Board of Directors

Branden Haynes

Chief Executive Officer and Founder

As Company founder, Mr. Haynes has guided Hawkmoon Resources through the initial financing phases, project acquisitions, deployment of exploration programs and development financing. Branden has 20+ years of experience in finance and the junior markets. Additionally, he is a resource professional and entrepreneur active in the exploration and mining sector for over 10 years.

Geoff Balderson

Chief Financial Officer and Director

Mr. Balderson serves as the CFO and Director of several publicly traded companies in a variety of industries and is instrumental in managing the financial operations as well as the integrated business strategies. He is the Founder and President of Harmony Corporate Services and has been involved in the public sector for 25 years, possessing a solid background in corporate compliance.

Thomas Clarke

Vice President of Exploration and Director

Mr. Clarke is an entrepreneur and professionally registered geologist who holds a Master of Science degree from the University of the Witwatersrand while studying as an international student in Johannesburg, South Africa. Mr. Clarke has worked on gold, platinum group metals, copper and energy projects. When a Director of  Bonterra Resources (TSX.V:BTR), he coordinated all exploration which led to the definition of the first NI 43-101 compliant gold resource on the Gladiator deposit by Snowden. He has 16 years of experience as a successful geologist and has been a Director of public companies continually since May of 2010.

Hugh Oswald

Independent Director

Mr. Oswald has over 15 years of success in the public and private markets
conducting investor relations and direct marketing. He specializes in raising capital for public companies and holds a degree from the San Diego School of Business Administration. Hugh has significant expertise in best communication practices for issuers.

Clémence Bertrand

VP of Investor Relations

Ms. Bertrand has more than seven years of experience working in marketing and investor relations for a publicly traded company listed in Canada and in the US.  She joins Hawkmoon with a strong background in communications combined with an in-depth knowledge of the public market. Ms. Bertrand holds a master’s degree in International Business from HEC Montreal.

Éric Lemieux

Strategic Advisor

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).


VP of Barking Relations

Brady is a dog park specialist and food enthusiast who uses his nose to sniff out gold and potential Hawkmoon investors.