Mr. Proust is a lifelong entrepreneur and has been an active participant in the Canadian capital markets for more than 30 years. An independent businessman, John is a founder, builder, financier, and principal shareholder of numerous public and private companies. He holds and has held senior operating roles and board positions of public companies on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV), Canadian Stock Exchange (CSE), Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), and Alternative Investment Market (AIM). With his extensive business acumen, he has directed and advised companies with respect to strategy, debt and equity financing, mergers, acquisitions, corporate restructuring, and corporate governance.

Mr. Proust is currently Chairman and CEO of Southern Arc Minerals Inc., Chairman & CEO of Japan Gold Corp., President and Director of Lincoln Ventures Ltd., and Director of Rise Gold Corp. Mr. Proust has extensive experience in corporate governance, is a graduate of the Directors College, Michael G. De Groote School of Business at McMaster University and holds the designation of Chartered Director (C. Dir,).


Mr. Boon is a chartered accountant with over fifteen years of professional accounting experience with private and public companies focusing on financial reporting, regulatory compliance, internal control and corporate finance activities. Mr. Boon’s experience includes financial reporting for both Canadian and U.S. listed companies with international subsidiaries, strategic planning, tax planning, corporate governance, equity financings and due diligence for acquisitions. As an employee of Portland Management Inc., an organization providing public company management and venture capital to start-up and junior companies, Mr. Boon is also the CFO of Japan Gold Corp. and Rise Gold Corp. Mr. Boon holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of British Columbia and is a Chartered Professional Accountant, CPA, CA.


Ms. Au currently serves as Corporate Secretary to various public and private companies as an employee of Portland Management Inc. Ms. Au worked in the capital markets in Asia for more than 15 years, beginning her career at an international brokerage firm before moving on to regional Asian firms. Ms. Au holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Acadia University.

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Southern Arc Minerals Inc.
Suite 650
669 Howe St
Vancouver, BC Canada V6C 0B4
Telephone: +1-778-725-1490
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Investor Relations
John Proust,
Chairman & CEO
Telephone: +1-778-725-1482