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Guyana Goldfields Inc (GUY.TO)

GUY.TO on Toronto Stock Exchange

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Rene Marion

54 2018 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Scott Caldwell

61 2013 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Christopher Stackhouse

2018 Interim Chief Financial Officer

Ronald Stewart

2018 Senior Vice President - Technical Services and Corporate Development

Tom Henderson

General Manager

Lisa Zangari

2018 Chief Talent Officer

Shaun Drake

51 2017 Corporate Secretary

Alan Ferry

63 Lead Independent Director

David Beatty

60 2017 Director

Jean-Pierre Chauvin

69 2012 Independent Director

Wendy Kei

50 2015 Independent Director

Michael Richings

72 2013 Independent Director

Jacqueline Wagenaar

Vice President - Investor Relations and Corporate Communications

Biographies

Name Description

Rene Marion

Mr. Rene L. Marion is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. Mr. Marion has over 25 years of diversified management and senior technical experience with resource industry expertise in operations, mineral exploration, and mine development, along with a successful history of corporate development. Mr. Marion was most recently President, CEO and Director of AuRico Gold Inc. ("AuRico") from 2007 to 2012, where he oversaw the acquisition and development of AuRico's flagship Young-Davidson Mine. Prior to AuRico, he held several senior positions with Barrick Gold Inc. for over 14 years including Vice-President of Russia and Central Asia, Vice-President Technical Services, and Vice-President and General Manager of Kahama Mining. He is currently Chairman and President of RJLM Professional Services Ltd., a private engineering consulting firm. Mr. Marion is a member of the Professional Engineers of Ontario, and holds a BScE in Mine Engineering from Queens University.

Scott Caldwell

Mr. Scott Andrew Caldwell serves as President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Guyana Goldfields Inc. Mr. Caldwell is the former President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Allied Nevada Gold Corp. and also previously served as the Chief Financial Officer and Principal Accounting Officer for such company from September 2006 to April 2007. From March 2003 to August 2006, Mr. Caldwell was the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and Director of Kinross Gold Corp. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Mining) degree in Engineering from the University of Arizona.

Christopher Stackhouse

Mr. Christopher Stackhouse is Interim Chief Financial Officer of the Company. Mr. Stackhouse has over 10 years of global financial experience within the mining industry. Prior to joining Guyana Goldfields, Mr. Stackhouse was a Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers primarily within the mining assurance practice. In August 2012, Mr. Stackhouse joined Guyana Goldfields as Project Budget Manager based in Guyana and was responsible for cost analysis and budget management for the Aurora Gold Mine during its construction and development phases. In February 2015, he was relocated to corporate office in Toronto and is primarily responsible for corporate financial reporting, compliance, financial planning and analysis. Mr. Stackhouse holds an Honours Business Administration BBA degree from Wilfrid Laurier University.

Ronald Stewart

Mr. Ronald W. Stewart is Senior Vice President - Technical Services and Corporate Development of the Company. Mr. Stewart is a mining professional with over 30 years of international experience in exploration, project development, operations and capital markets. Until recently, Mr. Stewart served as the President, CEO and Director of Beaufield Resources Inc., a mineral exploration company concentrated on the acquisition, exploration, and development of precious and base metal resource properties in Canada. Previously, Mr. Stewart spent eight years in the capital markets industry in varying roles with financial institutions as a top ranked equity analyst and investment banker. Prior to that, Mr. Stewart held a variety of industry positions including President and CEO of Verena Minerals Ltd. which later was renamed Belo Sun Mining; Executive Vice President of Exploration for Kinross Gold Corp. and a variety of positions during a sixteen-year career with Placer Dome Inc.

Tom Henderson

Lisa Zangari

Ms. Lisa M. Zangari is Chief Talent Officer of the Company. Ms. Zangari has demonstrated a proven ability to build highly-competent, high-performing teams. Until recently, Lisa was founder and chief consultant to Epic Engagement, an executive advisory services firm. From 2014 to 2016, Ms. Zangari was the Chief Human Resources Officer for OpenText Corporation responsible for global people strategy and organizational development. Prior to this, Lisa was Senior Vice President, Human resources for IAMGOLD Corporation from 2009 to 2014 where she led the organizational design and talent planning to evolve the company from a centralized to regional model and to ensure critical roles had high-performing talent. From 2005 to 2009, Ms. Zangari was the Senior Vice President, Human resources for Kinross Gold Corporation and overlooked the global HR strategy and organizational development. Prior to this, Ms. Zangari held various human resources roles at Placer Dome Inc. over an 11-year duration. Ms. Zangari holds a Canadian Human Resources Executive designation (CHRE).

