Natural Resources >> CEO Interviews >> December 23, 2002

Claire Derome – Mcwatters Mining Inc (mwa:tse)

CLAIRE DEROME founded McWatters Mining Inc. in 1994 and has occupied the position of President and Chief Executive Officer since that time. Ms. Derome is also on the Board of Directors of the Gold Institute and the Canadian Mining Association of Canada. A Geologist by training, she also holds a Master's degree in Education. Over the past 21 years, she has acquired a great deal of experience in the mining industry, working as a geologist, a researcher in professional training related to the mining sector, and in exploration as Vice President and Director of small companies listed on the exchange. Between 1984 and 1992, she also founded and managed a private business specializing in computer and computer graphic services. Profile
TWST: Would you begin with a brief historical sketch of McWatters

Mining, followed by a picture of things as they are now?

Ms. Derome: McWatters is a gold producer. I formed the company at