Matt Manson , , , CEO, President and Director

Matt Manson has 20 years’ experience in diamond exploration, development and production. Matt was appointed President of Stornoway in March 2007 following the acquisition of Ashton Mining of Canada and Contact Diamond Corporation, and subsequently President and CEO in January 2009. Between 1999 and 2005, Matt was employed by Aber Diamond Corporation (now Dominion Diamond Corporation) as Vice-President, Marketing, and thereafter Vice-President, Technical Services and Control, during which time he participated in the US$230m project financing for the Diavik Diamond Project, as well as overseeing Aber’s technical and marketing operations. Matt is a graduate of the University of Edinburgh (B.Sc. Geophysics, 1987) and the University of Toronto (Ph.D. Geology, 1996).

Patrick Godin , , , COO and Director

Patrick Godin joined Stornoway as Chief Operating Officer in May 2010 and was appointed to the Board of Directors in October 2011. Pat has overall responsibility for the development of the Renard Diamond Project. Prior to joining Stornoway, Pat acted as Vice-President, Project Development for GMining Services, and was responsible for the development of the Essakane Mine in Burkina Faso under contract to IAMGOLD. He was previously Vice-President of Operations for Canadian Royalties, specifically heading the development of their nickel project in northern Québec. He was also President and General Manager of CBJ-CAIMAN S.A.S., a French subsidiary of Cambior/IAMGOLD, holder of the Camp Caïman gold mining project located in French Guiana. For many years, Pat was involved in Cambior’s various Canadian properties in Abitibi-Témiscamingue, through progressive management positions in project development and mine management. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Mining Engineering from Université Laval in Québec, and is a member of the Ordre des Ingénieurs du Québec. He is the Chairman of the board of Geomega Resources and a director of Orbit-Garant Drilling.

Orin Baranowsky , , , Interim CFO, Vice President, Investor Relations and Corporate Development

Orin Baranowsky joined Stornoway as Director, Investor Relations in June 2013, was appointed Vice President, Investor Relations and Corporate Development in March 2016 and interim CFO in April 2017. He has more than 15 years of finance experience, and has been involved in more than $1 billion of capital raisings for mining companies. Prior to joining Stornoway, Mr. Baranowsky was Vice President, Investor Relations for CB Gold Inc., a Canadian-based precious metals exploration company with assets in Colombia. Previously, he worked for more than 10 years for BMO Capital Markets in progressively senior roles in equity research. He holds an Honours Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Wilfrid Laurier University in Ontario and is a CFA Charterholder.

Martin Boucher , , , Vice-President, Sustainable Development

Martin Boucher joined Stornoway Diamond Corporation in May 2010 and is responsible for environment, health and safety, and permitting at the Renard Diamond Project. Martin has over 25 years’ expertise in Québec, international mine development and Aboriginal relations. Prior to joining Stornoway, Martin served as Manager, Environment for Canadian Royalties and also worked for Falconbridge Ltd. (now Xstrata) at several Canadian and international projects, notably as Manager, Environmental Services in New Cadelonia for the Koniambo Project. He also held progressive management positions at the Raglan Project in Nunavik, from Senior Mining Technician to Superintendent, Environment.

David Farrow , , , Vice President, Diamonds

David joined Stornoway as Vice President, Diamonds in May 2016. Prior to joining Stornoway, David worked as a Senior Geostatistician at Golder and a principle of Geostrat Inc. Most recently, he was Director for Operations Geology at New Gold. He comes to Canada by way of South Africa where he worked for DeBeers as Group Evaluation Manager and Group Mineral Resource Manager. He holds a B.Sc (Hons) degree from the University of Cape Town and a Graduate diploma in Engineering (Geostatistics) from the University of the Witwatersrand.

