Board of Directors
Christopher J. Berlet is a graduate of Mining Engineering from Queen’s University (Canada) and holds a Diploma in Accounting & Finance from the London School of Economics and Political Science (U.K.). Mr. Berlet is a CFA Charter Holder (USA) and has 30 years of experience in both finance and the mineral industries. Christopher is a resource project manager and environmental investor and currently serves on the Board of New Age Metals Inc. and Stakeholder Gold Corp.
Mr. Chase is a graduate of Electrical Engineering from McGill University (1993). Mr. Chase’s career in Telecommunications followed the rollout of cellular networks throughout Latin America and especially Brazil. A long-time investor in mineral exploration projects, Mr. Chase is the founder of TNO Mining INC. and operates Black Lake Mineração LTDA, a granite extraction company based in Espirito Santo, Brazil.
Mr. Bruce Reid serves as a Company Director. Mr. Reid served most recently as Executive Chairman of Carlisle Goldfields Limited, as well as a Director. Mr. Reid was the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation from January 2010 until January 2014. Mr. Reid is also a Director of SGX Resources Inc. and other public companies. Mr. Reid was also the President and Chief Executive Officer of U.S. Silver Corp. (a mining company) from June 2006 to November 2009 as well as Vice-President, Corporate Finance of Research Capital (an investment dealer) from 2002 to 2006. Mr. Reid brings to the Corporation extensive experience in corporate finance and in the mining and mineral exploration industry. His background includes more than 30 years of direct and indirect experience in the mining and mineral exploration industry following graduation with a B.Sc. in Geology from the University of Toronto in 1979 and a finance degree from the University of Windsor in 1982.
Mr. Paul Davis serves as a Company Director. Mr. Davis has more than 25 years of exploration and mine management experience in base metals, precious metals and industrial minerals. Most recently, Mr. Davis was VP Exploration at First Nickel Inc., and over his career he has discovered, built and operated several mines. He has been involved in raising more than $150M in equity and debt financings. Mr. Davis serves as Vice President Technical Services and as a Director for Rogue Resources Inc. Mr. Davis graduated from the University of Western Ontario (BSc- Honors Geology) and the University of Alabama (MSc - Economic Geology).
Mr. Christopher Cheng, P.Eng. is a graduate of Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Calgary (2009) and he is a Professional Engineer registered with APEGA in the Province of Alberta. Mr. Cheng has 10+ years of experience in the upstream oil and gas sector working in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin. For the last 5 years Mr. Cheng has been specializing in the development of new and innovative extractive and drilling technologies. In 2020 Mr. Cheng transitioned to the renewable energy sector as Senior Development Engineer with Eavor Technologies Inc., a private geothermal company.