Scott Moore, MBA | Director
Finance executive with + 20 yrs of experience in the resource sector. He presently serves as COO of Forbes & Manhattan, Inc. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management.
Stan Bharti, P.Eng. | Director
Mr. Bharti has worked for over 30 years in the mining industry as an engineer, manager, executive and entrepreneur. He has served as CEO, Director, Chairman and/or founder for more than 30 public mining and resource companies over the past 15 years, as well as numerous private companies.
Before entering the public markets Mr. Bharti founded and ran BLM Engineering, a large, privately-held mining engineering services business. He earned a Masters Degree in Engineering from the University of London and has worked as a mining engineer in Europe, Africa and North and South America.
David Danziger, CA | Director
Chartered Accountant with 30 yrs of experience in audit, accounting and management consulting and +10 yrs experience specific to the mineral resource sector. He is currently a senior assurance partner at MSCM LLP, Chartered Accountants with a practice that specializes in public company work.
He is a director of American Apparel Inc. (NYSE), Eurotin Inc. (TSX-V), Renforth Resources Inc. and is also on the Board’s of two Capital Pool Companies that he initiated. Mr. Danziger is a member of the Small and Medium Enterprises Committee formed to advise Ontario Securities Commission staff.
Michael Barton, CA | Director
Michael Barton is a Portfolio Manager at Orion, a mining-focused investment business with approximately $3.7 billion under management (at December 31, 2017) that provides flexible capital investment solutions to mining companies in the base and precious metals sector. Orion has demonstrated capability in debt, equity, and production-linked investments, such as streams, offtakes and royalties. Mr. Barton holds a First Class Honours degree in Geography from the University of Leicester. He is a qualified chartered accountant (ICAEW).
Matthew Simpson, P.Eng., MBA | Director
Professional mining engineer and current CEO of Black Iron Inc. He previously worked for the Iron Ore Company of Canada (IOC), a subsidiary of Rio Tinto plc.. At IOC he held several progressive roles in Business Evaluation, Operations Planning, Continuous Improvement and for the past three years as Mine General Manager.Mr. Simpson has extensive experience in mine design, operations and project management. He holds a Master of Business Administration as well as a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering both from Queen’s University.
Eva Bellissimo, LLB | Director
Eva Bellissimo is a partner with McCarthy Tétrault LLP, where she is Co-leader, Canada Mining of McCarthy Tétrault’s Global Metals & Mining Group. Eva’s practice focuses on M&A, corporate finance and securities law compliance matters. With over 17 years of experience in the mining industry, Eva has been a trusted advisor to numerous companies in the industry and has led hundreds of transactions, having developed a strong reputation as a strategic and pragmatic lawyer.
Thomas Olesinski, CPA, CMA | Director
Mr. Olesinski, has over 20 years of finance and management experience. He worked as a managing forensic accountant for BDO Dunwoody, where he earned a Certified Fraud Examiner designation, before moving into the marketing communications industry, where he worked for Cossette Communication Group in various roles, including Director of Finance and Operations. Mr. Olesinski currently serves as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Havas Media Canada.