Technical Team


Kevin Montgomery, PGeo, Manager of Exploration

Mr. Montgomery has over 26 years of experience in mineral exploration, including 2 years of underground exploration. He has an extensive background in gold, nickel and diamond exploration. Prior to joining the Gowest exploration team, he worked most recently as a Senior Consulting Geologist for Golden Chalice Resources where he discovered the W4 Langmuir nickel deposit in Timmins. His gold exploration experience in Northern Ontario and Quebec includes work with Sudbury Contact Mines Limited, Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited, Placer Dome Inc. and Gold Fields Canadian Mining Limited. In the late 1990’s, he was part of the team that discovered the Victoria Creek gold deposit in Northeast Ontario.

He has a Master’s of Science Applied Mineral Exploration degree from McGill University and a Bachelor of Science Geological degree from Queen’s University.


Garth Wilcox, PEng, Project Development Manager

Mr. Wilcox is a professional engineer with over seventeen years of international mining experience. Most recently, from September 2006 until the company was bought by Argonaut Gold Inc., he worked for Castle Gold Ltd., where he was a key member of the development team that designed, constructed and operated gold heap leach facilities in Guatemala (El Sastre) and Mexico (El Castillo). Mr. Wilcox has extensive project development experience (gold, nickel, molybdenum, copper, zinc) as a process engineer with AMEC and Aker Kvaerner/Davy, as well as experience with JNE Consulting as a supervisor for steel processing facilities to ensure compliance with Ministry of Labour standards. His roles included engineering study development and costing, commissioning and plant operations.


Angela Falcon, Exploration Geologist

Ms. Angela Falcon is a graduate from the Specialist Program in Environmental Geoscience and Geology at the University of Toronto (2010). During her studies Ms Falcon worked as a geology field researcher, travelling internationally to examine glacial- and volcanically- influenced sedimentary deposits. Additionally, she has travelled extensively throughout Ontario collecting material for geological field guides. Ms. Falcon joined Gowest in May 2010 and has since participated in core logging, database management and integration, and geological modelling.