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About Us

Aligned with our owners – you the shareholders

We are focused on the exploration and development of high-potential gold projects in prolific and proven mining jurisdictions in Eastern Canada. Our experienced management has a proven track record of delivering results and successful company exits.

our Vision

Our vision is to discover economic gold deposits with exceptional low-cost production potential in stable jurisdictions.


our story

Discovery of gold in quartz veins
Main Vein mined producing ~2,400 oz Au at an avg grade of 21.80 g/t Au
Initial discovery and work on Afric Zone by Noranda/Hemlo Gold
Cyprus Canada & American Bonanza – trenching/drilling at Afric Zone
Balmoral acquires American Bonanza’s Canadian assets including Northshore
GTA Resources options the Northshore project – ownership becomes fractured (56% GTA/44% Balmoral)
Initial NI 43-101 mineral resource estimate based on 100 holes + 19,000m of drilling for the Afric Zone - indicated resources of 391,000 oz and inferred resources of 824,000 oz
Additional 54 drill holes and 3,171 meters of drilling completed – discovery of Gino Zone
Study of the Afric Zone higher grade, near-surface gold mineralization - Results outline two proposed shallow pits labeled West Pit & East Pit.
100% property acquisition by Ready Set

Our Team

Ready Set Gold brings together strong executive and exploration teams with a strong track record of building growth companies towards profitable exits.

Alex McAulay, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Mr. McAulay CPA, CA is an entrepreneur and experienced public-company CFO and director. Mr. McAulay’ s company, ACM Management Inc., is focused on providing fractional CFO services and regulatory guidance to public companies in Canada and the US. Alex has served as the CFO of several listed companies and has assisted many issuers in navigating the public markets.

Philip Ellard, CPA, CFO

Mr. Ellard is a designated CPA providing fractional chief financial officer and regulatory guidance services to public companies through ACM Management Inc., a growing professional services advisory firm in Vancouver, British Columbia. Prior to his time at ACM Management Inc., Mr. Ellard worked as an accountant with several other public accounting firms in the Vancouver, B.C. market providing audit and taxation services to private and publicly listed companies.

Christian Scovenna, Director

A successful C-Suite Executive with over 13 years of capital market experience. Has held Executive Officer positions and Board of Directors seats with several public companies.

Darren Collins, Director

Mr. Collins has over 15 years of corporate experience as an executive, director, and advisor for private and public companies. His expertise spans mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings, go-public transactions, commercial partnerships, accounting, and corporate governance.

Christopher Huggins, Director

Mr. Huggins is experienced in grassroots exploration geology, mining, construction, and technology industries and will provide a broad range of insights to the Company.  Following a Bachelor of Science in Honours Geology from the University of British Columbia, Mr. Huggins began his career as an exploration geologist with Homestake Mining in regional exploration around Eskay Creek Mine, Snip Mine and Stewart camps, and including project evaluations and large scale geological and structural mapping in northern Chile.  His involvement over the past ten years in project feasibility, financing and development of creative capital equipment packages has provided mining projects and operating mines with unique opportunities to drive efficiency and manage operational risk.

Gerhard Merkel, Director

Extensive senior executive experience. Was CEO and CFO of a german trading company from 1994 to 2005.  From 2005 to present, has been CFO and COO of an international import/export, wholesale and retail of catering equipment company and producer of catering accessories in Portugal.  From 2015 to 2019 was an independent director of Explor Resources.  Since 2019 on the board of directors of Galleon Gold

Corporate Social Responsibility

We are committed to carrying out our exploration and development in a socially and environmentally responsible manner.
We believe that exploration, and the mining that follows. should be beneficial to all stakeholders, including local communities, First Nations partners, governments, and shareholders. With this in mind, we look for opportunities to create value for stakeholders and make improvements to the environment for a sustainable future.
Christian Scovenna
Chief Executive Officer & Director
The safety of our employees, contractors, families, and communities where we work are our top priority. We take the necessary measures to minimize exposure and decrease risk to the novel coronavirus. We remain proactive in staying up to date with the guidelines and protocols from Provincial Health Officers, the Ontario Government, and the Chief Inspector of Mines. Stay safe.
Ready Set Gold Team

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