Management & Directors

Glen Indra, Director

President and CEO

Mr. Indra is a founding Director of Westminster Resources Ltd and took on the Presidency in September of 2008 where he is responsible for the Company's overall strategy and execution. Mr. Indra has extensive business experience starting with Gulf Canada in the 1970's and a 10 year stint in commercial banking with the Royal Bank of Canada. Since the mid 1980's he has been involved with junior publicly traded petroleum exploration and mineral exploration companies. From 1996 to 2006 he was President of Starfield Resources Inc a junior precious and base metal explorer that advanced the Ferguson Lake, Nunavut project to the stage where an experienced development team was brought in to complete the project. Mr. Indra has considerable experience at the board level, in the financial and investment community and in appropriately staffing projects with technically superior support. Mr. Indra is a B.Comm. graduate from the University of British Columbia.

Kerry Griffin

VP of Exploration

Kerry – (Bsc (Geol), Dip Eng Geol, MAIG) has 23 years experience in mining geology, resource development and exploration in Australia, Africa, South/Central America and Asia including senior roles with such companies as Newcrest Mining, Sons of Gwalia, Consolidated Minerals, Ivanhoe Mines, Aspire Mining Ltd., Haranga Resources Ltd., Lindian Resources Ltd.,, Altan Rio Ltd. and Latin Resources Ltd.  After graduating from the University of Canterbury, Kerry began his career as a mine geologist at Telfer Gold Mine and has since had extensive hands on experience in mine development and management, designing and managing exploration and resource drilling programs, resource modelling and estimation, the management and training of geological/technical teams, business development and corporate affairs.  His experience includes five years with Ivanhoe Mines as the Senior Development Geologist during the discovery and development of the world class Oyu Tolgoi Project. Also in Mongolia Kerry was responsible for the identification, acquisition and management of Aspire Mining’s Ovoot Coking Coal Deposit and the resource estimation and development of Haranga Resource’s Selenge Magnetite Iron Ore Project. More recently he has been involved with hard rock lithium development in Argentina and copper gold project development in Peru and Mexico

Jason Cubitt


Mr. Cubitt has 25 years of experience working with resource companies in various capacities as founder, finance agent and institutional investor. Most recently, Mr. Cubitt was director of investments for Vertus Investment Advisory and Ascenta Asset Management, offshore investment advisory firms for which he was responsible for precious metals and special situations mining and energy funds.

Chafika Eddine


Ms. Eddine has over 20 years of experience working in the natural resources industry in various capacities. She was previously Vice President Corporate Development for Bear Creek Mining and has managed, restructured and established exploration offices in over 10 countries for both major and junior companies, including Anglo American and AngloGold Ashanti. She is a leader in strategy and implementation of Governance and Sustainability best practices and was in charge of Corporate Social Responsibility affairs for Hudbay Minerals.

Ms. Eddine was previously a Director of the Board for the Peruvian Canadian Chamber of Commerce and the Global Change for Children Foundation. She is multilingual and received a Master degree in Community Development from the University of Victoria, has a law degree, a financial background and certification as a Project Manager Professional.

Chris Gale


Chris joins Westminster with over 20 years experience in managing and advising public companies. Chris is currently the Managing Director of Latin Resources and the current chairman of the Council on Australian Latin American Relations (COALAR) established by the Australian Government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). He is also a founding director of Allegra Capital, a boutique corporate advisory firm based in Perth and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).

Glen MacDonald


Mr. Macdonald became a board member in August of 2007. He is responsible for ensuring company compliance with NI-43-101 "Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects", and for providing technical guidance and support to the board of directors.

Mr. Macdonald has extensive board experience with junior exploration companies having been a founding director of several since the mid 1980's. He is a self-employed Consulting Professional Geologist, a B.Sc. graduate of the University of British Columbia, a member of the Alberta Professional Engineers Geologists and Geophysicists Association since 1982, and of the British Columbia Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists since 1993.

Bruce Ballantyne

Project Manager

Mr. Ballantyne has the significant role of being the Manager of the Companies projects. Under his direction the importance of the Navojoa, Mexico new gold-copper porphyry district was recognized and assembled.

Mr. Ballantyne had a distinguished career of 23 years starting in 1974, with the Geological Survey of Canada, as a well known member of the Mineral Resources Division, where he specialized in Applied Exploration Geochemistry. He was responsible for the development and initiation of the National Geochemical Reconnaissance Stream Sediment surveys in the Canadian Cordillera and as a guest speaker has presented his research on a variety of deposits nationally and internationally. Since 1996 he has consulted to the junior and mid tier mineral exploration companies including a six year term ending in 2008 with Starfield Resources Inc where he was an integral part of the successful exploration and development of resources at the Ferguson Lake copper-nickel-cobalt-platinum group metal deposit in Nunavut, Canada. Mr. Ballantyne is a B.Sc. graduate of the University of Guelph, Ontario.

Jamie Lavigne

Technical Advisor

Mr. Lavigne has over 20 years experience in all phases of mineral exploration and development predominantly in base and precious metal deposits. His positions included Vice-President of Exploration for Goldbrook Ventures Inc where he was responsible for design implementation and management of their programs; senior geologist with FNX Mining Company; and consulting geologist with Wardrop Engineering. He is currently Vice President Exploration for Garson Gold Corp focusing on the New Britannia Gold Mine, Snow Lake, Manitoba.

Mr. Lavigne has a B.Sc. (Geology) from Memorial University of NFLD and a M.Sc. (Geology) from the University of Ottawa.

Alberto Martinez

Business Manager, Mexico

Mr. Martinez represents the Company as its Mexican Business Manager. He is responsible for providing in country expertise and guidance covering contract and field negotiations, compliance with State and Federal laws, matters relating to business, due diligence, ownership, title, taxes and property acquisitions. From 1982-1989 he was with Intercor, a wholly owned Exxon affiliate operator of the Cerrejon Project, a US $3 billion, 5,000 employees, 15 million tonne/year coal joint venture project with Carbocol, involved in a wide range of activities including annual budget planning, offshore equipment finance, cash management, contract supervision and mine and port inventory control in the Cerrejon Coal Project. From 1990 to 1995 he worked with Greenstone Resources, Ltd., or affiliates, culminating as General Manager and Director. At Greenstone he negotiated sales contracts of concentrates with smelters and managed export gold concentrates to Sumitomo, Japan and managed the affairs in Colombia. From 1995 to 1998 he was with Eldorado Gold Corporation responsible for the planning of acquisitions, research, field negotiations, etc., in Mexico. He holds a B.Sc. Engineering degree from Universidad del Norte, Colombia and an MBA from the University of Dallas, Irving, Texas.

Alain Voisin

Chief Financial Officer

Alain Voisin, CPA, CGA, has served as Controller and CFO for various private and publicly traded companies, including a number of junior exploration companies for over 15 years. Mr. Voisin obtained a Bachelor of Science from Western University, London, Ontario.

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