Mr. Booth holds a B.Sc. degree in Geology and an M.B.A. He began his career as a geologist for companies such as Falconbridge, Anaconda and Minnova. Subsequently Mr. Booth embarked on a career in Banking and Investment Banking at Scotia Bank, BMO Capital Markets and, lastly, RBC Capital Markets. Since 1998 Mr. Booth has been the CEO of several public companies and is currently a director of two public exploration companies.