Loren Currie has over 20 years’ experience holding executive corporate positions in the Canadian public markets. Mr. Currie served as Company Secretary of Oracle Energy Corp., from January 2011 to November 2014. He served as the Chief Financial Officer of Oracle Energy Corp. from October 2004 to June 2012. He served as the Chief Financial Officer, Secretary and President at Toba Industries Ltd. He served as a Secretary of Brand Marvel Worldwide Consumer Products Corporation. He served as a Director of Oracle Energy Corp. from October 2004 to February 2015. He is also a director of Vatic Ventures Corp.
Mark Forster is Interim Chief Financial Officer and joined the company in 2006. Mr. Forster has 30 years of experience in financial and management accounting for banking, manufacturing, oil and gas, and mining companies. His prior CFO experience includes Teletouch Services and MYM Nutraceuticals. Mr. Forster was also a manager at BearingPoint (KPMG). He is a Chartered Public Accountant (CPA, CGA) registered in British Columbia and studied Accounting at the University of British Columbia and British Columbia Institute of Technology.
Pieter Bakker has a BA in Economics and a MA in Political Science from Leiden University. He has 10 years’ experience in the mineral resource industry. He has been an analyst for public and private mineral exploration and development companies, primarily focusing on projects in Southeast Asia, and has helped raise capital for junior mineral exploration companies. Mr. Bakker consults on industrial, precious and base metals mineral projects, providing commodity and market analyses.
Jeff Calvert, P.Eng., is a professional engineer licensed in Ontario with a degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Western Ontario and MBA with more than 25 years’ experience in technical sales & marketing, management and M&A in the pulp & paper, biotechnology and climate change mitigation industries. He has served as CEO of two early stage ventures and been CFO and corporate secretary of a TSX-V listed company. Mr. Calvert provides M&A, corporate restructuring, strategic and financial advisory services to early stage publicly listed and private companies.
James Ladner is a Zurich based professional Company Director and financial Consultant. He is a graduate of the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, in economics and business administration. He has served on the boards of Bank Austria Creditanstalt (Switzerland) and the Royal Bank of Scotland.