Ian Telfer, Independent Chair2

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Ian Telfer is the former Chairman of Goldcorp Inc and former Chairman of the World Gold Council. He is the co-founder, Director, and a major shareholder of Renaissance Oil Corp. As one of the most influential businessmen in the Canadian financial community, Mr. Telfer has been recognized with special achievement awards by various organizations such as the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada, Ernst & Young Entrepeneur of the Year, and the BC & Yukon Chamber of Mines. In May 2018, Mr. Telfer was inducted as Companion of the Order of the Canadian Business Hall of Fame. Mr. Telfer is a Fellow Chartered Accountant, and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto and an MBA from the University of Ottawa. In 2007, the University of Ottawa renamed their business school The Telfer School of Management, in honour of Mr. Telfer, whose donation at the time was the largest ever made to a Canadian business school. Mr. Telfer is Chair of Aris Gold’s Governance and Nominating Committee.

Neil Woodyer, CEO and Director

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Neil Woodyer was a founder and the CEO of both Leagold Mining and Endeavour Mining. He has an extensive history in the mining sector creating growth strategies, implementing financing plans, and leading management teams. In 1988, Mr. Woodyer was the founder of Endeavour Financial, a successful mining merchant banking and advisory business. In 2009, he and Frank Giustra devised Endeavour’s growth strategy and as CEO, Mr. Woodyer led Endeavour Financial’s transition from a financial company into a mine operations and development company, Endeavour Mining. Endeavour grew through a series of acquisitions and new mine builds to become one of the largest gold producers in West Africa. In 2016 Mr. Woodyer was a founder and CEO of Leagold Mining which developed gold mines in Mexico and Brazil. In early 2020, after Leagold merged with Equinox Gold and he, along with other team members and number of mining entrepreneurs, created Aris Gold to again follow the strategies that Endeavour and Leagold proved to be successful.

Daniela Cambone, Independent Director1,2

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Daniela Cambone is a veteran journalist and considered one of the most trusted voices in the precious metals sector. Ms. Cambone is Editor-at-Large and Chief Anchor for Stansberry Research. Prior to Stansberry, she was Editor-in-Chief and Lead Anchor for Kitco News (a division of kitco.com), which she helped start in 2010. covering global markets, economic news and commodities. The brand became the preeminent news source for precious metals and commodities coverage. During her tenure, Daniela covered and moderated at various investment and mining conferences including Sohn, BMO Capital Markets, PDAC and the Denver Gold Forum. Daniela’s leadership and vision helped drive over 1 million unique views daily on Kitco.com, making it the largest gold site in the world. Her work was simultaneously featured and covered on Jim Cramer's TheStreet.com, Forbes, Yahoo Finance and MSNBC.

Daniela holds Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism from Montreal's Concordia University and a Master’s degree in Communications from the University of Rome, where she graduated cum laude.

David Garofalo, Independent Director1,3,4

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David Garofalo is Chairman and CEO of the Marshall Precious Metals Funds, as well as Chairman of Great Panther Mining Limited and Chairman and CEO of Gold Royalty Corp. Mr. Garofalo is the former President and CEO of Goldcorp Inc., a position he held from 2016 until its sale to Newmont Corporation in 2019. Prior to Goldcorp, he was President, CEO and Director of Hudbay Minerals Inc. (2010-2016), Senior Vice President, Finance and CFO and Director with Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited (1998-2010) and Treasurer of Inmet Mining Corporation (1990-1998). Mr. Garofalo was recognized as the Mining Person of the Year by the Northern Miner (2012) and was named Canada's CFO of the Year by Financial Executives International Canada (2009). Mr. Garofalo holds a BComm (with distinction) from the University of Toronto. He is a Fellow of Chartered Professional Accountants (FCPA, FCA) and a Certified Director of the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD.D). He is a Director of the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade and the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra., and serves as Chair of Aris Gold’s Audit Committee.

Serafino Iacono, Director

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Serafino Iacono has more than 30 years of experience in capital markets and public companies and has raised more than four billion dollars for numerous natural resource projects. A co-founder of Gran Colombia Gold Corp., he serves as its Executive Chairman. Mr. Iacono is also Chairman of Western Atlas Resources Inc., former Co Chairman and Executive Director of Pacific Exploration and Production Corp., and a former Director of Petromagdalena Energy Corp. Mr. Iacono was also a co founder of Bolivar Gold Corp. and Pacific Stratus Energy, among others, and is involved in numerous resource and business ventures in Latin America, Canada and United States.

Peter Marrone, Independent Director2,3

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Peter Marrone is Executive Chairman of Yamana Gold Inc., which he founded in 2003. Mr. Marrone has more than 30 years of mining, business, and capital markets experience. He has been on the boards of a number of public companies and has advised companies with a strong South American and North American presence. Prior to Yamana, Mr. Marrone was the head of investment banking at a major Canadian investment bank and before that practiced law in Toronto with a strong focus on corporate law, securities law and international transactions. Mr. Marrone is Chair of Aris Gold’s Compensation Committee.

Hernan Martinez, Independent Director1,3,4

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Hernan Martinez is an independent director of Gran Colombia Gold Corp. He also serves as Executive Chairman and a Director of Caribbean Resources Corporation and previously served as a Director of Pacific Exploration & Production Corporation. Mr. Martinez was Colombia’s Minister of Mines from 2006 to 2010 and his extensive background includes roles with Atunec S.A. and Exxon Mobil Colombia S.A.

Attie Roux, Technical Consultant and Director4

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Adriaan (Attie) Roux is a metallurgical engineer with over 44 years of operational, technical and executive management experience in the mining industry. Most recently, Mr. Roux was COO of Equinox Gold following its merger with Leagold Mining, where he held the same position. Prior to Leagold, he was COO of Endeavour Mining Corporation, where he was instrumental in the development and growth of the company over a seven-year period. Prior to Endeavour, Mr. Roux was Head of Metallurgy for AngloGold Ashanti where he worked for more than 34 years. He is a Registered Professional with the South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions and serves as Chair of Aris Gold’s Sustainability Committee.

Frank Giustra, Strategic Advisor

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Frank Giustra is a successful company financier with a track record of building natural resource companies. Mr. Giustra has had an active role in the launch and growth of several major natural resource companies, many with operations in Latin America. Mr. Giustra is CEO of Fiore Financial, a private firm managing a broad portfolio of equity investments. He was was a founder and director of Wheaton River, which became Goldcorp, as well as a director of Endeavour Mining from 2013 to 2016, Chairman of Endeavour Financial from 2001 to 2007, Chairman of Leagold Mining from 2016 to 2020, and former CEO of Yorkton Securities.

1 Audit Committee
2 Governance and Nominating Committee
3 Compensation Committee
4 Sustainability Committee