Rauno Perttu

Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO

Mr. Perttu is a registered professional geologist whose experience spans more than 40 years covering all aspects of mineral development throughout North, Central and South America, and Australia.  He has worked for and with large and small companies involved with gold, uranium and coal projects.  Mr. Perttu has participated in all phases of project development from initial concept through exploration, feasibility, development and operations at senior management levels.  He holds B.A. and MSc degrees in geology and is a registered engineering geologist in Oregon.

Rob Clark

Co-Founder, President & CFO

Mr. Clark is a driven entrepreneur and venture capitalist who has been the President of RBM Financial Inc. for the past twenty years. Mr. Clark has extensive experience within both the private equity markets, and domestic and international equity markets, having been a part of numerous transactions including mergers, acquisitions, company buyouts and corporate restructuring. Because of his past successes in selecting and selling critical mining properties and his experience with joint ventures, he brings valuable expertise and insight to Provenance Gold Corp. Mr. Clark also enjoys the mobile and entertainment space which he has been a part of for years, as a director or investor of several technology companies. In the entertainment space he has funded and produced feature films, partnering with Sony and Lions Gate to garner world-wide sales. Mr. Clark has been an avid outdoorsman since his youth when he helped forge some of the first trails in the mountains north of Pemberton with Outward Bound as well as completing back country guiding courses in northern BC and Alaska. The British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) provided Mr. Clark with the valuable tools needed to implement his entrepreneurial vision.

Thomas Martin


Mr. Martin has been an athlete all his life and was awarded a full ride scholarship to the University of Denver where he continued his hockey career. He was a member of the Calder Cup champions, the Sherbrooke Canadians, and was a first team all star in the AHL. He continued his hockey career playing in the National Hockey League (NHL) where he played for Winnipeg, Hartford and Minnesota in addition to playing professionally in Europe. After his hockey career wound down he ventured into business and finance where he has managed and invested in several successful businesses over the years. Mr. Martin has also utilized his sports and media ties domestically and internationally to raise capital for both private and public corporate entities. Mr. Martin’s solid work ethic and his ability to be a team player are invaluable components for our company.

Thomas Crom


Mr. Crom serves as one of our independent directors and chairs the Company’s audit committee. He is the President and founder of Eureka Ventures which has for the past 30 years been providing financial services primarily within the natural resource industry on corporate restructuring, debt financing, operational and financial reviews in addition to strategic planning. Mr. Crom has been involved in numerous mining joint ventures, acquisitions, and divestures with small, mid and large cap mining companies both private and public.  He received both Certified Professional Accountants (CPA) and Certified Management Accountant (CMA) licenses (both inactive), as well as an undergraduate and master’s degree in accounting.