Sphinx Resources

Advisory Committee

Donald Gervais

Donald Gervais is a profession geologist (Quebec) who has been involved in the mining industry for more than 30 years at different positions. He played and he is still playing a strategic role in the development of the Odyssey project (Canadian Malartic Mine). He was the technical services manager at Canadian Malartic Mine between 2012 and 2019. During is long career, Mr. Gervais has been in charged of several technical teams in the position of chief geologist and also for several different societies and mines. He has experience in both underground mines and open pit mines. Mr. Gervais holds a baccalaureate in geology from Chicoutimi University, 1987.

Pierre-André Viens – Chief Financial Officier and Director

Pierre-André Viens is Director and Vice-President, Finance of CMAC-Thyssen Global Holding Inc., where he is in charge of financing and corporate development. Previously, Mr. Viens worked for Xstrata Nickel at the Koniambo nickel mine and at the Raglan mine as Project Manager, Operational Performance and Corporate Development Engineer respectively. From 2005 to 2007, Mr. Viens was Investment Manager for Desjardins Capital de Risque. From 2003 to 2005, he served as an Investment Analyst for Innovatech Régions Ressources. Mr. Viens holds an MBA, a master’s degree in mineral economics (mining engineering department), a bachelor’s degree in business administration (Finance) and a bachelor’s degree in mining engineering, all from Université Laval. Mr. Viens is a member of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec and is holds the CFA designation.


Since obtaining his B.Sc. in Geology from the University of New Brunswick in 1985, Mr. Bourgoin has worked in the field of mineral exploration and production including three years as chief geologist at the renowned Sigma Mine, in Val-d’Or, Québec. He has over 30 years of experience, having worked for several mining companies such as Noranda Exploration, Placer Dome, and Agnico Eagle. As a consultant, Mr. Bourgoin has worked on numerous gold projects in the mining camp of Val-d’Or, and also has extensive experience with iron, antimony, and other base- and precious-metals.

Following his tenure at the Sigma Mine, Mr. Bourgoin founded MRB & Associates a geological consulting firm (1999-2019) which catered mostly to small junior companies requiring technical assistance with gold exploration projects in the Val-d’Or mining camp. M. Bourgoin developed an extensive project management expertise while managing this company which grew to a peak of 45 employees. MRB & Associates specialized in data acquisition management, mineral resource estimates, and technical report preparation according to NI 43-101 standards.