Brian Glover , , , Vice-President, Asset Protection

Brian Glover joined Stornoway Diamond Corporation in May 2012 as Vice-President, Asset Protection. Brian is responsible for the protection of Company assets and for security provisions at the Renard Diamond Project. He has over 30 years’ combined expertise in global security and national police services. Between 2002 and 2012, Brian was employed by Aber Diamond Corporation and Harry Winston Diamond Corporation (now Dominion Diamond Corporation) as Director of Security Operations. Prior to entering the private sector, he served for 20 years in various capacities and locations as a police officer with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

Ian Holl , , , Vice-President, Processing

Ian Holl joined Stornoway in March 2014 as Vice-President, Processing. Prior to joining Stornoway, Ian spent more than 20 years with De Beers in increasingly senior operating roles within Namibia, Canada and Botswana. Ian was Commissioning Manager at the Snap Lake Mine, where he worked with contractors to execute the commissioning operational status of the processing plant. He moved on to the Victor Mine, where he oversaw the successful commissioning and full sustainable operational status of the processing plant ahead of schedule. Most recently, Ian was Senior Manager, Ore Processing at the Jwaneng Mine, Debswana, De Beers’ largest operation. Ian attended Technikon Witwatersrand, earning a National Higher Diploma in Extraction Metallurgy. In addition, he has taken several supplementary courses, covering health and safety, engineering, mine management/leadership, project management and other areas.

Robin Hopkins , , , Vice-President, Exploration

Robin Hopkins, P.Geol. (NT/NU) is a professional geologist with more than 20 years’ exploration experience throughout Canada, Greenland and southern Africa. Robin was appointed to his current position in January 2006, previously serving as the Chief Technical Officer of Stornoway’s predecessor company, Stornoway Ventures Ltd., from 2003 until 2006. Between 2000 and 2004, Robin was Vice-President, Exploration for Navigator Exploration Corporation, and prior to that a key member of the Aber Resources Ltd. exploration team that discovered the Diavik Diamond Project pipes in the Northwest Territories in 1994. Robin is a graduate of the University of Waterloo (H.B.A.Sc. Earth Sciences) and a Qualified Person under NI 43-101 responsible for the Company's diamond exploration programs.

Annie Torkia Lagacé , , , Vice President – Legal Affairs, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

Annie Torkia Lagacé joined Stornoway as its Vice-President, Legal Affairs, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary in December 2014. She has over 14 years of business and legal experience practising law as well as analyzing, structuring, negotiating and closing sophisticated commercial and corporate transactions. Prior to joining Stornoway, Ms. Torkia Lagacé was Senior Legal Counsel for the Eastern Canadian Iron Ore division of Cliffs Natural Resources where she, among other things, handled legal aspects of the operations of an 8 million ton iron ore mine as well as its 8 million ton expansion project. Ms. Torkia Lagacé also previously practised law in the Business Law Groups of Stikeman Elliott LLP and Blake, Cassels and Graydon LLP, two of Canada’s largest business law firms, where she developed extensive knowledge of sophisticated financing and M&A transactions involving large national and multi-national corporations. During her years practicing at Blakes, Ms. Torkia Lagacé was also posted in the Blakes Beijing office between 2006 and 2010. Ms. Torkia Lagacé holds a Bachelor’s degree in both civil and common law from the University of Ottawa.

Yves Perron , , , Vice-President, Engineering and Construction

Yves Perron was appointed Vice-President, Engineering and Construction in June 2012 and has over 20 years of experience in project management in the industrial sector within major international firms. Prior to joining Stornoway, Yves was Vice-President, Business Development, and Project Manager at Delsaer and Seneca. He also held several management positions in areas of production, operation startups, maintenance, engineering and project management with ArcelorMittal and Xstrata. Yves holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Université du Québec – École de Technologie Supérieure in Montréal and a DEC in Civil Engineering Technology. In addition, he holds an MBA from Université du Québec à Montréal as well as an Executive MBA from Université Paris Dauphine.

Ghislain Poirier , , , Vice-President, Public Affairs

Ghislain Poirier, ing. is a geological engineer with more than 30 years’ experience in the mineral exploration industry. From 1991 to 2005, Ghislain was employed by SOQUEM Inc. and involved in the discovery of the Renard Diamond Project under the joint venture between SOQUEM and Ashton Mining of Canada. He served as Manager, Environment and Public Affairs for Ashton and subsequently Stornoway, between 2007 and 2010, and was appointed Vice-President, Public Affairs in March 2011. Ghislain is a graduate of Laval University (B.Sc. 1984) and obtained an M.Sc. in Economic Geology from Université du Québec à Montréal (1987). He is a member of the Ordre des Ingénieurs du Québec, a past president of the Association de l'Exploration Minière du Québec (AEMQ) and a board member of the Quebec Mining Association (AMQ).

Matt Manson , , , CEO, President and Director

Matt Manson has 20 years’ experience in diamond exploration, development and production. Matt was appointed President of Stornoway in March 2007 following the acquisition of Ashton Mining of Canada and Contact Diamond Corporation, and subsequently President and CEO in January 2009. Between 1999 and 2005, Matt was employed by Aber Diamond Corporation (now Dominion Diamond Corporation) as Vice-President, Marketing, and thereafter Vice-President, Technical Services and Control, during which time he participated in the US$230m project financing for the Diavik Diamond Project, as well as overseeing Aber’s technical and marketing operations. Matt is a graduate of the University of Edinburgh (B.Sc. Geophysics, 1987) and the University of Toronto (Ph.D. Geology, 1996).

Patrick Godin , , , COO and Director

Patrick Godin joined Stornoway as Chief Operating Officer in May 2010 and was appointed to the Board of Directors in October 2011. Pat has overall responsibility for the development of the Renard Diamond Project. Prior to joining Stornoway, Pat acted as Vice-President, Project Development for GMining Services, and was responsible for the development of the Essakane Mine in Burkina Faso under contract to IAMGOLD. He was previously Vice-President of Operations for Canadian Royalties, specifically heading the development of their nickel project in northern Québec. He was also President and General Manager of CBJ-CAIMAN S.A.S., a French subsidiary of Cambior/IAMGOLD, holder of the Camp Caïman gold mining project located in French Guiana. For many years, Pat was involved in Cambior’s various Canadian properties in Abitibi-Témiscamingue, through progressive management positions in project development and mine management. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Mining Engineering from Université Laval in Québec, and is a member of the Ordre des Ingénieurs du Québec. He is the Chairman of the board of Geomega Resources and a director of Orbit-Garant Drilling.

Ebe Scherkus , , , Chairman of the Board

Mr. Scherkus was appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors of Stornoway in September 2012. He is best known for his long and distinguished career with Agnico Eagle Mines, serving as President and Chief Operating Officer/Director from 2005 to 2012, Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer from 1998 to 2005, Vice-President, Operations from 1996 to 1998, Manager of Agnico Eagle LaRonde Division from 1986 to 1996, and Project Manager from 1985 to 1986. Mr. Scherkus is a graduate of McGill University (B.Sc.), a member of the Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario and past president of the Québec Mining Association.

Hume Kyle , , , Director

Mr. Kyle is Executive Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer of Dundee Precious Metals (“DPM”) and has over 25 years’ private sector and public accounting experience. Prior to joining DPM, Mr. Kyle held increasingly senior financial executive positions in a number of large, publicly traded, multinational energy and natural resource businesses, including TransAlta Corporation and Fort Chicago Energy Partners. Mr. Kyle is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Financial Analyst, holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Accounting from the University of Western Ontario and a graduate diploma in Accounting from McGill University. He has also served on a number of corporate and industry boards and has been an active supporter of local organizations, including the United Way.

John LeBoutillier , , , Director

Mr. LeBoutillier is the Chairman of the board of directors of Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc., Canada's fourth largest life and health insurance company, and a respected senior figure in the Québec business community. Between 1983 and 1996, Mr. LeBoutillier served as President and CEO of Sidbec-Dosco (now ArcelorMittal Montreal Inc.), and between 1996 and 2000 as President and CEO of Iron Ore Company of Canada. Mr. LeBoutillier also serves on the boards of Mazarin Inc. and Semafo Inc. and is the Chairman of the board of directors of Groupe Deschenes Inc. In 2000, he was a member of the Québec Commission of Inquiry into Health and Social Services (the Clair Commission) and, in 2001, a member of the Canadian Democracy and Corporate Accountability Commission (the Bennett/Broadbent Commission). Mr. LeBoutillier served as a member of the board of directors of the Société générale de financement du Québec between 1996 and 2010, and is a recipient of the Order of Canada.

Gaston Morin , , , Director

Mr. Morin, a professional engineer, was, until October 2013, employed by ArcelorMittal Mines Canada (previously Québec Cartier Mining) in a series of increasingly senior roles, culminating in Vice-President, Technology. Mr. Morin brings a long career of experience in the fields of mine development and operations. He is a graduate of Université Laval with an M.Sc. in Mining Engineering (1973) and is a member of the Ordre des Ingénieurs du Québec and the Canadian Institute of Mines and Metallurgy. He is a past president of the Québec Mining Association and the Consortium de recherche minérale (“COREM”).

Peter Nixon , , , Director

Mr. Nixon brings to the Stornoway Board over 30 years’ experience in research and institutional equity sales, largely focused on the mining industry. In 1989, Mr. Nixon helped to found Goepel Shields & Partners, where the primary focus was to assist in the creation and building of a new independent investment firm specializing in the provision of investment advice to institutional investors, as well as raising capital for companies in the natural resource industries in Canada. As an independent member of Stornoway’s Board of Directors, Mr. Nixon brings strength in corporate governance and environmental stewardship.

Douglas Silver , , , Director

Mr. Silver is a highly regarded mining and investment executive with more than 30 years’ experience in the international mining industry. He is currently a portfolio manager of Orion Mine Finance. Prior to joining Orion, Mr. Silver was Founder, CEO and Chairman of International Royalty Company, one of the largest publicly traded mining royalty companies, until its sale to Royal Gold Inc. in 2010. Mr. Silver has a B.A. in Geology from the University of Vermont and a master’s degree in Economic Geology from the University of Arizona.

Marie-Anne Tawil , , , Director

Marie-Anne Tawil is an entrepreneur, lawyer and corporate director who has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Hydro-Québec since 2005. She also serves on the Board of Directors of United Way of Greater Montreal, the Montreal Inc. Foundation and on the Governance Committee of One Drop Foundation.
Ms. Tawil has been President and CEO of Iron Hill Investments Inc., (a business consulting and commercial development firm) since 2000, and previously served as Legal Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Quebecor Inc. She has led three manufacturing companies and has practiced law for two major Canadian firms.
Ms. Tawil holds a degree in Civil Law, a Bachelor of Common Law, a Masters in Business Administration and a certification from the Institute of Corporate Directors.
Ms. Tawil has solid and extensive experience in corporate management and mergers and acquisitions. During her career, she has developed a deep expertise in governance and strategic leadership, as well as in human resources and compensation.

Serge Vézina , , , Director

Dr. Vézina is a consultant and engineer with over 40 years’ experience in the mining industry. Between 1988 and June 2006, he was employed by Cambior Inc., most recently as Vice-President of Industrial Engineering and Environment. Dr. Vézina is a member of the Order of Engineers of Québec, a former chairman of the board of the Québec Mining Association, a former chairman of the board of COREM, and a member of numerous advisory panels and professional bodies within the Québec mining industry. Dr. Vézina is currently an adjunct professor at McGill University in Montréal and Université Laval, and a graduate of Université Laval (B.Sc. Mining, 1966 and Ph.D. Metallurgical Sciences, 1972).