Mr. Geoffrey A. Handley served as Board Member at Endeavour Silver. He is a professional geologist with more than 40 years of experience in global mineral exploration, acquisitions, corporate development and strategic planning. From 1976 to 1981 Mr. Handley worked for BHP Exploration, Placer Prospecting and AMP Society as a geologist, geochemist and mining investment analyst respectively. Between 1981 and 1993 he rose through the ranks at Placer Pacific as Senior Geologist, Exploration Manager and General Manager. In 1993 he moved into corporate development at Placer Dome Inc. as Vice President, Senior Vice President and later Executive Vice President of Strategic Development, where he managed the defence to the Barrick takeover bid. Mr. Handley's accomplishments include overseeing the delineation of more than 20 million ounces of gold at Porgera, 4 million ounces of gold at Granny Smith, 13 million ounces of platinum group metals at Sedibelo, 15 million ounces of gold at Pueblo Viejo, as well as the acquistions of CSR's Mineral assets (Granny Smith and Osborne projects), East African Gold Mines, Aurion Gold, Highlands Gold and Placer Pacific. Mr. Handley holds a B.Sc. (Hons) in Geology and Chemistry from the James Cook University of North Queensland, Australia. He is a member of AusIMM and the Institute of Corporate Directors. In addition to Endeavour, Mr. Handley is a recent past director of Eldorado Gold Corp., PanAust Ltd, Mirabela Nickel Ltd and Boart Longyear Ltd. He joined the Endeavour board in 2006 and was appointed Chairman in 2012.