Éric Lemieux, is a professional geologist and mining analyst based in Québec, Canada. He previously served as a consulting technical advisor with PearTree Securities Inc. of Toronto, a provider of flow-through share donation financing (FTSDF), and as a sell-side mining analyst with Laurentian Bank Securities in Montreal. Mr. Lemieux also has experience as a project geologist, having managed exploration projects for Cambior, Noranda and SOQUEM. Éric holds two master’s degrees, one in Mineral Economics from the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colorado (1997) and in another in Metamorphic-Structural Geology from Laval University in Quebec City (1992), and a B.Sc. in Geology from Laval University (1989).