Ross Glanville, BASc, PEng, MBA, CGA, CAMV
Mr. Glanville has forty-six years of mining and exploration/development experience in many countries, and has been involved in the exploration, financing, development, and operation of a number of mines. He worked at various mine sites with a major mining company, and subsequently became Vice President of Wright Engineers Limited (since acquired by Fluor Corporation) and then President of Giant Bay Resources Ltd. Mr. Glanville has been a director and founder of a number of exploration, development, and mining companies, and is currently a director of two mining companies and two exploration companies.
Mr. Glanville graduated from the University of British Columbia in 1970 with a Bachelor of Applied Science degree (Mining Engineering) and became a member of the Association of Professional Engineers of British Columbia in 1972 (P.Eng.). In 1974, he obtained a Master of Business Administration degree (MBA), specializing in finance and securities analysis; and in 1980 he became a member of the Certified General Accountants of B.C. (CGA). Since 1985, Mr. Glanville has specialized in valuations, fairness opinions, and litigation support related to the natural resource industry.
Mr. Glanville has prepared more than 200 fairness opinions for mergers, amalgamations, and acquisitions of public and private companies. These assignments were undertaken for investment dealers, regulatory bodies (including stock exchanges), banks, various government agencies, venture capital firms, forestry companies, mining and exploration companies, oil and gas companies, energy companies, and others. He has also valued more than four hundred mining and exploration companies/projects in Canada, the U.S.A., Australia, and Mexico, as well as over two hundred in many other areas of the world, including Africa, South America, Europe, and Asia. He has formed public companies (listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange, the Australian Stock Exchange, NASDAQ, NYSE-MKT, and the TSX Venture Exchange) and has served on the boards of directors of five companies with producing mines. Mr. Glanville has also acted in more than 50 court cases and assessment appeal board hearings in Canada, the U.S.A., Australia, and the U.K. He has written several articles and given many presentations related to valuations of exploration and mining companies.