Board of Directors
CEO, President and Director
Mr. Barry has served as a director, President and Chief Executive Officer of Silver Bull since March 2011. From August 2010 to March 2011, he served as our Vice President – Exploration. Between 2006 and August 2010, Mr. Barry spent five years working as Chief Geologist in West and Central Africa for Dome. During this time, he managed all aspects of Dome’s exploration programs and oversaw corporate compliance for Dome’s various subsidiaries. Mr. Barry also served on Dome’s board of directors. In 2005, he worked as a project geologist in Mongolia for Entree Gold, a company that has a significant stake in the Oyu Tolgoi mine in Mongolia. Between 1998 and 2005, Mr. Barry worked as an exploration geologist for Ross River Minerals Inc. on its El Pulpo copper/gold project in Sinaloa, Mexico, for Canabrava Diamonds Corporation on its exploration programs in the James Bay lowlands in Ontario, Canada, and for Homestake Mining Company on its Plutonic Gold Mine in Western Australia. He has also worked as a mapping geologist for the Geological Survey of Canada in the Coast Mountains, and as a research assistant at the University of British Columbia, where he examined the potential of CO2 sequestration in Canada using ultramafic rocks. Mr. Barry received a bachelor of science degree from the University of Otago in Dundein, New Zealand and is a Chartered Professional Geologist (CPAusIMM). He also serves on the board of directors of Sanatana Resources, Inc., a junior exploration company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange.
Chairman of the Board
Mr. Edgar was appointed Chairman of the Board in April 2010. Mr. Edgar has broad experience working in junior and mid-size natural resource companies. He previously served as Dome’s President and Chief Executive Officer from February 2005 to April 2010, when Dome was acquired by Silver Bull. Further, Mr. Edgar served on Dome’s board of directors from 1998 to 2010. Mr. Edgar currently serves as a director of Denison Mines Corp., Lucara Diamond Corp., and ShaMaran Petroleum Corp. Mr. Edgar practiced corporate/securities law in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada for 16 years.
Mr. Underwood has 30 years of broad exploration experience in Africa and other parts of the world acting in executive and senior technical roles for major and junior exploration and mining companies. Since January 2017, he has been the Vice President of Exploration of Osino Resources Corp. in Namibia. Mr. Underwood is also a co-founder of, and since June 2020 has been a technical advisor for, Lotus Gold, a private company focused in Egypt. He was a co-founder, and from 2014 to 2015 served as the Vice President of Exploration, of BHK Mining Corp. operating in Gabon. Mr. Underwood has held previous roles between 2008 and 2013 with Newmont Mining Corporation, AngloGold Ashanti Limited and Anglo American focused throughout Africa as well as various consulting assignments including for RoxGold in Burkina Faso. Mr. Underwood has a BSc (Hons) degree, is a Fellow of the Society of Economic Geology, and is a Registered Professional Scientist with the South African Council for Natural Scientific Professions.
William F. Matlack
Mr. Matlack is a veteran geologist over a 20-year career in the mining industry, working primarily with Santa Fe Pacific Gold Corp. (now Newmont Mining) and Gold Fields. Mr. Matlack was involved in the exploration and development of several world-class gold discoveries in Nevada and California. Later, he was an equity research analyst in metals & mining with Citigroup and BMO Capital Markets, and an investment banker in metals & mining with Scarsdale Equities. From 2012 to 2018, he was interim CEO and a director of Klondex Mines Limited during its transformation from an explorer to gold producer in Nevada. Mr. Matlack has served as a director of Timberline Resources Corp. since October 2019.