Mr. Perron has over 20 years of experience leading advanced exploration to development stage mining projects. He began his career with Inmet Mining at the Troilus Gold Project where he spent eight years working as a production geologist and senior geologist. Recently, he spent time internationally at the Rosebel Gold Mine in Surinam before joining Agnico Eagle and for the last five years, he has been the Director of Geology at Mine Arnaud.
Mr. Bergeron has over 20 years of experience building relationships between major mining companies and the First Nation communities in Quebec. Before joining Troilus, Mr. Bergeron sat on the Board of Eeyou Istchee James Bay Regional Government, where he actively worked with Comex and Cofex. Mr. Bergeron currently sits on the Board of the Natural Resources Commission of Nord-du-Quebec as Territory Commissioner.
Mrs. Leroux has over 20 years of experience in the mining industry and is the former Environmental Manager for Goldcorp's Éléonore Project in Northern Quebec, where she was in charge of permits related to exploration and construction. She formerly was Environment Coordinator at the Troilus Project and a Metallurgist at Meston Resources. In addition to her position with Mason Graphite, she is currently Regional Vice President of Environment for BlackRock Metals.
Mr. Matoush has over 10 years of experience in Local and Regional levels of politics with the Cree Nation of Mistissini. He held the position as Band Councilor from 2006-2010. During this time, he was elected to the Cree Nation Government serving as a Board Member from 2008-2010. From 2010-2014, he was elected as Deputy Chief for the Cree Nation of Mistissini where he has been instrumental in leading Environmental Review and Impact Assessments.