Blake Hylands has been the Senior Vice President of Exploration at Troilus Gold Corp. since its inception in late 2017. Since then, he has led the exploration team in growing the mineral resources on the property by over 142% in the Indicated category and over 350% in the Inferred category. He has managed over 150,000 metres of drilling on the property in the last 2 years, which continues at a rate of ~10,000 metres per month. He has spent the majority of his career working on gold, base metals, and iron ore exploration projects in Canada and internationally, developing grassroots mapping and sampling programs, managing large scale drill programs, and helping to transition projects from early exploration to resource definition stages. Mr. Hylands holds a B.Sc. in Geology from Western University in London, Ontario.