Corporate Management

Our experienced team of professionals oversees all aspects of our operations, ensuring we maintain our commitment to corporate responsibility, sustainability, and creating value for our stakeholders.

Tim Fernback

President & CEO

Mr. Fernback brings over 30 years of experience in financing public and private companies in Canada. Mr. Fernback obtained a Bachelor of Science, Honours (B.Sc.) from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration in Finance from the University of British Columbia. Mr. Fernback holds a Certified Professional Accounting (CPA, CMA) designation in Canada and is currently director of several publicly traded companies in Canada.

Robert Setter

Chairman & Director

Mr. Setter is the former Senior Financial Editor for Report on Mining and has been consulting with publicly trading companies for over a decade. In addition to Fuse, he also sits on the boards of two other listed mining companies and holds a degree in Economics from UBC. Since 2000 he has held several key positions including Research Manager, Corporate Research and Analytics and has been involved in the launch of dozens of new enterprises assisting with financing, cash flow forecasting, strategic client acquisition and planning. Mr. Setter brings over two decades of business development, marketing and resource experience to the Company.

Chip Richardson


Chip Richardson is a life-long banker and currently has the role of Assistant Vice President, Investments for Wedbush Securities in Lake Oswego, a suburb of nearby Portland, Oregon. From the age of fourteen, Chip began investing in the stock market and upon graduation from Oregon State University (B.Sc. Economics), Chip was hired as a Financial Advisor by Dean Witter Securities, now Morgan Stanley. After Dean Witter, Chip worked at Paine Webber, now UBS, before joining Wedbush in 1999.


Ryan Cheung


Mr. Cheung, CPA, CA, has been providing accounting, management, securities regulatory compliance services to private and public-listed companies for the past fifteen years. He began his career in CA-public practice in 2003 articling with a boutique and mid-sized firm eventually specializing in Canadian listed entity compliance and related securities services. In 2008, Mr. Cheung founded Midland Chartered Accountants Ltd. Focused on providing tax and integrated accounting and advisory solutions to private companies and high net worth individuals with a heavy emphasis on maintaining strong professional relationships.

Experienced Advisors

Our team of experienced advisors provides us with guidance and strategic advice, helping us to navigate the complexities of the mining industry and maximize the value of our assets for our shareholders.

Matthew Halliday


Mr. Halliday graduated from Dalhousie University in 2007 where he majored in Earth Sciences then spent the next 13 years in exploration and as a resource geologist with Kirkland Lake Gold, First Cobalt and SGS Geostat.

James Hellwarth


Over the past 10 years, Mr. Hellwarth of Orlando Florida has worked and strategically partnered with many of the leading financial media networks. These networks expand from influencer networks, content marketing, professional copywriting, native ads, Omni Chanel programmatic advertising and display ads marketing. Mr. Hellwarth has been instrumental in helping companies create their own digital footprint. Over the past 13 years Mr. Hellwarth has established significant relationships with investment bankers, hedge funds as well as numerous Industry specific heads. Mr. Hellwarth prides himself in aligning mutually benefiting strategic partners.

Steven McMillin

Geological Advisor​

Steven McMillin boasts over 35 years of hands-on experience in mineral exploration within the United States, particularly in Nevada, earning him widespread recognition as a seasoned exploration geologist. Currently serving as the Field Operations Manager at Rangefront Geological, he spearheads the coordination and execution of drill programs. His role includes liaising with vendors and regulatory bodies, ensuring drill safety measures, overseeing drilling and sampling procedures, and managing site reclamation efforts. Prior to his tenure at Rangefront Geological, Mr. McMillin held key positions including Senior and Chief Mine Geologist at Jerritt Canyon Gold LLC, where he played a pivotal role in uncovering and developing twelve new ore bodies. His career also includes significant roles at Fire Creek, Klondex, Midway Gold, Pan-Goldrock, AngloGold, Queenstake Resources, and Newmont Exploration. He holds certification as a Professional Geologist from the American Institute of Professional Geologists and maintains active membership in esteemed geological societies including the Geological Society of Nevada and the Society of Economic Geologists.