Corporate

Advisory Board

Garth Kirkham, BSc, P.Geo, PgEoph, fgc, fcim, segf

Garth Kirkham, BSc, P.Geo, PgEoph, fgc, fcim, segf

Mr. Kirkham is a Professional Geoscientist with over 30 years of experience in the mining industry. He is the Past-President of the Canadian Institute of Mining (CIM) and co-Chair of the CIM Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves Committee as well as the Chair of the Geoscientists Canada, Securities Committee. As a Principal of Kirkham Geosystems, a full service provider of geoscience consulting services, Garth specializes in mineral resource estimation and is a Qualified Person in the context of NI 43-101 Technical Reports.

Tookie Angus

Tookie Angus

Mr. Angus headed the Global Mining Group at law firm Fasken Martineau DuMoulin and was more recently Managing Director of Mergers & Acquisitions at Endeavor Financial. He chaired the committee of independent directors of Canico Resource Corp. that evaluated the 2006 takeover offer for that nickel company from CVRD of Brazil. Mr. Angus will advise the Company how to achieve maximum shareholder value from Giga Metals Corporation's predecessor company's resource. He brings a wealth of business, legal and strategic experience to the table. His strategic advice will be particularly important to Giga Metals Corporation over the next years as it continues to advance the Turnagain project.

Dr. Jon Hykawy

Dr. Jon Hykawy

Dr. Hykawy has made battery materials a key part of his research focus since 2009, when he helped found Byron Capital Markets, a boutique brokerage operation. His current business, Stormcrow Capital Limited, consults with various clients who are involved in critical materials. He is widely quoted on battery materials such as cobalt, and is an invited speaker at many conferences around the world.

Tony Hitchins, B.A.Sc., M.Sc.

Tony Hitchins, B.A.Sc., M.Sc.

Geologist

Mr. Hitchins completed his bachelors and masters degrees in engineering geology and economic geology at the University of Toronto. Subsequently Mr. Hitchins spent the next twenty years involved in various aspects of mineral exploration from field geologist to project manager. Exploration targets included volcanogenic massive sulphides, carbonate and sandstone hosted Pb-Zn-Ag, vein gold, intrusive hosted gold, base metal skarn, and tungsten-molybdenum porphyry deposits for the Amax group of companies. Between 1994-1998, he was district exploration manager for Cyprus Gold in Western Australia. Since returning to Canada Mr. Hitchins has worked with Vancouver based junior exploration companies.

Dr. David Dreisinger

Dr. David Dreisinger

Dr. Dreisinger completed his  B.A.Sc. and Ph.D. in Metallurgical Engineering at Queen's University in Kingston and has worked at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver since 1992. David has held the position of Chair, Industrial Research Chair in Hydrometallurgy and has received numerous professional awards including the Sherritt Hydrometallurgy Award (METSOC), the EPD Science Award (TMS), the Wadsworth Award (TMS) and the INCO Medal (CIM). David is a Fellow of CIM and the Canadian Academy of Engineering. 

Tom Milner

Tom Milner

Mining Engineer

Mr. Milner has a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) degree and a Master of Engineering (Mining) degree. He brings over 35 years of experience in mine development and operations. Mr. Milner held mine executive positions with Corrriente Resources’ Mirador copper project in Ecuador, Taseko Mines’ Gibraltar copper mine in British Columbia, and Hillsborough Resources’ Quinsam Coal Mine on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. He has also made valuable contributions as a Senior Mining Consultant with Marcopper Mines in the Philippines and Chief Engineer at the Equity Silver Mine in British Columbia.

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