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Corvus Gold Inc (KOR.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jeffrey Pontius

59 2015 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Peggy Wu

33 2011 Chief Financial Officer

Carl Brechtel

64 2012 Chief Operating Officer

Marla Ritchie

51 2010 Corporate Secretary

Catherine Gignac

56 2014 Chairman of the Board

Steven Aaker

63 2010 Independent Director

Anton Drescher

2010 Independent Director

Rowland Perkins

61 2010 Independent Director

Edward Yarrow

66 2010 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Jeffrey Pontius

Mr. Jeffrey A. Pontius is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of Corvus Gold Inc. He has been, since August, 2010, the Chief Executive Officer and a director of the Company. Mr. Pontius also became President of the Company in June, 2015. He has over 30 years of geological experience and possesses a distinguished track record of successful discovery that includes three precious metal deposits. Significantly, during 1989-1996, as Exploration Manager of Pikes Peak Mining Company (a subsidiary of NERCO Mineral Co. and Independence Mining Company), he managed the large district scale exploration program resulting in the discovery of the Cresson Deposit at Cripple Creek, Colorado, containing over 5 million ounces of gold. He spent 1999 to 2006 at AngloGold Ashanti (USA) Exploration Inc., starting as Senior US Exploration Manager, and became North American Exploration Manager and also a Director of Anglo American (USA) Exploration Inc. He left AngloGold Ashanti to become the President and Chief Executive Officer of ITH in August, 2006 and continue the exploration programs he started at AngloGold. Mr. Pontius served as Chief Executive Officer of ITH until May, 2011, when he became a director. Mr. Pontius holds a Master’s Degree from the University of Idaho (Economic Geology), a BSc from Huxley College of Environmental Studies (Environmental Science) and a BSc from Western Washington University (Geology). He also holds director positions with other public natural resource exploration and development companies.

Peggy Wu

Ms. Peggy Wu is Chief Financial Officer of Corvus Gold Inc. She is a Chartered Accountant with strong working knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards, Canadian and US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and public company reporting requirements. She is currently the CFO for Indico Resources Inc. and Balmoral Resources Ltd., both public natural resource exploration companies. Her previous experience includes acting as Financial Reporting Specialist for a number of resource based companies. As well, she served as the Senior Staff Accountant and Supervisor at Smythe Ratcliffe LLP, Chartered Accountants, from 2007 to 2010, where she oversaw all aspects of financial reporting for several publicly traded companies.

Carl Brechtel

Mr. Carl Brechtel is Chief Operating Officer of Corvus Gold Inc. He has over 35 years mining industry experience and specializes in the design and development of both open pit and underground projects. Mr. Brechtel’s recent experience includes serving as President and Chief Operating Officer for ITH, and various project development roles with AngloGold Ashanti including Pre-feasibility Manager and Manager of Underground Mining. Mr. Brechtel’s extensive operational and project development history in various geologic settings spans projects in North America, Australia, South America and Africa. Mr. Brechtel holds a B.Sc. Geological Engineering from University of Utah and a M.Sc. Mining Engineering University of Utah.

Marla Ritchie

Ms. Marla K. Ritchie is Corporate Secretary of the company. Ms. Ritchie brings over 15 years experience in public markets working as an Administrator and Corporate Secretary specializing in resource-based exploration companies. Since 2001, she has worked as Corporate Secretary for Cardero Resource Corp. Between 1992 to 2003, Marla worked for Ascot Resources Ltd, Brett Resources Inc, Golden Band Resources Inc, Hyder Gold Inc., Leicester Diamond Mines Ltd., Loki Gold Corporation, Oliver Gold Corporation and Solomon Resources Limited.

Catherine Gignac

Ms. Catherine A. Gignac has been appointed as Chairman of the Board of Corvus Gold Inc. She is an independent consultant, and served as a mining research analyst for nearly 25 years, including most recently, NCP Northland Capital Partners and Wellington West Capital Markets. Her early years were spent as an exploration geologist with Barrick Gold Corporation. She is a member and has served as President of the Mineral Resources Analyst Group, is a member of the CFA Institute, the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada. Ms. Gignac is a director of Cameco Corporation and a director of Trevali Mining Corporation, public companies listed on the TSX. Ms. Gignac was a director of copper explorer Azul Ventures Inc. a public company listed on the TSXV from February 2012 to October 2013, and was as director of gold producer St. Andrew Goldfields, a public company listed on the TSX from October 2011 to May 2015. Ms. Gignac received a Bachelor of Science Degree (Honours Geology) from McMaster University and received the ICD.D designation from the Institute of Corporate Directors in April 2014.

