Barry W. Smee

FGC Director at Platinum Group Metals Ltd.

Barry W. Smee

Barry W. Smee

FGC Director at Platinum Group Metals Ltd.

Biography

Founder of Smee & Associates Consulting Ltd., Barry W. Smee currently is President at this company. He received an undergraduate degree from the University of Alberta and a doctorate from the University of New Brunswick.

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Smee & Associates Consulting Ltd.

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53

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2

Birthday

1946

Age

74

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Co-Founder at MAG Silver Corp.

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Co-Founder at MAG Silver Corp.

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General Manager at Platinum Group Metals Ltd.

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President at Marlow & Associates, Inc.

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Sole Manager at 575 Grant LLC

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Former Professional at William J. Worrall Q.C. Law Corp.

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Former Managing Director-United Kingdom Region at Econnect Technologies Ltd.

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Chief Executive Officer & Director at Mich Resources Ltd.

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Director & Executive Vice President at Cosigo Mining, Inc.

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Founder at Almaden Minerals Ltd.

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Barry W. Smee
FGC Director at Platinum Group Metals Ltd.
Education

The University of Alberta (also known as U of A and UAlberta) is a public research university located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. It was founded in 1908 by Alexander Cameron Rutherford, the first premier of Alberta, and Henry Marshall Tory, its first president. Its enabling legislation is the Post-secondary Learning Act. The university comprises four campuses in Edmonton, the Augustana Campus in Camrose, and a staff centre in downtown Calgary. The original north campus consists of 150 buildings covering 50 city blocks on the south rim of the North Saskatchewan River valley, directly across from downtown Edmonton. 39,000 students from Canada and 150 other countries participate in 400 programs in 18 faculties. The University of Alberta is a major economic driver in Alberta. The university's impact on the Alberta economy is an estimated $12.3 billion annually, or five per cent of the province's gross domestic product. The university has been recognized by the Academic Ranking of World Universities, the QS World University Rankings and the Times Higher Education World University Rankings as one of the top five universities in Canada and one of the top 100 universities worldwide. According to the 2014 QS World University Rankings, the top Faculty Area at the University of Alberta is Arts and Humanities (ranked 89th in the world), and the top-ranked Subject is English Language and Literature (22nd in the world). The University of Alberta is also a leading institution for the study of Ukraine and is home to the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies. The University of Alberta has graduated more than 275,000 alumni, including Governor General Roland Michener; Prime Minister Joe Clark; Chief Justice of Canada Beverley McLachlin; Alberta premiers Peter Lougheed, Dave Hancock, Jim Prentice and Rachel Notley; Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson and Nobel laureate Richard E. Taylor. The university is a member of the Alberta Rural Development Network, the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education and the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System.

University of New Brunswick Founded in 1785, UNB offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in more than 60 disciplines and continuing education in a variety of fields. At UNB, we bring a diverse group of students together with our nationally recognized professors to learn in small classes and labs. Our campuses are located in two New Brunswick cities: Fredericton and Saint John. Fredericton, the provincial capital, was named one of the Top 7 Intelligent Communities by the New York-based Intelligent Communities Forum. Saint John, New Brunswick's financial and industrial centre, is emerging as an energy hub for the Eastern Seaboard. UNB has among the best student-to-faculty ratios of Canada’s comprehensive universities, according to Maclean’s magazine. We offer world-class programs while maintaining a small-university experience. Offering full-time and part-time undergraduate and graduate degrees in arts, science, business administration, computer science, nursing, engineering, education, forestry, law and kinesiology, as well as certificates and diplomas, UNB’s programs will help you achieve your dreams.

Career History
President
1990 - Current

Smee & Associates Consulting Ltd. operates as an international geochemical consulting company. It offers resource data audits, laboratory audits, geochemical survey planning, and geochemistry through cover. The company was founded by Barry W. Smee in 1990 and is headquartered in North Vancouver, Canada.

FGC Director
Current

Platinum Group Metals Ltd. is based in Vancouver, BC, Canada and Johannesburg, South Africa. Platinum Group has a solid management team with successful track records and more than 20 years in exploration, mine discovery, mine construction and mine operations. The Company was formed in 2000 and is focused on the development of platinum operations. It holds significant mineral rights in the Bushveld Igneous Complex of South Africa, host to 80% of the World's platinum production. View a demonstration of how the Bushveld was formed. The Company is focused on moving its first, high-grade, near-surface Western Bushveld Joint Venture (WBJV) platinum deposit to production. The issuance of the Mining Right for the project on April 4, 2012 was an important milestone, allowing the Company to move forward with its development plans for the robust project. An updated feasibility study was completed in October of 2009. Construction of the WBJV Platinum Mine started in January 2011 with a $100M USD first phase program focused on decline construction and underground development. In August 2011 a project loan mandate was awarded for a $260M USD senior loan facility. In December 2012 the banks received credit committee approval for the loan and closing and draw down of the loan facility is now subject to the negotiation and execution of final documentation and satisfaction of conditions precedent. Platinum Group is active in platinum exploration in South Africa and Canada. The current focus for exploration is the Waterberg discovery on the North Limb of the Bushveld Complex. The Waterberg Project is partnered with JOGMEC (Japan Oil and Gas Mineral Exploration Corporation) a state owned company

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