Mr. Steven Thomas is an experienced finance professional with varied international placements across a mix of large, private and public companies. Mr. Thomas has a track record of building corporate reputation, increasing turnover and profitability through improved business practices, and developing highly motivated teams. Mr. Thomas was formerly the VP Controller of Goldcorp Inc. and in that role was appointed Director of Orla Mining Ltd. Prior to that, Mr. Thomas acted as CFO for the Canadian operations of Goldcorp. Previous to that, Mr. Thomas was the CFO of De Beers Canada Inc. Most recently, Mr. Thomas was the CFO of Torex Gold Resources Inc. Mr. Thomas has a Joint Honors Degree in Accountancy and Economics from the University of Wales, Cardiff and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.