Focused on Gold in Peru



Jeff Franzen
Technical advisor

Mr. Franzen is a registered Professional Engineer with over 40 years of experience in advanced project development and mine operations with a focus on project de-risking and feasibility-level studies. He has been associated with several development-stage mining projects that were subsequently sold to third parties including: North American Metals Corp. (1988), Continental Gold Corp. (1990), Francisco Gold Corp. (1997) and Mar-West Resources Ltd. (1998), Western Keltic (2008) and Terrane Metals Corp (2010). He has held leadership roles in the British Columbia & Yukon Chamber of Mines, Mineral Deposit Division of the Geological Association of Canada and Vancouver Mineral Exploration Group. Mr. Franzen holds a B.Sc., (Honours Geology) from the University of British Columbia and a M.Sc. (Structural Geology) from Carleton University. He is a registered Professional Engineer in British Columbia.

Glenn A Gruber
Technical Advisor

Mr. Gruber is an independent consultant. He worked seven years for phosphate mining companies located in Central Florida and North Carolina plus 35 years for Jacobs Engineering Phosphate Technical Center in Lakeland, Florida. His +44 years experience exposed him to sedimentary and igneous phosphate deposits on five continents. He worked on the Bayovar feasibility study issued in 1982. In 2005, 2006, and 2007 he was Jacobs' project manager for beneficiation and phosphoric acid test programs, as well as a portion of Basic Engineering performed for Miskimayo. In 2011 and 2012 he was Jacobs' project manager for bench-scale and pilot scale beneficiation tests performed on phosphate ore from Bayovar 9. Glenn has been a technical adviser to Fosfatos del Pacifico since August 2013.

Tomas Guerrero Méndez

Mr. Guerrero is a Peruvian with over 45 years of mine geology and mineral exploration experience in Peru, Mexico, Bolivia, Venezuela, Chile, Argentina and Ecuador, including 11 years with Cerro de Pasco Corporation. Until 2001, Tomas held a ten year tenure as Director of Explorations for the Hochschild Group, a leading private Peruvian mining company with multiple mine operations. Under his leadership Hochschild discovered and put in production three mid size gold-silver mines. He is currently the principle of BO Consulting, an engineering consulting firm specializing in servicing the mining sector. Mr. Guerrero is a Director of Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. and is registered with the Lima Stock Exchange as a Qualified Person.

Absalon Aguilar Lagos

Mr. Absalon Aguilar Lagos, a Peruvian National, is a consultant to Focus' Peruvian subsidiary Agrifos Peru S.A.C. Mr. Aguilaris is a highly respected geological engineer with extensive experience in the Bayovar phosphate district, where he has worked since 1964 in various roles for public, private and government companies, with special expertise in phosphate processing and metallurgy. From 2001 - 2007 he acted as General Manager for Minera Regional Grau Bayovar and Activos Mineros, both Peruvian State Companies responsible for the successful privatization of the Bayovar non-metallic mining claims including Vale's Bayovar Mine and the Bayovar 9 project (Fosfatos de Pacifico), and most recently as an advisor to Fosfatos de Pacifico.