Director Richard Bedell is the Co-founder, Director, and Executive Vice President of Renaissance Gold Inc., a gold exploration company, listed on the TSX Venture Exchange. Richard is also Chairman of the Board of TerraCore Inc., an international drill core scanning technology company. Richard has almost 40 years international exploration experience including an adjunct Faculty position in Exploration Geophysics at The Mackay School of Earth Sciences and Engineering, University Nevada Reno. Prior to Renaissance Gold, Richard was previously with AuEx Ventures who did the successful preliminary exploration work on the Long Canyon Deposit in Nevada, subsequently acquired by Newmont Mining. Richard is a recognized expert in remote sensing and geo-spatial technologies and is a Registered Member of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration, an internationally recognized professional geology certification. Richard is a graduate from the school of Natural Sciences & Mathematics at Hampshire College in Massachusetts with a B.A., and M.Sc. at the University of Toronto in Economic Geology, and a second M.Sc. from the University of London in Remote Sensing and GIS. Richard is a Fellow of the Society of Economic Geologists, a member of the Geological Society of America, the Geologic Remote Sensing Group, and a member of the Geological Society of Nevada.