Mr. Fowler is a Professional Geologist with over 40 years of experience as a mining executive, analyst, exploration manager and consulting geologist for a number of major and junior mining companies on a global basis. Mr. Fowler joined Northstar as President, CEO and Director in late 2018 and spearheaded the Company's IPO and public listing on the CSE in January, 2020.
Mr. Fowler received a BSc. (Specialized in Geology) degree from the University of Alberta in 1981. From 1991 to 2004, he held various management and technical roles at Placer Dome Inc. At Placer Dome Inc, he managed regional exploration and advanced stage, feasibility-level projects and evaluations (Musselwhite, Mt. Milligan, Kerr-Sulphurets-Mitchell, South Deeps) and directed MinEx Projects and exploration at company mines throughout the world. In 2004 - 2005, as Exploration Manager for Quadra Mining Ltd., he evaluated and managed advanced and prefeasibility exploration, and projects in Canada, the United States, Chile, Peru, Ecuador and Australia. Mr. Fowler has also been a founding director and officer of a number of public companies with 12 years of capital markets experience raising more than $20 million dollars. These companies include the following TSXV listed companies: BCGold Corp. (2006 - 2017) (now Pan Andean Minerals Ltd.), Engineer Gold Mines Ltd. (2018 - 2020), Laurentian Gold Fields Ltd. (2008 - 2014) (now Pure Gold Mining Ltd.) and RedQuest Capital Corp. (2010 - 2017) (now Harfang Exploration Inc.) Mr. Fowler has a proven track record in generative and advanced mineral exploration, project management and management team development, feasibility studies, mine development, production and project evaluations.
Mr. Fowler is Qualified Person under National Instrument 43-101 and is a Member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia, Professional Geoscientists Ontario, the Society of Economic Geologists and a Fellow of the Geological Association of Canada.