Shaun Drake

Mr. Shaun Drake is Corporate Secretary of the Company. Mr. Drake is President of DRAX Services Limited, a company providing corporate secretarial services since July 2013; an executive with DSA. Corporate Services Inc. (formerly 6196322 Canada Limited), a company  providing  corporate  secretarial services  from February  2009  to June  2013;  President  of  6196322  Canada Limited,  a  company  that  was  a partner of Marrelli & Drake Corporate Services (formerly Duguay & Ringler Corporate  Services) (a  company  providing  accounting  and corporate secretarial services) from August 2004 to January 2009. Mr. Drake dedicates approximately 5% of his time to such duties.

Alan Ferry

Mr. Alan L. H. Ferry serves as Lead Independent Director of Guyana Goldfields Inc. Mr. Ferry is a self employed businessman who had previously been engaged in the investment industry for over 28 years as a mining analyst and a mining corporate finance specialist after previously being employed as a geologist. He holds a CFA (retired) designation and a B.Sc. (Hons. Geological Sciences) from Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario. Prior to July 2007, he was employed as Vice-President, Metals & Minerals at D&D Securities Company.

David Beatty

Mr. David M. Beatty serves as Director of Guyana Goldfields Inc. since January 22, 2013. Mr. Beatty brings 28 years of experience in investment banking principally focused on equity financing and mergers and acquisitions of mining and natural resource companies. Mr. Beatty joined Industrial Alliance Securities as Managing Director, Head of Mining + Metals, Investment Banking in 2016. Mr. Beatty was appointed to the OMERS AC Board effective January 2013 as the City of Toronto employer representative and is the founder of Edgecrest Capital, a former independent investment dealer. He is the former Chairman of Rio Verde Minerals Development Corp. Mr. Beatty co-founded Westwind Partners Inc., an investment bank, which was acquired by Thomas Weisel Partners in 2008 where he remained as Deputy Chairman – Investment Banking until January 2010. Mr. Beatty was Head of the Mining & Metals Group at First Marathon Securities (now called NB Financial) and a partner and Head of Mining Group at Gordon Capital Corporation. Mr. Beatty was a member of the TSX/OSC Mining Standards Task Force in 1997-98 that drafted the NI 43-101 regulations and is also a past member of the IDA Corporate Finance Committee. Mr. Beatty co-founded Yamana Resources Inc. with Mr. Victor Bradley in 1994 and advised on the acquisition of the Santa Elina properties in May 2003. Mr. Beatty holds a B. Comm. (Queen’s), M. Phil., International Affairs (Cambridge) and an MBA (Harvard Business School).

Jean-Pierre Chauvin

Mr. Jean-Pierre Chauvin serves as Independent Director of Guyana Goldfields Inc. Mr. Chauvin has more than 40 years of combined experience in mining operations and construction management, including participating in the development of the Isle-Dieu mine in Matagami, Quebec and overseeing the rehabilitation of the Gaspe Copper mine, both for Noranda Mines Inc. In 1992, Mr. Chauvin relocated to Manitouwadge to head the mine department at Hemlo Gold Mine's Golden Giant mine, where he was subsequently promoted to Mine Manager, ultimately becoming General Manager of Canadian Operations for the successor company, Battle Mountain Gold. In 2004, Mr. Chauvin was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Patricia Mining Corp., and in 2006, Mr. Chauvin joined GlobeStar Mining Corp. as President and Chief Operating Officer where he oversaw development of the Cerro de Maimon project in the Dominican Republic. Mr. Chauvin is an engineer and graduate of Queen's University (B.Sc., Mining Engineering).

Wendy Kei

Ms. Wendy Kei serves as Independent Director of Guyana Goldfields Inc. Ms. Kei is a chartered professional accountant/chartered accountant and previously served as chief financial officer of Dominion Diamond Corp. (formerly Harry Winston Diamond Corp. and Aber Diamond Corp.). Ms. Kei has also previously served as chief financial officer -- mining segment, vice-president and corporate controller for Dominion, and held various senior management roles with Counsel Corp., PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and Sunoco Inc. Ms. Kei is a certified public accountant (Illinois), a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario and holds a bachelor of mathematics from the University of Waterloo. The appointment of Ms. Kei remains subject to the approval of the Toronto Stock Exchange.

Michael Richings

Mr. Michael B. Richings is Independent Director of Guyana Goldfields Inc. since December 23, 2013. He has over 40 years of development and operational experience in the resource sector. Mr. Richings is currently the Chairman of the Board for Vista Gold, where he also served as CEO from 2007 to 2012. Mr. Richings also sits on the Board of Directors of Midas Gold Corp. Previously, he was a director of Allied Nevada Gold Corp., Zaruma Resources Inc., and Triumph Gold Corp. Mr. Richings, a mining engineer, is a graduate of Camborne School of Mines (UK) and has a Master's degree from Queens University (Canada).

Jacqueline Wagenaar

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