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First Mining Gold Corp (FF.TO)

FF.TO on Toronto Stock Exchange

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22 Apr 2019
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Keith Neumeyer

58 2015 Chairman of the Board

Daniel Wilton

2019 Chief Executive Officer

Andrew Marshall

2016 Chief Financial Officer

Christopher Osterman

60 2018 Chief Operating Officer, Director

Derek Iwanaka

2016 Vice President of Investor Relations

Mal Karwowska

2019 Vice President of Investor Relations

Samir Patel

2016 Corporate Counsel and Corporate Secretary

David Shaw

66 2019 Director

Michel Bouchard

2016 Independent Director

Raymond Polman

2015 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Keith Neumeyer

Mr. Keith Neumeyer is Chairman of the Board of First Mining Finance Corp., since March 2015. He has worked in the investment community for over 30 years. He began his career at a number of Canadian national brokerage firms. Mr. Neumeyer moved on to work with several publically traded companies in the resource and high technology sectors. His roles have included senior management positions and directorships responsible in areas of finance, business development, strategic planning and corporate restructuring. Mr. Neumeyer was the original and founding President of First Quantum Minerals Ltd. He also founded and is currently the Chief Executive Officer of First Majestic Silver Corp. Mr. Neumeyer has also listed a number of companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange and as such has extensive experience dealing with the financial, regulatory, legal and accounting issues that are relevant in the investment community.

Daniel Wilton

Mr. Daniel Wilton is Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Wilton has over 25 years of experience in M&A, corporate finance and principal investing in the mining sector. Most recently, he was a Partner at Pacific Road Capital Management, a mining-focused private equity investment firm with approximately $800 million under management. While at Pacific Road, Dan became very familiar with a number of the key gold projects in First Mining's current portfolio, led the investment in Luna Gold Corp. (now Equinox Gold Corp.) and financed the development of the Aurizona gold project through critical pre-feasibility and permitting activities. Prior to joining Pacific Road, Dan's previous roles included Managing Director and Head of the Global Mining and Metals Group at National Bank Financial Inc., and other corporate finance roles at global institutions based in London, Toronto and New York, where he specialized in providing equity financing and M&A advisory services to single asset mining project developers. Dan holds a B.Comm (First Class Honours) from Queen's University and an MBA (with Distinction) from INSEAD in France.

Andrew Marshall

Mr. Andrew Colin (Andy) Marshall is Chief Financial Officer of the Company. H is a Chartered Accountant and a Chartered Financial Analyst with 13 years of public company accounting, finance and corporate governance experience. He has been First Mining's Controller since June 2015 and has been heavily involved in all of the Company's acquisitions to date. Prior to joining the Company, he spent four years as Director of Finance and Controller with two Vancouver based TSX/NYSE MKT listed silver producing companies. Mr. Marshall also brings public company auditing and assurance experience with PricewaterhouseCoopers ("PwC") LLP in London, UK and Vancouver, BC where he focused on PwC's mining, technology and entertainment practices.

Christopher Osterman

Mr. Christopher Osterman has been appointed Chief Operating Officer, Director of First Mining Finance Corp effective as of January 15, 2018. He was the President of KCP Minerals Inc. (formerly Sundance Minerals Ltd.) from April 25, 2007 to December 31, 2014 and also the CEO of KCP Minerals Inc. (formerly Sundance Minerals Ltd.) from September 15, 2011 to March 30, 2015.

Derek Iwanaka

Mr. Derek Iwanaka is Vice President of Investor Relations of First Mining Finance Corp. He has over 12 years of experience in the investor relations and corporate communications field. Just prior to joining First Mining, he was Manager of Investor Relations with U.S. and Canadian listed uranium producer, Energy Fuels Inc. which recently merged with U.S.-based uranium producer, Uranerz Energy Corporation. Derek was with Uranerz prior to that merger and headed their investor relations department from 2010 until June 2015. While at Uranerz he helped facilitate the raising of US$80 million through equity and debt financings. Prior to Uranerz, he led the investor relations campaigns and initiatives at Brilliant Mining Corp. and during that time, Brilliant was included in the "TSX Venture 50(TM)" which included Canada's top emerging public companies listed on TSX Venture Exchange in 2007 and 2008. Derek started his investor relations career with intermediate gold-producer Bema Gold Corporation from January 2003 until 2006.

