Management

John Budreski |

Chief Executive Officer

John Budreski was appointed President & CEO in October 2012.

Mr. Budreski is a Director and Executive Chairman of the Board for EnWave Corp. He was formerly a Vice Chairman of Cormark Securities Inc. and prior to that, President and CEO of Orion Securities Inc. He has over 25 years of experience in the resource and resource financing industries. Mr. Budreski is also a Director of Sandstorm Gold Ltd. and Alaris Royalty Corp. John holds a Bachelor of Engineering from Dalhousie / TUNS University and an MBA from the University of Calgary.

Michael O’Keefe |

Chief Financial Officer

Mike O’Keefe was appointed Chief Financial Officer in July 2016.

Prior to being appointed CFO of Morien, Mr. O’Keefe was Director of Finance for the Company.  Mr. O’Keefe is also Director of Finance for Erdene Resource Development Corp. (TSX:ERD), independent Director of Nova Leap Health Corp. (TSXV:NLH) and has worked in varied senior finance positions with both public and private companies over more than 20 years.

Mike MacDonald |

Vice President Technical and Government Affairs, P.Geo

Michael MacDonald was appointed the VP Technical and Government Affairs in October 2012.

Prior to joining Morien, Mr. MacDonald held the position of Executive Director of the Mineral Resources Branch for the Province of Nova Scotia, Canada. In this capacity, he was in charge of co-ordinating policy and planning to guide the development, management, conservation and protection of Nova Scotia’s mineral resources. Mr. MacDonald obtained a BSc (Hons) in Geology from St. Francis Xavier University in 1977 and an MSc in Geology from Dalhousie University in 1982.

D. Suzan Frazer |

Corporate Secretary

Suzan Frazer has been Corporate Secretary since October 2012. Ms. Frazer is a partner of the Halifax office of the law firm, McInnes Cooper. She has been practicing corporate law for over 25 years and is experienced in representing public and private companies in the junior resource sector. Ms. Frazer’s experience includes public offerings and private placements under securities legislation, stock exchange listings, take-over bids, mergers, acquisitions, plans of arrangement and compliance with the continuous disclosure and other requirements of securities legislation.

Dawson Brisco |

Vice President of Corporate Development, P.Geo

Dawson Brisco was appointed Vice President of Corporate Development in July 2016

Prior to being appointed Vice President of Corporate Development of Morien, Mr. Brisco was the Corporate Development Manager for the company.  Mr. Brisco is also the Corporate Development Manager of Erdene Resource Development Corp., a position he has held since January 2011.  Prior to joining Morien, Mr. Brisco managed Erdene’s coal exploration alliance with Xstrata Coal in Mongolia from April 2005 to December 2010.  Mr. Brisco is a geologist with over 10 years experience in the coal sector.

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