Delayne Weeks – Chief Executive Officer
Delayne Weeks has over 20 years of experience participating in international community development projects. She has acted as the Community Development Coordinator on projects over the world including Africa, South America, Canada and Cambodia. Delayne focuses on implementing long-lasting projects that are sustainable by promoting community ownership of all projects. She has a degree in Business Education, a diploma (honors) in Horticulture, and has also owned and operated several private companies in financial services, equipment leasing, landscape architecture, and petroleum services. She consulted for several years to provide Economic Development and Small Business Training to entrepreneurs.
Mike Weeks – Executive VP of Operations
Mr. Weeks was a founder of Angkor Gold Corp. and previously served as its president and CEO. Mr. Weeks has 25 years of experience in project management of power generation and petroleum-related industries. Mike spent over 14 years negotiating with foreign governments in developing and implementing natural resource concessions. During that time, Mike was instrumental in the implementation of training programs for local labour force development, professional accreditation, and made significant strides in self-sustaining community growth and enhancement in developing countries. He has an engineering background and holds a First Class Power Engineering Certificate. Mike has managed large projects in Canada, Africa and Europe, constructing and managing several large production facilities in North Africa. Mike was and continues as a founding director of a petroleum training company as well as two financial service companies.
Dennis Ouellette, B.Sc., P.Geo. – VP Exploration
Mr. Ouellette is a member of The Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (APEGA # 104257) and is Angkor’s Qualified Person as defined by National Instrument 43-101 (“NI 43-101”). He has recently worked as a consulting geologist designing and managing exploration programs in Alberta, Yukon and British Columbia and assisting in the execution of exploration programs in the USA and Guatemala. During his career Dennis worked in a variety of roles, including VP for Northern Tiger which merged with Golden Predator which is now exploring the 3 Aces project in the Yukon, and senior Exploration Geologist, Project Geologist and Field Assistant for companies such as United Keno Hill Mines (Yukon), Falconbridge (Newfoundland) and Goldquest Exploration (Goldcorp – Red Lake, Ontario). From 1999 to 2002 Mr. Ouellette also worked at the Cabinet and Caucus Offices for the Yukon Government, providing executive assistance and advice to the Ministers of several departments, and in the 1990s as a Staff Geologist in the Department of Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, Yukon Region. From 1994 to 1996 Dennis served as the Manager of the Yukon Chamber of Mines.
Benita Sauer, CPA, CA – Chief Financial Officer
Benita is a Senior Manager with MNP working as a CPA in public practice. Benita directly manages a team of assurance professionals and draws on the support of MNPs specialized teams covering all aspects of public company accounting needs to lead the Angkor finance requirements and support the CEO in negotiations on partnerships and the development of financial reporting.