Mr. Oosterman is a professional geologist with over 20 years’ experience in the exploration and mining industry managing companies and projects both on the ground and at the executive level as the CEO of several junior explorers during his career. He has spent over a decade exploring for nickel, beginning his career with Falconbridge (Glencore) and Inco (Vale) working in the Sudbury basin and in the Thompson Nickel Belt, and has explored for minerals across Canada from Newfoundland to the Western Cordillera, as well as having global experience exploring for minerals Nevada, Bolivia and Mongolia. Mr. Oosterman holds a B.Sc. (Hons) in geology from Laurentian University and is a member of the Professional Geoscientists of Ontario. He is a Qualified Person as defined in NI 43–101.