Mr. St-Amour has over 20 years of mining industry experience in corporate finance and mergers & acquisitions. He has a masters degree in geology and is a Chartered Financial Analyst with strengths and expertise in capital markets, financial and investment analysis, asset valuation, due diligence, and managing financing and M&A transactions in the natural resource sector. During his career, J.C. has held various investment banking and senior management roles, including Director, Investment Banking and member of the Executive Committee with Fraser Mackenzie Limited; Vice President, Investment Banking at Blackmont Capital Inc.; Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Chief Financial Officer at Defiance Mining Corporation and Vice President, Corporate Development at Rio Narcea Gold Mines Ltd.
Mr. England has been involved in the public markets since 1983, beginning his career working at the Vancouver Stock Exchange as a floor trader. Since 1995, Mr. England has been directly involved with public companies in various roles, including investor relations, directorships and senior officer positions. To date, Mr. England has been directly responsible for raising in excess of $60-million for mineral exploration and acquisitions.
Mr. Masters brings over a decade of experience working with public companies. He has served as Director, CFO and Secretary in numerous public companies primarily in the junior mining industry giving him a truly diverse knowledge base in the administration field.
Gerhard Jacob is a seasoned professional with almost 30 years of experience in the mining and exploration industry. He has worked and evaluated numerous projects around the globe plus has extensive management experience. During his career Gerhard served on the board of several junior companies and as a lead advisor. His most recent directorship was with Pure Energy Minerals and has worked on lithium projects since 2011. Mr. Jacob holds an MSc. in Geology /Geochemistry from the University of Goettingen, Germany.
Mr. Gagné has a B.Sc. in Mining Engineering from École Polytechnique de Montréal and an MBA with a specialization in Corporate Finance from Université du Québec à Montréal. Mr. Gagné has more than 12 years of experience in the mining sector in terms of project development, operation and management. Mr. Gagné began his career being involved in the construction and commissioning of the Meadowbank gold project located in Nunavut. He was head of the mining engineering department for SGS Geostat, a mining services company specializing in computer-assisted mineral resource estimation services using cutting edge geostatistical techniques. Mr. Gagné also was the responsible engineer to support the open-pit operations for Glencore Zinc globally. Most recently, he was General Manager of Sayona Quebec and currently works for Greenstone Gold Mines, which aims to develop the Hardrock Gold Project located in Ontario and is also a director of Vision Lithium Inc.