Darwin Green, B.Sc., M.Sc., P.Geo.
President & CEO
Founder of HighGold Mining, Darwin Green has over 20 years of experience in the mineral deposit industry in USA, Canada and Latin America, with vast knowledge and a successful history in Alaska. He has a proven record of identifying opportunities, making discoveries and executing complex advanced exploration. His corporate credentials include involvement in multiple public financings and corporate transactions, negotiating option and joint venture agreements, and developing business opportunities.
Most recently, Mr. Green served as Vice President, Exploration for Constantine Metal Resources advancing the Alaska Palmer zinc/copper deposit to the Preliminary Economic Assessment stage. Prior to that, Mr. Green oversaw resource expansion and underground development programs at the Niblack deposit on Prince of Wales Island, for which he received the Commissioner’s Award for Project Excellence by the State of Alaska. Mr. Green drives the strategy, oversees the exploration processes and leads the business development and corporation marketing for HighGold. Mr. Green holds both a B.Sc. and an M.Sc. in economic geology.
Aris Morfopoulos, B.Comm. (Hons.)
Chief Financial Officer
Aris Morfopoulos is an executive and accountant with over 30 years’ corporate management experience. He has worked as a CFO, as senior management and as a director of several junior resource companies based in British Columbia since 1994. He has significant experience in the areas of international corporate structuring and business. In addition to his work for public junior resource companies, he also provides corporate and M & A advisory services in other industry sectors (e.g. high tech and medical). In addition to his role He has been the CFO of Constantine since its inception in 2006.
Ian Cunningham-Dunlop, B.Sc., P. Eng.
Vice President, Exploration
Ian Cunningham-Dunlop is a seasoned mining executive and professional engineer with more than 35 years’ experience in domestic/international mineral exploration and project development. His experience includes Constantine Metal Resources’ Alaska Palmer zinc/copper project, the Castle Mountain gold project in California (NewCastle Gold), the Karma gold mine in Burkina Faso (True Gold Mining), and the Long Canyon gold mine in Nevada (Fronteer Gold).
Mr. Cunningham-Dunlop also led the surface exploration team at the Eskay Creek Au-Ag-Cu-Pb-Zn mine in British Columbia, Canada (Homestake Mining/Barrick Gold) from 1997-2003 giving him a strong understanding of systems similar in style and age to HighGold’s flagship Johnson Tract deposit. He was awarded the BC & Yukon Chamber of Mines E.A. Scholz Award in October 2003 for “Outstanding Contribution to a Mining Development Project in B.C. and the Yukon”. Mr. Cunningham-Dunlop holds a B.Sc. in Geological Engineering from Queen’s University.
Naomi Nemeth, B.Sc., M.A.
Vice President, Strategic Planning & Corporate Development
Ms. Nemeth has more than 25 years’ experience in investor relations and corporate communications, the past 15 of which have been focused on the mining industry. Following an undergraduate degree in Geology and a Master’s degree in Journalism, Ms. Nemeth began her career as an exploration geologist with Inco working in the Yukon, Northwest Territories and Ontario. She then moved on to serve in senior corporate roles in mining (Constantine Metal Resources, Banro Corp., Barrick Gold, African Copper, Homeland Energy, Desert Sun Mining), financial services (Manulife Financial, Clarica/Sun Life) and pharmaceuticals (GSK, MDS, Biovail).
Ms. Nemeth works from her home office in Oakville, Ontario. She also serves as a director for junior mining company, Metalcorp Inc., with exploration properties in northern Ontario.