Our management team has a long history with some of the most successful names in mining.
CEO & Director
Mr. Warman is a professional geologist with over 25 years of experience in all phases of mineral exploration, from grassroots exploration to feasibility and development. He has held board or senior leadership roles with some of the most successful exploration and development companies of the past decade, which have together discovered over 30 million ounces of gold. He was president of Dalradian Resources, which is developing the Curraghinalt gold project in Northern Ireland, from 2012 to 2015. At Dalradian, Mr. Warman was responsible for all operational aspects of the company’s exploration, permitting and development activities. Previously, Mr. Warman was vice-president, corporate development, of Aurelian Resources Inc., where he supported the exploration team in Ecuador, initiated and managed early-stage development studies, marketed Aurelian to international investors, and played a significant role in successfully negotiating the $1.2-billion acquisition of Aurelian by Kinross Gold Corp. Prior to Aurelian, Mr. Warman held senior positions in a number of mining and exploration companies in North America, Africa and Europe. Mr. Warman is a graduate of the University of Manitoba (MSc) and McMaster University (BSc), and is a member of the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario.
Mr. MacLean brings over 30 years of experience in the mining industry, having started his career with Cominco and Newmont and progressed through increasingly senior roles in the industry, including General Manager at Taseko Mines’ Gibraltar Mine. Mr. MacLean has successfully managed development, construction and operations across a variety of commodities and is an experienced mining engineer. Mr. MacLean received his bachelor degree in Mining Engineering from the University of Idaho, and holds an MBA from the University of Denver.
Mr. O’Shea is a Chartered Management Accountant that has over 20 years of finance experience across diverse industries and countries. He has spent the past eight years at New Gold initially as Vice President, Finance where he oversaw financial reporting, financial planning, internal audit and tax and more recently as Vice President, Business Development, responsible for corporate development, investor relations and strategic capital allocation. Mr. O’Shea worked in progressively senior finance roles including Lincoln Electric and Gate Gourmet North America, as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. O’Shea brings Fiore Gold a balanced mix of skills in financial stewardship, capital markets, operational planning and mine construction. Mr. O’Shea has an Honours Business Administration degree from the Ivey Business School and is a Chartered Management Accountant.
James C. Wilbourn
VP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
Mr. Wilbourn has over 10 years of experience representing natural resource companies, manufacturers and contractors in a variety of commercial transactions, financings and litigation matters. He previously served as the General Counsel & Corporate Secretary of Midway Gold Corp. where he managed the legal and corporate secretarial matters required to advance a development stage mining company through development, construction and into production. Mr. Wilbourn was admitted to practice law in the State of Colorado in October of 2005. He received his Juris Doctor from the University of Colorado School of Law in 2005, where he was an Associate Editor of the University of Colorado Law Review, and graduated cum laude from Washington & Lee University in 2001 with a Bachelor of Arts in Politics.