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First Mining Gold Corp (FF.TO)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Keith Neumeyer

58 2015 Chairman of the Board

Jeffrey Swinoga

48 2018 President, Chief Executive Officer, Director

Andrew Marshall

2016 Chief Financial Officer

Christopher Osterman

60 2018 Chief Operating Officer, Director

Derek Iwanaka

2016 Vice President of Investor Relations

Samir Patel

2016 Corporate Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Michel Bouchard

2016 Independent Director

Raymond Polman

2015 Independent Director

David Shaw

66 2015 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Keith Neumeyer

Mr. Keith Neumeyer is Chairman of the Board of First Mining Finance Corp., since March 2015. He has worked in the investment community for over 30 years. He began his career at a number of Canadian national brokerage firms. Mr. Neumeyer moved on to work with several publically traded companies in the resource and high technology sectors. His roles have included senior management positions and directorships responsible in areas of finance, business development, strategic planning and corporate restructuring. Mr. Neumeyer was the original and founding President of First Quantum Minerals Ltd. He also founded and is currently the Chief Executive Officer of First Majestic Silver Corp. Mr. Neumeyer has also listed a number of companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange and as such has extensive experience dealing with the financial, regulatory, legal and accounting issues that are relevant in the investment community.

Jeffrey Swinoga

Mr. Jeffrey A. Swinoga is President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company. Mr. Swinoga is a highly accomplished mining executive with over 25 years of executive and management experience in the areas of finance, project development and project construction. Most recently, he was Chief Financial Officer ("CFO") of Torex Gold Resources Inc. ("Torex") where, during his four-year tenure, he led the US$400 million financing of Torex's US$800 million El Limon-Guajes gold mine on the Morelos property and led his team during Torex's transition from an exploration and development company to a mid-tier gold producer. Prior to Torex, Mr. Swinoga spent four years as the CFO of North American Palladium Ltd. ("NAP"), during which time NAP financed and constructed the underground Offset Zone expansion project for the Lac des Iles Mine and acquired and built two gold producing mines in Quebec. In addition, he spent three years as CFO of HudBay Minerals Inc., a company which, from its initial public offering in late 2004, grew to a market capitalization of over $2 billion in 2008. Jeff also spent seven years at Barrick Gold Corporation as a senior officer with responsibilities that included project financing of Barrick's Bulyanhulu and Veladero projects. He is a Chartered Professional Accountant and holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Toronto as well as a Bachelor's degree (Honours) in Economics from the University of Western Ontario.

Andrew Marshall

Mr. Andrew Colin (Andy) Marshall is Chief Financial Officer of the Company. H is a Chartered Accountant and a Chartered Financial Analyst with 13 years of public company accounting, finance and corporate governance experience. He has been First Mining's Controller since June 2015 and has been heavily involved in all of the Company's acquisitions to date. Prior to joining the Company, he spent four years as Director of Finance and Controller with two Vancouver based TSX/NYSE MKT listed silver producing companies. Mr. Marshall also brings public company auditing and assurance experience with PricewaterhouseCoopers ("PwC") LLP in London, UK and Vancouver, BC where he focused on PwC's mining, technology and entertainment practices.

Christopher Osterman

Mr. Christopher Osterman has been appointed Chief Operating Officer, Director of First Mining Finance Corp effective as of January 15, 2018. He was the President of KCP Minerals Inc. (formerly Sundance Minerals Ltd.) from April 25, 2007 to December 31, 2014 and also the CEO of KCP Minerals Inc. (formerly Sundance Minerals Ltd.) from September 15, 2011 to March 30, 2015.