Steven Aaker

Mr. Steven K. Aaker is Independent Director of Corvus Gold Inc. He has more than 35 years’ experience in the mining industry, including 21 years’ association with the Franco-Nevada royalty portfolio, serving as Chief of US Operations for Franco-Nevada Corporation (New Franco) from 2007-2010, as Group Executive for Newmont Capital Limited from 2002 to 2007 and, prior to the acquisition of Franco-Nevada Mining Company Limited (Old Franco-Nevada) by Newmont Mining Company in 2002, as Vice President, Acquisitions for Old Franco-Nevada, Euro-Nevada Mining Corp. Ltd. and Redstone Resources Inc. Mr. Aaker has been associated with the majority of the U.S. acquisitions made by the Franco-Nevada companies. Currently, Mr. Aaker is, and prior to joining Old Franco-Nevada was, an independent geological consultant. Mr. Aaker holds a Bachelor’s degree in geology from the University of Colorado. Mr. Aaker’s qualification to serve on our Board is based on his extensive geological experience and expertise in reviewing mineral projects of all types, his many years of serving in senior management positions with large public natural resource companies, and his expertise in negotiating, structuring and assessing precious metal royalties.

Anton Drescher

Mr. Anton J. Drescher is Independent Director of Corvus Gold Inc. He has been a Certified Management Accountant since 1981. He is currently (since 2007) a director of Trevali Mining Corporation, a public mining company listed on the TSX, a director (since 2010) of Corvus Gold Inc., a public mineral exploration company listed on the TSX, a director (since 1996) and Chief Financial Officer (since 2012) of Xiana Mining Inc. (formerly Dorato Resources Inc.), a public mineral exploration company listed on the TSXV, President (since 2010) and director of Ravencrest Resources Inc., a public mineral exploration company listed on the CNSX, and the Chief Financial Officer and a director (since 1994) of Oculus VisionTech Inc., a public company involved in watermarking of film and data and listed on the TSXV and the OTC Bulletin Board, and a former director (2012 – 2013) of KazaX Minerals Inc., a public mineral exploration company listed on the TSXV. Mr. Drescher is also the President (since 1979) of Westpoint Management Consultants Limited, a private company engaged in tax and accounting consulting for business reorganizations and the President (since 1998) of Harbour Pacific Capital Corp. a private company involved in regulatory filings for businesses in Canada. Mr. Drescher’s qualification to serve on our Board is based on his membership in a professional accounting association, financial expertise and significant experience in serving on audit committees of a variety of public companies, including several mineral exploration companies.

Rowland Perkins

Mr. Rowland Perkins is Independent Director of Corvus Gold Inc. He was formerly the President & Chief Executive Officer of ebackup Inc. (2001-2015), a digital cloud data service provider specializing in cloud services, data backup and business continuity. Mr. Perkins has over 35 years of business experience and 20 years with various public companies. Mr. Perkins is a director of several publicly traded companies: OVT Inc. since January 2005, Strikepoint Gold Inc. since 2011 and Xiana Mining Inc. since 2011, and was a former director of ITH from 2005 to 2010. Mr. Perkins has a degree in Economics from the University of Manitoba (1972). Mr. Perkins’ qualification to serve on our Board is based on his extensive experience serving as a director on a number of public companies, including mineral exploration companies.

Edward Yarrow

Mr. Edward M. Yarrow is Independent Director of Corvus Gold Inc. He is a senior economic geologist with over 35 years’ experience in the minerals industry. He has been involved in a number of discoveries of massive sulphide, magmatic nickel, tungsten and gold during this timeframe, and has extensive experience in commercial and legal aspects of the mineral exploration business and new business development in a number of different countries. Prior to his retiring from Anglo American plc. in 2009, he was, from 2000 until December, 2009, the Vice-President, Exploration Division, North America Europe for Anglo American and President and a Director of Anglo American Exploration (Canada) Ltd., Mexico and U.S.A. (2002 - 2009). Prior to that, he was the Vice President, Exploration for Hudson Bay Mining and Smelting Co. Ltd., responsible for regional and mine exploration in the Flin Flon mining camp, since 1995. Mr. Yarrow is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists of both B.C. and Manitoba. He has a B.Sc. in Geology from the University of British Columbia and a Master’s in Business Administration from Simon Fraser University. Mr. Yarrow’s qualification to serve on our Board is based on his extensive geological expertise, including many years of evaluating and assessing mineral projects, as well as negotiating for the acquisition and development of numerous mineral properties, for a senior mining company.

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