President, CEO & Director
Ms. Gahagan is a non-executive director to public and private companies, as well as serving as a principal of a privately-held merchant bank based in Vancouver and London. Prior to the commencement of her involvement in banking fifteen years ago, Ms. Gahagan graduated from Queens University Law School and then practiced corporate law for 20 years. Ms. Gahagan has extensive experience advising companies with respect to international tax-driven structures, mergers and acquisitions. Ms. Gahagan is also currently a director of Versus Systems Inc. (VS:NASDAQ), a technology company.
Mr. Curtis is a seasoned executive having over 45 years of experience in the Canadian financial industry in the areas of trading, research, corporate finance, and the management of public companies. In 1998, he founded and became President and Director of Cardwell Capital Inc., a private investment and trading corporation that invests in small and mid-capitalization public companies trading in North American markets. He has also worked closely with Intrepid Financial, a Canadian investment and advisory firm with a focus on the natural resource and technology sectors that has raised over $2B for its portfolio companies. Mr. Curtis is presently a Board member of Intema Solutions Inc. (TSX.V: ITM), a Canadian leader in permission-based email marketing, all publicly listed companies.
Mr. Newall is an experienced senior executive director, having served as a director or executive officer of numerous publicly listed companies. He was Investment Director of Intrepid Financial, an incubator of natural resource companies for eight years. More recently he has been interim CEO of Conversis, one of the UK’s leading language service providers and is Voluntary CEO of Oracle Cancer Trust, the UK’s largest head and neck cancer research charity. Mr. Newall is a graduate of Cambridge University and holds a Masters Degree in Law.
Mr. Clark is a geologist (P Geo) with over 30 years of mineral exploration experience and has held various geological positions with a number of public mining companies. Mr. Clark has extensive experience in managing large scale exploration and development programs internationally including Asia and North America, and has worked extensively in the Hemlo and Wawa districts. He is the Executive Director of the Ontario Prospectors Association (OPA) and currently serves on the Minister of Mines Mining Act Advisory Committee. Most recently, Mr. Clark was integral to the successful sale of US Cobalt to First Cobalt Corporation, creating a post-transaction cobalt company valued at almost $400 million.
Chief Financial Officer & Corporate Secretary
Kelsey is a chartered professional accountant, certified general accountant with over 15 years of experience in audit, finance and accounting within the mining, exploration, health care and technology industries. She has served as a director and executive officer for numerous publicly traded companies, where she was responsible for all aspects of financial services, financial reporting, and corporate governance. Ms. Chin is intricately familiar with the financial reporting and corporate governance requirements within the industry which the Company operates.