporation
Director
Homestake Resource Corporation

Mr. Sveinson is a professional mining engineer with over 40 years of experience in all stages of mine development at operations from 100 to 2,000 tonnes/day in Canada, the US, South America and Africa. His experience includes permitting and regulatory governmental dealing and involvement with First Nations negotiations in BC as well as finance negotiations for exploration and mine development on a national and international level. His senior positions have included General Manager of Echo Bay's Lupin and Sunnyside mines, and Vice-President of Tonto Mining and Dynatec Mining. Most recently, from 2004 to 2010, he was President and CEO of Merit Mining Corp., a Vancouver-based company with two advanced-stage mining projects, including underground operations and a mill at Greenwood, BC. In 2005, as President and CEO of Gold City Industries Ltd, he was instrumental in acquiring the Bissett gold mining assets in Manitoba and merging the JV partners into San Gold Corporation.