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Greg Fernette

Vice President Exploration

Greg began his career in 1968 as a field assistant in Antarctica. Following his graduation in 1972, he has spent the last 35 years exploring for and developing projects in a wide variety of mineral commodities in an equally large number of countries and geological settings. Between 1991- 2001 Greg was Vice President of Watts Griffis and McOuat Limited, a Toronto based firm of international consulting geologists and engineers where he managed its Denver office and conducted project work worldwide.

His six years prior to joining Leland in July 2007 were spent setting up and managing the Middle Eastern (Saudi Arabia based) mineral exploration operations of PetroHunt International (, a highly successful private resource company based in Dallas, Texas.

As Vice President Mineral Exploration for the Clarity Group, Greg's main responsibility is new project identification/evaluation and oversight of the group's technicial team including all international exploration activities.