Mal Karwowska

Ms. Mal Karwowska is Vice President of Investor Relations of the company. Ms. Karwowska has over 10 years of experience in the mining sector, predominantly in corporate finance and principal investing. Most recently, she was an Investment Manager at Pacific Road Capital Management, a mining-focused private equity investment firm with approximately $800 million under management. Mal's prior roles include Business Development Director at Oxygen Capital Corp., where she worked closely with the management team on the sale of True Gold Mining Inc. to Endeavour Mining Corporation in the spring of 2016, and Senior Investment Research Analyst at Boston-based Liberty Metals & Mining Holdings, LLC, a subsidiary of Liberty Mutual Insurance. Ms. Karwowska began her career in the mining sector at National Bank Financial where she spent over five years as a member of the investment banking team, specializing in metals and mining. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance and Accounting from the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia.

Samir Patel

Mr. Samir Devendra Patel is Corporate Counsel and Corporate Secretary of the Company. He joins First Mining as Corporate Counsel and Corporate Secretary, bringing over seven years' of experience in the area of securities and corporate law, particularly in relation to M&A transactions, continuous disclosure requirements, corporate governance and equity financings. Prior to joining First Mining, Mr. Patel spent the last three and a half years as the Corporate Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Wellgreen Platinum Ltd., a Canadian PGM-Ni mining exploration and development company. Mr. Patel joined Wellgreen when they were listed on the TSX Venture Exchange and he oversaw the company's graduation to the Toronto Stock Exchange, and worked on numerous equity financings, including a bought deal financing under a base shelf prospectus. Prior to his time at Wellgreen, Mr. Patel spent four years in the Vancouver office of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, a leading, full - service, national law firm, as an articling student and an associate in the firm's Securities & Capital Markets Group. His practice involved advising clients in a variety of sectors with respect to securities, corporate and commercial law matters, including public company financings, mergers & acquisitions and restructuring transactions.

David Shaw

Dr. David Andrew Shaw is Director of the Company. He received a B.Sc. (Sp.Hons) in Geology from the University of Sheffield in 1973 and a Doctorate of Geology in 1980 from Carleton University, Ottawa, in 1980. Mr. Shaw has worked in the financial and technical sectors of the international resource industry for the past thirty years. Self Employed technical and financial resource industry consultant since 1997; director of Canadian Zinc Corp. (TSX) from May 2000 to November 14, 2005; director of Texas T Minerals Inc. (TSX Venture) from June 2001 to December 2001 and February 2004 to June 2006 director of First Majestic Resource Corp. (TSX Venture) from December 2004 to present; director of Athlone Energy Ltd. (TSX Venture) from October 2003 to July 2005; director of Constellation Oil and Gas Ltd., now International Sovereign Energy Corp. (TSX) from June 1999 to August 2002; Director of Getty Copper Corp. (TSX Venture) from April 2005 to June 12, 2006.

Michel Bouchard

Mr. Michel F. Bouchard is Independent Director of the company. He has served September 2016 to present – Director, SIRIOS Resources Inc. (mining company). July 2016 to present – Chairman, Monarques Gold Corp. (mining company). May 2013 to present – Director, Cartier Resources Inc. (mining company). November 2011 to April 2016 – President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Clifton Star Resources Inc. (mining company). May 2009 to November 2011 – VicePresident, Exploration and Development at North American Palladium Ltd. (mining company).

Raymond Polman

Mr. Raymond L. Polman is Independent Director of First Mining Finance Corp., since March 2015. He has over 30 years of public accounting and corporate finance experience in the Canadian and US financial markets and has been Chief Financial Officer of First Majestic Silver Corp. since February 2007. Prior to First Majestic, Mr. Polman had been a Chief Financial Officer for six years with a number of publicly traded high technology companies, prior to which he served several years as the Director of Finance for Rescan Environmental, a large privately owned company serving the global mining community. Mr. Polman has a Bachelor of Science (Economics) Degree from the University of Victoria and he is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia. Mr. Polman also brings eight years of prior public accounting experience with Deloitte LLP.