Dr. Elena Clarici is a mining engineer, with a B.Eng in mining gained at University of Belgrade in 1989. She also holds a PhD in Mining and Environmental Engineering from the Royal School of Mines of the Imperial College of Science and Technology, obtained in 1994. She is founder, president and CEO of Micah Minerals Corp., a Canadian private company, since 2016. From 2013 to 2015, she has been a director and Board Member of TSX-V listed Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd, and briefly interim CEO in 2014. She is a former chair of Association of Mining Analysts and a regular contributor to financial and mining media.