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Gibellini (Primary Vanadium)

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Management and Directors

    Management

    Michael Doolin, COO and Interim CEO

    Based in Reno, Nevada, Mr. Doolin is a mining professional with over 30 years of operational and management experience in Nevada with an emphasis on planning and budgeting. Mr. Doolin manages Prophecy’s worldwide operations while collaborating with Prophecy’s executive chairman John Lee on investor marketing, fundraising and the Company’s overall strategic direction.

    Prior to joining Prophecy, Mr. Doolin was Chief Operating Officer at Klondex Mines Ltd. (“Klondex”) a mid-tier precious metals mining company with over 200,000 oz annual gold production prior to its takeover by Hecla Mining Company for US$462 million in July 2018. From 2012 to 2018, Mr. Doolin was an integral part of Klondex management team that upgraded Klondex to major NYSE American listing, grew the staff count to over 250, and raised over US$200 million in equity to develop Klondex’s Fire Creek, Hollister and Midas, gold and silver mines located in Nevada from permiting to construction to commissioning stages and then further expansion.

    At Klondex, Mr. Doolin’s team obtained an Environmental Assessment for the Fire Creek Mine in nine months from the Battle Mountain BLM office who are overseeing Prophecy’s current Gibellini permitting, which is Prophecy’s top priority.

    Michael Drozd, Vice-President, Operations and Metallurgy

    Based in Elko, Nevada, Mr. Drozd is a recognized veteran metallurgist with over 40 years of experience in mining operations, design and engineering of hydrometallurgical and mineral processing facilities.

    Mr. Drozd spent seven years as Vice President of Metallurgy with Scotia International of Nevada, Inc. where he managed the Gibellini project’s engineering, procurement, construction management (EPCM) contract.
    Prior to AMEC, Mr. Drozd was Barrick’s Chief Metallurgist, Goldstrike Joint Venture, the largest gold mine in the US for five years.

    Prior to Scotia, Mr. Drozd was the Principal Metallurgist at Amec Foster Wheeler (“AMEC”), where he was the co-author of a Gibellini feasibility report in 2011.

    Prior to AMEC, Mr. Drozd was Barrick’s Chief Metallurgist, Goldstrike Joint Venture, the largest gold mine in the US for five years.

    Mr. Drozd is a Founding Registered Member of SME, member of the Society of Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration, and Qualified Person as defined in National Instrument 43–101, Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects (“NI 43-101”). Mr. Drozd has authored publications in gold flotation, gold processing, heap leach operations, cyanide detoxification, and carbon absorption technology. He also holds patents in molybdenum flotation, cyanide detoxification, and vanadium recovery.

    Papers by Michael Drozd
    April 26, 2019 – Vanadium and Niobium Substitute
    April 10, 2019 – Extracting Vanadium Through Heap Leach Technology – Will It Work?
    March 20, 2019 – What Is Vanadium and Why Should I Care?

    Ron Espell, Vice-President, Environment and Sustainability

    Based in Salt Lake City, Utah, Mr. Espell is a highly regarded specialist in U.S. federal and Nevada state mine permitting, with over 30 years of experience in corporate environmental management, permitting in conformance with applicable regulatory and performance standards, mine waste management, reclamation, and closure planning.

    Prior to joining Prophecy, Mr. Espell was the corporate environmental director of McEwen Mining Inc. Within 18 months from the time he joined McEwen Mining, Mr. Espell led his team to successfully obtain the Gold Bar project’s environmental impact statement (EIS) approval from the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Battle Mountain District office in November, 2017.

    Prior to his time with McEwen Mining, Mr. Espell was a principal consultant at SRK Consulting and vice-president of environment for Gibellini’s prior operator, where he lead efforts in the preparation of Gibellini’s baseline studies and plan of operation.

    Mr. Espell’s wealth of experience includes being an environmental management specialist at the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection, as well as working for 17 years in positions of increasing responsibility at Barrick Gold Corp., from being environmental superintendent, environmental manager of Barrick Goldstrike, regional environmental director — Australia Pacific, and corporate environmental director.

    Danniel Oosterman, Vice-President, Exploration

    Based in Toronto, Ontario, Mr. Oosterman has worked for over 17 years with majors such as Falconbridge and Inco in the mining and exploration business specializing in exploration and development of projects from grass roots, brown field, to feasibility stage. Mr. Oosterman is a highly experienced field geologist having successfully managed multi-million dollar drilling programs in challenging weather conditions in northern Canada and elsewhere.

    He holds a B.Sc. (Hons) degree in Geology from Laurentian University and is a member of the Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario. Mr. Oosterman will be closely involved in development of the Company’s Gibellini project and exploration of its Bolivian project. Mr. Oosterman is a Qualified Person as defined in NI 43–101.

    Papers by Danniel Oosterman
    March 23, 2019 – Knowledge Of Causes And The Geological Sources Of Vanadium

    Bekzod Kasimov, Vice-President, Business Development

    Based in Bolivia, Mr. Kasimov has been with Prophecy since 2012, having previously been stationed in Mongolia. Bekzod will represent the Company with government officials in Mongolia and Bolivia, and liaise with Prophecy’s business partners (such as product offtakers and technical consultants) and strategic investors. Mr. Kasimov also coordinates due diligence efforts for Prophecy’s prospective acquisitions, and of the Company’s projects by potential investors. Mr. Kasimov is fluent in Russian, English, Spanish and Mongolian.

    Irina Plavutska, CGA: Chief Financial Officer

    Based in Vancouver, Canada, Ms. Plavutska has been with Prophecy since 2010 and is a professional accountant with over 20 years of international experience in financial reporting, auditing, and accounting. She is a member of Certified General Accountants Association of British Columbia.

