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Management & Directors

About

Mr. Watson co-founded Sandstorm in 2008, prior to which he served as the Chief Financial Officer of Silver Wheaton Corp. In that role, Mr. Watson developed the silver streaming business model and helped raise over US$1 billion in debt and equity to fund Silver Wheaton's growth. Mr. Watson is a Chartered Professional Accountant (Valedictorian), holds the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst and received a Bachelor of Commerce degree, with honours, from the University of British Columbia. He has won numerous awards for his professional and charitable achievements including the Early Achievement Award by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia, Canada's Top 40 Under 40 award, CEO of the Year by Business In Vancouver and the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal. Mr. Watson also serves as the Chairman of the Audit Committee of the board of Bear Creek Mining Corp. and as a director of TrueGold Mining Inc.

 

About

Mr. Awram is a co-founder of Sandstorm and has overseen the corporate due diligence process during the company's dramatic growth since 2008. Mr. Awram has evaluated hundreds of projects and has completed on-site due diligence on dozens of mines all over the world. Prior to Sandstorm, Mr. Awram was the Director of Investor Relations for Silver Wheaton Corp., where he was responsible for investor relations and corporate development. Mr. Awram graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Science degree in Geology.

 

About

Mr. Kazemi is a former Senior Manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers. In that role, he worked primarily in the mining and forestry sectors where he assisted clients in areas such as public financings, mergers and acquisitions, US/SEC securities filings, and various other areas. He has managed the audits of billion dollar multinational entities and also co-authored several publications including the annual BC Mining Industry Survey. Mr. Kazemi articled with PricewaterhouseCoopers where he obtained the Chartered Accountant designation, is a Chartered Financial Analyst charter holder and is a graduate of the University of British Columbia where he received a Bachelor of Science (Mathematics).

In the Community, Mr. Kazemi serves as Vice-Chair of the Vancouver Public Library Board and is a former member of the University of British Columbia Board of Governors. He has won numerous awards for his professional and charitable achievements including Vancouver’s top 40 under 40 award, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia's Community Service Award and the University of British Columbia Alumni Association's Outstanding Student of the Year Award.

 

About

Mr. Bruington joined Sandstorm after more than twelve years at the International Finance Corporation ("IFC") where he was employed as Chief Engineer/Industry Specialist for the mining division of the oil, gas, mining and chemicals department. In that role, Mr. Bruington was responsible for business development, technical appraisal, and operational supervision of the IFC's resource investments, completing more than 100 project appraisals in over 60 countries. Mr Bruington also helped start IFC's Early Mining Equity fund, which has grown to over US$350 million in value. Prior to the IFC, Mr. Bruington spent 20 years with a number of resource companies and was involved in mine design, construction and operations at precious metal, base metal, and energy projects in Australia, South Africa, South America and the U.S.A. Mr. Bruington is a Registered Professional Engineer and holds a Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering, a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering, and a Master of Science in Mineral Economics, all from the Colorado School of Mines.

 

About

Mr. Cochrane is a former Vice President at National Bank Financial where he spent nine years working in the investment banking group. As Vice President, Mr. Cochrane handled primary coverage of BC based clients in the power and utilities, resource, cleantech and other sectors. Mr. Cochrane specialized in providing advice to clients on merger and acquisition transactions and equity and debt financing opportunities. Mr. Cochrane holds the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst charter holder and received a Bachelor of Commerce degree, with honours, from the University of British Columbia. Mr. Cochrane is also a director of Glass Earth Gold Ltd.

 

About

Mr. Ho joined Sandstorm after serving as the Chief Financial Officer for SNS Silver Corporation, where he contributed to equity capital raises and project evaluation and development. Prior to that, Mr. Ho was an Equity Analyst at Raymond James Ltd. where he was responsible for sector institutional research. Mr. Ho began his career at Deloitte & Touche, focusing on public company financial reporting in both the U.S. and Canada. Mr. Ho is a Chartered Accountant, holds the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst charter holder and received a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of British Columbia. Mr. Ho is also a director with Americas Petrogas Inc.

