Directors

Adrian Smith

CEO & Director

  • Professional geologist with over a decade of experience in the mining and exploration industry.
  • Former Underground Mine Geologist and was involved in successfully identifying, modeling, and producing ore in addition to known reserves.
  • Extensive exploration experience across N. America.
  • Graduated from Simon Fraser University with a Bachelor of Science degree specializing in Geology and has been a member of APEG BC since 2008.

Collin Kim

Director

  • 30 plus years of experience in the petrochemical, coal and mineral industries.
  • Involved in various mineral projects bringing together Canadian and major Korean State-Owned Firms.
  • Worked for Hanwha Corp., one of Korean business conglomerates for 16 years including 5 years in Jakarta, Indonesia as a Chief Representative of Hanwha’s Jakarta office and was dedicated to trading.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration from Korea University in 1990.

Mike Heir

Director - Independent

  • Founder of Calgary-based Trinidad Drilling Ltd. which became Canada’s 3rd largest oil and gas drilling company, and was a central figure in all of the company's strategic decisions until he retired as Chairman in June 2018.
  • 40 years of experience in the oil and natural gas industry since 1976 and has served on numerous public and private for-profit boards as well as non-profit boards.

Peter D. Robertson

Director - Independent

  • Former senior executive at Pembina Pipeline Corporation (NYSE: PBA, TSX: PPL), a company listed on the NYSE and the TSX, and its predecessors from 1985 to 2014.
  • Involved in the energy infrastructure business in Western Canada Since 1978, and is currently the lead director of a small public oil and gas producer.
  • A Chartered Accountant of Scotland since November 1975 and a Chartered Accountant of Alberta since April 1980.

Kosta Tsoutsis

Director

  • Brings over 20 years of finance and capital market experience.
  • Former investment advisor at Mackie Research, Jordan Capital Markets, and Canaccord Capital Corp.
  • Significant experience specializing in developing, restructuring and financing venture capital companies.

Ken KM Chung

Director - Independent

  • Currently affiliated with a local accounting firm providing consultation and advisory services on every aspect of business development and real estate investment in North America.
  • Holds a Diploma in Building Construction Technology from BCIT (British Columbia Institute of T echnology).

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