Mr. Gauthier has over 47 years of experience in the Mining Exploration field and has worked in over 35 countries.  His work experience includes entities such as: SOQUEM, Falconbridge Ltd., Noramco and Cambior Inc. Mr. Gauthier was president of Maxy Gold Corp. (China), INCA Pacific Resources Inc., Lara Exploration Ltd., and Gold Holding Ltd.   Mr. Gauthier also served as a Director of Vena Resources Inc., Maxy Gold Corp, Lara Exploration Ltd., Western Union Peru, and Gold Holding Ltd., and from March 2015 until 2018, he served as interim Managing Director and CEO of Gold Holding Ltd., headquartered in Dubai (UAE). He has a BSC in Geology Eng. and MSC from UQAC (Chicoutimi, Quebec) and is active member and leader of many mining and professional organizations (Canada, Peru, UAE, and China).

Mr. Gauthier was also involved in many Gold and Copper discoveries and acquisitions, namely, “Lac Shortt” (Canada), “La Arena” (Peru), “Anabi (Minaspata)” (Peru), “Luchun” (China); “Metates” gold (Mexico), “La Granja” copper, “La Virgen” gold (Peru) and “Pachon” copper (Argentina).  He was also involved in the creation of the Lima Venture Capital Exchange (part of BVL) and Gold Holding Ltd. Since 2020, Andre has been leading Eval Minerals, his private company involved in mineral investments and advisory services.