Board of Directors & Management
President and Director
Mr. Smith, P.Geo., B.Sc., is a Consulting Geologist with nine years’ experience working in the Mining and Exploration industries. Mr. Smith began working for Exploration Companies in 2007, and worked as an Underground Mine Geologist in the Shasta Gold-Silver Mine in Northern BC from 2008 until 2010. He then began work for North American Tungsten Corp. at the Cantung Mine where he was involved in successfully identifying, modeling, and producing ore in addition to known reserves. Since then Mr. Smith has taken his mining and exploration experience from underground and applied it to exploration projects across Canada. Currently Mr. Smith sits on the board of Gorilla Minerals Corp., and Natan Resources Ltd., and founded Divitiae Resources Ltd. Mr. Smith graduated from Simon Fraser University with a Bachelor of Science degree specializing in Geology, and has been a member of APEG BC since 2008.
CEO and Director
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. Mr. Tsoutsis has directly raised over CDN$30 million in development and venture capital for public and private companies worldwide.
CFO and Director
Mr. Morrison received a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Northern British Columbia in 2004 and completed the Canadian securities course in 2006. From January 2005 to May 2008, Mr. Morrison was an account manager with Computershare Investor Services Inc., an international full-service financial services, corporate trust and stock transfer company. Since June 2008, he has been a self-employed consultant working in the area of public company administration. Mr. Morrison currently serves and has previously served as a director or as chief financial officer of various publicly traded issuers.
Mr. Clarke has over 25 years of corporate finance and corporate development experience, mainly focused on resources and energy technology companies. He brings significant experience in building and growing businesses and implementing successful capital market strategies. Mr. Clarke has served as a Director and Audit Committee Chair for a number of public and private companies. Mr. Clarke qualified as a corporate and securities lawyer in 1990 and spent four years with the City of London law firm Simmons & Simmons, including two years seconded to the London Stock Exchange. From 1994 - 2000, he was an investment banker in London, first with West LB Panmure and, thereafter, with Williams de Broe Plc, focused on small-mid cap companies. Since moving to North America in 2000, Mr Clarke has held a number of senior management and board of director roles including with RailPower Technologies on the hybrid / energy storage side, Doublestar Resources and Argus Metals on the resources side.
Andrew W. Bowering
Andrew Bowering, is a self-employed management consultant to public companies and has provided services in a variety of management and financial oversight roles. He has held senior executive positions and directorships in numerous public companies involved in mineral exploration in Canada, the United States, Mexico and China. He has an in-depth knowledge of securities markets, regulatory affairs and investor/public relations. Mr. Bowering has led several large acquisition programs in Northwest British Columbia, Alberta and Central Mexico. Mr. Bowering obtained a Bachelor's degree in Economics and Political Science, from the University of British Columbia in 1986.