Chris Foster was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Perpetua Resources effective March 16, 2021, on a contract basis. Mr. Foster is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) and will be responsible for providing the Corporation with financial management services. Currently, Mr. Foster works as a consultant providing accounting and financial management services to companies primarily in the mining sector. Prior to that, Mr. Foster served as a Controller for the Ivanhoe group, specifically Global Mining Management Corporation and Peregrine Diamonds Ltd., which was acquired by De Beers Canada Inc. in August 2018. Prior to Peregrine, Mr. Foster spent two years at Canadian Forest Products Ltd. where he was responsible for providing accounting, financial and analytical support for logging operations. Before joining Canfor, Mr. Foster served as Controller for Roca Mines Inc. while the company developed and operated the award-winning Max Molybdenum mine which was the first new metal mine built in British Columbia in a decade.