Our Team

Rick Breger

President & CEO

Mr. Breger has diverse industry experience spanning both technical and financial aspects of the mining industry. His career includes impactful roles at IAMGOLD Corp. and Coeur Mining Inc., where he executed strategic initiatives and significant transactions. Rick’s expertise is further bolstered by his capital markets experience with Canaccord Genuity and Dundee Capital Markets. He holds an MBA from Ryerson University (now Toronto Metropolitan University) and a B.Sc. in Earth and Planetary Sciences from McGill University. He is also a practicing member of the Professional Geoscientists of Ontario (PGO).

Ludovic Bigot

Vice President Exploration

Mr. Bigot brings a unique skillset to Harfang with his nearly 15 years’ experience as an exploration geologist. He was most recently with ALS GoldSpot Discoveries as the lead project geologist responsible for the management and mineral targeting programs for precious and strategic metals in green- and brownfields exploration projects.

Mr. Bigot obtained a Master of Science in Economic Geology from the Université du Québec à Montréal (“UQAM”) where he focused on gold deposits in the Abitibi Greenstone Belt in Québec. He also obtained a Bachelor of Science in Earth Sciences from UQAM and is a practicing member of the Ordre des géologues du Québec (“OGQ”).

Yvon Robert

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Robert is a member of the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec, CPA, CA since 1996, and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in accounting since 1994. Since 2016, Mr. Robert provides financial reporting and accounting services to several junior public companies in the mineral exploration business. From 2011 to 2016, Mr. Robert held the position of Vice President, Finance, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer at Strateco Resources Inc.
He also held the position of Chief Financial Officer at Opti-Coating Laboratories Inc., as well as of Finance & Administration Director at Vision2 International Inc. from 2000 to 2009.

Marc Pothier

Corporate Secretary and Legal Advisor

Marc Pothier focuses primarily on securities, corporate finance, and mining law. He has often participated in listings, private placements, arrangements, reorganizations, and qualifying transactions carried out by a large number of issuers. Marc Pothier is consistently ranked as a leading lawyer in the domains of mining and natural resources law. He has been included in the Canadian legal directory Best Lawyers in Canada since 2008 and in the Canadian legal directory LEXPERT since 2012. In addition, Marc Pothier was named “Lawyer of the Year” in the Best Lawyers 2015 directory in the natural resources sector in Montreal.

Ian Campbell

Advisor & Director

Mr. Ian Campbell has over 35 years of junior mining experience. He was President, CEO and a Director of Temex Resources Corp. from 2005 until its plan of arrangement with Lake Shore Gold Corp. in 2015, followed by Manager of Projects, Canada for Tahoe Resources Inc. He was President, CEO and a Director of LaSalle Exploration Corp. from 2018 until its plan of arrangement with Harfang Exploration Inc. in April 2022. Mr. Campbell has been integral in identifying, acquiring and developing key exploration projects, joint venture and strategic relationship agreements with junior and senior exploration/mining companies and First Nations communities. Mr. Campbell holds a BSc Geology and is a member of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario (PGO).