Zach Flood

President, CEO and Director

Mr. Flood is an economic-exploration geologist with global experience focused on various commodities over the past 15 years. Mr. Flood co-founded Kenorland Minerals in 2016. Prior to Kenorland, Mr. Flood spent numerous years within the Ivanhoe Group, undertaking project generation and business development, including evaluation of early to advanced stage M&A opportunities in the mining sector.

Yu Yamato


Yu Yamato has worked with Sumitomo Metal Mining Co., Ltd. as a geologist for over 23 years and holds a Master of Science from the Geological Institute of the University of Tokyo. He is currently a manager and senior geologist within the mineral resources division of SMM in Japan. Prior to this role, he was the president of Sumiko Resources Exploration & Development Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of SMM and was the geology manager for SMM at the Côté Gold Project in Ontario which is joint ventured with IAMGOLD Corporation.

Jessica Van Den Akker


Jessica van Den Akker holds the position of Chief Financial Officer at Kore Mining. Ms. Van Den Akker is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CA) with 15 years’ experience in the resource sector. She gained extensive experience through a Canadian audit firm providing reporting and accounting assurance services to publicly traded companies, primarily in natural resources. Ms. Van Den Akker is a graduate of Simon Fraser University where she received a Bachelor of Business Administration.

Jay Sujir


Mr. Sujir is a securities and natural resources lawyer who has 23 years of experience in advising and assisting public companies. He is a senior partner with Farris LLP. Mr. Sujir is a member of the Law Society of British Columbia and the Canadian Bar Association.

Rick Trotman

Mr. Trotman is a professional geologist with a broad range of experience within the mining industry, having worked in both buy-side and sell-side positions as well as technically focused responsibilities with major mining companies. Mr. Trotman is currently the President and CEO of Barksdale Resources. Rick was previously with Resource Capital Funds, a leading mining-focused private equity firm, where he was involved in executing a broad range of investments spanning the precious, base and minor metal spaces and was also responsible for establishing and managing the firm’s portfolio of exploration investments. He holds a Master of Science in Economic Geology from the University of Nevada Reno and a Bachelor of Science in Geology from Washington State University.

Jamie Levy

Mr. Levy has 25 years experience in financing and management of Canadian mining companies. Mr. Levy is currently the President, CEO and Director of Generation Mining. Mr. Levy  was previously CEO of Pine Point Mining which was acquired by Osisko Metals.