The E2Gold Management Team is comprised of highly accomplished and proven professionals recognized for their expertise in mineral exploration, project development and finance.

Eric Owens, P.Geo, M.Sc., Ph.D


Dr. Owens has over thirty years’ experience in the resource exploration industry. In 2003 he founded Alexandria Minerals and led its Initial Public Offering in 2006. As CEO and President, he discovered and acquired 3 million ounces of gold at a cost of less than $17 per ounce. Prior to this role, Dr. Owens held positions with BHP Minerals, Newmont Exploration, Echo Bay Exploration and Intrepid Minerals at locations throughout North and Central America.

Ellie Owens, J.D., M.Sc


With over eight years of technical and corporate experience, she has held roles at Golder Associates, Diavik Diamond Mine, Agnico Eagle’s Meadowbank Mine, Atomic Energy of Canada and at Groia & Co (securities litigation). Ms. Owens holds a J.D. and M.Sc. (Geology) from Western University and a B.Sc. (Geology) from the University of Waterloo. She currently sits on the PDAC Technical Planning Committee.

Natalie Pietrzak-Renaud, P.Geo., Ph.D.

Vice President Exploration

Dr. Pietrzak-Renaud has over 20 years of exploration and research experience in the Americas that covers a broad range of metals, including gold, diamonds, rare earth metals, iron ore, and base metals, from the exploration through development and mining. Notably, she has worked on Lundin Gold’s Fruta del Norte gold project in Ecuador, Newmont Goldcorp’s Coffee gold deposit in the Yukon, Stornoway Diamonds’ Renard Diamond Mine in Quebec, and Torngat Metals’ Strange Lake REE Deposit.

Erik Martin, BComm, CPA, CMA

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Martin has over twenty-six years’ experience in financial accounting, reporting and consulting in the mining industry, including CFO positions with Flemish Gold Corp., Detour Gold Corp. and other private exploration companies. Currently, he is the CFO at Murchison Minerals and provides financial services to Votorantim Metals and the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame. Mr. Martin is a Certified Public Accountant and graduate of the University of Quebec with a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting.

Jeff Pritchard, B.Sc.

Investor Relations

Mr. Pritchard comes to E2Gold with over 40 years of IR/marketing experience, including more than 20 years in the mining industry. Most notably, Mr. Pritchard was a Co-Founder, Executive VP, and Head of IR for Capital Gold Corporation (New York), where he helped raise or secure more than $36M in funds. During that time, the market cap of Capital Gold grew from $15M to $350M by the time it was sold, ultimately owned by Alamos Gold. Further, during his 5 years at Argonaut Gold, Mr. Pritchard was part of the team that grew the company’s market cap from $150M to $1B. Prior to his work in the mining industry, Mr. Pritchard was the Director of Marketing for the New Jersey Devils and Director of Sales for the New York Islanders.

Bruce Mackie, P.Geo., B.Sc.

Technical Advisor

Mr. Mackie is an Exploration Geologist with a global career spanning over 45 years of geological and management experience, ranging from conceptualization, acquisition, budgeting, evaluation, and ore resource definition in precious metals, base metals, uranium, and PGE exploration projects. While with Noranda Exploration Company Ltd., Bruce was involved in the delineation of the Golden Giant Deposit at Hemlo and participated in the initial discoveries of Hart Gold’s Sugar Zone Mine and Wesdome’s Eagle River Deposit, all gold deposits around E2Gold’s Hawkins Gold Project.

Jennifer Campbell, L.L.M., L.L.B., B.A.

Corporate Counsel

Jennifer Campbell is a partner in the Capital Markets and Securities Group at Fogler Rubinoff LLP. Jen acts for both companies and registered dealers in a broad range of industries, and has extensive expertise working with junior issuers listed on the TSX Venture Exchange and Canadian Securities Exchange. In over 20 years of practice, she has been involved in numerous significant financings (public offerings and private placements) and complex commercial agreements for clients in the natural resource, cannabis and sports sectors. Jen also provides strategic advice on matters related to corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions and reorganizations, and has assisted clients in navigating many challenging financial and regulatory environments.