    Rocio Echegaray, Corporate Secretary

    Based in Vancouver, Canada, Mrs. Echegaray holds a law degree from the University Federico Villarreal in Lima, Peru. Ms. Echegaray has been working in the mining industry with public-listed companies providing corporate secretarial services in the securities and corporate affairs since 1998.

    Consultants

    Northwest Nonferrous Metals Mining Group Co., Ltd.,
    Vanadium product technology partner

    Northwest Nonferrous Metals Mining Group Co., Ltd. (“NWME”) assists Prophecy with engineering of vanadium ore processing facilities to recover high grade vanadium pentoxide. NWME owns and is currently operating the world’s largest black-shale vanadium mine in China with an environmentally friendly, hydrometallurgical leach processing technology. NWME’s patented leaching, processing and extraction technology is commercially proven to produce 99.5% pure vanadium pentoxide.

    NWME is an affiliated enterprise of Shaanxi Huayuan Mining Co., Ltd. which is one of the largest comprehensive geological and mineral resources research and development institutions in northwest China with over 5,000 employees. NWME owns and operates over a dozen mines (lead-zinc, gold, vanadium) in China, and has extensive experience in vanadium exploration, mining, processing and recovery.

    Paul Kaplan, NewFields Companies, LLC,
    Gibellini heap leach facility design

    Mr. Kaplan is a professional engineer with more than 35 years of experience in civil and geotechnical engineering for a wide variety of projects with an emphasis toward mining and large civil engineering projects. Paul has extensive experience related to leach pads, tailings dams and mine waste management, engineering design, permitting, construction oversight and the use of geosynthetics for reinforcement, separation and environmental control. He served as project principal, project manager, or design engineer on over 250 projects that have included geosynthetic and asphaltic concrete liner system design and construction.

    Mr. Kaplan’s experience includes the following:

    Area 30 Heap Leach Facility at Barrick’s Cortez
    Stage 6 Heap Leach Facility at Coeur’s Rochester
    Heap Leach Facility for Kinross Bald Mountain
    Reusable and Dedicated Heap Leach Facility at Kinross Round Mountain.

    Robert Davidson P. Eng, M3 Engineering
    Gibellini EPCM

    14 years experience in engineering, procurement, construction management with M3, a well known international firm.

    Managed over 60 EPCM projects that include Hudbay’s Rosemont (Copper Heap Leach, SX-EW) and Southern Peru Copper’s Cuajone project (120,000 tpd).

    Michael Milczarek GeoSystems Analysis Inc.
    Gibellini heap leach hydrodynamic studies

    Mr. Milczarek has over 25 years of experience with the development, implementation, and management of hydrogeologic and geochemical studies. He has a broad range of project management experience on groundwater recharge studies, mine waste cover system design, riparian habitat restoration and monitoring, monitoring of natural groundwater recharge in a variety of environments, and heap leach hydrodynamic studies. He has authored or co-authored over 40 refereed publications on groundwater recharge, vadose zone characterization and modeling, mine reclamation and habitat restoration. His Heap Leach Hydrodynamic clients include

    Barrick Gold (several properties)
    Kinross Gold (several properties)
    Minera Escondida Limitada
    BHP Olympic Dam

    Papers by Mr. Milczarek
    September 14-16, 2015 – Investigating Leaching Alternatives for Heterogeneous Heap Leach Pads
    November 10−13, 2014 – Characterization of gold inventory and impediments to recovery at an active heap leach facility
    September 23-25, 2013 – Ore permeability methods of evaluation and application to heap leach optimization
    September 23-25, 2013 – Characterization and in-situ monitoring of large scale heap leach fluid dynamics

    Directors

    John Lee, Executive Chairman

    John Lee, CFA is an accredited investor with degrees in economics and engineering from Rice University. Mr. Lee joined Prophecy in October 2009 and led the company in making several timely project acquisitions. Mr. Lee identified, negotiated and financed Gibellini project acquisition in 2017. He has over 20 years of experience as a mining investor and raised more than $100 million for Prophecy since 2009.

    Greg Hall, Director

    Mr. Hall is an independent business advisor to the mining industry. For over 30 years, Mr. Hall has focused on significant international exploration, development, and mining ventures, and all aspects of their structuring and finance. His previous positions include: Director at Haywood Securities Inc.; Vice-President, Canaccord Capital Corporation; and Senior Vice-President of Leede Financial Markets Inc. He is a graduate of the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, SME Enterprise Board Program, and a Member of the Institute of Corporate Directors.

    Masa Igata, Director

    Mr. Igata has more than 25 years’ experience working in Asian financial markets and is the founder and CEO of Frontier Securities in Mongolia. Previously, he was Managing Director at Nikko Citigroup with a leading role in Japanese equity sales and investor relations. Mr. Igata now focuses primarily on advising and investing in resource companies in Asia. Mr. Igata received his Graduate of Law from Kyoto University and is a member of the Securities Analysts Association of Japan.

    Dan Fidock, Special Board Advisor

    Mr. Fidock is based in Asia. For the majority of his career, Mr. Fidock has been an international corporate executive in the information and technology arena for the last 20 years. During this time, he has focused on commercialization and new product introduction in a range of developed and developing countries including: China, India, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore, Hong Kong and the UK. Mr. Fidock is currently a partner with True Global Ventures, a firm focusing on early stage investment in a range of industry sectors. He holds an MBA from the University of New South Wales and University of Sydney, as well as an MSc from the University of Oxford. Mr. Fidock is also a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Mr. Fidock is a significant Prophecy shareholder.