Ms. Nakano has been involved in mineral exploration and mining for over 10 years with junior explorers, and with major and mid-tier producers (Anglo American, B2Gold Corp.). Her experience spans all phases of exploration, from grassroots to advanced stages, and a range of deposit types including porphyry, epithermal, IOCG, VMS, unconformity uranium, and magmatic sulfides. At B2Gold from 2010-2014, Ms. Nakano contributed to project evaluations and resource delineation which led to the successful acquisition of several key projects, advancing the company towards mid-tier status. Additionally, Ms. Nakano has built a strong foundation in financial modelling and business strategy. Ms. Nakano holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree in Geology and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from the University of British Columbia.