Chief Executive Officer, President, & Director
Mr. Humphrey has over 20 years of international mining experience, predominantly as a precious metals analyst. Prior to joining QMX Gold, Mr. Humphrey worked for Morgan Stanley as an Executive Director and North American Precious Metals Analyst, where he was responsible for growing Morgan Stanley’s North American Gold research coverage. Mr. Humphrey was also a Managing Director and Head of Mining Research at Raymond James and covered precious metal equities at CIBC World Markets and Merrill Lynch. Before starting his capital markets career, Mr Humphrey held a variety of mining industry roles from Corporate Development to contract underground miner.
David Rigg, P. Geo.
Senior Vice President of Exploration & Strategic Advisor
Mr. Rigg has over 35 years of international experience in the mining industry, particularly in exploration and mine development in Ontario and Quebec. He was former President and CEO of Alexis Minerals and Northern Sun Mines. He worked for Agnico Eagle Mines in Val d’Or, Quebec, in various capacities including Exploration Manager. He has contributed to the discovery of several Mines including the Musselwhite Mine in Ontario, the Goldex, LaRonde and Lac Herbin Mines in Quebec; the Lappberget and Dorotea Deposits in Sweden; and the San Diego Deposit in Mexico. He was a member of the LaRonde Mine discovery team awarded the Prospector of the Year award by the QPA in 1995 and was a member of the Alexis-Noranda JV discovery team awarded the Prospector of the Year award for the discovery of the West Ansil Deposit in 2005. Alexis was also awarded the Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2009 by the Val d’Or Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Rigg obtained a B.A. and M.A. from King’s College, Cambridge University, England in 1978 and a M.Sc. at Queens University in 1980.
Jules Riopel, P. Geo.
Director of Exploration & Acting Qualified Person
Mr. Riopel is a seasoned exploration professional with over 20 years of experience at all stages of exploration from grassroots through to production. Mr. Riopel has spent the majority of his career in the Abitibi with several major mining companies including Richmont, Noranda, and Cambior. His accomplishments include the discovery of significant gold resources and was instrumental in the development and the production of two new gold mines. Prior to joining QMX Gold, Mr. Riopel was Vice-President Exploration and Acquisition for Adventure Gold where he was directly involved with the Pascalis-Colombiere discovery adjacent to the QMX Gold land package. Mr. Riopel obtained a Master’s degree in geology from the Université de Montréal and an MBA from the Université du Québec à Montréal. He is also a member of the Ordre des géologues du Québec.
Deborah Battiston, CPA
Chief Financial Officer
Deborah Battiston is a Certified General Accountant with over 20 years of accounting and financial management experience. At present, she is the Chief Financial Officer of a number of Canadian public companies in the mining sector. She has broad international experience having dealt with companies in over fourteen countries and having lived in Japan for several years. She obtained a B.A. in Economics from the University of Guelph.