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Rick Cohen, P. Eng., Managing Director

Rick Cohen joins DGMP from Primary Capital Inc. as a Managing Director, having worked there from 2011 to 2018. Previously he served as a Managing Director with Dundee Securities in Investment Banking from 1998 to 2010. Previously, Mr. Cohen was also a mining analyst with Goepel McDermid (1991-1998), BBN James Capel (1986-1991) and Prudential Bache Securities (1983-1986). From 1979 to 1981, he worked as a mill metallurgist for Utah Mines Ltd. at their Island Copper Mine. He has traveled to more than 50 countries looking at mining projects over his career.

Mr. Cohen received his B.A.Sc. in Mineral Engineering from the University of British Columbia in 1979 and his MBA from the University of Western Ontario in 1983. Mr. Cohen is designated as a Professional Engineer in the Provinces of British Columbia and Ontario. He is a former director of Kaizen Discovery Inc., Peregrine Diamonds Ltd. (acquired by DeBeers in 2018), Peregrine Metals Ltd. (acquired by Stillwater Mining in 2011) and Aston Bay Holdings Ltd.

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Robert Dixon, Managing Director

Robert Dixon joins DGMP bringing 18 years of international capital markets experience. Mr. Dixon’s extensive global relationships assists with maintaining relationships with like-minded investors and financial partners.

Most recently, Mr. Dixon was a Partner, Institutional Sales at Clarus Securities where he contributed to the building of the mining team between 2010-2018. Prior to joining Clarus in 2010, he was VP Institutional Sales at Dundee Securities from 2004-2010. Mr. Dixon began his career in London UK (1999-2004) where he maintains extensive relationships within the mining investment community. He held roles as VP of Institutional Sales at Bryan Garnier & Co. UK, 2002-2004; CRM Manager at Standard & Poors, 2000-2002 UK. Mr. Dixon earned a BA from the University of Victoria, and earned the Kellogg-Schulich MBA in 2009.

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Rob Klassen, P. Geo., Managing Director

Rob Klassen joined DGMP from Primary Capital, having worked there from 2012 to 2018. Previously Mr. Klassen served as the Managing Director of Investment Banking at Dundee Securities from 2001 to 2010. Prior to that, he was Vice President of Mining Research with Goepel Shields from 1996 to 2001. He has also worked as an exploration geologist for several companies from in British Columbia from 1987 to 1996.

Mr. Klassen has 20 years of experience in the Canadian capital markets with specific expertise in mining research and investment banking. He earned a Bachelor of Science (Geology) from the University of Saskatchewan and MBA from the University of Western Ontario. He is a Member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia, the CIM and the Association of Mineral Exploration British Columbia.

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Olav Langelaar, Managing Director

Olav Langelaar joined DGMP from Primary Capital Inc., having worked there from 2011 until 2018. Previously he served as Director Investment Banking from 2007 to 2011 for Goodman & Company, Investment Counsel Inc. His previous industry experience includes roles with Ospraie Gold and Amerigo Resources (VP Corporate Development), Placer Dome (Manager of Corporate Finance and Insurance), Cameco, Cominco (now Teck), and Agrium (now Nutrien, as Engineer, Maintenance and Construction).

Mr. Langelaar has over 20 years in the Canadian capital markets with specific expertise in mining operations and investment banking. He earned his Bachelor of Applied Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Waterloo, and an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business. He is also a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia and the Association of Mineral Exploration British Columbia.