Telson Mining Corporation

We at Telson believe we have a mission to create enduring, sustainable value for all our shareholders, employees and the communities where we work.

Telson Mining Corporation is managed by a team experienced in mining engineering, metallurgy and geology plus other mining professionals employed and committed to adding value to Tahuehueto and increasing shareholder returns through cost-effective programs conducted in a socially and environmentally progressive manner.

Board of Directors

Ralph Shearing, CEO/President and Director

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Ralph Shearing is responsible for the management of public company management and compliance and was Telson’s founder.

Mr. Shearing is a graduate of the University of British Columbia holding a B. Sc. Geology Degree. Since graduating in 1981, Mr. Shearing has practiced his profession as a professional geologist throughout Canada, and internationally. He has been directly involved in several world class exploration and development projects in British Columbia, Canada. During an active mineral exploration and development career, Mr. Shearing has gained hands-on experience in all aspects of mineral exploration, including, geophysics, geochemistry, geology and diamond core drilling, the latter as a senior partner of a successful contract diamond drilling company.

Mr. Shearing's experience managing and directing publicly listed companies over the last 32 years, combined with his practical experience in implementing major exploration projects, gives Telson a director with unique insight, invaluable practical experience, and a well rounded business approach to a junior resource company.

Rory Godinho, LLB Director

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Rory Godinho is the Co-Chair of Miller Thomson’s Capital Markets and Securities Group. He has extensive contacts in the Canadian capital markets and has assisted several public and private companies with raising equity. He has a broad range of experience in all types of securities transactions and corporate governance related matters.

Rory’s primary responsibility is Telson’s capital markets initiatives.

He is the past Chair of the TSX Venture Exchange’s National Advisory Committee, and a current director of the Capital Markets Authority Implementation Organization (CMAIO) which is expected to create and evolve into the Capital Markets Regulatory (CMRA). CMRA is a cooperative proposal by several Canadian Provinces, including British Columbia and Ontario, and the Canadian Federal Government to create a single regulator to administer a common securities act.

Enrique Margalef, VP Corporate Development And Director

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Mr. Margalef is a former investment banker with 10 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions, financial valuations, evaluation of investment projects, analysis of financial statements and cash flow management. He has performed business valuations and analysis of investment projects for Mexican and transnational companies in the mining industry, training/education industries, payments industry and hardware industry, among others.

During his professional career, 5 years have been dedicated specifically to the mining industry, having been a partner at Candiani Mining Investment Bank for 3 years. He has advised numerous clients in the valuation of their mines and exploration projects. Additionally, he managed the investments of Vander Capital Partners private equity fund for the acquisition and exploration of two early stage exploration projects before moving to Vander Mining, a Vander Capital Partners subsidiary, as a partner.

Enrique is primarily responsible for Telson’s corporate development including negotiating and setting all commercial agreements, such as acquisitions, royalty, credit facility and lease agreements.

He graduated in Economics from Universidad Anahuac in Mexico.

Yao Sun, B.COMM, CFA, CMA, CPA Director

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Mr. Yao Sun graduated from the University of BC with a Bachelor of Commerce in 2005. He is an active member of the CFA Institute and the Certified Management Accountants (CMA) of Canada. Upon graduation from UBC, Mr. Sun was a financial analyst and portfolio manager for a private real estate company in Beijing, China. He is currently the CEO of Clearstone Capital Corporation, a Canadian company which provides advisory services to Canadian & Chinese public companies.

Roberto Guzmán, Director

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Mr. Guzmán obtained a master’s degree in Finance from the Universidad Tecnologica de Mexico in 1989 and has more than 25 years of experience in the Financial Sector, primarily in Mexico. Initially working as finance manager for several Mexican publicly traded companies, such as Finamex S.A. de C.V., Bursamex S.A. de C.V and Invermexico S.A. de C.V, as well as other private Mexican financial companies, including Unión de Crédito Metropolitana SA de CV, Soluciones Integral SA de CV and FOVISSTE. Mr. Guzman is also a Director of Bursamétrica Casa de Bolsa, a Mexican brokerage firm.

Mr. Guzman, an indirect controlling shareholder and insider of the Company is currently President, Director and major shareholder of the ESCORFIN Group, which owns several private equity funds that specialize in real estate development, energy innovations, and tourism investment in Mexico.

Ruben Alvidrez Ortega, BIE, MBA - Independent Director

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Mr. Alvidrez Ortega is an Industrial Engineer with a master's degree in Business Administration (MBA) at Notre Dame University. He has extensive experience in banking operations for commercial and corporate segments, specializing mainly in continuous improvement, risk and control, as well as project development and implementation.

Since 1994 he worked in several roles with Citigroup, an International bank with approximately 33,000 employees in Mexico, working with corporate clients in the US and Mexico and leading teams of over 200 people. Ruben's last position in Citigroup was in February 2020, in the Corporate segment as Senior Vice-President of Custody operations.

Senior Officers

Ralph Shearing, CEO/President and Director

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Ralph Shearing is responsible for the management of public company management and compliance and was Telson’s founder.

