Dale Andres, Chief Executive Officer, who joined GSI in 2021, has more than 30 years of experience in the resource industry. Mr. Andres currently serves as Chief Executive Officer for the Company’s wholly owned Mexican subsidiary, Minera Luz del Sol. Previously, Mr. Andres served as Senior Vice President, Base Metals; as Senior Vice President, Copper; as Vice President, Copper Strategy and North American Operations; as Vice President, Gold and International Mining; and as General Manager, Underground Mines, at Teck Resources Limited.
Tony Scott, Vice President of Evaluations and Technical Services, who joined GSI in 2022, has more than 20 years of experience in the resource industry. Previously, Mr. Scott served as Managing Director, Commodities and Global Markets and as Senior Vice President, at Macquarie Group Ltd.; as Director, Long Term Asset Planning and as Manager, Reserve Evaluations at Teck Resources Limited; and as a geologist in multiple positions at Teck Resources Limited, Placer Dome Gold, and Kalgoorlie Consolidated Gold Mines.
André van Niekerk, Chief Financial Officer, who joined GSI in 2022, has more than 20 years of international experience in the mining industry. Previously, Mr. van Niekerk served as Chief Financial Officer at Nevada Copper Corp.; as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Golden Star Resources; and in various advisory and audit roles at KPMG. Mr. van Niekerk is a Certified Public Accountant.
Rodrigo Monroy, General Counsel, who joined GSI in 2021, has more than 30 years of international and domestic legal experience with multinational corporations and law firms in the U.S. and Mexico. Previously, Mr. Monroy served as Vice President, Chief Counsel International at TTEC; as Director, Strategic Project Group at Sun Microsystems; as Foreign Associate at Holland and Hart; and as Senior Associate at Creel, Garcia Cuellar, Aiza y Enriquez in Mexico City. Mr. Monroy is licensed to practice law in the U.S. and Mexico.
Luis Felipe Huerta, Vice President Mexico, who joined GSI in 2015, has 25 years of project management experience in the mining industry. Previously, Mr. Huerta served as Project Manager at Continental Gold Inc.; as Project Manager at Fortuna Silver Mines Inc.; and as Project Superintendent at Compania Minera Milpo.
Nicolas Vachon, who joined GSI in 2022, has more than 20 years of financial and corporate development experience in the mining industry. Mr. Vachon most recently held several senior positions at Teck Resources Limited in the corporate finance, treasury and corporate development areas including serving as Director and Finance Business Partner for the Technology and Innovation group focused on business transformation. Previously, Mr. Vachon served in various financial and technical roles at Placer Dome Gold and Golder Associates.