Derek Iwanaka

Mr. Derek Iwanaka is Vice President of Investor Relations of First Mining Finance Corp. He has over 12 years of experience in the investor relations and corporate communications field. Just prior to joining First Mining, he was Manager of Investor Relations with U.S. and Canadian listed uranium producer, Energy Fuels Inc. which recently merged with U.S.-based uranium producer, Uranerz Energy Corporation. Derek was with Uranerz prior to that merger and headed their investor relations department from 2010 until June 2015. While at Uranerz he helped facilitate the raising of US$80 million through equity and debt financings. Prior to Uranerz, he led the investor relations campaigns and initiatives at Brilliant Mining Corp. and during that time, Brilliant was included in the "TSX Venture 50(TM)" which included Canada's top emerging public companies listed on TSX Venture Exchange in 2007 and 2008. Derek started his investor relations career with intermediate gold-producer Bema Gold Corporation from January 2003 until 2006.

Samir Patel

Mr. Samir Devendra Patel is Corporate Counsel and Corporate Secretary of the Company. He joins First Mining as Corporate Counsel and Corporate Secretary, bringing over seven years' of experience in the area of securities and corporate law, particularly in relation to M&A transactions, continuous disclosure requirements, corporate governance and equity financings. Prior to joining First Mining, Mr. Patel spent the last three and a half years as the Corporate Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Wellgreen Platinum Ltd., a Canadian PGM-Ni mining exploration and development company. Mr. Patel joined Wellgreen when they were listed on the TSX Venture Exchange and he oversaw the company's graduation to the Toronto Stock Exchange, and worked on numerous equity financings, including a bought deal financing under a base shelf prospectus. Prior to his time at Wellgreen, Mr. Patel spent four years in the Vancouver office of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, a leading, full - service, national law firm, as an articling student and an associate in the firm's Securities & Capital Markets Group. His practice involved advising clients in a variety of sectors with respect to securities, corporate and commercial law matters, including public company financings, mergers & acquisitions and restructuring transactions.

Michel Bouchard

Mr. Michel F. Bouchard is Independent Director of the company. He has served September 2016 to present – Director, SIRIOS Resources Inc. (mining company). July 2016 to present – Chairman, Monarques Gold Corp. (mining company). May 2013 to present – Director, Cartier Resources Inc. (mining company). November 2011 to April 2016 – President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Clifton Star Resources Inc. (mining company). May 2009 to November 2011 – VicePresident, Exploration and Development at North American Palladium Ltd. (mining company).

Raymond Polman

Mr. Raymond L. Polman is Independent Director of First Mining Finance Corp., since March 2015. He has over 30 years of public accounting and corporate finance experience in the Canadian and US financial markets and has been Chief Financial Officer of First Majestic Silver Corp. since February 2007. Prior to First Majestic, Mr. Polman had been a Chief Financial Officer for six years with a number of publicly traded high technology companies, prior to which he served several years as the Director of Finance for Rescan Environmental, a large privately owned company serving the global mining community. Mr. Polman has a Bachelor of Science (Economics) Degree from the University of Victoria and he is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia. Mr. Polman also brings eight years of prior public accounting experience with Deloitte LLP.

David Shaw

Dr. David Andrew Shaw is Independent Director of Albion Petroleum Ltd. He received a B.Sc. (Sp.Hons) in Geology from the University of Sheffield in 1973 and a Doctorate of Geology in 1980 from Carleton University, Ottawa, in 1980. Mr. Shaw has worked in the financial and technical sectors of the international resource industry for the past thirty years. Self Employed technical and financial resource industry consultant since 1997; director of Canadian Zinc Corp. (TSX) from May 2000 to November 14, 2005; director of Texas T Minerals Inc. (TSX Venture) from June 2001 to December 2001 and February 2004 to June 2006 director of First Majestic Resource Corp. (TSX Venture) from December 2004 to present; director of Athlone Energy Ltd. (TSX Venture) from October 2003 to July 2005; director of Constellation Oil and Gas Ltd., now International Sovereign Energy Corp. (TSX) from June 1999 to August 2002; Director of Getty Copper Corp. (TSX Venture) from April 2005 to June 12, 2006.

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