Mr. Shearing is a graduate of the University of British Columbia holding a B. Sc. Geology Degree. Since graduating in 1981, Mr. Shearing has practiced his profession as a professional geologist throughout Canada, and internationally. He has been directly involved in several world class exploration and development projects in British Columbia, Canada. During an active mineral exploration and development career, Mr. Shearing has gained hands-on experience in all aspects of mineral exploration, including, geophysics, geochemistry, geology and diamond core drilling, the latter as a senior partner of a successful contract diamond drilling company.

Mr. Shearing's experience managing and directing publicly listed companies over the last 32 years, combined with his practical experience in implementing major exploration projects, gives Telson a director with unique insight, invaluable practical experience, and a well rounded business approach to a junior resource company.

Enrique Margalef, Vice President Corporate Development

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Mr. Margalef is a former investment banker with 10 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions, financial valuations, evaluation of investment projects, analysis of financial statements and cash flow management. He has performed business valuations and analysis of investment projects for Mexican and transnational companies in the mining industry, training/education industries, payments industry and hardware industry, among others.

During his professional career, 5 years have been dedicated specifically to the mining industry, having been a partner at Candiani Mining Investment Bank for 3 years. He has advised numerous clients in the valuation of their mines and exploration projects. Additionally, he managed the investments of Vander Capital Partners private equity fund for the acquisition and exploration of two early stage exploration projects before moving to Vander Mining, a Vander Capital Partners subsidiary, as a partner.

Enrique is primarily responsible for Telson’s corporate development including negotiating and setting all commercial agreements, such as acquisitions, royalty, credit facility and lease agreements.

He graduated in Economics from Universidad Anahuac in Mexico.

Omar Garcia Abrego, CPA, CA Chief Financial Officer

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Mr. Garcia Abrego was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Telson Resources in May 2016. Mr. Garcia Abrego brings to Telson over 20 years of progressive international experience working within the mining, resource and public practice sector in Mexico and Canada.

Mr. Garcia Abrego received his Bachelor of Commerce from Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM) and his Chartered Professional Accountant designations in Canada and Mexico while working at Deloitte LLP in 2006.

Mr. Garcia Abrego has held a number of senior financial management roles at successful mining companies including Graymont Limited, Farallon Mining Ltd a company taken over by Nyrstar, Cayden Resources Inc now owned by Agnico Eagle, and Auryn Resources Inc. Mr. Garcia Abrego also spent over a decade at Deloitte where he audited various mining clients in different countries. His well-rounded experience makes Mr. Garcia Abrego an asset to Telson Resources.

Management Team

Jesus Robles, P.GEO. Chief Geological Engineer

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Mr. Robles is a Geologist Engineer with 30 years of experience in evaluation and operation of mining projects.

He is currently a partner and the Geology and New Projects Manager of Reyna Minas SA de CV, a Mexican company, focused on the development and operation of mining and metallurgical projects.

Some of the projects that Jesús has participated in with Reyna Minas include: Pinzán Morado, Gro., La Natividad, Gro., La Negra, Qro., Navidad, Dgo., Rufus, Col., Tototlán del Oro, Jal., Morelos Sur, Gro. and others.

Through Reyna Minas he has provided technical support to a number of Canadian companies like: Aurcana Corporation, DLE Investments, Cayden Resources, Skeena Resources, La Camera Resources, Cortez Goldcorp, Minco Plc and others.

During his professional career, he worked 16 years for Fideicomiso de Fomento Minero, a development bank specializing in the mining industry, as Director of Regional Offices in Sonora, Sinaloa, Baja California and Baja California Sur States. He also held the position of Vice Director of Technical Assistance for the Medium and Small Mining Industry, visiting and providing support to many of the mining and metallurgical projects.

Guillermo Hernandez, M.SC. GEO, B.S. GEO Engineer
Reserves & Exploration Manager

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Mr. Hernandez has 15+ years of professional experience in all stages of mineral exploration both brown- and greenfield projects. He has participated in the discovery, acquisition and development of various mineral deposits including low-sulfidation epithermal gold-silver systems, copper-gold and polymetallic skarns. Mr. Hernandez has a vast experience in Mineral Resource Estimations and Geostatistics in different types of deposits. He has worked for Minaurum Gold Inc. a Canadian-based junior exploration company and Servicios Industriales Peñoles as Project Geologist in both companies. He held a Research assistant position in the Institute for the Study of the Earth’s Interior, Okayama University, Japan. Additionally, he worked as Chief Geologist at Candiani Mining Investment Bank giving technical support to Mineral Evaluations, Mergers & Acquisitions, as well as exploration management.

Prior to joining Telson, Mr. Hernandez was Gold Resource Corporation’s Chief Exploration Geologist for Mexico with strategic and sustainable exploration, and Reserves and Resources management as his main responsibilities. He holds a BS degree with honors in Geological Engineering, 2005, and a Masters in Geology, 2009, from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City, Mexico. Mr. Hernandez is an active member of the Society of Economic Geologists, Geological Society of America and the Mineralogical Society of America, and he has published and contributed in several research papers in the fields of Geology and Geochemistry.