Shawn Balaghi, CEO
Mr. Balaghi brings over 20 years of experience in the capital markets industry globally, holding key roles in finance, corporate development, and strategic planning. Previously, he has served as the CEO and CFO for several publicly listed companies and has worked closely with some of the largest independent auditing firms in Canada and the US. Shawn has raised over $300 million in funding for several start‐ups and has led them to public listings in Canada, the US, and Germany.
Kelvin Lee, CFO & Director
Mr. Kelvin Lee offers over 15 years of extensive financial management experience with publicly traded companies. Most recently, he worked in progressively senior roles from Corporate Controller, VP Finance, and Administration to Chief Financial Officer for Monument Mining Limited, a TSX-V listed gold producer with $400 million in revenue. His responsibilities included development and execution of financial strategy and operations, including regulatory reporting, financial planning and analysis, treasury, tax and audit. Previously, he held Controller positions in the mining industry with various publicly traded companies including Prodigy Gold Inc. between 2011 – 2013 that was acquired in 2012 for $340 million. Kelvin has his CPA, CGA and holds a Diploma in Accounting(Hons) and a Bachelor in Business Administration (Hons) from the British Columbia Institute of Technology.
Michael England, Director
Mr. England is a businessman and is the President and principal shareholder of England Communications Ltd., a company that provides office and management services to both private and public companies. He has many years of experience with reporting issuers, particularly in the mineral exploration industry. Over the past five years, Mr. England has served as director and President of Infinite Ore Corp. since June 2007, as director of Ashburton Ventures Inc. until October 2018, as CEO of Ashburton Ventures Inc. until March 2018, as director and President of BTU Metals Corp. since April 2009, as director of Sky Gold Corp. since August 2016, as CEO of Sky Gold Corp. since September 2016, as director and CEO of Pivit Exploration Inc. from August 2017 to May 2019, as director, CEO and President of Rockland Resources Ltd. since March 2021, and as director, CEO and President of Golden Lake Exploration Inc. since June 2019.
Tom McCandless, Director
Dr. McCandless is a registered Professional Geoscientist. He provides both technical and business consulting services to public and private companies involved in mineral exploration and development and operating mining companies. He has over 20 years of experience with reporting issuers. Over the past five years, Dr. McCandless has served as VP Exploration of Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. since November 2018, as director of Kennady Diamonds Inc. from March 2016 to April 2018, as director of CBLT Inc. since January 2014 and as COO of Group Ten Metals Inc. from July 2014 to July 2016.