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  • Based in London, England, is a well-respected mining industry executive with over 32 years of mining and metals business development experience.  
  • Brett has extensive mine project development, project financing, board and executive level experience on 5 continents in over 20 countries.
  • Currently the CEO of Midnight Sun Mining Corp. (TSXV:MMA), and has held executive management positions for private equity shareholders in the past including:  CEO, African Thunder Platinum; CEO, Renew Resources; and CEO, Octéa Limited.  Brett is formerly the transition CEO of Roxgold (TSX:ROG) through a successful shareholder proxy battle; was CEO of Avocet Mining plc (LSE:AVM & AIM:AVM) from 2008 to 2012, and was part of the five (5) person start-up of Katanga Mining Limited (TSX:KAT) from 2005 to 2008. 
  • Brett’s other publicly listed experience was in senior executive positions with Kinross Gold (TSX:K/NYSE:KGC) and Co-Steel Inc. (TSX:CEI).
  • Brett has significant public and private Board and Board Committee experience both in Canada, United Kingdom, Norway and Johannesburg. 
  • Fellow of the Institute of Directors in London; a member of Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technologists and (O.A.C.E.T.T. - Mechanical Engineering); a member of the London Metals Exchange (LME) and a member of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (P.D.A.C). 
  • He is a graduate from Cornell University and Durham College.