Johnathan More has over 25 years of experience in North American and European capital markets focused on natural resource industries. He had a history of achievement from his years with Canaccord Capital. In August 2008, Mr. More retired from Canaccord Capital as an investment advisor to apply his experience and contacts to the public company sector. Mr. More also serves as a Director of Power Metals Corp. and Superior Mining International Corp.
Cyrus Driver is a chartered accountant and was founding partner in the firm of Driver Anderson since its inception in 1981. He is a retired partner in the firm of Davidson and Company LLP after merging with them in 2002. Whilst providing general public accounting services to a wide range of clients, he specializes in servicing TSX Venture Exchange-listed companies and members of the brokerage community. He also serves on the boards of several listed companies. His wide knowledge of the securities industry and its rules have enabled him to give valuable advice to clients within the industry with respect to finance, taxation and other accounting related matters.
Ron Bourgeois, a Chartered Accountant has over 35 years of progressively increasing responsibility and expertise in the resources industries. He was recently President of Anderson County Land Company focused on applying SAGD techniques on non-conventional oil pools in East Texas. Previously he was President of GreenLight Resources Inc., an exploration company with a focus on spodumene based Lithium. After articling with the predecessor of PriceWaterhouse Coopers, he was the Manager of Accounting Systems for the conventional oil and gas division of Suncor Inc. in Calgary. In 1983, he accepted a position with an affiliate of the TD Bank, Starvest Capital Inc which managed in excess of $225 Million in oil and gas production on behalf of a syndicate of Canadian pension funds. He joined Lakewood Capital group as a principal in 1987 through to 1993 and was pivotal in the management of its $125 Million of joint ventures for the limited partners. As CFO and Secretary of Optima Petroleum Corporation (the predecessor of PetroQuest Energy Inc) he successfully filed its initial 10K, negotiated bank facilities, sold the Canadian division and managed the plan of arrangement creating PetroQuest. Subsequently, he was a co-founder of US Geothermal Corp. and as former CFO of Tyner Resources Ltd, was involved in a $ 15 million Palo Duro shale gas project. He currently serves as Vice-President, Canadian Operations of Power Metals Corp.
Mr. Glazier has worked in the global mining sector across a variety of commodities and jurisdictions for over 10 years with experience in exploration and project development. Early in his career, Mr. Glazier managed exploration projects overseeing operations for a variety of juniors, working in multidisciplinary settings within challenging conditions presented in the Northern British Columbia, Yukon and Alaskan environments. He currently sits on the Board of Directors for Freegold Ventures Ltd. and obtained a Bachelor’s of Science with a major in Geology from the University of Calgary.
Dr. Trottier holds a PhD in economic geology from École Polytechnique of Montréal and has more than 30 years’ experience in mining exploration having held senior positions with a number of public companies. Dr. Trottier is the founder and currently serves as Executive Chairman of the Board for Amex Exploration Inc. He was most recently the CEO of Sulliden Exploration where he bought the Shahuindo Mines in Peru and grew the asset to approximately 3M ounces of gold. This transaction led to the merger between Sulliden and Rio Alto, transforming Rio Alto into a mid-tier producer which later merged with Tahoe Resources. The Shahuindo Mines are now under production by Pan American Silver following its takeover of Tahoe Resources.
Yves Rougerie, P.Geo. is a graduate of Montreal’s UQAM in Earth Sciences and brings over 40 years of experience in the mining exploration and development business. Mr. Rougerie has been the President and CEO of Vision Lithium and its predecessors since 2007. Throughout his career, Mr. Rougerie has worked on several advanced projects. He was on the discovery team and played a significant role in the exploration, definition and development phases of AUR Resources’ world-class Louvicourt Cu-Zn-Ag-Au Mine near Val-d’Or. He was responsible for the initial discovery of the Berry Lake gold deposit (now Bonterra Resources’ Gladiator deposit) and participated in the discovery and definition of Areva’s “L” uranium-gold deposit and directed Vision Lithium’s nearby Epsilon high-grade U-Au discoveries in the Otish Mountains, Quebec. Mr. Rougerie has a wide range of experience in exploration techniques and project management across North America pertaining to VMS Cu-Zn, porphyry and skarn, narrow-vein Gold, diamonds, uranium-gold and lithium deposits. Mr. Rougerie has also been a Director of several junior companies, including Scorpio Mining Corporation, now Americas Gold and Silver Corp.