 

About

Mr. Spencer is a former Director at Cormark Securities Inc. where he spent six years working in the investment banking group. As Director, Mr. Spencer provided coverage to a diverse group of mining companies operating in the base metals, precious metals and bulk commodity sectors. Mr. Spencer executed numerous equity financings and merger and acquisition advisory mandates while at Cormark. Mr. Spencer holds the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst and received a Bachelor of Commerce degree, with honours, from Dalhousie University.

 

About

Mr. Swarthout is CEO and Director of Bear Creek Mining Corp. a multi-asset silver company based in Peru. Prior to Bear Creek, Mr. Swarthout was an officer and member of the management committee of Southern Peru Copper Corporation where he participated in decision making during a dynamic period of corporate expansions, financing and project development. As Vice-President of Exploration from 1995 to 2000, he was directly responsible for two major discoveries, as well as reserve expansions on the order of 200 per cent on the Southern Peru Copper's two porphyry copper deposits.

Mr. Swarthout has participated in several deposit discoveries and reserve expansions in North and South America which are in production, or which will be in production in the future. Mr. Swarthout has participated in project permitting and financing, has managed several prefeasibility and financial scoping studies and has evaluated reserves on numerous precious and base metals deposits.

 

About

Mr. De Witt is a founder and the Chairman of Pathway Capital Ltd., a Vancouver based private venture capital company. Mr. De Witt has extensive experience in the areas of corporate and securities law, as well as mergers and acquisitions. Mr. De Witt graduated with a BComm/LLB from the University of British Columbia and practiced corporate, securities and mining law until his retirement from the practice of law in January 1997. He currently holds directorships in a number of public companies involved in the natural resource field and has experience in resource projects located in Latin America, North America and Asia.

 

About

Mr. Budreski is the President and CEO of Morien Resources Corp., a company focused on the development of a coal asset in Eastern Canada. Mr. Budreski has over 25 years of experience in the resource and resource financing industries, most recently as a Vice Chairman of Cormark Securities Inc. and prior to that, President and CEO of Orion Securities Inc. Mr. Budreski holds a Bachelor of Engineering from Dalhousie / TUNS University and an MBA from the University of Calgary. Mr. Budreski is also a director of Sandstorm Metals & Energy Ltd. and Alaris Royalty Corp.

 

About

Ms. Little is a director and founder of Mirasol Resources Ltd., a precious metals company focused on exploration in Latin America. As former Chief Executive Officer, Ms. Little led Mirasol’s growth as a successful prospect generator, and spearheaded corporate development activities, including the negotiation of joint ventures and the sale of a principal asset. Ms. Little’s industry experience includes fifteen years in Latin America with major mining companies Newmont, Cyprus Amax and WMC Ltd., where she held management positions including Business Development Manager and Country Manager. Ms. Little has extensive experience in the exploration and evaluation of epithermal precious metals deposits, as well as porphyry and sediment-hosted mineral environments. She holds a M.Sc. degree in Earth Sciences from the University of California, and a MBA degree from the University of Colorado. Ms. Little has served as trustee for the Society of Economic Geologists Foundation since 2010.

 

Board of Directors:

Nolan Watson
President, CEO, and Chairman

David Awram
Executive Vice President and Director

David De Witt
Director

Andrew Swarthout
Director

John P. A. Budreski
Director

 

Stock Exchange Listings:

TSX - Symbol SSL
NYSE MKT - Symbol SAND

Corporate Secretary:

Christine Gregory

 

Registered & Principal Office:

Sandstorm Gold Ltd.
Suite 1400 - 400 Burrard Street
Vancouver, BC    V6C 3A6

Tel: 604.689.0234
Toll Free: 866.584.0234
Fax: 604.689.7317

Email: info@sandstormLTD.com
Website: www.sandstormgold.com

Auditors:

Deloitte LLP
2800 - 1055 Dunsmuir Street
4 Bentall Centre
Vancouver BC    V7X 1P4

Tel: 604.669.4466
Fax: 604.685.0395

 

Share Registry:

Computershare Investor Services Inc.
2nd Floor - 510 Burrard Street
Vancouver, BC    V6C 3B9

 

 

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