Owen King, Interim President, Interim Chief Executive Officer and Director
Mr. King has over 20 years of experience in the financial markets and management consulting fields. He was previously employed at Mackie Research Capital Corporation as an Investment Advisor with a focus on venture capital financings and since 2014, has worked with public companies in business development and assisting with capital raises and initial public offerings. Mr. King was most recently a director of Squire Mining Ltd.
Julie Hajduk, Director (Independent)
Ms. Hajduk is President of Purple Crown Communication Corp. She is a multifaceted investor relations specialist with over 20 years experience working in the junior mining sector with Vancouver-based resource companies as well as US based bio-tech pharmaceutical companies. She has effectively managed all aspects of investor relations programs, including budgeting and detailed marketing plans. Julie has successfully raised seed, non-brokered and brokered capital for her clients using her broad contact base that includes a particular emphasis on the retail market. Her approachability, passion for public corporations, and capital markets knowledge are a powerful combination that works to bring investors and companies together.
Philippe Havard, Ing. Jr., Director (Independent)
Mr. Havard has been involved in the mineral exploration industry since 2008 and is one of the principals of Investissements Gema Inc., a private company engaged in the purchase and sale of mineral properties (gold, nickel and uranium) in the Province of Quebec. Mr. Havard is also the President of TelKel, an independent telecommunications company in the province of Quebec that he co-founded in 2014 to compete against large telecom companies on the basis of being a low-cost supplier of television, internet and telephone services by installing and utilizing its own fibre optics network. Mr. Havard is also President of Cubicule Studio, a software engineering company in the province of Quebec.
Bradley Rourke, Director (Independent)
Mr. Rourke has several years of experience in raising capital for resource companies, both public and private. He was previously director of sales and a principal partner with a small firm based out of Calgary that raised over $100-million in private investment funds, mainly in the energy and real estate sectors. Prior to corporate finance, Mr. Rourke spent 10 years working in the mining service sector and he is currently the President and CEO of Scottie Resources Corp.
Sandra Wong, CPA, CGA, Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary
Ms. Wong holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in marketing from the University of British Columbia and obtained her Certified General Accountant (CGA) designation in 1999. Ms. Wong has over ten years of working experience with several TSX-Venture Exchange listed companies in the area of financial reporting and company management.
Yvan Bussières, P.Eng., Qualified Person
Mr. Bussières has worked as a geologist and geophysicist for 38 years, and has conducted and supervised all phases of exploration for gold, copper, nickel, chromium, lithium, graphite and uranium throughout Canada and West Africa.