David Hottman

David Hottman

Chairman

Mr. Hottman is one of the founders of Galileo Exploration Ltd. and brings 25 years of experience in corporate finance and management of junior resource companies. Mr. Hottman is also the founding team member of Eldorado Gold (TSX, NYSE) and Nevada Pacific Gold (TSX) which was acquired by US Gold (TSX, AMEX) in 2007.

Ronald Rieder

Ronald Rieder

President/CEO

Mr. Ronald Rieder has 30 years of corporate finance and business experience. Recently he acted as the President and CEO for a Uranium exploration company assisting in the formation of a 4 company syndicate to explore over 700,000 acres of prospective land in the Athabasca Basin of Saskatchewan, Canada. Immediately prior to this, he was the Vice President, Corporate Finance for a gold exploration company where he assisted in raising in excess of $20 million dollars over a 3 year period. Mr. Rieder’s diverse ventures include: hosting a financial radio show, writing a newsletter focused on building a successful portfolio of micro-cap investment ideas for his clients, and vetting numerous business plans. He has been active in almost all facets of business.

Mark Brown, CA

Mark Brown, CA

CFO/Director

Mr. Brown began his career as a Chartered Accountant working for PricewaterhouseCoopers before working in senior financial management positions with public companies. While Controller of Miramar Mining Corp. and Eldorado Gold Corporation, he was directly involved in several acquisitions, cash management and control, equity and debt financings, corporate reportings and international tax planning. Mr. Brown was also one of the founders and the financier of Rare Element Resources Ltd. which is now a dually TSX and Amex listed company. Mr. Brown was appointed CFO for Galileo Exploration, effective March 1, 2008.

Mark Blythe, P.Eng.

Mark Blythe, P.Eng.

Director

Mr. Blythe has extensive international mining and mineral exploration experience for gold, copper, silver, nickel and zinc. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from La Trobe University in Melbourne and a Bachelor of Mining Engineering degree from the Western Australian School of Mines. He has evaluated numerous projects worldwide, providing advice on project transactions and the associated debt and equity financing, to buyers, sellers and financial institutions. Mr. Blythe has managed mines for both Placer Dome and WMC Resources (formerly Western Mining Corporation) during his 22 year mining career. He has a strong understanding of mine feasibility and led two feasibility studies which resulted in successful operating mines; the Raleigh Mine and the Bullant Mine, both located near Kalgoorlie, Western Australia. The Raleigh Mine exceeded its projected production rate, in part due to the development of innovative mining methods by Mr. Blythe. During his tenure as Corporate Senior Mining Engineer for Placer Dome Inc. based in Vancouver he completed internal and external mine evaluations, including advising on potential acquisitions and mining technology implementation. Recently Mr. Blythe was President & CEO of Tarsis Resources Ltd. until its merger with Alianza Minerals Ltd. in 2015. Mr. Blythe holds a Western Australian First Class Mine Manager’s Certificate of Competency and is a member of The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia, the British Columbia and Yukon Chamber of Mines and a director of the Yukon Minerals Advisory Board which gives advice to Yukon Government on mining and exploration matters.

John Kanderka, B.Sc.

John Kanderka, B.Sc.

Director

Mr. Kanderka has more than 35 years of experience as a Landman in the oil and gas industry and has held many surface, mineral, gas marketing and administrative positions with Poco Petroleums Ltd., Wellore Energy Inc. and Voyager Energy Inc. among others. Mr. Kanderka was a Co-Founder and the Landman for Trimox Energy Inc. and Terraquest Energy Corporation, both successful oil and gas production companies built from the ground up and later bought out by Canext Energy Ltd. and Masters Energy Inc. respectively. Mr. Kanderka was Vice President, Land at Richland Petroleum Corporation when it merged with Provident Energy Trust. Mr. Kanderka became Vice President of Land at Baytex Energy as the result of a merger with Dorset Exploration Ltd., a corporation with over one million undeveloped acres of land. Mr. Kanderka has been a Member of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Landmen (CAPL) since 1977 and has held the Certification as a Professional Landman since 1991.

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