Brett Matich Mechanical Engineer
CEO & President
Chief Executive Officer and President Mr. Matich has been in the mining industry over a 25-year period, has acted as CEO for listed Companies on the Australian, Toronto and London Stock Exchanges. He is currently a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) & the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD). Past successes include: as CEO of ASX-listed Aztec Resources Ltd (ASX: AZR) where he identified the potential and oversaw the development of the Koolan DSO hematite deposit, AZR rose from a A$1 million market capitalization to a A$300 million merger with ASX listed Mount Gibson Iron Ltd (ASX: MGX); as CEO of ASX-listed Fox Resources Ltd (ASX: FXR) he identified the potential and reactivated the Karratha nickel-copper mining operation within two short years; as CEO of TSXV-listed Cap-Ex Ventures Ltd he developed an un-drilled magnetite prospect into 8 Billion ton Compliant Resource and received Top 50 TSXV member in 2012. He also Director of Max Resource Corp. (TSXV: MAX) and Gold Tree.
Adrian Smith Geologist
Professional geologist with over a decade of experience in the mining and exploration industry. Former Underground Mine Geologist and was involved in successfully identifying, modeling, and producing ore in addition to known reserves. Extensive exploration experience across North America. Graduated from Simon Fraser University with a Bachelor of Science degree specializing in Geology and has been a member of APEG BC since 2008.
Mr. John graduated from the University of Victoria, B.C. with a Bachelor of Arts degree, majoring in Economics and Political Science. He acquired the Work Wear World franchise in the interior of British Columbia and sold his chain of stores to Mark's Work Warehouse in 1999, a publicly traded company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. In 2001 Paul was appointed General Manager, Franchises for Work World, a position he held until 2010. He is also Director of Max Resource Corp. (TSXV: MAX).
Alex Helmel B.SC, CISA
CFO, Corporate Secretary & Director
Mr. Helmel is an Independent Management Consultant with specific expertise working with early-stage venture companies within the Canadian Capital Markets. Mr. Helmel focuses on private to public market transitions, corporate governance, the development of senior management teams and corporate growth strategies. Mr. Helmel has served as a director or officer for numerous private, CSE and TSX-V listed corporations.