Directors and Officers

Fiore Aliperti
CEO, Director
February, 2012 – present
Mr. Aliperti, a marketing professional with a 25 year record of achievement in the private sector. Mr. Aliperti first joined the Company in 2010 and was engaged in  corporate development. In 2011 he managed the Company’s  Italian subsidiary and was the
corporate contact on all Italian
matters. Mr. Aliperti joined the board of directors in February 2012, where he played a key role in commencing the restructure of the Company. In July 2013, Mr. Aliperti was appointed President & CEO of the Company. As CEO, Mr. Aliperti has been pivotal in the reorganization of the Company’s business including the reduction of overheads, and the creation of new strategic plans which includes the
acquisition of the Kirkham Property and Mt Dunn Property.
Jon Lever
Chief Financial Officer, Director
January, 2012 – present
Mr. Lever has been a Certified
Management Accountant since 1991, and has extensive experience in senior financial roles with private and public companies in Canada. He has more than 20 years experience after
beginning his career with the
chartered accountant firm of Touche & Ross Co. Jon has been involved with several resource companies including roles as CFO of Tournigan Gold Corp, Wealth Minerals Ltd and Finavera Wind Energy.
Dave Dupre
Vice President of Exploration
February, 2014 – present
David DuPre is a professional
geologist with over 45 years of
experience in mineral and petroleum exploration, major project
management and corporate
administration of public companies. Mr. DuPre has worked and
collaborated with both major and junior mining companies in projects spanning North and South America, Europe, Africa and Asia. Mr. DuPre brings a disciplined scientific
approach to mineral exploration using his excellent managerial skills. Since 1988, he has concentrated his efforts in the “Golden Triangle” area of
Northwestern British Columbia. While President of Firesteel Resources, he acquired the ROK Property (adjacent to the Red-Chris Mine) and the Copper Creek property in the very active
Sheslay Camp. He was intimately involved in the discovery of the Eskay Creek mine as project manager while at Keewatin Engineering – a major Mining Consultancy that he
Dr. Dave Webb
February, 2014 – present
Dr. Dave Webb is a Director. Dr. Webb is a Registered Professional
Geologist with over 30 years of
experience in mineral exploration, development and production in Canada and internationally. He holds a B.Sc. in engineering from the
University of Toronto, a M.Sc. in
Geological Sciences from Queen’s
University and a Ph.D. in Geological Sciences from the University of
Western Ontario.  During his tenures as president of both public and
private companies, projects have been developed from pre-discovery to production.  During this period
companies under Dr. Webb’s
management have raised over $70 million in development funds.
Michael Sikich
Chairman, Director
February, 2012 – present
Mr. Sikich brings over two decades of business experience in both private enterprise and with public companies to the Metallis team. He is the owner of a real estate company currently employing over 150 people with sales of several hundred million dollars
annually. Mr. Sikich has demonstrated strength in business management and execution of critical paths and
business plans.
Sameen Sheikh
Corporate Secretary
March, 2012 – present
Ms.Sheikh brings nine years of public company experience to the company, in which she has served in as various capacities with several Canadian
publicly listed companies that operate in various sectors, including in the resource sector. As corporate
secretary, Ms. Sheikh is in charge of aiding in corporate disclosure, as well as the streamlining in accounting and reporting responsibilities of the
company, with the aim to benefit its shareholders.

Advisory Council

Lawrence Roulston
Lawrence Roulston is a mining professional with over 35 years of diverse hands-on experience. He recently founded WestBay Capital Advisors, providing business advisory and capital markets expertise to the junior and mid-tier sectors of the mining industry. From 2014-2016 Lawrence was President of Quintana Resources Capital, which provided resource advisory services for US private investors. Before Quintana, he was a mining analyst and consultant, as well as the editor of “Resource Opportunities”, an independent investment publication focused on the mining industry. Prior to this, Lawrence was an analyst or executive with various companies in the resources industry, both majors and juniors. He has graduate-level training in business and holds a B.Sc. in geology.
Jeff Kyba Photo edited
Jeff Kyba, P.Geo.
Mr. Kyba has been directly involved in the mineral exploration industry since 2004 and held various positions with junior and mid-tier exploration companies and the provincial government. Most recently he spent the past five years as the Regional Geologist for the BC Ministry of Mines responsible for monitoring mineral exploration and mining activity in northwest BC. Prior to 2011, Jeff worked as an exploration project geologist with Ivanhoe Australia, Hard Creek Nickel Corp. and as a Senior regional mapping assistant with the BC Geological Survey. Mr. Kyba is acknowledged for recognizing the relationship between copper/gold deposits in northwestern BC and the contact between the Triassic-age Stuhini Group and the Jurassic – age Hazelton Group. This marker infamously named “Red Line” has been traced over a 10 km strike-length on Metallis’ Kirkham Property.
Stephen Wetherup head shot
Stephen Wetherup BSc., P.Geo.

Mr. Wetherup is a structural and economic geologist with over 20 years of global exploration experience.  He has worked for Fox Geological Consultants, Phelps Dodge Corporation of Canada and as a consulting geologist for numerous exploration companies including Freeport-McMoran. He is currently the Vice President Geology with Caracle Creek International Consulting and the Vice-President of Exploration for Commander Resources Ltd.


The Exploration Team:

Geologists: Abdul Razique, Max Estaris 

Advisory Board Members: Lawrence Roulston, Jeff Kyba, Stephen Wetherup

President & CEO: Fiore Aliperti