President, CEO & Founder
Graduated from Cape Breton University in 1986. Veteran crude oil and mining resource executive/explorer/industrialist with over 25 years at the helm of companies and projects spanning four continents, typically in jurisdictions with operational complexities. An innovative and energetic senior leader who brings vast experience and skills of managing business operations, creating value, and driving results across all functions. Experienced in building teams and aligning them around a common goal to drive long term value into the projects and the communities in which they exist.
Over 25 years of exploration experience in senior/officer and technical roles as well as co-founder and President of Halle Geological Services Ltd. Jesse holds a B.Sc in Environmental Sciencefrom the University of Toronto, a B.Sc in Geology from Lakehead University, and has since worked on numerous base and precious metal deposits in Canada and US, helping to advance multiple porphyry copper-gold projects in Alaska, Yukon, and BC, including Western Copper and Gold’s Casino Deposit and Copper Mountain Mining’s Copper Mountain Deposit.
Geologist and Managing Director at Halle Geological Services Ltd with over a decade of successful exploration and program management experience focused on porphyry copper-gold systems in BC and Yukon as well as mining and exploration projects in Africa, Alaska, and Eastern Canada, including operations management in industrial mining and processing. Emily holds a B.Comm and a B.Sc in Geology from Saint Mary’s University, is a certified Project Management Professional, and a Fellow for the Society of Economic Geologists
Geologist with over 15 years of exploration experience conducting successful grassroots and brownfield programs, specializing in porphyry, epithermal gold and volcanogenic massive sulfide deposits. Dr. Barresi obtained his B.Sc from Saint Mary’s University and Ph.D from Dalhousie University and is involved with various exploration companies at the executive level including Director at ArcWest Exploration, past President and Director of QuestEx Gold and Copper Exploration, and Technical Advisor at Triumph Gold (past President and Director).
Junior Manager Sustainability and ESG
Over four years aiding with NOVA’s business and sustainable mining development. Environmental Scientist with a background of building environmental water monitoring programs, sustainable finance and renewable energy projects. She worked on various environmental teams for the Halifax Regional Municipality, the Canadian Federal Government (SDTC) and Net Zero Atlantic (Formally known as OERA). Savanna holds a B.Sc in Environmental Science and Business from Dalhousie University. She earned distinction list, an EIA Certificate and completed the exclusive Co-operative Program
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