CEO & Director
Mr. Klenman is an experienced junior mining executive whose career spans over 30 years in the private and public sectors. Over the past decade he has held and continues to hold leadership roles with numerous publicly traded resource companies, including senior officer and/or director positions with Nexus Gold Corp, Leocor Gold, Azincourt Energy, Arbor Metals, Manning Ventures, and others. As a consultant in the past he has also worked with companies such as Roxgold Inc, Forum Uranium, Integra Gold, Midnight Sun Mining, among others. He began his professional career in television broadcasting which evolved in the late 1990’s into communications, finance and marketing roles principally for publicly traded companies.
President & Director
John Fraser has over 20 years experience in the Canadian capital markets. John worked as an investment advisor at several Canadian brokerage firms with a focus on the mining sector. Since transitioning to the public company side of the business, John has held board positions and advised several mining and technology companies.
Alex Tong is a highly qualified finance professional with extensive senior management experience in the mining space. He has worked directly with companies operating in both North America and Africa, and was most recently the Director of Finance at Lucara Diamond Corp. Prior to Lucara, Mr. Tong held senior finance roles with development resource public companies Energy Metals Corp and Novagold Resources, where he was responsible for achieving operational performance, leading mergers and acquisitions and involved with various financing strategies. Mr. Tong is a Chartered Professional Accountant who articled with Deloitte LLP where he managed a portfolio of clients in both the Canadian and U.S. public markets, primarily in the brokerage and mining industry.
Mr. Tsoutsis brings over 20 years of finance and capital market experience. Mr. Tsoutsis formerly worked as an investment advisor at Mackie Research, Jordan Capital Markets and Canaccord Capital Corp. Mr. Tsoutsis has significant experience specializing in developing, restructuring and financing venture capital companies.
Director, Corporate Secretary
Mr. Placzek has been a private corporate development consultant for over 10 years. Based in Vancouver with an Asia Pacific focus on emerging private and public companies, he provides assistance in finding avenues to financing and helps to shepherd partner companies towards growth. His responsibilities included resource and asset allocation systems to improve efficiency, and consultation on building an effective public profile to clients and investors.
Mr. Sieb is a senior officer of Explorex Resources Inc. and was the former President of American Potash Corp. and International Lithium Corp. Mr. Sieb was President of American Potash Corp. until September 2015; and was President of International Lithium Corp. until April 2012. Mr. Sieb has a B.Sc. (Spec. Geology) from Concordia University and an MBA from the University of British Columbia.
Mr. Grunenberg has served as a Geoscientist for BC Groundwater Consulting Ltd., a private exploration consulting firm, since January 2016. Mr. Grunenberg has also served as a Partner at VPG Geoscience, private mineral exploration firm since 2006. Mr. Grunenberg has served as a Volunteer for the Association for Mineral Exploration BC since January 2015. Mr. Grunenberg was also a regional group appointee director for the Association for Mineral Exploration BC from January 2012 to January 2015. Mr. Grunenberg was a Geoscientist for PBG Geoscience from 1994 to 2012. Mr. Grunenberg holds a BSC in Geology from the University of British Columbia, as well as a variety of post-graduate certificates and is member of the Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC.