Locke Goldsmith M.Sc., P. Eng, P. Geo, NI 43-101 Qualified Person
Mr. Goldsmith, Chief Geologist and Exploration Manager for Guyana Goldstrike, is a Professional Geologist with over 45 years experience in minerals mining, consulting and exploration. Mr. Goldsmith acts as the Company's Non-Independent Qualified Person for technical disclosure per National Instrument 43-101. Mr. Goldsmith has reviewed and approved the technical content of this website.

Mr. Goldsmith has been a consulting mining exploration geologist since 1970 and has worked on projects worldwide. He is a registered Professional Engineer in the Canadian Provinces of Ontario and British Columbia, and a registered Professional Geologist in the Province of British Columbia and the States of Oregon, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Mr. Goldsmith is a member of the Society of Economic Geologists, and the American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers. He is a graduate of the Haileybury School of Mines in Ontario, Canada and received his B.Sc. (Honours) in Geology from Michigan Technological University. He received his M.Sc. in Geology from the University of British Columbia, Canada.