Directors & Officers
Richard Groome: Chairman, CEO & President
Mr. Groome is a highly successful and influential entrepreneur and executive who has been active in the financial sector for over 30 years. He has actively managed or participated in over 400 corporate financings for small-cap and medium-sized growth companies representing over $4-billion in investment capital. Mr. Groome has acted, and continues to act, as an officer and director of numerous private and public companies in a variety of business sectors. He is also a former director of the CDNX, which was the predecessor of the TSX Venture Exchange.
Robert Rosner: CFO
Mr. Rosner has significant experience as a mining industry entrepreneur and executive. Early in his career he initiated the formation of a number of junior exploration mining companies, including Fortuna Silver Mines (NYSE: FSM) and Niogold Mining Corp. (TSX.V: NOX – Acquired and wholly owned by Osisko), and played instrumental roles in managing these, and other, resource ventures involved in early stage exploration, resource location, delineation, and development. He has successfully utilized his extensive experience in public and private company management for over 30 years.Mr. Rosner has acted as an officer and director of both Canadian and U.S. listed companies, providing senior management of reporting compliance, oversight and fiduciary capacities, and directing corporate activities. He also has significant experience in Initial Public Offerings, Mergers & Acquisitions, and reverse takeovers.
Steven Cozine: Corporate Secretary
Mr. Cozine has over 25 years of experience in venture capital markets as an officer and director of publicly listed companies in the mining, industrial and high-tech sectors. His experience covers a wide range of corporate management duties with a focus on governance and regulatory compliance, project management, corporate finance including private funding and prospectus offerings, human resources, strategic planning and corporate operations.
Luis Martins: Director
Luis Martins is a geologist with 30 years of experience in the exploration and mining sector. He graduated from the Faculty of Sciences of Lisbon (1973) and has a MsC in Economic Geology from the same faculty (1995) and also several national and international post-graduation courses.
He was a former Director of the Mineral Resources Department at the Geology and Mining Institute (the Geological Survey) and a former Director of the Mines and Quarries Department at the Directorate-General of Energy and Geology (the Mining Authority). He has participated in several national and international research projects, especially in the mineral exploration, environmental geology and mining heritage fields.
Alain Moreau: Director, M.Sc.A, B.Sc., P.Geo
Mr. Moreau has been a geologist entrepreneur in technology development since 1987 and has worked for numerous mining companies around the globe for the last 30 years. Mr. Moreau is a member of the Order of Quebec Geologists and a member of the Prospectors and Developers Association (PDAC). His expertise is in drone technology applied for mineral exploration (alteration mapping, boulder tracing and 3D imaging), advanced modelization of geological systems and mine targeting platforms (proprietary and non proprietary software).